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PatSloan
Virginia
Quilt Designer and Host of the only all Quilting Radio show, Fabric designer, teacher, author and obessed with quilting.. you too?
Interests: Quilting!
Recent Activity
The ones I say above...70 or 80. Usually I use 70 for everything with my Aurifil 50wt
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I designer this website 'I Love to Make Quilts' for my FREE weekly sewalongs. The Solstice quilt is 25 blocks .. that means... I'm sketching the next quilt! The Theme! The Blocks! The Size! ..... OH MY! The next set of blocks will start either June 28 or July 5,... Continue reading
Posted 18 hours ago at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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This is my 3rd year making a quilt to be auctioned for Charity. It's an honor to do this and I am partnering with the Fat Quarter shop & Moda fabrics to raise money for Make a Wish this year. The Patchwork Quilt Along is a year full of quilting fun for a great cause! PLUS darling blocks! The Fat Quarter's shop quilt is so beautiful... soft and pretty. If you love this exact quilt you can Order the Patchwork Quilt Kit & Backing! Block #4 is the Star & Cross... they are so brilliant... I'd love to see a... Continue reading
Posted 18 hours ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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This is my 3rd year making a quilt to be auctioned for Charity. It's an honor to do this and I am partnering with the Fat Quarter shop & Moda fabrics to raise money for Make a Wish this year. The Patchwork Quilt Along is a year full of quilting fun for a great cause! PLUS darling blocks! The Fat Quarter's shop quilt is so beautiful... soft and pretty. If you love this exact quilt you can Order the Patchwork Quilt Kit & Backing! Block #4 is the Star & Cross... they are so brilliant... I'd love to see a... Continue reading
Posted 18 hours ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Time for Part 2 of Dandy Drive Sew Along, designed by my good friend Sarah Maxwell of Designs by Sarah J.... Time to sew the next part of the flower... "Block 3" are the stems! I used the same fabric for each stem, but you could mix it up and make it scrappy. Here is my reveal of a 2 flower 1 butterfly version, It will have red binding but I think it needs just a little something 'else'. You'll have to stay tuned to see what I share! Sarah have kit options at her site, they are so cute!... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Pat Sloan's Blog
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This week of the solstice what is on the top of my mind.... On the Go! This can mean so many things... Just our regular lives are 'on the go'... We travel for business and of course.. for FUN! As you are reading this on release day I'm at my... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
Sandy why don't you write the designer and see if she has a tutorial at her website?
they really are Amy!
sounds like fun Corinne!
That's great to know Amanda!
You are so welcome Sally!
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My current favorite FREE Pattern at the end... with a video because everyone needs one! Talk Show with Pat Sloan Catch up day! LISTEN to my 4-11-16 Debbie Grifka, Nancy Shamy, Melissa Corry, and Mary Abreu at the player above or click to download for later! With over 6 years of Podcasts recorded, there are a lot of fun shows and quilters to meet. We have 39 new shows each year with days like this for catching up or listening to shows you might have missed. Prior Shows can be Listened to at MY Podcast Guest List page with link... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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it works fin that way Pat!
it's not that hard, just need to take your time .. you can do it!
how cool is that Loriann! Can't wait to see it
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My Favorite day of the month is Aurifil Designer Challenge day! Our theme this year is the rainbow of colors found in the color wheel. Each designer is assigned a color going around the wheel and April is Designer Sue Marsh It is really fun to get to know each designer, and learn some cool things about them. Sue's block is the arrows, a super clever block! Go ahead and read my interview with Sue, then come right back.. DOWNLOAD the pattern at the end of the interview.. Read on to see my tips to make the arrows & enter... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Time for Part 2 of Dandy Drive Sew Along, designed by my good friend Sarah Maxwell of Designs by Sarah J.... I hope your machine is tuned up and you have a new blade in the cutter.. let's go! "Block 2" is taking the 9-patches from Block 1 and sewing up the big giant flowers! She is using her fabric line Dandy Days in two colorways, the very buttery yellow is hanging. She also did a purple background version, see the fabric in the bins there. There are also kits for my quilt with the Navy & the Cream backgrounds... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2017 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Some days are just more fun than others.. wink! I am a cover girl, I found a hot deal that only lasts until sunday, a wide back sale too + a huge mega giveaway you can enter.. thread.. iron.. fabric.. you'll love it! I am always THRILLED to be in a magazine, and even MORE thrilled when I make the cover! Spring Breeze is patchwork & a vine of fun bit flowers and fluttery butterflies all done in my Sunday Drive fabric. Let's see a close up... There are a limited number of kits + backing available. BUY THE KIT... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Joy at this link https://designsbysarahj.wordpress.com/2017/03/24/dandy-flowers-quilt-along/
Buttons are fun!
Check the website Diana, or email the Fat Quarter Shop for info
Go Rose!
I think Retro rules, they all know!
She worked in Pennsylvania Karin... maybe you chatted!
thank you Carole!