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Pat Sloan's 2019 Out of This World Mystery BOM: Block One, The Space Shuttle
To kick off this year's new mystery BOM, Pat has shared some great memories of times she saw space shuttles up close and personal! Pat was inspired by a cute new fabric she discovered and we can't wait to see where her creativity takes us this year. She also outlines for us how the BOM will proceed through the year and shares some links for space shuttle related info. Read more and Download the free block pattern here!


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Free Pattern - Winter Forest Quilt by Wanda Coley

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      Here's a great Winter project from the FQP archive just for you:

Today's featured project is packed full of all kinds of cozy, snuggly winter goodness! Wanda Coley of Old South Fabrics designed this quilt and features Holly Taylor's Winter Forest collection from Moda. We love the artful arrangement of strips, squares, and panels and the delightful interplay of the colors in the collection, this quilt looks so snugglicious! Be sure to visit the site, Wanda has some wonderful things waiting for you! More from Wanda...

Finished Size: 66" x 82" (168cm x 208cm)

Skill Level:
Beginner




 

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Free Pattern - Be Mine Applique by Marcia Tinder

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      What a precious design! Show your love to your Valentine with this easy applique pattern by Marcia Tinder of Dusty Road Quilts! This project is great for any level of sewist or quilter, so you're sure to have plenty of time to finish yours before February 14th. More from Marcia...

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Size: 9.5" x 8.5" (24cm x 22cm)




 

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Free Tutorial - Flirtatious Hearts Table Topper
and Pincushions by Julie Cefalu


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     Isn't this design adorable? We just love it! Take a look at this amazing project from Julie Cefalu, The Crafty Quilter, for a design she created for the Moda Bake Shop. The block features applique hearts and a wonderful layout and Julie's tutorial is thorough in explaining every step you'll need. More from Julie...

Skill Level: Intermediate

Finished Size: 29" x 29" (73.5cm x 73.5cm)

 

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Free Pattern - Love in Chains Quilt by Shelly Pagliai

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      Love is in the air, so capture yours with this Love in Chains quilt design, created by Shelly Pagliai of Prairie Moon Quilts for Dear Stella. Just like everything from Dear Stella, the pattern download has very clear instructions complete with images. More from Dear Stella...

Finished Size: 54" x 64" (137cm x 163cm)

Skill Level:
Beginner



 

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Free Sweetheart Pincushion Pattern
and Tutorial by Jessica

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      Here's a great Valentine's Day project from our archives:

Have you been focusing more on the function of your sewing tools than the forms that they take?  Add a little flavor and style to your sewing space with this project from Jessica of Happy Together.  These precious little pincushions will add life to your sewing room, and also make wonderful gifts!  More from Jessica...

Skill Level:
Beginner



 

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Pat Sloan's 2019 Out of This World Mystery BOM: Block Two, Space Shows
February is the month of love, and who doesn't love a good space show? We all have wonderful memories of the fun, old space shows and of newer, more spectacular ones. This month Pat shares her inspiration for the new block with her love of classic space shows! Read more and Download the free block pattern here!


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Free Tutorial - Le Printemps Table Runner by Scott Hansen


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     Even with Winter storms screaming all around us, it can't hurt to wish for Spring, can it? For those not fluent in the most romantic of languages, 'Le Printemps' means 'The Spring', and Scott Hansen of Blue Nickel Studios has captured the spirit of that season in delightful style! He created this project for Olfa, and demonstrates his usual excellence in both design and instruction throughout his tutorial. More from Scott...

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Size: ~12.5" x 48" (32cm x 122cm)

 

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Free Pattern - Pardon My Garden Quilt By Tilda

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      Here's a fun Spring project from the FQP archives, enjoy!

This gorgeous quilt takes beautiful floral fabrics and puts them together in a simple, yet elegant way to create a striking design that welcomes Spring! We also adore the name! More from Tilda...

Finished Size: 49.5" x 73" (126cm x 186cm)

Skill Level:
Beginner



 

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Free Tutorial - Family Ties Quilt
by Quiltin' Jenny

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      Here's some Easter-colored geometric fun from Jenny at Quiltin' Jenny. She's put together a fun and easy project for any level of quilter, and her instructions are nicely put together. More from Jenny...

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Size:
48" x 48" (122cm x 122cm)


 

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Free Pattern - Home Town Quilt by Diana Beaubien

 

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      We love this scrap-friendly design from Diana Beaubien of Pleasant Valley Creations. Diana is a gifted designer so be sure to take a look at her other patterns! This project is a great one for any level of quilter and can help you deal with a runaway scrap stash. More from Diana...

Finished Size: 86" x 102" (218cm x 259cm)

Skill Level:
Beginner



 

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Pat Sloan's 2019 Out of This World Mystery BOM: Block Three, Learning About Space
Who doesn't love to learn cool new things? Pat is passionate about learning of all kinds, and this month she explores her love of learning about space, providing amazing places to visit and online resources where we call learn more! This month Pat shares her inspiration for the new block with her favorite educational sources about Space. Read more and Download the free block pattern here!


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Free Pattern - Little Blue Lake Quilt by Rose Johnston

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      Our favorite places can often inspire us, and Rose Johnston of Threadbare Creations was inspired by a beautiful lake in Tasmania to make this gorgeous design! This project looks like one of the best ways we've ever seen to 'dispose' of scraps for which you might be having trouble finding a use. So dive in and find your most unlikely scraps and give this project a try! This turned out to be one of Rose's favorite quilts ever, and it was fashioned from her 'rejects'. More from Rose...

Finished Size: 70" x 70" (178cm x 178cm)

Skill Level:
Beginner




 

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Free Tutorial - Star Sampler Quilt by Amy Smart


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     Squares and HST's and trimmings, oh my! Amy Smart of Diary of a Quilter is a prolific and creative quilt designer, and was asked to be part of Riley Blake's Meet the Makers event. This Star Sampler quilt is the result of her project, isn't it gorgeous? She provides individual tutorials for you on all five of the main blocks in the design, as well as for the Irish Chain setting block that ties everything together so nicely. More from Amy...

Skill Level: Intermediate

Finished Size:
64" x 84" (163cm x 213cm)

 

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Free Pattern - Mountains Quilt by AGF Studio

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      What a tastefully stylish design! We love the abstract beauty of this quilt design, and it is a wonderful project for any level of quilter. This project comes to us from AGF Studios (Art Gallery Fabrics) and they have generously provided the pattern for free to promote their new Campsite fabric collection.

Finished Size: 36" x 50" (91cm x 127cm)

Skill Level:
Beginner



 

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Free Pattern - Umbrella Dresden Block by Nicola Dodd

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      Who doesn't like umbrellas? And this one is adorable! We're coming into the rainy season, and Nicola Dodd of Cake Stand Quilts has put together this wonderful project for us. Her block uses Dresden 'necktie' shapes and comes with a free downloadable pattern for you, and the article details how to put the block together. Nicola also provides resources for quilts that will go well with this block. What a delightful project! More from Nicola...

Finished Size: 10" x 10" (25.5cm x 25.5cm)

Skill Level:
Intermediate



 

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Free Tutorial - Scrappy Stars Inverted-Star
9-Patch Quilt by Sarah Craig


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     Got piles of scraps? (check) Like easy quilts? (check) This is the project for you! Sarah Craig is one of the contributors over at Confessions of a Fabric Addict and she did this quilt as part of a quilt-along from a couple of years ago. Take a look at the wonderful designs and watch your scrap pile dwindle! More from Sarah...

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Size: 63" x 63" (160cm x 160cm)

 

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Free Pattern - JotDot Quilt by Denise

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      What a beautiful design! This quilt features the JotDot collection from Blank Quilting and is a great day-project quilt. Denise from Pieced Brain Quilt Designs created this for Blank Quilting and we love the geometric interplay of the colors, what a great project! More from Denise...

Finished Size: 72" x 84" (183cm x 213cm)

Skill Level:
Beginner




 

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Pat Sloan's 2019 Out of This World Mystery BOM: Block Four, Space Crazy!
We've all enjoyed the comings and goings of various fads (some more than others) and from time to time space-related stuff is all the rage. This month Pat shares some of her memories of her favorite space crazes, from cosmic shoes to space lunchboxes and more. See what her space crazy memories inspired in this month's block! Also, this month she provides us the full quilt layout so we can start connecting the blocks. Please Note: If you have downloaded the pattern already, there is now an updated version. Read more and Download the free block pattern here!

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Free Tutorial - Tulip Fields Quilt by Audrey Mann


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     Here comes Spring! Diane and Audrey are the mother-daughter team of The Cloth Parcel and they did this wonderful project for the Moda Bakeshop. We think it's fantastic! The tulip blocks are adorable, and they feature Bella solids in whatever colors will work for you, or you can grab one of the Bella Solids Fat Quarter Bundles. Either way, it will be a gorgeous quilt for Spring! More from Diane and Audrey...

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Size: 60" x 67.5" (152.5cm x 171.5cm)

 

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Free Pattern - Charm Pack Cherry Quilt by Caroline

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      Here's a great Spring project from our archives, enjoy!

The quilt pictured here was done by Caroline of Sew Can She for The Fat Quarter Shop, and on her page linked below you can get the link for the pattern download as well as a video from Fat Quarter Shop hosted by Kimberly about the project. We love the photos Caroline has put up for this project, she is such an awesome photographer! The sale runs through March 2nd, so there's no time to waste! More from Caroline...

Finished Size: 52.5" x 54.5" (134cm x 138cm)

Skill Level:
Beginner



 

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Free Pattern - Candy Cobblestones
Quilt by Anne Sutton

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      At FQP we love AllPeopleQuilt.com, and we're confident if you're just now discovering them they'll be one of your top favorites! This project comes to us from Anne Sutton of Bunny Hill Designs via All People Quilt, and is one of many of their Spring/Summer free quilt projects. This project features nine-patch blocks in a gorgeous layout. More from Anne...

Skill Level:
Beginner

Finished Size: 61" x 77" (155cm x 196cm)



 

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Free Tutorial - Spring Flowers Hexagon
Mini Quilt by Becky of Patchwork Posse


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     Here's a fun Spring project from our archives, enjoy!!

Mini quilts are so fun!  We love the fresh Spring look of this wonderful mini quilt from Becky of Patchwork Posse.  Her comprehensive tutorial includes instruction and resources on every part of the project and is very nicely put together. More from Becky
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Finished Size: 18" x 20" (46cm x 50cm)

Skill Level: Intermediate


 

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Free Pattern - Fruit Sorbet Quilt by Sedef Imer

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      Here's a fresh breath of fruity-Spring goodness! This design comes to us from Riley Blake, and was created for them by Sedef Imer of Down Grapevine Lane. While the gorgeous Sweet Orchard collection for this design is no longer in print, we're confident you can find something equally nice for your version! Enjoy!

Finished Size: 56" x 66" (142cm x 168cm)

Skill Level:
Beginner



 

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Free Pattern - Cottage Blooms Quilt
by Lea Anne Brummett

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      Here's a fun Spring project from the FQP archives, enjoy!

It's a snowy day today at FQP, and we're dreamy of warm, breezy Spring days to come. We love this cute quilt design! It's so bright and happy, doesn't this look like a fun quilt? This project comes to us from Lea Anne Brummett of Podunk Pretties. More from Lea Anne...

Finished Size: 63" x 81" (160cm x 206cm)

Skill Level:
Intermediate



 

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Free Tutorial - Rainy Days Quilt by Jera Brandvig

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      Every Spring is so beautiful! But every Spring is also Rainy. Make one of these adorable quilts to help you cheer up whenever there's a rainy day! This project comes to us from Jera Brandvig of Quilting in the Rain, and is super simple for any level of quilter. More from Jera...

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Size:
47.5" x 57" (121cm x 145cm)


 

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Pat Sloan's 2019 Out of This World Mystery BOM: Block Five, Astronauts
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to strap yourself into a literal rocket and burn your way up through the sky until you reach the stars? Pat is inspired by heroes like that, and gives some great examples of astronauts you may not be aware of with some very interesting stories to tell! Her block this month is equally inspired. Read more and Download the free block pattern here!


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Free Tutorial - Evening Blooms Quilt
by Andy Knowlton


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     Here's a wonderful monochromatic quilt from our archives. Enjoy!

Some patterns look amazing in monochrome, and this design from Andy of A Bright Corner is gorgeous!  We love the visual texture of the contrasting shapes and patterns, what an excellent quilt!  It was featured on the website of Carina Gardner, the designer of the fabric collection Evening Blooms. This is a great project for any level of quilter, more from Andy
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Skill Level: Beginner


 

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Free Pattern - Permission to Play Quilt by Lunn Studios

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      At FQP we look for any excuse we can find to work with batiks, they're simply gorgeous, and this project from Lunn Studios takes excellent advantage of the phenomenal Artisan Batiks from Robert Kaufman. These colorways primarily utilize the Elementals and Prisma Dyes collections from those batiks, and we love all of them! More from Robert Kaufman...

Finished Size: 45" x 45" (114cm x 114cm)

Skill Level:
Intermediate




 

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Free Tutorial - Crayon Box Baby Quilt
and Cheater's Binding by Rae


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     Here's another great project from our archives that we know you'll love:

For a self-professed non-quilter, Rae of Made by Rae created a very cute and colorful baby quilt with her Crayon Box project, and our proverbial hats are off to her!  Ray is a sewer and designer extraordinaire and she puts a lot of personality and humor into her posts, so please enjoy this one!  This post is also actually two tutorials: the quilt itself, which she did for Sew Mama Sew, and the binding tutorial in which she calls herself a cheater.  More fun follows from Rae
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Finished Size: 38" x 38" (96cm x 96cm)

Skill Level: Beginner


 

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Free Tutorial - Camera Block by Staci Wendland


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     We like this spin on a photo quilt by Staci Wendland of Crafty Staci, isn't it adorable? She crafted this quilt for her son and this tutorial showcases the center block of the camera. If you follow the link below, she also provides instruction on how to make the photo blocks. More from Staci...

Skill Level: Intermediate

Finished Size: 12" x 12" (30.5cm x 30.5cm)


 

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Pat Sloan's 2019 Out of This World Mystery BOM: Block Six, Books on Space
There is a wealth of amazing written material, both fiction and non-fiction, either about space or set there. This month Pat was inspired by some of her favorite reads, and she shares some wonderful memories and excellent references about such books. Her block design is also excellent and we can't wait to see what the finished quilt will look like. So we're impatient, aren't you? Read more and Download the free block pattern here!


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Free Pattern - Kitty Corner Quilt by Anne Sutton

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      Here's a cute project from our archives we think you will love:

Who doesn't love cats? It seems every other page you click on the internet has a cute cat somewhere on it, these days, and we love it! So put some cats on your next quilt as well with this wonderful project from Anne Sutton of Bunny Tales (Bunny Hill Designs)! This pattern is very well written, with clear and concise instruction, and a wonderful cat appliqué template! More from Anne...

Finished Size: 51" x 51" (130cm x 130cm)

Skill Level: Intermediate



 

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Free Tutorial - Teenage I Spy Quilt
by Paige Alexander


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     This is a refreshingly simple design, and we love the easy elegance of this quilt! This design comes to us from Paige Alexander of Quilted Blooms, and comes complete with an easy to follow tutorial rich with images. Find scraps and solids from your collection and make one of these for someone you love! Paige made this for a special teenage friend. More from Paige...

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Size: 56" x 72" (142cm x 183cm)

 

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Free Tutorial - Improv Herringbone Table Runner
by Leanne Chahley


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     We love Leanne Chahley of She Can Quilt, she does so much for the quilting community! This project from one of her Finish-A-Longs is adorable and is guaranteed to help you churn through a fair pile of stuff from your stash. Leanne hosts Quilt Alongs and Finish-A-Longs and generally just provides excellent project ideas for everyone, be sure to explore her site! More from Leanne on this table runner...

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Size: 12.5" x 42" (32cm x 107cm)

 

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