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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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First... did you enter my $50.00 gift certificate giveaway? ** GO HERE *** I've wanted to do a series of challenges that will free us up to make more quilts, interested? Read on! *** Challenge #1 *** I'm pretty sure if we could easily find our fabric we will be even MORE motivated to quilt. So I'm on a quest to help everyone Tidy up their sewing area with a series of challenges. Then we'll work to keep it that way! After Fabric we'll tackle other things, but for most of you, Fabric is the bulk of what you have..... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Pat Sloan's Blog
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You REALLY need them Karen!
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*** My Blocks *** This is MY week on the tour and my block is the smaller Snickerdoodle #11 which is also the cover of the book! Here are my sampler blocks, the large one is the Spritz cookie and it's SO fun to make,it's definitely on my list to make a full quilt with it! Scroll down for my full quilt made with Snickerdoodle! And of course ..CLICK for the cookie Snickerdoodle RECIPE - I'm partial to the Bon Appetit recipes, you'll find loads of other Snickerdoodle recipes online! you can see the other designers at the Fat Quarter... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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*** Block Details *** Block #6 is a very cozy activity, Reading a book by the Fireplace! Honestly we didn't had a fireplace until our current home.. unless you count the electric one that my Granny moved around the living room when she redecorated! I do remember gorgeous fires at... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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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! *** ABOUT *** Thank you for using my links, they support my small family business. Today it's ALL about a new Challenge series.. and we are starting with Fabric Here is the Poll at Facebook Feeling like you missed something? Enter your email to get all my news! Charity Sew Along Bloom-Topia bag & Pin http://shrsl.com/1xp26 Farm Girl Vintage 2 with the Car Barn Cat http://shrsl.com/1ug1m 50% off! Vintage Christmas with the Car... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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I was visiting my family near Tampa
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on Glow Sew Along - Row #2 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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*** The Details *** Thank you for joining my 'Glow' Sew along using my Bonnie Lane fabric! There are 5 posts for this sew along. For this 2nd week we'll make row #2, I have the diagrams below and at the end share a photo of your blocks! REQUIRED Pattern KIT - Glow Quilt, includes pattern, fabric for top & fabric for binding When we went to visit my family their home is just steps from a mangrove sanctuary on the inner coastal waterway with a boardwalk. We took a lot of fun photos of Glow there! See the one... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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*** Block Details *** Block #5 is full of great memories for me, family ski holiday! *** A Wednesday Pop in Video *** FULL Project Details and Printable supply list 9 Blocks A setting that will be given about the middle of the sew along Fabric I'm using Layer Cake... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2019 at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies *** My Blocks *** Have you ever made just one block from a pattern to see how you like it? That is what I'm doing with the Perfect 5 book. The Fat Quarter shop has a whole sampler you can make, I'm going to do a smaller version as I'm making just one of each of the 16 quilts.. so far I have 2 favorites that I will be making full quilts from. The little block is .. drum roll... Chocolate Chip! Larger block is, of course, Oatmeal Raisin, which is another family favorite!... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2019 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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In this article... UFO busting, Deals of the day, A yummy cookie and the Reading Nook recommendations from you! *** UFO BUSTING *** I decided to get the alphabet blocks finished then to set my Dear Jane. Top 2 rows are sewn together, woohoo! Norm is supervising there and I put my Glow block up on the wall too. PLUS I found that fabric hanging on right to use as a small border for this quilt. Do you like it? Keep reading below for some insights into finding one of my worst blocks ever. Norm and Nanette have been waiting... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2019 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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*** About the Project *** Block 11 is a beautiful snowflake! It is much easier than it looks. See the full quilt down below There is a gorgeous kit using the same fabrics I am using! Even if you don't start this year, grab a kit before they are gone! Details Below is a tip for fabric placement for the Sew And Flip ** CLICK FOR a KIT and book New? ENTER YOUR EMAIL to get the notices of new articles Article continues below this Ad *** Be Organized *** Mark EVERYTHING with Alphabitties I am IN LOVE with this... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2019 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies *** My Blocks *** Have you ever made just one block from a pattern to see how you like it? That is what I'm doing with the Perfect 5 book. The Fat Quarter shop has a whole sampler you can make, I'm going to do a smaller version as I'm making just one of each of the 16 quilts.. so far I have 2 favorites that I will be making full quilts from. The little block is Pizzelle, and it IS my favorite one to make so far! Larger block is, of course, Pinwheel... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2019 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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*** Block Details *** Block #4 is SUPER yummy!! Be sure to see the quilt layout, I want to stop everything to make it!! FULL Project Details and Printable supply list 9 Blocks A setting that will be given about the middle of the sew along Fabric I'm using Layer... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2019 at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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*** The Details *** Thank you for joining my 'Glow' Sew along using my Bonnie Lane fabric! There are 5 posts for this sew along. For this first week First a short welcome video Then a photo tutorial of steps to make the block from the Sew Emma pattern ** Pattern Details ** REQUIRED Pattern, includes 4 sizes KIT - Glow Twin Quilt, includes pattern, fabric for top & fabric for binding My Bonnie Lane Fabric to buy your backing DATES - Oct 29 to Dec 12 Quilt - 65 ½” x 82 1/2” Technique - All Pieced PROJECT Page... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2019 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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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! *** ABOUT *** Thank you for using my links, they support my small family business. A Bobbin Holder Discover, Sew Along Updates, UFO accomplishments and Q&A Feeling like you missed something? Enter your email to get all my news! *** Fun Fabrics*** Perfect 5 Book http://shrsl.com/1uxuo Pepper and Flax Jolly Bar http://shrsl.com/1uxuj - GRAB one while you can! Bonnie Lane Fabric http://shrsl.com/1ohs5 - The Charcoal will be back in this week! table runner... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2019 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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*** The Details *** Part 3 of 3 today for my Bonnie Lane Table runner Sew Along, I'm thrilled you joined me! After the video in the post will be photos for a few items ideas for those Half Square Triangles from the Sew and flip 44% off the Jubilant Machine! Share your progress below! REQUIRED Pattern- 4 project sizes in the pattern *** The Video *** Using the Wave stitch Sewing it on the Jubilant Watch the 1st Video HERE Watch the 2nd Video HERE *** The WAVE stitch *** Use your walking foot I added a 2" border... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2019 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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*** FIRST *** My Bonnie Lane Table runner post & video will be tomorrow instead of today *** DETAILS in this post *** The last step is to bind our quilt, in this article Video from my friend Kimberly of the Fat Quarter shop cutting binding Sewing it on by machine Doing the miter corner Joining the ends on hand stitching the binding as the final part My tips for binding by machine SHARE YOUR quilts at the end! *** VIDEO Lesson *** I am using this 100% cotton batting from the Fat Quarter shop's Happy Cloud brand. I LOVE... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2019 at Pat Sloan's Blog
love it!
that is fun!
sounds like fun!
a great memory!
that is so cool! what town? I live in Wiesbaden for 4 yrs