Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Scrap Quilt Challenge Winners

We have had a blast watching the creativity with the 2.5” scraps in your stash!

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There are 17 new quilts from 8 different quilters now finished and ready to be loved.  Congratulations to all of you on your finishes and near finishes!  We know that not everyone was able to finish by the deadline, but think of it this way, you have a jump start on the next Scrap Quilt Challenge!

Now for the fun part…WINNERS!

  • Grand Prize Winner of $25.00 gift certificate  PLUS a prize pack of goodies shipped with their order from www.fabricsnquilts.com 

Turtle Quilter with Willow Weave

wovenwillow 

dinnh with her 1600 Comfort Quilt

1600 Jelly Roll Comfort quilt- Modified version..... The strips were not 40" long, so they were just sewn together to make an approximate 1600" strip to start. It worked out great and was so fast to make.

MaryMacMadeMine with her Blue Chevron Quilt 

(Click over to Flickr to check it out!  Sharing settings limit me from show & tell here)

HarleyWife57 with Square in a Square

2.5" scrap quilt challenge @ Fabrics N Quilts . Approx. size 57 " x 66 " .  Middle section is strip pieced ; the rest are all 2.5 " squares .   And 2.5" strips .

vroomansquilts with Good Night Irene

Good Night Irene

Every qualified entrant will receive a discount coupon to use at www.fabricsnquilts.com or in the shop, if you entered a quilt, be sure to check your flicrk messages.  Your code (or codes for those above) will be sent by the end of the day today. 

Click your icon in the top right corner to find your Flickr Mail  (see the 2 on my logo…I have 2 messages)

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Thank you all for sharing your time & talent with your scrap bin and with us!

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Just 5 days left to enter your quilt



Seeing lots of action in our flickr group this week!
https://www.flickr.com/groups/2-5inch_sqchallenge/

 

5 days to go. Are you going to make it?

(Click the logo above to go to the challenge info)

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

American Made Brand Cotton Solids

We are proud to share some exciting news with you!
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Clothworks is proudly manufacturing fabric in the US. 
Not just made here, but grown here! 
We are proud to support this effort and the effort of the farmers and textile industry in the US.  You'll find all 50 shades of AMB solids at www.fabricsnquilts.com  Our first shipment arrives today and we can't wait to see the big brown truck!
Do you enjoy a challenge?  If so, check out the Farm to Fabric challenge that will be displayed at the International Quilt Festival in Houston this fall: http://americanmadebrand.com/farm-to-fabric-challenge/
We hope you will join us in supporting the efforts of our US industries and workers & seek out this fabric when you are shopping for solids.
Please share this great news with your quilting circles and friends!  Currently, we are the only Quilt Shop in Tennessee carrying these solids!
Here’s what arrives today: http://shop.fabricsnquilts.com/American-Made-Brand-Solids_c510.htm
And here’s what’s coming oh so soon: http://shop.fabricsnquilts.com/American-Made-Brand-Solids_c436.htm (sign up for email notification & save 5%!  Just click on any item for details.)
And just cuz Clothworks is awesome, here’s a free pattern

http://americanmadebrand.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/thickettymountain_amb_freepattern.pdf

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Scrap Quilt Challenge deadline under 2 weeks away



April 15th is more than just tax day!  It’s the deadline to upload your 2.5” challenge quilt to our Flickr Group.
 
Here are all the challenge pert’s:

It seems that so many of our projects these days use the 2.5” square or strip that we all have a bin full of scraps in that size.

So, let’s make a dent in that bin!

{In my most dramatic Mission Impossible voice}  Your challenge, if you choose to accept it:

Fabrics N Quilts 2.5” Scrap Quilt Challenge

For those of you that joined in the fun before, the challenge is very similar!

  • 45” x 60” minimum size
  • Entries must be completed quilts (quilted/tacked & bound, or a completed rag quilt)
  • Entries should have been completed in the last year (since February 2013)
  • Entries must use 2.5” squares or 2.5” strips in an obvious way.  You can absolutely incorporate other-sized pieces and applique.

So gather up your scraps & start designing your masterpiece!
Quilt pictures must be uploaded to our Flickr group by April 15, 2014. http://www.flickr.com/groups/2-5inch_sqchallenge/
We will be awarding multiple prizes !   Winners will be by random drawing

We have been collecting some great pins for tutorials & inspiration on our Pinterest boards.  Check them out here & follow us!

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Join our Facebook group to share ideas & pictures along your scrappy journey!

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