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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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Today I have not one but TWO cool things today. Tips for Block #2 of Witch's Night Out Sew Along and The Ultimate Beginners Quilt Along! Ready? Join me, the Fat Quarter shop and a group of designer friends to make a basic beginner quilt. WHY should you join? Are you self taught and never learned to read a pattern? I'll teach you how while we make this quilt Has it been awhile since you made a quilt? Do you feel rusty on new tools and ways of doing things? Have you only followed a video to make a quilt... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Block Wednesday isn't a block this week at Main Street, it's our layout! * FYI * If you are reading this in your email notice, you need to click the BANNER or the READ MORE to come to my website for the photos and download. POST is always available IN... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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This Christmas in July project is so fun and I love seeing all your blocks! If you’re joining me for the first time visiting for the Mini Quilt Christmas Quilt Along, I'm so excited you are here! I'm Pat, and I’ve been quilting 'online' since 1999! I write quilt books, do videos and tutorials, host sew alongs, design fabric for Benartex, and share it all with my worldwide online neighborhood of quilters. Find out more about my sew alongs HERE and join my online neighborhood HERE Block #3 is darling, are you ready? Block Three: The darling cottage! I'm going... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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I have some new.. so let's get chatting! If you are reading this in an email, CLICK THE TITLE or the SEE MORE at the end to come to my website to watch my video! Thank you for using my links, they support my small family business. Enter my GIVEAWAY at the end This week I chat the featherweight my mother-in-law gave us, christmas fabric, and habits. **Enter your email to get my free newsletter Goodies Jubilant that weights 14.5 lbs http://shrsl.com/1fdj5 BUY My New fabric 'Bonnie Lane' Glow Pattern in Bonnie lane – Pattern & Kit http://shrsl.com/1pect Project Containers... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Our July Aurifil Designer of the Month is the super talented Carl Hentsh! This is my version of Carl's block. With our theme of Traditions, Carl based his design on a place. I had a lot of fun with his paper pieced block. See my tips below. Remember to make and enter your block at the Aurifil site for a chance to win a box of thread! My Interview and block are At the Aurifil Website, read and come back! The fabric I'm working with A set of Green from 'Well Said' A variety of peach fabrics Navy fabrics like... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Happy UFO Friday! Each Friday I'll show you my project for today/this week, share some thoughts and one of my favorite little zippy pouch free projects. Each week Friday will be our day to touch base on that UFO we want to work on, or maybe.. finish! UFO (UnFinished Object) Friday My UFO this week is my Splendid Sampler 1 blocks. I think of these as cotton candy, the colors are so yummy! If you saw my question a week ago, I was wondering on Settings. 9 x 9 or 8 x 10? I decided on 8 x 10 with... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
now I need a trip out!
you can but this book does not have a digital version
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Here we go for a Fun Witch's Night Out Sew Along! I am making my Witch's Night Out with the fabric in the book. I had the fabric sent in advance so I was ready to host this sew along. Below I will show you which pieces I'd use from the starter and I'll make one pumpkin, not all of them, in the fabric from the starter. Remember you need to add a bit more to the starter bundle, dig in your stash! On my Project page I show you the block order. I'm mixing in the 'non pumpkins' so... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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I'm in love with the fabric kit we have for Winter Wonderland's books cover quilt, the Sleigh Bell Sampler! At the end I've included the sew along information on Witches night out and Summer Celebrate the Seasons New? ENTER YOUR EMAIL to get the notices of new articles When you come in from a building snowmen, sledding, ice skating, or taking a brisk winter walk, Block #3 is a steaming cup of warm that is waiting for you. I have a few tips for making this block below. The Fat Quarter shop and I created a great kit for this... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Its a Ying and Yang today on Main Street * FYI * If you are reading this in your email notice, you need to click the BANNER or the READ MORE to come to my website for the photos and download. POST is always available IN THE MORNING, hours before... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2019 at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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Do you love Christmas in July? That means getting a project all done in time to use this winter! If you’re joining me for the first time visiting for the Mini Quilt Christmas Quilt Along, I'm so excited you are here! I'm Pat, and I’ve been quilting 'online' since 1999! I write quilt books, do videos and tutorials, host sew alongs, design fabric for Benartex, and share it all with my worldwide online neighborhood of quilters. Find out more about my sew alongs HERE and join my online neighborhood HERE Block #2 is wonderful, are you ready? Block Two: A... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2019 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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I have some new.. so let's get chatting! If you are reading this in an email, CLICK THE TITLE or the SEE MORE at the end to come to my website to watch my video! Thank you for using my links, they support my small family business. Enter my GIVEAWAY at the end This week I chat the featherweight my mother-in-law gave us, christmas fabric, and habits. **Enter your email to get my free newsletter FABRIC BUY My New fabric 'Bonnie Lane' Project Containers I use https://amzn.to/2FcOnBp My rolling office Assistant https://amzn.to/2B5NmZO Christmas in July - Merry Mini Sew Along... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2019 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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thank you! and good to move those out!
you were Ready for that move!! great tip on where to donate
dying!! such a FANTASTIC story!
Lora repeat 2 of your favorites, set with a simple sashing and be done! Good for you to move onto something else you will enjoy. we only have so much time
I find a schedule with deadlines is my friend to get things done i'd rather not do .. give it a try!
i've not tried bamboo hooks! UFO Friday/Weekend is the best!
thank you Susan! I only just stopped the other day, so it's funny you noticed
you are doing great!! Be sure you are enjoying it, sometimes we set our goals very high and need to adjust them
A schedule with due dates if you friend right now