Flash sale! Pick 5 fat quarters and . . .

We’re starting out with a little quilting math today, a story problem. (It’s a snap, promise—we’ll even give you the answer.)

Jane chose 5 fat quarters from her stash; then she chose 1 background fabric to coordinate. How many different quilts will Jane make using the same formula again and again?

The answer: 15.

Why? Because that’s how many beautiful, simple-to-sew quilts are waiting for her (and you) in Take 5 Fat Quarters from best-selling author Kathy Brown!

Today we have a weekend-only offer for our Stitch This! readers:

Take 5 Fat Quarters flash sale!

Download the Take 5 Fat Quarters eBook for only six bucks through Sunday!

In Kathy’s fun book, you take five minutes to choose five fat quarters. By minute six, you’re off on a new quilting adventure. Take a look at some of the pretty—and pretty quick!—quilts you can create:

Staying Focused fat quarter quilt
Staying Focused

Swimming the Sidestroke fat quarter quilt
Swimming the Sidestroke

Crisscross Applesauce fat quarter quilt
Crisscross Applesauce

See more from Take 5 Fat Quarters >

fat quarter cutting plansYou’ll love Kathy’s approach to stacking and cutting all your fat quarters at once so you can get right to sewing. And if you’re a scrap saver or a no-waste kind of quilter, you’ll find cutting plans like this one (right) for every quilt in the book. See how her plan lets you keep bigger pieces of fabric intact? Kathy knows you want to be frugal with your precious fat quarters!

And don’t forget another fun part about Kathy’s books—the stories. If you’re familiar with Kathy’s previous titles, you know she always shares a special story about each quilt she designs.

Click here to see all the quilts you can start making with just five fat quarters each. Perhaps you can whip one up for someone on your holiday gift list (yes, the holidays will be here before you know it). How about another quilt for a birthday or housewarming present? Hey, how about a quilt just for you? “Take 5” and then take your pick!

This offer ends Sunday, July 23, so don’t delay—download your copy of Take 5 Fat Quarters today!


How do you collect fat quarters—in bundles or one by one? Tell us in the comments!

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31 Comments (leave a comment)

  • Lately, in groups — then I already have coordinating fabrics for my project.

    —Carol Vickers on July 21, 2017
  • Now I have managed to collect some interesting fat quarters. Just picked them up when I saw the ones I loved. A few times when a bundle was on sale but it would be great to use them up and move them along. Kathy has a couple of quilts in her 5 Fat Quarter book that I really like. Thank you for letting us preview the quilts.

    —Anne Shelbaer on July 21, 2017
  • Being the fabric hoarder that I am, I collect fat quarters both ways. If a particular one strikes my fancy I buy it, after all, it may not be there next time.

    —stephanie woodward on July 21, 2017
  • I collect fat quarters both ways. I love those wonderful, coordinated bundles, but building a random assortment of adorable prints is so much fun!

    —Caryn Goulden on July 21, 2017
  • Bundles and one by one. I feel sorry for the ones not in a bundle so I get them and make a bundle with them.

    —Maurine M on July 21, 2017
  • I like buying fat quarters in groups, that way they are coordinated. I also buy them singly to fill in the gaps.

    —Karen B. on July 21, 2017
  • I do both. Have a very large collection.

    —Peggy on July 21, 2017
  • I only buy bundles. I want a stack of fat quarters that all go together.

    —Frances Claassens on July 21, 2017
  • I collected one by one until the last few months and I’ve ordered two bundles. This book looks like fun.

    —Valerie Thompson on July 21, 2017
  • I collect them one by one. I have been gifted bundles. Any form I can get! Book looks like fun.

    —Carol Johnson on July 21, 2017
  • Fat quarters "own" me, so I get them both ways and have tons of them. They are irresistable!

    —Mary C. on July 21, 2017
  • One by one – usually I see a fat quarter that catches my eye and I just have to buy it = no rhyme or reason.

    —Martha Morgan on July 21, 2017
  • I go for fat quarters I really like, but have some bundles especially if I know it will not be available later. Looking forward to purchasing this book!

    —Carole on July 21, 2017
  • Both ways.

    —Linda Christianson on July 21, 2017
  • I collect FQ’s both ways.

    —Debbie Hewitt on July 21, 2017
  • BOTH ways of course!! Who can resist beautiful fabrics?
    LOVE the book!
    Thank you for this opportunity!

    B Kathy on July 21, 2017
  • I guess I like both. Bundles-well, I have those and singles. I have those, too!

    —Judi on July 21, 2017
  • Generally I collect one by one and put my own bundle together. I saw several quilt patterns that I really like in Kathy’s book. Putting them on my "to do" list.

    —Sandy May on July 21, 2017
  • I purchase FQ to complete projects.

    —Cheri on July 21, 2017
  • I usually collect my fat quarters one by one.

    —Gwen H on July 21, 2017
  • I purchase individual, & bundles. Thanks for the opportunity.

    —Sandi Kelly on July 21, 2017
  • Mostly in bundles!

    —Judy Valentino on July 21, 2017
  • I do both. Sometimes I only need a tiny bit to finish a quilt, and sometimes I can’t resist the bundle.

    —Joy Dickson on July 21, 2017
  • I like to buy fat quarters one by one or several at a time, but not bundled. I prefer coordinating my own fabrics.

    —Linda Towers on July 21, 2017
  • I love picking them up one at a time, but if I see several I like, I will grab all of them. You can never have too many fat quarters.

    —Holly on July 22, 2017
  • I just collect them one by one

    A. Bouwman on July 22, 2017
  • I buy bundles and singles. It depends on the patterns.

    —Julane on July 22, 2017
  • either! I usually pick up "onesies" because I’m building a plan.

    —Nancy L Eriksen on July 22, 2017
  • Definitely layer cake!

    —Tk Oler on July 23, 2017
  • I pick what attracts me, then find others to co-ordinate with them. When I get home I usually find I have many others that go beautifully with what I bought! It seems I buy them faster than I use them, but if you don’t buy it when you see it, you might not find it again!

    —Margaret Hynes on July 24, 2017
  • I buy bundles unless I’m in need of something specific for the quilt.

    —Terri D'Ambrosio on August 10, 2018

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