Guesswork be gone: patterns for YOUR favorite fabrics (+ sale)

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Today we’re making YOUR favorite fabrics the focus! With the right patterns and advice, any fabric can be sliced, sewn, and transformed into a beautiful quilt you’ll be proud to display. And with this week’s books on sale, you can take the guesswork out of using fabrics in your stash that you love but aren’t quite sure how to incorporate into a quilt.

Take a look at your stash; then take a look at the featured books below. Get inspired to start a stash quilt today!

Fabric focus: Big motifs

Big-Print PatchworkBig-Print Patchwork: Quilt Patterns for Large-Scale Prints
Sandy Turner

Got pictorial fabrics, but not sure how to use them in a quilt? The how-to in Big-Print Patchwork will help you create show-stopping quilts that easily adapt to the large-scale prints you can’t resist at the quilt shop. Remember that fabric with the mega-huge flowers…the exotic animal images…the [fill in the blank] extra-large motif? You just had to have it. Here’s your opportunity to use it!
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Around the Orchard

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$24.99 $19.99
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Fabric focus: Neutrals

Spotlight on NeutralsSpotlight on Neutrals: Quilts and More for Any Decor
Pat Wys

Black to white, brown to cream, and all the shades in between—those are neutrals. But if you think neutrals are drab, boring, and only for guys, you haven’t seen best-selling author Pat Wys’s jaw-dropping neutral quilts! Pat says if you want to build your color confidence, make an all-neutral quilt. Neutral fabrics are timeless, always available, and not necessarily “line specific”—and they blend beautifully in any decor.
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$24.99 $19.99
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Fabric focus: Batiks

Quilt Batik!Quilt Batik!
Cheryl Brown

Do batiks grab you at the quilt shop and not let go until they’re happily riding home with you? You need Cheryl’s book! Her striking quilts show off batiks in classic quilt blocks you’ll quickly recognize. Learn fascinating tidbits about batik fabrics too, including their history, waxing and dyeing techniques, and more. Cheryl’s designs make it easy to use your batiks in a quilt—not just as a sewing-room decoration.
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Examples from
Quilt Batik!

Watch a video of how Cheryl chooses batiks for her quilts >
$24.99 $19.99
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Fabric focus: Anything goes!

Fabric PlayFabric Play: Change the Fabric, Change the Quilt
Deanne Moore

Got a hodge-podge of fabrics just waiting for their chance to shine in a quilt? Deanne will show you how to dramatically change the look of a quilt with a change of fabrics. With helpful tips, ready-to-color design sheets, and make-in-a-weekend patterns, you simply can’t go wrong—no matter what your fabric collection contains! Take a look at the 13 Fabric Play quilts Martingale staffers made—we had so much stash-happy fun!
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Examples from
Fabric Play

Spotlight all the fabrics YOU love in Fabric Play >
$24.99 $19.99
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Which type of fabric dominates your stash: pictorial prints, batiks, neutrals…or is it an eclectic collection? Tell us in the comments!

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