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Hoffman California International and Robert Kaufman Artisan Batik fat quarters
Whether you're in the Southern Hemisphere and planning springtime sewing, or in the Northern Hemisphere and planning autumn sewing, here's a pair of fat quarters that will work perfectly. Coral and lavender scrolls decorate the Hoffman Pink A 208 fabric, and cheerful peach polka dots adorn the RK Artisan Batik in Vivid Violet.
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Two $10.00 Gift Cards from JoAnn Fabrics and Crafts
We have two separate $10.00 cards to give away this time, so we'll be drawing two separate winners' names. JoAnn is a United States big box retailer that sells all sorts of sewing and crafting supplies. These gifts cards work inside the U.S. for purchasing JoAnn products on the telephone, over the internet, or in-person at the store itself.
Note: If you live outside the U.S.A., please let us know when you leave your comment. If we draw you name as a winner, we'll arrange for you to receive another very cool Giveaway prize!
Modern Robe Pattern plus Robert Kaufman Lumina Fabric
Quilt Inspiration's own Marina Lynn designed this sophisticated and comfy Modern Robe pattern, which is easy to sew and requires no pinning pieces on the fabric. Along with the robe pattern ( a $12.00 value), we're including one-half yard of RK Lumina fabric, with glamorous metallic gold scrolls -- enough to construct the robe belt !
Entertainer Marie Osmond has filled this 112 glossy page hardcover book with 20 fun sewing projects, including some adorable quilts. The book is spiral bound, so it stays open handily. Every project has clear, easy-to-understand directions, with illustrations. Full size pattern pieces are included in their own folder. You'll love these ideas for gifts for all occasions !
Marge Edie's Bargello Quilts plus Hoffman California International Batik fat quarter
We're fascinated by bargello quilts, so we love to collect books about them. Marge's 90 glossy page book contains clear instructions and illustrations to make these absolutely spectacular projects. To get you going on your masterpiece, we're including a fat quarter of Hoffman 1895 Bali Handpaint topaz-colored batik.
Alexander Henry fabric and Quilting Treasures fabric
Here's a fat quarter each of pretty teal and white "Martine" Lawn Trees Alexander Henry fabric and soft coral and peach "Namaste" Quilting Treasures fabric. We purchased extra for a king-size wedding quilt we were making, and we'd love to share these two fat quarters.
My Other Kitchen home decor pattern plus Alexander Henry fabric
We never got around to this unused Vanilla House "My Other Kitchen" sewing pattern ( value $9.50), but we sure wish that one of our valued readers would ! This package includes a pattern for : an apron, placemats with napkins, a three pocket hanger for mail or keys, a dish towel, an oven mitt, and even a scone mix bag with a recipe for white chocolate chip scones. Sounds yummy !We're including a half yard of Martine Lawn Trees fabric for inspiration.
Modern Quilt Magazine and Robert Kaufman fuchsia batik fabric
August was "Modern Quilt Month" on our blog, and we were really inspired by the current Summer 2014 edition of this magazine. It's full of gorgeous quilt projects and interesting feature articles. For more motivation, we're adding in a fat quarter of Robert Kaufman's vibrant Elementals Geos 5 fabric # 13860-108. in resplendent fuschia with tangerine accents.
1895 Hoffman Bali Handpaints
These tone-on-tone batiks work great for all sorts of quilt projects, including landscape, traditional, and modern quilts. Here's half a yard of cheery cheddar yellow and a fat quarter of vivid Halloween orange to brighten up any room.
Simplicity Home Decor Pattern 5068 and "Submarines and Seaweed" for Westminster Fabrics
You can really sew up a storm with this new, factory-folded, uncut home decor pattern. It includes directions for making: a tablecloth, table runner, placemats, napkins, a tea cozy, egg cozy, muffin server, and silverware caddy. We're adding a half yard of this cute coral "Saltwater" line fabric designed by Tula Pink for Westminster. Time to get started !
Author Sue Beevers has written a fun, easy-to-read 95 glossy page book about how to sew a "Dancing Dragonfly" quilt. This fascinating pattern looks complex, but it simpler to construct than it appears. We're adding a fat quarter of Vivid Violet Dotted Waves batik, which should provide some stunning contrasts.
FREE FOR EVERYONE !
And now, with many thanks to you all, here are links to our favorite free quilt patterns for everyone:
Click here for free Autumn Leaves quilt patterns
Click here for free Halloween quilt patterns
Click here for free Thanksgiving Day quilt patterns
Click here for free Christmas Trees quilt patterns
Click here for free Christmas quilt patterns part 2
Click here for free Chrismas quilt patterns part 3