Thursday, January 17, 2013

Minick and Simpson Trunk Show...

The oh sew talented Laurie Simpson has graciously provided us with three of her quilts to display at the shop!!! All three are NEW quilt patterns from Minick & Simpson. These three beautiful quilts are made using the Moda Fabric collection Indigo Crossing designed by Minick and Simpson (patterns available now, and the fabric arrives soon). The quilts are on display in the main room of the shop, but only for a little while ;-) Stop by and be inspired, meet your friends at Fat Quarters Quilt Shop... See You at the shop!

Snuggles Quilts Trunk Show on Display...

In the main room of the shop we now have another trunk show for you to enjoy!! Snuggles Quilts has been generous enough to allow us to borrow all eight of the quilts you see pictured. Patterns are available... See YOU at the shop ;-)

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

BIG NEWS… Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings stopped by the shop yesterday! Lisa is in southern California in advance of next week’s Road to California Quilt Show… Fat Quarters Quilt Shop has ordered EVERY fabric collection Primitive Gatherings has designed for Moda & we carry many of Lisa’s patterns too! Look for Lisa Bongean to be a very special guest instructor at the shop around this time next year!!! She has agreed to teach a class at Fat Quarters Quilt Shop while she is in the area for the Road to California Quilt Show 2014 :)

Friday, January 11, 2013

5 NEW Fabric Collections Arrived this Week...

This NEW fabric collection is absolutely gorgeous! I love it! 

Designed by Audrey Wright for RJR Fabrics, what's not to 

love about 'Haversack'… $10.99 per yard.

Oh the Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss Enterprises

Socky by Whistler Studios for Windham Fabrics...

This fun fabric just arrived at the shop from Windham Fabrics... It's 'Socky' designed by Whistler Studios :) $10.99 per yard... And we are not monkeying around - Socky will be available on our shopping web site very soon. We are also cutting fat quarter bundles ($36). You can also order by phone NOW by calling 855-FQQS.BIZ or 760-758-8308. Or we would love to see YOU at the shop ;-)


NEW Jo Morton - Spice Market is here...
These fabrics are incredible... The colors & patterns are so beautiful they beg to be touched & used in your next quilt... From Andover Fabrics, designed by Jo Morton, this NEW twenty bolt fabric collection is ‘Spice Market’. 

And by Amy Butler – The Alchemy Cotton Collection for Westminster

See YOU at the shop :)

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Just Judie Quilt Competition...

Wanna help your favorite quilt shop to win a visit from Judie Rothermel??? That's the BIG PRIZE for the quilt shop that sponsors the most entries in the ‘Just Judie Quilt Competition’! I think Fat Quarters Quilt Shop should get a visit from Judie… Don’t YOU?!?!
Marcus Fabrics is celebrating Judie's 25th Anniversary with a special fabric collection (which we have in the shop), and YOU can complete for valuable prizes from 
Marcus and their other wonderful sponsors.

Here’s whatcha have to do: choose at least 10 of the 26 prints from JUDIE'S 25th ANNIVERSARY Collection. Then, add any other Judie Rothermel fabrics to make your quilt… Any other fabrics will do as long as they are "Just Judie" :) If you need a little help getting started, we also have the NEW ‘Just Judie Contest Packets’… Each Contest Packet contains 8" x 8" squares of all the fabrics in the Judie Rothermel 25th Anniversary fabric collection! This is a great way to begin your entry quilt! Contest Packets are $20.
To learn more about the contest, & create your own 25th anniversary masterpiece… here are the links to the CONTEST RULESENTRY FORM

Entries must be post-marked no later than JULY 31, 2013… See YOU at the shop ;-)

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Sunflower Daze is currently on display at the shop…

This whimsical & charming runner was pieced by Fat Quarters Quilt Shop staffer Karen. The pattern is by Jan Patek & is titled Sunflower Daze... The finished quilt size is about 20" by 41"... Pattern price $9.00… Stop by and take a look at Sunflower Daze in person & we will 
see YOU at the shop ;-)

More BOM News… it’s a Star Spangled Celebration!!!

We have another NEW Block of the Month class starting soon… Our fabulous teaching duo of Linda & JoAnne will be starting Star Spangled Celebration on Monday February 11th. The class will meet on the second Monday of the month for eleven months from 6:00pm ‘til 9:00pm… The class fee is $12 per month. The Star Spangled Celebration quilt has a finished size of about 48” by 71”. Original pattern design by our friends Pat Wys & BJ Laird of Silver Thimble Quilt Company… We have the pattern available for $20. & we have a Starter Kit available for $92. Give us a call at 855-FQQS.BIZ or 760-758-8308 to sign-up for class or to order your pattern and/or KIT… See YOU at the shop for quilt class ;-)

Monday, January 7, 2013

Freedom Rings BOM Class...

Our 1st Freedom Rings Block-of-the-Month class with Kathy was last Saturday... It was a lot of fun as you can see, and it’s NOT TOO LATE to join us!!! We still have a couple of openings left in class! The class will meet on the first Saturday of the month for six more months (YOU still have time to catch up with your classmates:). Class time will be 10:00am ‘til 1:00pm. The class fee is $12.00/month... The Freedom Rings quilt uses the beautiful fabrics designed by Paula Barnes for Marcus and the quilt patterns is by Paula Barnes & Mary Ellen Robinson. The finished quilt size is approximately 88" by 88". Stop by the shop and sign-up for this exciting NEW Block of the Month class!!! KITS are available too!!! For $28.00 per month you can receive the fabric kit pattern included (a 7 month commitment)… You can even take this BOM from home ;-) To sign-up for class or to purchase a KIT; give the shop a call: 855-FQQS.BIZ or 760-758-8308 or we will see YOU at the shop ;-)

Friday, January 4, 2013

NEW Cheri's Picks...

Fat Quarters Quilt Shop is very lucky to have so many fabulous pattern designers live close by and spend time at the shop. A couple of days ago Cheri Payne was in the shop and selected these seven fabrics for her own stash (we may see them in another wonderful Cheri Payne quilt soon:) And when Cheri shops we pay attention… We were busy yesterday cutting fat quarter bundles of “Cheri’s Picks”. This bundle contains seven fat quarters of the fabrics that Cheri Payne chose herself :)

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Our 1st Fabric Collection of the NEW YEAR Arrived...

What a great day… The sun is out & the first fabric collection of the NEW YEAR just arrived at the shop ;-) Designed by Little Quilts for Henry Glass Fabrics, how cute are the shirtings in this six bolt fabric line 
‘Shirting Favorites II’… $11.19 per yard. We do not have them on our shopping web site yet (they will be soon), so give us a call at 855-FQQS.BIZ or 760-758-8308, or better yet, we will see YOU at the shop ;)

NEW Patterns from Barn Dog Designs...

Two NEW patterns are now available at the shop designed by another very talented local San Diego area pattern designer… Linda Schaefer of Barn Dog Designs :) We have Linda’s quilt ‘Four Square’ on display in the shop with KITS available too… So stop by and take a look & we will... 
See YOU at the shop ;-)

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Oh this class news is sew exciting…

Oh this class news is sew exciting…  We have a NEW instructor at the shop!!! I took beginning quilt class with her… She has worked at the shop for quite a while now… she is a magnificent long arm quilter… She is Kerri Youngdale & she will be teaching ‘Log Cabin Hearts’ on Thursday January 24th from 1:30pm ‘til 5:00pm. The class fee is $12.00. 
Finished quilt size is 45” by 45”. 
Stop by the shop to sign-up for this FUN CLASS :)
Kerri will also be teaching a Machine Quilting Class on 
Thursday February 21st from 1:30 to 5:00… Why not take both classes ;-)

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

This year I resolve to do a better job of keeping up with my Blog ;-)
See YOU at the shop :)