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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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I'm so in love with pineapples! You can raid your yellow bins & cut up a bunch of 2.5" scrap squares.. add a fun background.. and... You have a Pineapple block! Below I have the free pattern from Jackie Padesky, who I interviewed her HERE She created a pineapple frenzy... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
They seem better in the summer .... Block #8 'Vacations!' ... For some reason I feel vacations in the summer are sweeter. The weather is warm, the locations are exciting, and it's something that reminds us of childhood when school was out and we had so many carefree days to... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
Kristi Schroeder, Michelle Watts, and Sharon Holland Chat with Pat! THE PLAYER WON"T BE UPDATED UNTIL 3/24 this week. CLICK HERE to Listen at the station My WEEKLY FIND is at the end! 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 love meeting designers just as they start and following their work . Meeting Kristi Schroeder of Initial K Studios a few years ago, I’m thrilled to see her first book. The quilts and photographer are wonderful and I’ve already select... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
For your April button club we take a trip...a trip to where? To Paris! My free banners are designed for the Fat Quarter shop to showcase year 2 of the Button Lover's Club The April Button collection is super cute!! Below are a few closeups. I'm using Aurifil 80wt this time. I LOVE the little wooden spools it comes on. If you want a kit of colors those are at the top. The fabric is Mostly Parisienne with the gray from Corey's lines The chickee buttons and flowers are so cute I want to eat them up!! And speaking of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
Barbara on my post where I say " DOWNLOAD the pattern at the end of the interview" you click that it takes you to the interview I did with the designer. At the end of the interview is a photo of the block. That says " ***************************** DOWNLOAD Lisbon Tile by Jo Visit Jo for her post about her block ***************************** Click the word DOWNLOAD which is the PDF pattern Hope that works the same each month as I host this for Aurifil so you go there to download
they are all 12" finished, 12.5" unfinished Kathy
Candace it's right at the end of the comments. try again as i won't be able to remember to come over here to look for any additional comments.. too confusing for me to keep track of
Awesome Joyce!
We all know that EVERY day is a Quilt Day... but... Today is extra special.. as everyone quilts today! National Quilting Day sort of started in 1989 when the Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society organized a "Quilter's Day Out" on the third Saturday of March. Then in 1991, a group called... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
Now I want to go see the tile museum too Elaine!
When a friend creates a book that is so spectacular you want to make everything in it, and she asks you to be part of her book tour... you can't say 'yes' fast enough! Lissa Alexander is known a 'Moda Lissa'. She is the marketing director at Moda Fabrics and I've known Lissa since I started in the business back in 1998. She may not remember meeting me, but I remember meeting her! Over the years you've seen Lissa's creativity in the fun projects that Moda puts out into the world for us. She does lots of behind the scenes... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2018 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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 We get to paper piece this month with the very talented Jo Avery! I am immensely jealous of Jo's travels that inspired her block, and you'll love meeting her! Remember that each month Aurifil picks a Thread Kit winner from the blocks posted. DOWNLOAD the pattern at the end... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2018 at Pat Sloan's Blog
i can't wait to see people make whole quilt with it Maggie!
How cool Peggy!! best ride ever right?
That is a great memory Ginny!
what a fun memory S Mae Rosa!
All fun but the stinging part!!
awesome Elaine!
Hi Janet! The quilt layout is published on the last page of each pattern. You are building it as you go. I'm just doing one layout for my free patterns. Is that your question or do you mean something else? hope that helped!
:) Carol that is the color order on the wheel that we assigned to the designers
This is a fun topic, I can't wait to hear your thoughts..... Block #7 The summer is made for splashing! Sprinklers, pools, lakes, and streams, we seem find water in the summer..Oh yes.. let's not forget the ocean. Tell me one of your favorite summer water memories! I love to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2018 at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
Shelley Cavanna, Stacy lest Hsu, and Wendy Butler Berns Chat with Pat! CLICK THE PLAYER & Listen to Show 372 -- 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! You will recognize Shelley Cavanna’s quilts from her signature patterns she designs for her company Cora Quilts. She also has a new fabric line with Benartex. We’ll get a tips from Shelley on how she creates her... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2018 at Pat Sloan's Blog
Not only is March National Quilting month and Baby Lock's 50 Anniversary.... it's also the month we celebrate that wee bit of Irish in all of us! I have a giveaway for you to enter (make that TWO) and a free shamrock block.. it's SO DARLING! AND at the end... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2018 at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
March is National Quilting month, but we all know every month is really for quilting! My wonderful Baby lock Family is also celebrating their 50th anniversary and they are having a full month of giveaways ... 50 prizes to give away in March! I'm the host this week. You might have seen my video telling you about the giveaway HERE, and today.... It's my turn to announce the next set of prizes, yes set! I am doing another live video at my Facebook group this afternoon at 4pm est and of course you can watch it afterwards. I'm going to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2018 at Pat Sloan's Blog
It's ALWAYS a good day to go to Paris!