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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!
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that is a fun one to ask Sheila!
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies FIRST... my talk show didn't happen Monday afternoon due to a technology issue. Most of my shows are recorded live, and this was one of them. So that means a lot of scrambling and my guests are all amazing as they jumped right in to select new show dates.. so you'll hear them all in Nov! On to the Charity block for this month. I am so excited that the donations has been fabulous this year! What an honor to sew with all of you & I thank the Fat Quarter shop & Moda... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies I am excited to get to House 5 of 'Will you be My Neighbor' and I have a few tips for making this block I have fun with the big green print for Block #5. I could have spent a lot of time fussy... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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When I design quilt patterns I really think about the theme and what I would have fun making. For my fabric line Sunday Drive, I designed 'Take the Roundabout' in my signature multiple size block format. You've been doing my solstice, so you have an idea of how much fun it is do multi size blocks for one quilt! Our Take the Round About sewalong is now on the last large section. I LOVE your quilts you've shared, they are fabulous! Mine is is created with a mix of my Sunday Drive cotton & batik Fabrics! We wrap up with... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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I'm thinking of having a 'Fabulous Friday' giveaway two times a month. I'd leave it open for about 4 days to enter. I have so many amazing items that come in for me to look at I think sharing this way would be a fun thing to do. What do you think? Would that be fun? If so, leave a comment below about my new feature by 9/26 at 6pm eastern and SOMEONE will Get a MYSTERY box of goodies! Keepsake quilting is having an EXTRA 20% off sale & clearance KITS, Fabric, Pattern & tools! SHOP early for the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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I am THRILLED to be designing a mini quilt each month to showcase year 2 of the Button Lover's Club! Each month the buttons are a collection by color and theme. I'm posting the pattern prior to the buttons arriving from the club, that way you are ready to just stitch them down when you find them in your mailbox! I am obsessed with White 'Boo' pumpkins! I love my orange ones, but... white ones are so cool! This month I'm giving you a little tutorial on patchwork applique, read on! To use patchwork for an applique shape my big... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies STILL TIME to enter my Jelly roll giveaway... enter the HERE, Go ahead and enter, I'll wait for you to come back.. . AND a day early because tomorrow is Button Pattern day!! (don't know about that yet? See them ALL HERE) Now onto...... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies Sara Gallegos and Patricia Belyea Chat with Pat + my Weekly Deal! WEEKLY DEAL at the end! SHOW #352 Talk Show with Pat Sloan LISTEN to THIS show right at the player above. ITUNES subscription available - Subscribe HERE GET the APP to listen on your Android Prior Shows can be Listened to at MY Podcast Guest List page! Sara Gallegos and I meet at Baby lock when filming a release for the new Destiny II machine. I’ve meet Sara before but that was the first we’d worked together and had such fun! She... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2017 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies Today is a Triple dose of FUN... Read On! 1) Moda invented the Jelly roll and it changed the way we quilt. A roll of 42 strips cut 2.5" wide start off so many projects, a glorious number of them await you if you... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2017 at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies I am a day early this month due to my travel schedule, but somehow I don't think you'll mind getting the Aurifil Designer Challenge block a day early. 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 September is moda designer Vanessa Goertzen! Vanessa's color is ...Yellow and we share a love of sunflowers! DOWNLOAD the pattern at the end of the interview and come right back!. Read on to enter your block for a chance to win!... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2017 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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you are so welcome! I do this all the time, no reason to force something, they are easy to redo or switch out
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies FIRST did you MISS my first jelly roll giveaway? you have time to enter the 2nd one HERE, and there will be another on Saturday! Go ahead and enter, I'll wait for you to come back.. . Now onto... Doors.... our homes, and our... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2017 at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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I blanketed stitched with one color of thread, pink!
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Listen to the show Listen Here! Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at Pat Sloan's Creative Talk Network
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies My show today is a behind the scenes with the magazine editors Segment! Deals at the end! SHOW #351 Talk Show with Pat Sloan LISTEN to THIS show right at the player above. Prior Shows can be Listened to at MY Podcast Guest List page! ITUNES subscription available - Subscribe HERE GET the APP to listen on your Android On this week’s American Patchwork & Quilting podcast, editors Jody Sanders and Lisa Schumacher talk about their love of local quilt shops and the top 10 they’re featuring in the newest issue of Quilt Sampler... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Article continues below this Ad I'm on a 'roll'... get it? Jelly roll?... haha! 2nd grade humor and too many hours writing patterns last few days.. but enough silliness.. read on! Moda invented the Jelly roll and it changed the way we quilt. A roll of 42 strips cut 2.5"... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2017 at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies When I design quilt patterns I put my heart and soul into the design. For my fabric line Sunday Drive, I designed 'Take the Roundabout' in my signature multiple size block format. You've been doing my solstice, so you have an idea of how much fun it is do multi size blocks for one quilt! Twice a month, the 1st and 3rd Friday (I'm Really late this month), I'll assign a section of the quilt to make. If you are just joining me, there is loads of time to jump in! This is created... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2017 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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My Shopping Center Here's where you can find my patterns, books, and other products I like and use. This site includes affiliate links and ads from which Pat receives compensation. Please read my FTC Disclosure here: http://www.patsloan.com/ftc-disclosure.html E-Patterns Books Oliso Iron Buy my Digital Patterns Pieced & Applique projects Instant... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2017 at Shop with Pat Sloan
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies This is a very personal story, but I think many of you can relate. I also switched up the graphics a bit to make it a little easier to maintain for me. If you truly miss the Black & White drawing of all the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2017 at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies Time to evaluate your UFOs... I really want to be doing this each month, hope to get better at that! If you are doing 12 UFOs by random number, then it's lucky #7 for you this month! Each year APQ magazine hosts a Grand Quilt Along and it's incredible fun to see all the variations! Lots of designers and bloggers join in. (Details) We start NOW by making one of the 3 patterns, the Blue version is nice BIG squares, the red scrappy version, or at their website you can do one logcabin block,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2017 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies My talk show will be back next Monday! This is one of my two favorite days of the year, Labor Day and Thanksgiving. Why? Both are days that celebrate who we are. Today I'm grateful for my business, my husband who works with me non stop, my friends and family and customers that support me. It's a day to celebrate our working selves by relaxing a bit. Each of us relax differently, and many people do work today. I really enjoy this sort of 'last day of summer'... and Virginia did not disappoint me.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2017 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Article continues below this Ad When you read the title of my post did you for a SPLIT second think I meant donuts? Then you realized.. you are a quilter.. I'm a quilter.. this could ONLY mean fabric! Right? Moda invented the Jelly roll and it changed the way we quilt. A roll of 42 strips cut 2.5" wide start off so many projects, a glorious number of them await you if you take a look around! But wait.. you NEED a jelly roll first ... right? At the end I'll tell you how to enter my giveaway.. but first... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2017 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies Block 9 of my 2017 Mystery Block of the Month is one with a darling central figure.. one I can't resist! Tales of Peter Rabbit in his little Blue jacket.. so darling in all the books! This block reminds me of a rabbit hole, going down into the hole.. and back up again! and THIS book cover is catching my eye. Maybe for a little girl I know.... I did a little research on the book and you'll find that on the download page.... DOWNLOAD the pattern IF YOU MISSED the layout, It's HERE... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2017 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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