Fat-quarter piles overflowing? 13 stash-worthy patterns ahead (+ giveaway!)

Fat-quarter fans: start your sewing-machine engines!

Fat-Quarter Favorites

Find fun ways to use MORE of your fat quarters in Fat-Quarter Favorites, featuring an all-new collection of fat-quarter-friendly designs.

Quilts from Fat-Quarter Favorites

Take your fun little chunks of fabric in fantastic new directions, trying fresh spins on classic quilt blocks such as Jacob’s Ladder:

Step in Time quilt
Step in Time by Samantha Dorn. Fat quarters to de-stash: 39.

Churn Dash:

Searchlight quilt
Searchlight by Vicki Ruebel. Fat quarters to de-stash: 15.

and Pinwheel:

Seeing Stars quilt
Seeing Stars by Kristi McDonough. Fat quarters to de-stash: 19.

Or, take a page from nature’s design book and turn fat quarters into fabric flower gardens:

My Urban Garden quilt
My Urban Garden by Katja Marek. Fat quarters to de-stash: 30 (plus 6 or 7 fat eighths).

and even sparkling stars:

How They Shine quilt
How They Shine by Melissa Corry. Fat quarters to de-stash: 20.

With today’s popular designers leading the way, it’s easier than ever to have a fresh kind of fun with your fat quarters!

And speaking of the designers—Fat-Quarter Favorites promises patterns from some of the best in the biz and some up-and-comers. We asked the designers to answer an all-important fat-quarter question:

Do you prefer fat-quarter singles or bundles?

  • Katja Marek of Katja’s Quilt Shoppe says, “I prefer bundles, but I don’t necessarily use the fabrics together when I purchase a bundle. I think I just like the well-coordinated temptation, all in one package.”
  • Melissa Corry of Happy Quilting Melissa says, “Hands down, bundles!!!”
  • Samantha Dorn of Aqua Paisley Studio says, “A bundle of fat quarters is a gift that keeps on giving! Using a bundle of fat quarters from a single fabric collection makes fabric selection a breeze, and any leftovers make a great addition to your stash—which makes a bundle a great place to start when purchasing fabric.”
  • Heidi Pridemore of The Whimsical Workshop says, “I Love Bundles :)”
  • Peta Peace of She Quilts A Lot says, “I love fat quarter bundles but sometimes it’s nice to show your own style and flair with a personally curated set from my stash. So I guess I’m also a bit partial to single fat quarters along with the bundles. My fat quarter drawers are definitely testament to that!”

Good advice from some fat-quarter pros!

Fat-Quarter FavoritesWe’ve got a copy of Fat-Quarter Favorites to give away to one lucky winner today! To enter your name into the drawing, share your answer to the same question we asked of the designers:

Do you prefer fat-quarter singles or bundles?

We’ll choose a random winner one week from today and let you know by email if you win. Good luck! And if you’re inspired to dive into your fat-quarter stash right NOW, you can order Fat-Quarter Favorites at our website and instantly download the eBook for free.

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Thanks to all who entered the drawing! The winner is Barbara, who says:

“I prefer fat quarter bundles because you get a selection of fabrics that look great together. The hard part is removing the ribbon and actually using the fabrics! This book would be a great solution to that problem!”

We’ll email you about your prize, Barbara—congratulations!


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