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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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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies I'm thrilled to again make a Charity quilt to donate this year along with my friends at The Fat Quarter shop and Moda fabrics. This year we are support St. Judes with this project, which does amazing work for children. There are six big blocks like mine above, and six smaller versions too, all put into an cool setting. AND make your block and share it at my quilt show below! I could not resist a photo with the Magnolia blooms! Perfect shades of Pink! All 4 of my big blocks! The fabrics I'm... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Pat Sloan's Blog
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This week I had so postpone the Summer Time block one week so I can meet other deadlines, BUT I have a challenge for you.. and it's going to be fun! Each week when I give you the block I also have shown you a diagram of how you can... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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For our May button club I'm all about SPRING! My free banners are designed for the Fat Quarter shop to showcase year 2 of the Button Lover's Club The May Button collection is all about pink with some DARLING special buttons in the mix. I'm using Aurifil 50wt this time, there are small kits if you want to try some out The Florals are all Lemon Tree.. I love them! Aqua is a batik (here are similar) and a cream background. The lady bug in your kit is so darling! Here is my tree that I was LUCKY enough to... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies I had fun thinking about this weeks topic and would love for you to share some stories... the GOOD ones.. wink! Block #12 is 'Family Reunions!' Do you have them now? In the past? Do you have a super favorite story about where Uncle... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2018 at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
the 'x' is the stitch that holds the double fold.
we do what we have to do!
this is a post I did years ago and shared again, I don't know if I could find that exact tshirt anymore. it looks like the closeups
this is a post I did years ago and shared again, I don't know if I could find that exact tshirt anymore. it looks like the closeups
this is a post I did years ago and shared again, I don't know if I could find that exact tshirt anymore. it looks like the closeups
this is a post I did years ago and shared again, I don't know if I could find that exact tshirt anymore. it looks like the closeups
the look and the fit
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Kathy Shaw, Heidi Parkes, Leslie Jenison, and Lissa Alexander chat with Pat! CLICK THE PLAYER & Listen to Show 376 -- My WEEKLY FIND is at the end! 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! I’m always attracted to beautiful embroidery work. When I saw Kathy Shaw’s books and her work I had to learn more! If you were curious about crazy quilts and stitches, you’ll love this chat! BUY Kathy's Books... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2018 at Pat Sloan's Blog
Dotty we all see things a bit differently, I'm glad you love all the fun blocks from our talented design team!
Mona when you make yours, make the bridge dark and all the background light
wonderful Nanette, enjoy!
I can't wait to see your bridge Susan!
you can do it Pamela! the designers create amazing blocks for us
thank you Dot! When you read the interview Yvonne tells you the inspiration
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In 2010 I created the first original Block of the month for Aurifil and it was so much fun we've done it ever year since! 2018 is the start of my 8th year running this super fun program. Learn more about how it works at our intro of the 2018 team When our April designer, Yvonne Fuchs, sent me her block sketch I might have gotten goosebumps, it is so cool! DOWNLOAD the pattern at the end of the interview and come right back as I have a tip for my block!. I have a question before i start my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2018 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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I was asked to repost this oldie but goodie.. so here it is! I have altered tshirts for years and years! You can alter a t-shirt neckline with a easy little 'x' stitch. Have your needle (a chenille is good), Aurifil 12wt or another thread of similar weight. These photos... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2018 at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies This might not be the month to have this topic.. but here it goes .... Block #11 is 'Fresh Fruits and Veggies' .. I can't wait until the farmer's markets fill up with goodies! If you have been hanging around with me for awhile,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2018 at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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Erin Dollar, Karen Neary, and Wendi Gratz chat with Pat! CLICK THE PLAYER & Listen to Show 375 -- My WEEKLY FIND is at the end! 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! Erin Dollar of Cotton Flax is a surface pattern designer who does her own print making and has her designs on Robert Kaufman fabrics for us to enjoy. I love hearing how people bring their art to fabric for... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Pat Sloan's Blog