Tuesday, July 28, 2015

2015 Summer Book Club: Winter Wonderland

Ho Ho Ho! Happy Summer everyone! It's never too early to start your Christmas projects. That's why we picked Winter Wonderland by Sherri Falls as one of our top picks for the Summer Book Club. Not only will this book bring some Christmas cheer to your hot Summer days, it's also jam packed with adorable Christmas and holiday quilts (including a tree skirt pattern).

Here's a quick peek at what you can expect from this Christmas-tastic book.

And, the best part is that we are hosting a Winter Wonderland Sew Along (or as we like to call it, #verysherrichristmas) starting this Saturday, August 1st, on the blog! We will be sewing the Sleigh Bell Sampler from the book, so for more information, please visit our blog page here

Our quilty staff Deborah sewed up some of her favorite blocks from the sampler with the Santa Claus collection to create this joyful wall hanging! Cute right?

Now for our 2015 BIG BOOK GIVEAWAY! We are giving away a stash of our favorite books and some surprise prizes to one lucky winner. For a chance to win, here is how to enter...
1. Visit our Christmas Collection page and let us know in the comments section of the blog, which fabric collection you're smitten with for your Christmas projects. 
2. Winner will be announced September 1, 2015

Monday, July 27, 2015

Fat Quarter Style Birthday Celebration: Raindrops Quilt


Happy First Birthday Fat Quarter Style! We're talking about the Raindrops quilt today from our Fat Quarter Style book. This quilt is perfect for your favorite solids and tonal fabrics. 

Our resident quilt designer, Jocelyn, sewed up a version with V&Co.'s upcoming Simply Color II collection and Brushed Bella Solids. We love the greens and aquas of this quilt inspired by the Colorado River that runs through Austin, Texas. 

What are you inspired by when making quilts? Show us your Fat Quarter Style quilts on InstagramTwitterFacebook, or our Customer Gallery on Flickr and you might be featured on our social media! Oh and did we mention you can win a Fat Quarter Shop $100 gift certificate as well? 

To enter our Fat Quarter Style Birthday GIVEAWAY, share with us any of your Fat Quarter Style quilts until August 7, 2015 on any of our social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, & Flickr) and use #fatquarterstyle and #fqsfun. We will pick one random winner on Monday, August 10, 2015. 

AGF Stitched with Kimberly: Fractal Quilt


Hi everyone! It's Kimberly here with our second episode of AGF Stitched with Art Gallery Fabrics.

Our newest addition to AGF Stitched is the Fractal quilt, featuring Imprint by Katarina Roccella. The geometric elements of this quilt will sure to add a modern touch to any room. 


Ready to sew your Fractal quilt? Download the Fractal quilt pattern and watch our video tutorial on how to piece the blocks. This quilt uses the Creative Grids Kites Plus Ruler and although it might look challenging, I will give you some tips and tricks on how to assemble your blocks. If you want to make our Imprint version, we created quilt kits that's available in our shop as well! 


And, don't forget to check out more Fractal creations by a few of our bloggers and Art Gallery Designers. You will be amazed at what they did! 
AGF Designer, Katarina Roccella
AGF Designer, Caroline Hulse
Christina of Sometimes Crafter
Natalia of Piece N Quilt
Michele-Renee of Quilt Matters
Riane of Vessel Quilts

Share with us your #AGFSttiched creations on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter! Thanks for joining me today and happy quilting! 

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Fat Quarter Style Birthday Celebration: Sparklettes Quilt


Happy First Birthday Fat Quarter StyleOn this lovely Sunday, we're showcasing our beautiful cover quilt, Sparklettes. This quilt pattern will make any room sparkle with a new take on star blocks. 

Our quilty staff, Deborah decided to give her Sparklettes blocks a primitive flair with the Wool & Needle Flannels collection by Primitive Gatherings. 

Deborah also created her own flower applique templates to jazz up her quilt blocks. 

Thinking about turning our Sparklettes quilt into a different project or using 30s or modern fabrics? Why not show us your quilts on  InstagramTwitterFacebook, or our Customer Gallery on Flickr and you might be featured on our social media! Oh and did we mention you can win a Fat Quarter Shop $100 gift certificate as well? 

To enter our Fat Quarter Style Birthday GIVEAWAY, share with us any of your Fat Quarter Style quilts until August 7, 2015 on any of our social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, & Flickr) and use #fatquarterstyle and #fqsfun. We will pick one random winner on Monday, August 10, 2015. 

Don't forget to keep up with our Fat Quarter Style Birthday Celebration blog schedule for the next few days!

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Fat Quarter Style Birthday Celebration: Plume Quilt


Happy Birthday Fat Quarter Style! We are celebrating Fat Quarter Style's first birthday with 12 quilts for 12 days on the Jolly Jabber. Our resident quilt staff have sewed up their favorite quilts from the book and we cannot wait to show you!

Today, we're featuring the Plume quilt. This quilt pattern is so versatile and a great way to show off your favorite prints. Our original Plume quilt was created in some of our favorite traditional green and red prints (perfect for Christmas!).

Our quilty staff, Daniar wanted to give Plume a modern twist with a touch of whimsy with some of her favorite prints from Anna Maria Horner's collection, Folk Song, and Tula Pink's Elizabeth collection. 


Check out the paisley quilting in variegated rainbow thread as well!

Pieced by Daniar and Quilted by MyLongArm
Have you sewn our Plume quilt? If so, share your quilt with us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or our Customer Gallery on Flickr and you might be featured on our social media! Oh and did we mention you can win a Fat Quarter Shop $100 gift certificate as well? 

To enter our Fat Quarter Style Birthday GIVEAWAY, share with us any of your Fat Quarter Style quilts until August 7, 2015 on any of our social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, & Flickr) and use #fatquarterstyle and #fqsfun. We will pick one random winner on Monday, August 10, 2015. Good luck everyone and stay stylish! 

Friday, July 24, 2015

Fat Quarter Style Birthday Celebration: Lattice Quilt


Happy Birthday Fat Quarter Style! We are celebrating Fat Quarter Style's first birthday with 12 quilts for 12 days on the Jolly Jabber. Our resident quilt staff have sewed up their favorite quilts from the book and we cannot wait to show you!

Today's featured quilt is Lattice. This quilt pattern was inspired by - you guessed it - lattice in a lush flower garden. 

Kimberly loves this quilt so much, she decided to sew the crib version of Lattice using Lori Holt's Modern Minis collection. This collection gives the quilt a farm girl feel, don't you think? 


Are you ready to sew your own Lattice quilt? Why not share your creation with us on InstagramTwitterFacebook, or our Customer Gallery on Flickr and you might be featured on our social media! Oh and did we mention you can win a Fat Quarter Shop $100 gift certificate as well? 


To enter our Fat Quarter Style Birthday GIVEAWAY, share with us any of your Fat Quarter Style quilts until August 7, 2015 on any of our social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, & Flickr) and use #fatquarterstyle and #fqsfun. We will pick one random winner on Monday, August 10, 2015. Good luck everyone and stay stylish! 

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Fat Quarter Style Birthday Celebration


Happy Birthday Fat Quarter Style! You're finally one and the best is yet to come! So what is Fat Quarter Style? Watch our video to learn more.




For Fat Quarter Style's first birthday, we're celebrating 12 quilts with 12 days of fun on the Jolly Jabber. We're featuring one quilt from the book each day and a few surprises along the way. The BIG celebration starts tomorrow so get your party hats on and get ready to be inspired!