Friday, March 8, 2013

Pattern Play with the Fat Quarter Shop




Welcome back to our Friday Feature! Please welcome Megan McHenry as our FQS staffer of the week!


She chose the following pattern to feature this week:
Windmills Quilt Pattern by The Quilt Room Patterns


Now, it's time to announce the winner from last week's blog post.

The lucky winner is....
Sharon Tries to Quilt
 I'd pick Spring House by Stephanie Ryan. I love the color combos!


For a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to our website, leave ONE comment on this blog post with the name of your chosen fabric collection. Be sure to include an email in your comment!

The directions for Pattern Play can be found here.

You have until Tuesday, March 12th to submit your comment and the winner will be announced Friday, March 15th, so be sure to come back to see if YOU are the winner!

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needle and nest said...

I think Vintage Modern would be a great line for this pattern. Thanks for the chance to win! :)

Waverlee said...

This would be lovely in Vintage Modern :)

Miwako said...

How about Blushing by Margot Languedoc for Henry Glass Fabrics? I love the springy color.

MNakata45@aol.com

Johanna said...

Audra's Iris Garden would be beautiful! I love the colors in that line!

Sandy D said...

I decided this pattern would look good in Fieldnotes by Blackbird Designs

Melanie said...

I think Oh Deer! by MoMo would make a really cute little quilt :)

thecalicocorner said...

It would be so pretty in the Sweet Pea Ellie Ann collection...the colors are lovely.

Irina said...

I like Grey Matters, thanks for the chance!

Linda said...

I think I would choose Ladybug Garden by Doodlebug Design for Riley Blake. I'm in love with that collection. grandmas9(at)msn(dot)com

Brenda said...

i would choose Fig tree's Avalon. I think that would make a sweet quilt with this pattern.
bveinotte at juno dot com

Archie the wonder dog said...

I'd use Carnaby Street from Art Gallery Fabrics!

anna dorothy said...

I think Avalon would look nice!

annadorothy (at) gmail (dot) com

Donna K. from N. Texas said...

Love Windhams new colony collection. It's a winner.

jlk said...

I think it would fabulous in Happy Go Lucky.

Lisa Marie said...

I'd like to see it in Notting Hill by Joel Dewberry.

Kristal S. said...

Out to sea by sarah jane and micheal miller! That would be a super super cute quilt!

Kristal Stevenson
camsmom237@gmail.com

Reader Owl said...

Pretty fun pattern - I'd like to see it in Piper by Dear Stella

Anonymous said...

Oh man, the moment I saw this pattern I thought the "Out to Sea" Collection by Sarah Jane for Michael Miller fabrics would be PERFECT!

Tiffany Phillips
jtjtjp2012@yahoo.com

Sara said...

I vote Posy by Aneela Hoey. simplybeu(at)gmail(dot)com

Mylissa G. said...

I would choose "Avalon" by Fig Tree.

Brittney said...

I would use "Comma" by Zen Chic

Jolene said...

I would use Carnaby Street from Art Gallery Fabrics!

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

I think Shelburne Falls by Denyse Schmidt would stand out nicely in this great pattern! marykolb (at) charter (dot) net

Betty said...

So many great choices! Blueberry & Lime by Wilmington really caught my eye! bhquilter@gmail.com

Melanie said...

Snap Pop would be my choice.

Sarah said...

Flutter by Blake Riley would be really fun!

audrey said...

I think this would look great in Happy Go Lucky by Bonnie & Camille!

Debbie Collins said...

Stonehenge Sand and Surf,,batiks are beautiful in any pattern

Kathy @ Kwilty Pleasures said...

Noteworthy by sweetwater. Thanks!

Brie said...

Nature Elements by Pat Bravo

Karen McCormick said...

I like Fig Tree's "Avalon" fabrics.

Donna~~ said...

Great design! I'd like to make it in Totally Tropical Batiks (and some other batiks)!

Carolyn said...

This would be super fun with Noteworthy!

Jennie said...

I'd love to try it with a Good Morning jelly roll. Such a fun quilt!

Anonymous said...

I would use Comma!
Joyce
jfinch@kingwoodcable.net

Tammy said...

Avalon
Fig Tree Quilts for Moda Fabrics
conn_and_vans_mom(at)yahoo(dot)com

Crickets Corner said...

I think it would be great in Taxi by Alice Kennedy

grandmatomato said...

Welcome to Sesame Street Fat Quarter Bundle Quilting Treasures
Sandy K
grandmatomato@yahoo.com

Gill said...

I'd choose Salt Air!

Jennifer said...

Happy Go Lucky would be wonderful with this pattern. Thanks for the chance.
sdjg(at)pacbell(dot)net

Lesley said...

I think Noteworthy would be sweet for that pattern

Cindy said...

While at the Sewing Expo in Puyallup, I found a new collection I love by Riley Blake: Willow

janny said...

Use cotton dots by Riley Blake. What a fun and energetic quilt that would be!

Lia*s Handmades said...

I would pick Black, White & Currant 4 by Color Principal.
Thanks for the chance to win!

Jan said...

I think Audra's Iris Garden by Brannock & Patek for Moda Fabrics would be perfect. rjprytz at hotmail dot com.

Ivaila said...

how about Vintage Modern by Bonnie & Camille :)
ivaila.miia@gmail.com

Rachel said...


I think Simply Color by V and Co or Gypsy Girl would be simply (lol) darling!

yayacajungrl@hotmail.com

Michele said...

Mellow Grace In A Pickle would be so cute on his pattern.

mlidren@hotmail.com

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Ali said...

I'd love to make it with Luxe in Bloom by Art Gallery, thank you so much for the giveaway!

cindy vinzant said...

I like the tropicial batiks
cjv115@yahoo.com

Paula said...

I think this would look great in Michael Miller's Happy Tones.

Julia said...

I'd choose Sidewalks by October Afternoon! The pattern and the fabric remind me of sweet summer afternoons!

Vroomans' Quilts said...

I think this would look great in Happy Go Lucky by Bonnie & Camille!

mylittlefamilymemories said...

I think Marmalade by Bonnie and Camille for Moda Fabrics would be splendid. The pinwheels within pinwheels and the cheerful colors would be so cute.

JanAngel55 said...

Well Spring is almost upon us in California so I'd have to pick Salt Water by Tula Pink as my favorite fabric line right now.
janicelashley@gmail.com

Sallie said...

Happy Tones Happy Roll
Michael Miller Fabrics

dulciquixote said...

This quilt will look great in Prairie Rose by Sue Daley Designs for Riley Blake Designs! The contrast in the fabric will really make the pinwheels pop.

Marianne said...

I'd use Ladybug Garden! Thanks.

Just Sew Sue said...

I'd use Zen chic with a plae grey background.

Cheryl said...

I'd love to make this quilt in Grunge Basics by BasicGrey for Moda Fabrics.

Heartsdesire said...

Sweet Pea Ellie Anne would look lovely in this pattern. I like the soft shabby chic look of the fabric collection.

Shanna said...

I know its not our yet, but I would pick baby Jane by Eric and Julie Comstock for Moda, for this Quilt Pattern.

ssparrowinflight {at} GMAIL(dot)COM

kathleen waldron said...

Hello, I would love to see this quilt in Old Durham Anew.
Kathleen
waldronkathleen02@gmail.com

WoolenSails said...

I love Barbara Brackman's Metropolitan Fair, would love to make a quilt for my bed, with it.

Debbie
woolensails@verizon.net

Christina said...

For this pattern I would choose the Metropolitan Fair jelly roll by Barbara Brackman for Moda. With the right background fabric it would look stately and sophisticated.

Brenna said...

I'd use Me & My Sister Designs "Ticklish" by Moda. So bright and fun with such a fun pattern!
Brenna
brenna.deutchman@yahoo.com

Heather B said...

I would love to see this pattern done with PB&J by BasicGrey for Moda!
mrs(dot)hbraun(at)gmail(dot)com

JoyceLM said...

Paris Flea Market would be my choice. Thanks.

Angela Donnelly said...

I would do Taxi by Alice Kennedy for Timeless Treasures Fabrics. I think it would look cool. Thanks!

Kathy Stewart said...

This would be cute and bright in Happy Tones by Michael Miller.

Amy said...

The colors from the Good Morning by Me and My Sister mixed with some of their Shades of Black (once released of course) would really make the bright colors pop making the windmills standout against a white background. What a fun combo this would make for a young girl who isn't a baby or toddler, but not a teen!

Swedish Scrapper said...

I love these contests because I always get to see new fabrics that I might otherwise miss! I think this would be great in Fig Tree Quilts' Avalon!

Cecilia said...

I would use Comma by Zen Chic.

Apple Avenue Quilts said...

How about Sakura Park. I think it would give the quilt a lovely soft look. Thanks for the chance!

jill(dot)majers(at)gmail(dot)com

Pat said...

I would use Avalon for this pattern - I think it would be beautiful!

klara said...

I would choose Happy Tones Happy Rolls van Michael Miller Fabrics for the Spring is coming feeling

Debbie said...

I would use Small Cotton Dots
Riley Blake Designs. Very Springy!

Anonymous said...

I would use : Flirt by Sandy Gervais for Moda,
so lovely,
thanks for the chance,
katelijn

Jeni said...

I would definitely do this in 2wenty Thr3e by Eric & Julie Comstock for Moda Fabrics. I would HAVE to do the border in the ticket patterned fabric! Yum!

Darlene said...

It's an adorable pattern and I think it would be beautiful in Durham Anew by Brenda Riddle.

Laurel said...

I would love to see that quilt made in a jelly row of Indigo Crossing.

laurel(at)aol(dot)com

hcolvin said...

I would like to see it in Piper by Dear Stella.
holly.colvin@gmail.com

Debbie Weishaar said...

I'd use Seascapes by Deb Strain for Moda Fabrics. I love the colors and they remind me so much of being at the beach.

VikingMom said...

Oh, Happy Day..........I would love to have Vintage Modern..what fun it would be.

Rachell said...

Oh it's so hard to choose a favorite jelly roll! I think this pattern would be cute in just about any color or print!
That said, Simply Color would be pretty fantastic!
reillyr2(at)hotmail(dot)com

Podunkpretties said...

When this jelly roll is available...

Petal by Tanya Whelen

Bella Solid White Bleached SKU # 9900-98

And a lovely large floral from the Petal line of fabric for the border fabric.

Lea
podunkpretties@gmail.com

Barr Tac said...

I would love the good morning jelly roll. Thanks for the chance to win

Olive said...

Birds and Berries would make a really pretty quilt in this pattern! -olive
oliveannbrown@yahoo.com

JanetL said...

I think Apple Jack would be great. Thanks for the chance.

OhioLori said...

I'd make this quilt with "Glamping" Jelly Roll by Mary Jane Butters!!! What a delightful quilt it will make too!!! :)

Leslie said...

oh! what a great pattern! I think Kepier Durham Andew fabric would be so pretty with this pattern!

Linda Fleming said...

I would use St.Giles Durham Anew fabric.
lflemin @msn.com

Anonymous said...

So many lovely fabrics, but I would choose Rose Cottage by Skipping Stones Studios

edkaym@hotmail.com

Karen C said...

I would like to see this cute pattern in Avalon by Fig Tree. Thanks for the chance!
chisholmkm@comcast.net

the odies said...

I think the gypsy collection by stepping stones studio would give this pattern a whimsical feel.

Elin said...

Avalon by Fig Tree immidiately came to my mind when I saw the pattern.

sophie said...

I would use Happy go lucky with this pattern! thank you for the chance to win!!
scresp@yahoo.co.uk

Melanie said...

I would use: Storybook Classics by Whistler Studios for Windham Fabrics...I think this pattern is great for reproduction fabrics.

pkmegs said...

I would use Comma as I just love the prints in it.

Anne said...

Love the colours in 2wenty Thr3e Jelly Roll
Eric & Julie Comstock for Moda Fabrics .. think this would look gorgeous in windmills.

Janiece said...

I would choose "Snowman Gatherings"
for Moda Fabrics for this pattern. I like the variety of colors in it. I may just have to get some myself, if I don't win, and make a quilt with this collection. I just LOVE it! :)
janiecej315@gmail.com

KT said...

I like the looks of the tavern collection!

Meghan said...

Joel Dewberry's Notting Hill :)

Kathryn said...

I'd love it in Cozy Summer House. great pattern.

Helen L said...

I'd love to see it in Marmalade.

lynaeve said...

probably pam kitty love

Janet said...

I have the range of Architexture fabrics and am looking for a pattern to use it with. This one might work well.

Chris S said...

Hello Sunshine by Riley Blake for this one!

krisgray said...

Independence Trail would make this cute pattern into a nice QOV quilt.

Lynn McIndoe said...

I really like this pattern, and it would look super in many lines. I would say Indigo Crossing would be my choice today- but another day could well be a different choice.

Karen M said...

This looks like a perfect pattern for Vintage Modern.

Erin @ Sew at Home Mummy said...

I think I'd use the "Chalky Kaffe Fassett Collective" line :) I think the colors would really pop against a solid background!

B Greene said...

I think this quilt would be great in Comma - very graphic and mod.

Rachael Stensrud said...

Carnaby Street from Art Gallery Fabrics

Schatzi said...

I'd pick Glamping by
Mary Jane Butters for Moda Fabrics--it's so bright and fresh and zesty!

my Haven said...

Avalon by Fig Tree for sure! Just love those color combos!

Anonymous said...

I would use Amethyst by Exclusively Quilters - lovely colors.

Linda
wlinda_ca@yahoo.com

Margaret said...

I think hello sunshine would be great

Fignie said...

I've fallen for Jubilee by
Bunny Hill Designs ...looks sooo soft and delicate!

(danielle@tutshi.com)

Joy said...

I would use Bonnie & Camille's Happy Go Lucky line.

Beth said...

I think Fig Tree Quilt's Avalon would be perfect for the Windmills Pattern.

Judy Snider said...

Vintage Rose by Makower UK for Andover. Pretty!!!

pippirose said...

I think Ladybug Garden by Riley Blake would be perfect.
:o)
pippirose59 at gmail dot com

Emily C said...

A mix of Sweet Pea and Lilac Ellie Ann would make a beautiful Windmills quilt. ebbtide45 at yahoo dot com.

Addibrae said...

I would use the Flutter line

addibrae(at)hotmail(dot)ca

Cal said...

I think Aunt Grace First Place by Judie Rothermel for Marcus Brothers Fabrics would be very appropriate for this pattern.

Mom2RyandSis said...

I think it would look great in Happy go lucky! Thanks for the chance to win!

supersara20 said...

I think Architecture would be a great line, it would be a perfect low volume quilt.

Anonymous said...

Storybook Classics Charm Pack by Whistler's Studio for Windham fabrics...bright, and charming detail.
NiCaam
nldcam@gmail.com

melliebean26 said...

I think this would be great in Fig Tree's Avalon! Great pattern!!

Angela Yeh said...

Love ladybug garden! So cute and fun for a kids quilt!

Fourkidsandwine@yahoo.com

Deborah said...

I think this would look great with Happy go Lucky!

momentary lapse said...

I really like Textures by Angela Walters for Art Gallery Fabrics, I think it would look they with the pattern.

Pinspot said...

I think this would be a good pattern for Chicopee. Small, repetitive prints look like they'd work well here.

Siouxzq64@gmail.com said...

I would love to see this pattern in Comma Zen Chic by Moda

sandy said...

My chosen fabric collection is my latest favorite...Zen Chic by Moda. Love it Love it Love it.

Rita said...

I think Indigo Crossing would great in this pattern.

Jess said...

Zen chic would look fantastic in this pattern!

RAINEY AND POOKA said...

Blue Variety Fat Quarter Bundle
Jo Morton for Andover Fabrics woulkd look fantastic in the windmill pattern--

Ella said...

I'd use Salt Water and fussy cut some octopi.

Mary Deckert said...

Fig Tree's Avalon would be my choice...so pretty, so fresh! Thank you for the chance :)
marydeckert@comcast.net

Donna said...

I would like to see this quilt made with a Field Notes jelly roll. It would be fun to play with the dark/light contrast of the blocks. There's my two cents!
quiltfairy@msn.com

Cherie said...

PB&J by BasicGrey for Moda! I think that would look AWESOME with that pattern!!

JaneB said...

Great pattern. I think it would look great in Chateau Chambray from Andover
jane(dot)bitz(at)gmail(dot)com

Melissa said...

Since I'm feeling in the mood for spring, it would look great in Honey Honey!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

I would love to see this pattern using Independence Trail by Minick & Simpson.

Barb said...

Let's do this one in Shelburne Falls
by Denyse Schmidt for Free Spirit Fabrics!

mamaraby said...

Oh, definitely Art Gallery's Indie!

Michell K said...

Love Civil War fabric so think Victorious Civil War Melodies would do well

Carrie Straka said...

Field Notes from Moda! I bought so much of that fabric and need to do something with it!

Shel @ Crafty But Not Creative said...

This pattern would look great with Honey Honey!

Monica said...

Ladybug Garden by Doodlebug Design would be so fun! Thanks for the chance to win.
Silverize at hotmail

Nita said...

I choose the Kaffe Fasset collective 2013. Bright, saturated colour!

Cindy Swoveland said...

I would like to see this in Spa by Deb Strain for Moda Fabrics.

Pat V. said...

Michael Miller Happy Tones would be very cool in this quilt!

Beth said...

I'd like to make this with Marmalade.

Janarama said...

Hello Sunshine would be my choice.

jp said...

I think this would look great in Northcott's " Singapore Sling". Thank you for running this competition.

zoomingirl said...

I really like Happy Tones Happy Roll by Michael Miller Fabrics for the Windmill Quilt Pattern. But I also like 2wenty Thr3e Jelly Roll by Eric and Julie Comstock by Moda Fabrics. And then there is also Cinnamon Spice by Blackbird Designs.
This is just a really versatile quilt pattern. Perfect for many different fabric lines and tastes. Thanks for the chance!

Joanna @ Shape Moth said...

PB&J, definitely. I'm cannot wait until the yardage is available!

chanina said...

I'd use Oh Deer for this quilt- so cute!

Sunnybec said...

Paris Flea Market... sigh. :-) Linda

Motherontheverge said...

OK, I love the Ticklish collection by Me & My Sister !!! Love those colors...

Siobhán said...

What a great pattern! I think it'd be wonderful in Fig Tree's Avalon--it'd look so nice and summery.

Mimi said...

Great pattern and I'd love to make it with Noteworthy by sweetwater! Thanks for the fun (again!!)

Jeanne said...

Vintage Modern would look good made up in this quilt.

Deidra said...

I love Vintage Modern, I think it would look great with this pattern.

smithcindyk said...

I would use Honey Honey by Kate Spain

Debi Horne said...

I think Indigo Crossings would look good.

Debi Horne
debihorne54@yahoo.com

Lindsay(PACountryCrafts) said...

This would be really cute in Vintage Modern! Thanks for the giveaway!!

Sharon said...

I would like to see this pattern in Bungle Jungle.

Julie said...

Snowmen Gathering :)

This Dog's Mom said...

Carnaby Street would really make those stars pop!

Mame Johnston said...

This pattern would be perfect for my use in Ticklish by Me and My Sister for Moda. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

LeAnne said...

I'm drawn to all the spring colors right now, so I think it would be great in Me & My Sister's Good Morning line.

hafza said...
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hafza said...

I would choose Ladybug Garden Rolie Polie jelly roll to play with this pattern. shaza.zain(at)gmail(dot)com

Elsa said...

I just love Glamping ~ that would be my choice for this cute quilt!

Beth said...

I would love this in vintage modern!

Melinda said...

Iris Garden would be perfect!

Krista @ Sewwhatscooking.com said...

I love Vintage Modern and Textures. Thanks!

Debby said...

I would love to see it in Avalon by Joanna Figuera of Fig Tree Quilts. The colors would really pop, including the navy she has snuck into the line!

dwarthen@laca.org

Melissa Boo said...

I would choose Simply Style by V & Co. I think the colors are nice and bright and would make this pattern pop!

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

Gosh....I'll go with Avalon...there are so many that would be gorgeous!

nettie said...

I absolutely am in LOVE with the Pam Kitty line from Lakehouse Dry Goods.
The colors and the "vintagey" look really tickle my heart. I want to buy some of the fat quarter bundles and make a comforter with them.
Thanks!

Diane C said...

I would love to see this pattern in Monster Bash by Moda for fall time.

lauraluvsloons said...

I love La Belle Fleur by French General.

Connie said...

I would like to see it in Ticklish by Me and My Sister.

hollyvan @hotmail.com said...

Sweetly blushing would be my choice. So sweet for a baby or kid's quilt.

M.W. said...

I would make this with Noteworthy by Sweetwater.
Shawn

Lee said...

I love Comma, by Zen Chic! thankyou!

Regina rchihuahua2@sbcglobal.net said...

I think this pattern would be so pretty in Field Notes by Blickbird.

Jonna said...

I'd love it in Once Upon a Time by Deborah Edwards for Northcott Fabrics. So soft and pretty. jonna (dot) pedrioli (at) gmail (dot) com.

Barbara @ Nähtante Quilts said...

I'd use Cuzco by Kate Spane and Kona Cotton Bone. Thanks for the chance!

Ms De said...

I'm with you Megan! I love this pattern and I am dying to do something with Honey Honey by Kate Spain! This would be so cute!!

Sandy said...

I think this would be stunning in the Color Wheel Over The Rainbow Batiks. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

Kim Turner said...

I love purple so I think Purple Passion Batiks by Hoffman Fabrics would be awesome.

KimmiesKreations@hotmail.com

Needled Mom said...

I think Salt Water would make an awesome quilt.

Michelle said...

I'd do it in Marmalade! But there are lots of other great options too!

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