2017 Patchwork Quilt Along: Block 4

Block #4 already?! How can that be? We’ve had so much fun on this Patchwork Quilt Along so far, and we’re getting so excited to see the pieces coming together with the beautiful Bonnie & Camille Basics in the Patchwork Quilt Along Quilt Kit!

Ready to get to stitching? Download your free block 4 pattern today in exchange for a donation to Make-A-Wish to help us reach our $10,000 goal!
Remember, that Fat Quarter Shop and Moda Fabrics will each match up to $10,000 of the donations raised!

We have some wonderful quilty friends joining along for this great cause! Be sure to check out their blogs every month to watch their process, and to see what fun fabric collections they have selected!
*Psst! The designers of the quilt’s fabrics – Bonnie & Camille – are sewing along, too! How fun!
Amanda from Jedi Craft Girl (@jedicraftgirl)
Amy of Diary of a Quilter (@diaryofaquilter)
Andy of A Bright Corner (@abrightcorner)

*Bonnie of Cotton Way (@bonniecottonway)
*Camille of Thimble Blossoms (@thimbleblossoms)
Debbie of Happy Little Cottage (@happylittlecottage1)
Greg of Grey Dogwood Studio (@greydogwoodstudio)
Heidi of Buttons and Butterflies (@buttonsandbutterflies)
Melissa of Happy Quilting (@happyquiltingmc)
Melissa of Oh How Sweet (@ohhowsweet)
Pat Sloan of PatSloan.com (@quilterpatsloan)
Renee of Sewn with Grace (@sewnwithgrace)
Sedef of Down Grapevine Lane (@downgrapevinelane)
Sherri of A Quilting Life (@aquiltinglife)
Sondra of Out of the Blue Quilts (@sondradavison)
Taunja of Carried Away Quilting (@taunjalynn)
Tina of Emily Ann’s Kloset (@emilyannskloset)
Carrie Nelson/Miss Rosie of Moda Cutting Table
Please share your progress and creations with us on our Patchwork Facebook group. Post your blocks using #patchworkquiltalong on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.
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2017 Patchwork Quilt Along KICK-OFF!

The day is finally here! We’re so excited to get started on a year full of quilty fun for such a great cause! If you’re just joining us, don’t worry! Find answers to all those FAQs here, grab your Patchwork Quilt Kit and Backing Set, and let’s get started!

Block #1 is called Souvenir of Friendship. Download your free pattern today, and be sure to donate to Make-A-Wish!

Check out our easy-to-follow video for some tips and tricks on this first block!

We have some wonderful quilty friends joining along for this great cause! Be sure to check out their blogs every month to watch their process, and to see what fun fabric collections they have selected!
*Psst! The designers of the quilt’s fabrics – Bonnie & Camille – are sewing along, too! Fun!
Amanda from Jedi Craft Girl (@jedicraftgirl)
Amy of Diary of a Quilter (@diaryofaquilter)
Andy of A Bright Corner (@abrightcorner)

*Bonnie of Cotton Way (@bonniecottonway)
*Camille of Thimble Blossoms (@thimbleblossoms)
Debbie of Happy Little Cottage (@happylittlecottage1)
Greg of Grey Dogwood Studio (@greydogwoodstudio)
Heidi of Buttons and Butterflies (@buttonsandbutterflies)
Melissa of Happy Quilting (@happyquiltingmc)
Melissa of Oh How Sweet (@ohhowsweet)
Pat Sloan of PatSloan.com (@quilterpatsloan)
Renee of Sewn with Grace (@sewnwithgrace)
Sedef of Down Grapevine Lane (@downgrapevinelane)
Sherri of A Quilting Life (@aquiltinglife)
Sondra of Out of the Blue Quilts (@sondradavison)
Taunja of Carried Away Quilting (@taunjalynn)
Tina of Emily Ann’s Kloset (@emilyannskloset)
Carrie Nelson/Miss Rosie of Moda Cutting Table
Please share your progress and creations with us on our Patchwork Facebook group. Post your blocks using #patchworkquiltalong on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.
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Introducing our 2017 Quilt Along to Benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation: Patchwork!

  http://www.fatquartershop.com/patchwork-quilt-along-quilt-kit-preorder
 
Here at Fat Quarter Shop we love using our “quilty powers” for good, which is why we organize Charity Quilt Alongs like Crossroads and Snapshots.  We’ll be sharing the last of our Crossroads patterns later this month on the 15th, and are SUPER EXCITED to share our Quilt Along for 2017. This upcoming event has all the makings of a great Quilt Along! 
 
* Fabulous pattern? Check!
* Gorgeous fabric collection? Check!
* Monthly video tutorials to help you assemble your very own Patchwork quilt? Check!
* The opportunity to help others by quilting and doing something fun each month? CHECK!
 
We’ll also have some of our favorite quilty bloggers sewing along with us, showing you their progress along the way. We love seeing the quilts made with both the kit fabric and with the other fabrics quilters sometimes choose, don’t you?! The Patchwork Quilt Along is going to be great fun!
 
So, without further ado, we present you with our 2017 Patchwork Quilt Along!
 
http://www.fatquartershop.com/patchwork-quilt-along-quilt-kit-preorder
 
Our Patchwork Quilt Along benefits Make-A-Wish. This fantastic organization grants the wishes of children diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. Make-A-Wish believes a wish experience can be a game-changer. Granted wishes help children feel stronger, more energetic, and more willing to face their medical battle, and for many the wish marks a turning point in the fight against their illnesses! 
https://www.blacktie-america.com/online_sales/nonprofit_donation_enhanced.cfm?id=1161&campaignid=83
 
 

Our beautiful Patchwork quilt uses the Bonnie & Camille Basic collection, and we have both Patchwork Quilt Along Quilt Kits and Backing Sets available for pre-order.  Sew fun!

  
http://www.fatquartershop.com/patchwork-quilt-along-quilt-kit-preorder
 
 
http://www.fatquartershop.com/patchwork-quilt-along-backing-set-preorder
 
 
http://www.fatquartershop.com/patchwork-quilt-along-quilt-kit-preorder 
We hope you’ll support the Make-A-Wish Foundation by quilting along with us in 2017!  Let’s make a difference in the lives children in need, and their families, by using our superpower: quilting! 
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Wishes Quilt Along Auction

Hi everyone, it’s Kimberly again! Our Wishes Quilt Along benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation is coming to an end! Don’t forget that we are auctioning our beautiful Wishes quilt to help us reach our $10,000 goal. 

Our Wishes quilt is beautifully quilted with swirled designs by Karolyn (Nubin) Jensen. 


The auction will end on November 30th, 2014, so please visit our auction page and help us raise as much as we can! Thank you so much everyone! 



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Wishes Quilt Along Thank You!

As we are nearing the end of 2014, I would like to personally thank each and every one of you for supporting our Wishes Quilt Along benefiting The Make-A-Wish Foundation in this video


Today, we’ve raised over 80% of our $10,000 goal and we know that we can make it to our goal with YOUR help. Fat Quarter Shop and Moda Fabrics will match up to $10,000 of your contributions for a grand total of $20,000! So please donate today! 

To conclude our Wishes Quilt Along, we are auctioning our beautiful quilt to help us get that much closer to our $10,000 goal. The auction begins today and will end on November 30th, 2014, so please visit our auction page and help us raise as much as we can! 


Don’t forget to share with us your Wishes quilts on our Facebook group and Flickr. Have a great day everyone!


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Wishes Quilt Along: Idaho Beauty Block

Welcome back to the Wishes Quilt Along! This program benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation. If you don’t know about Make-A-Wish, they are an amazing organization that grants the wishes of children diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. So far, you have helped us reach  80% of our $10,000 goal, and we know we can push it all the way to 100% with your help. We and Moda Fabrics will be matching up to $10,000 of your contributions, for a grand total of $20,000! Your donations help make these kids’ wishes come true, all that we ask is that you donate for the use of each pattern. 

Today, we are debuting our tenth block, Idaho Beauty Block, which represents the bright stars of Idaho!

Are you ready to quilt along with us to make a difference to the kids of Make-A-Wish? 
Start by downloading the FREE Idaho Beauty Block


Once you have the pattern downloaded and your fabric cut, watch this video tutorial for a closer look at piecing the Idaho Beauty block. If you’re ready to get started on your backing and binding, we have the PDF ready for download as well! 

After piecing this block, please head to our Wishes Quilt Along Make-A-Wish Donation Page to contribute to our cause. We are almost to our goal, and every donation counts!

Now, here’s a sneak peek at our 2015 charity quilt-along, our Snapshots Quilt Along benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Our quilt uses Daysail by Bonnie & Camille for Moda Fabrics and we’re offering kits and backing sets as well! 

Aren’t you excited about our next quilt along? But don’t forget that we’d love to see your photos of your Wishes quilt on our Wishes Quilt Along Flickr Group or on our Wishes Quilt Along Facebook Group. Tune in next month for our eleventh block, Stair Step!

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Wishes Quilt Along: Court House Lawn Block

Welcome to the Wishes Quilt Along! This program benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation and we are so thankful for all of your donations thus far! Today, we are debuting our seventh block, the Court House Lawn block!

You have helped us reach 55% of our $10,000 goal so far, and we know we can push it all the way to 100% with your help. We and Moda Fabrics will be matching up to $10,000 of your contributions, for a grand total of $20,000!

Join us as we quilt along to make a difference to the the kids of Make-A-Wish. Today is the seventh block in the program, the Court House Lawn!

Are you ready to get started? Start by downloading the FREE Court House Lawn Block


We encourage you to donate after downloading each free pattern. Once you have the pattern downloaded and your fabric cut, watch this video tutorial for a closer look at piecing the Courthouse Lawn block.

After piecing this block, please head to our Wishes Quilt Along Make-A-Wish Donation Page to contribute to our cause. 

BONUS: You’ve asked for it! Here are the finishing and backing patterns and videos for the quilt

Here is the backing video!

Here’s how to finish the quilt!

Post your photos and see what everyone else is sewing on the Wishes Quilt Along Flickr Group or on the Wishes Quilt Along Facebook Group. Tune in next month for our eighth block, the Mrs. Taft’s Choice block! Happy Quilting everyone!
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Wishes Quilt Along: Susannah Block

Welcome to the Wishes Quilt Along! We have finally hit the halfway mark of our Wishes Quilt Along journey… the Susannah block! This program benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation and we are so thankful for all of your donations thus far!

You have helped us reach 50% of our $10,000 goal so far, and we know we can push it all the way to 100% with your help. We and Moda Fabrics will be matching up to $10,000 of your contributions, for a grand total of $20,000!

Join us as we quilt along to make a difference to the the kids of Make-A-Wish. Today is the sixth block in the program, the Susannah!


Are you ready to get started? Start by downloading the FREE Susannah Block pattern!


We encourage you to donate after downloading each free pattern. Once you have the pattern downloaded and your fabric cut, watch this video tutorial for a closer look at piecing the Susannah block.

After piecing this block, please head to our Wishes Quilt Along Make-A-Wish Donation Page to contribute to our cause. And, if you have a personal experience with Make-A-Wish and your family that you’d like to share, please let us know! We’d love to feature your story. You can contact us at daniar@fatquartershop.com.

BIG NEWS!! Due to your requests, we’ll be posting the finishing and backing videos and patterns in July, so you can work on these as we finish the last few blocks together!”

Post your photos and see what everyone else is sewing on the Wishes Quilt Along Flickr Group or on the Wishes Quilt Along Facebook Group. Tune in next month for our seventh block, the Court House Lawn block!

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Wishes Quilt Along: Log Cabin Block

Welcome back to the Wishes Quilt Along! Can you believe we are already in month five? This year is flying by! This program benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation and we are so thankful for all of your donations thus far!

You have helped us reach 45% of our $10,000 goal so far, and we know we can push it all the way to 100% with your help. We and Moda Fabrics will be matching up to $10,000 of your contributions, so put us to that challenge!

If you haven’t yet, we invite you to join our quilt along and make a difference to the kids of Make-A-Wish. Today is the fifth block in the program, the classic Log Cabin!

Are you ready to get started? Start by downloading the FREE Log Cabin PDF Pattern.

Once you have the pattern downloaded and your fabric cut, watch this video tutorial for a closer look at piecing the Log Cabin block. We absolutely adore log cabin blocks, and we have plenty of tips for building out the block.

After piecing this block, please head to our Wishes Quilt Along Make-A-Wish Donation Page to contribute to our cause.

Our goal is to raise $10,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which will be matched by Moda Fabrics and Fat Quarter Shop for a grand total of $20,000. Every dollar helps, so please contribute whatever you can!

We encourage you to donate after downloading each free pattern.

We are all sold out of Quilt Kits using the Wishes collection by Sweetwater for Moda Fabrics, but you can download the Fabric Requirements PDF and choose your own fabrics for this quilt!

We hope you enjoy sewing the Log Cabin block! Post your photos and see what everyone else is sewing on the Wishes Quilt Along Flickr Group or on the Wishes Quilt Along Facebook Group. Stop by next month for the debut of the Susannah block!

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Wishes Quilt Along: Broken Dishes Block

Welcome back to the Wishes Quilt Along! We hope you LOVE sewing this quilt! This program benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation and we are so thankful for all of your donations thus far! You have helped us reach 35% of our goal so far, and we know we can push it all the way to 100% with your help. Join in this quilt along and help us make a difference! Today we are excited to introduce the fourth block in the program, Broken Dishes!

Are you ready to get started? Start by downloading the FREE Broken Dishes PDF Pattern.

Once you have the pattern downloaded and your fabric cut, watch this video tutorial for a closer look at piecing the Broken Dishes block. You can piece your half-square triangles using the traditional method, but in this video we use 3 1/2″ triangle paper to construct ours. Let us know which method you use!

After piecing this block, please head to our Wishes Quilt Along Make-A-Wish Donation Page to contribute to our cause. Our goal is to raise $10,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which will be matched by Moda Fabrics and Fat Quarter Shop for a grand total of $20,000. Every dollar helps, so please contribute whatever you can! We encourage you to donate after downloading each free pattern.

We are all sold out of Quilt Kits using the Wishes collection by Sweetwater for Moda Fabrics, but you can download the Fabric Requirements PDF and choose your own fabrics for this quilt! We love seeing what collections you choose, so be sure to post photos to the Wishes Quilt Along Flickr Group!

We hope you enjoy sewing the Broken Dishes block and pick up some tips for piecing half-square triangles along the way. Post your photos and see what everyone else is sewing on the Wishes Quilt Along Flickr Group or on the Wishes Quilt Along Facebook Group. Stop by next month for the debut of the Log Cabin block!

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