Friday, April 12, 2013

Pattern Play with the Fat Quarter Shop



Welcome back to our Friday Feature! Please welcome Kevin Jolly as our FQS staffer of the week!

He chose the following pattern to feature this week:


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

The lucky winner is....
Alexandra Sparks
Children at Play by Sarah Jane for Michael Miller Fabrics would be great. Stripes, dots, patterns, something for everyone.


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, April 16th to submit your comment and the winner will be announced Friday, April 19th, so be sure to come back to see if YOU are the winner!

174 comments:

JoyceLM said...

I think it would have a real classic look in Snowman Gatherings. Thanks.

✾Jamie Lee Cooley✾ said...

I'm going to go with Comma by Zen Chic. I think the colors would look beautiful in this quilt pattern.

GO STARS! said...

Empress Esmeralda by Robert Kaufman would be perfect.

Debi Horne said...

I think Lario by 3 Sisters would compliment this pattern.

Debi Horne
debihorne54@yahoo.com

Podunkpretties said...

Enchantment Pam Kitty Love Fat by Pam Kitty Morning would make this pattern come to life but still keep the Ritzy Glam!

Lea
podunkpretties@gmail.com

Mountain Home Quilts said...

I think that La Belle Fleur would look wonderful here!

Billy'sgirl said...

I think this pattern would be perfect to show off the Spa collection by Deb Strain.

Quiltsmiles said...

This pattern is versatile it could be pretty in all your lines but I think it would be scrumptious in Indian Summer or the Lario line. Jane

Georgi Sears said...

LOVE the pattern ~ I think it would be gorgeous in Avalon! Thanks so much for the chance to win ~ fingers crossed :)

gms5997 (at) yahoo (dot) com

Vroomans' Quilts said...

Wingin' It (Henry Glass) using a mix of mustard, slate, pink, and teal. shavroo53atyahoodotcom

Tiffany said...

My first thought was to do this one in all solids. Maybe this bundle:
Berry Kona Cotton Solids Fat Quarter Bundle
SKU# FQ-557-11

Gill said...

How about 'Shelburne Falls'??

Emily C said...

I would love this is Avalon by Fig Tree Quilts. I adore florals and this collection is perfect for this pattern with all the pinks and blues.

WoolenSails said...

I love Metropolitan fair, I would love to make a bed quilt with that, such beautiful old world prints and colors.

Debbie

Leigh Laurel Studios said...

I'm thinking Cuzco by Kate Spain!

Carolyn said...

I think that this would be so cute in So Happy Together.

cdanielabee(at)gmail.com

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

I've always loved everything French General, so I would pick the French General Favorites line.

Carol Reed said...

I think the So Happy Together by Deena Rutter for Riley Blake Designs would be awesome for a teenage girl.

Laurel said...

I think this pattern would look great made from Indigo Crossing with lots of the darker blues.

Leila said...

I think it would be fun in Amy Butler's polka dots!

sophie said...

I would use Avalon for this one! love the very classic look of this pattern. Thank you so much for the chance to win! fingers crossed!
scresp@yahoo.co.uk

D7quilt@aol.com said...

Get a Clue with Nancy Drew from Moda would be great in this pattern as its criss-cross pattern allows the look of a detective moving from room to room looking for clues. My sister read all the Nancy Drew books and would love these fabrics.

Maria Gee said...

I would use Moda's LITTLE BLACK DRESS by Basic Grey. Think you'd get some nice contrasts that would accentuate the pattern.
Thanks for the opportunity to play!

mgee.bentec@yahoo.com

Ashley Nicole. said...

I think Out To Sea by Sarah Jane for Michael Miller Fabrics would be nifty, especially if you used fussy cut squares from the My Favourite Ship fabric in that line.

Marianne said...

I'd use Boho by Urban Chiks!

Shauna Gunnell said...

I'd use Happy Go Lucky. It has lots of contrast as well as some small to medium scale prints for all those little pieces.

Shauna.gunnell(at)gmail.com

Chris S said...

I also would pick Avalon!!
chrissherman1669(at)yahoo.com

SewCalGal said...

Cinnamon ice looks like a fun collection to create with.

SewCalGal
www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com
sewcalgal (at) live (dot) com

M.W. said...

I think Noteworthy would be awesome for this pattern.
Shawn

Debbie Weishaar said...

In The Forest by Steffi Brocoli for Cloud9 Fabrics

Mimi said...

I would love to see Noteworthy in this pattern, I think it would look amazing!!

Mimi said...

I would love to see Noteworthy in this pattern, I think it would look amazing!!

SunshineandSpices said...

I think Paris Flea Market by Moda would be perfect for this one.
jenni.sachs@gmail.com

Kim Y said...

Matilda by Alice Kennedy for Timeless Treasures Fabrics!

kimynot@yahoo.com

Love your site :)

Unknown said...

Maybe it's because winter is dragging on so long here that I'm looking for some colour, but I think this pattern would look really sharp in Kelly and Andie's Blogger's Choice Fat Quarter Bundle.

-- Jasmine
jasmine.liska@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

I like Asian Peony by Punch Studio for Hoffman Fabric. There are so many rich colors for a Night at the
Ritz quilt!

dmckmc@centex.net

Sara said...

I think Avalon by Fig Tree Quilts would be great!

Marcia W. said...

alternate email mlwright29@hotmail.com
In keeping with a monochromatic color scheme, Indigo Crossing by
Minick & Simpson for Moda Fabrics is my choice.

Hildy said...

Noteworthy by Sweetwater for Moda. It has a lot cute prints, perfect for a baby quilt!
hildy(at)ebertzeder(dot)de

Shelly Miesner said...

Victorious Civil War Melodies Fat Quarter.

Judy Snider said...

This one has me a little stumped, but I think Black, White and Currant by Henry Glass would work wonderfully.

Anonymous said...

I would love to use Hello Sunshine by Lori Whitlock for Riley Black Designs.

Thanks, Linda

wlinda_ca@yahoo.com

Carrie S. said...

Lario from 3 Sisters would look perfect with this pattern!

Madeleine said...

Simply Color, always Simply Color!

Lee said...

Zen Chic Comma would be nice!

LKDrum said...

Kansas Troubles Favorites would be pretty....LKDrum@aol.com

Jennifer said...

I think Jubilee would be great.
sdjg(at)pacbell(dot)net

amylynne said...

Happy go lucky by Bonnie and Camille! Love all there lines!

Margaret said...

I love ladybug garden by Riley Blake Thank you

Susan Paxton said...

Love the Pattern...I really like Free Spirit Fabric "Petal" by Tanya Whelan. I would love to do a lovely feminine quilt with the roses prominant..spx823@aol.com

Siouxzq64@gmail.com said...

I think Scarlet Evening by Judie Rothermel for Marcus Brothers Fabrics would look exquisite in this pattern

Nita said...

Hum...... I think a 30s reproduction fabric collection would be perfect since this pattern has ann old-fashioned, homey feeling about it.

Linda Fleming said...

I'd love to see it done for summer in
Marmalade by Bonnie & Camille.
lflemin@ msn.com

Jeannie D said...

This pattern just begs to be stitched up in Vintage Modern by Moda!

mynadala(at)gmail(dot)com

SarahZ said...

So many collections would work wonderfully with this pattern! I think the soft brights of "Noteworthy" by Sweetwater would make a nice choice :)

Becky S. said...

I would make it in the coming soon Midwinter Reds by Minick and Simpson.
onlybas(at)aol(dot)com

Kristy said...

I am thinking Lecien's Durham Anew would be gorgeous in anything! soardkgatfusedotnet

Rineke said...

'Matilda' by Alice Kenndy for Timeless Treasures would be great. There's enough difference in value and I love the colors and prints!

Trisch said...

I would pick Little Red Riding Hood by Tasha Noel. The centers could be fussy cut with Little Red, the sweet looking trees . . . well you get the picture! Beautiful!
trisch_stamps@yahoo.com

OhioLori said...

I'd love this pattern in "Cinnamon Spice" fabric line!! Would be old fashioned looking....

MoeWest said...

I think it would be nice in Blossom Petal by Tanya Whelan for Free Spirit.

Anonymous said...

I think "Blossom Petal" by Tanya Whelan would be darling!

theveritas@sbcglobal.net

Schatzi said...

The reds and blues of La Belle Fleur by French General would be so very pretty for this!

kittyprincess(at)gmail(dot)com

Rita McCart said...

since it seems to have picture squares I picked "Redwork Lazy Daisy Baskets" This is very pretty fabric and I think this pattern would look very sophisticated in red and white! :)

Sherryl said...

I'm in love with Cosmos right now. I'm not sure how it would work with this pattern, but it would be fun to try. Avalon would be my second choice. Two completely different options, I know!
sunshdws at yahoo dot com

Stephanie said...

i THINK this antique-y look:
Mahogany Floral Antique Flower Fat Quarter Bundle
Lecien Fabrics

http://www.fatquartershop.com/store/stores_app/Browse_Item_Details.asp?sid=41894121837274189&Store_id=499&page_id=23&Item_ID=74572&Parent_Ids=

Anne said...

Happy Go Lucky would be good. Lots of bright colors for contract and that navy with white dot is awesome!

Abby said...

Esprit de Noel would be beautiful in this pattern - I may just have to make it now that you've got me thinking about it!

llavmc said...

I think this would look great in Posy.

Sandy D said...

Baby Jane by Eric and Julie Comstock would be good for this pattern.

RAINEY AND POOKA said...

COMMA BY ZEN CHIC

Deborah said...

I think this would look great in Textures by Angela Walters for AGF.

kathleen waldron said...

I am in love with Lario. Soft colors and lovely designs.
Kathleen
waldronkathleen02@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

I can't wait to use Happy Go Lucky in a project. I think it would be great with this pattern.

Sharon Lagace
ronsha01@nycap.rr.com

selleck said...

French General would be perfect.

Janet said...

I think that it would look great in Blackbird Designs' Cinnamon Spice.

Thanks for the opportunity!!

Karen in Breezy Point said...

I'd try Black, White and Currant from Henry Glass fabrics.

Deb said...

I'd love to see it made up in Aneela Hooey's Sew Stitchy.

Anonymous said...

This pattern would look great in the indigo crossing collection. kelly_dunahoo@yahoo.com

jmniffer said...

I would like to see it made in Enchanted Pond.

Alyce @ Blossom Heart Quilts said...

I'd say Comma by Zen Chic!

Rachell said...

I like A Year to Crow About for Red Rooster. It's got the cutest panel that you can cut apart for the center blocks-- quite a cute showcase for a novelty print!

Mom2RyandSis said...

I think it would look great in Shades of Black by Me & My Sister Designs! Thanks for the chance to win! mom2ryandsis(at)yahoo(dot)com

Addibrae said...

I would use the Boho line for that pattern

addibrae(at)hotmail(dot)ca

Karen C said...

A very sweet quilt could be made with this pattern using Les Amis by Patty Sloniger by Michael Miller. I love the teal colorway!
chisholmkm@comcast.net

Lindi said...

What could be Ritzier than black, white and gold? I'd choose Aster by
Williamsburg for Windham Fabrics. Classy with good tonal contrast. :)

lynaeve said...

my favorite is pam kitty love. thanks for the chance!

Janet said...

Looks like a Zen Chic Comma quilt to me!

sunflower2x@gmail.com

Waverlee said...

This would be lovely in Scarlet Evening.

Siobhán said...

I think this would look great in Urban Chik's Boho.

Nancy said...

Just love So Happy Together. Love the colors and the house print. But then I would probably have a new favorite tomorrow. So many great fabrics.

Margaret Doro said...

Just love anything by Bonnie & Camille.

Jeanne said...

This would look great with Avalon.

Beth said...

I love indigo crossings and would like to try it here!

Cal said...

I think Wishing Life is Beautiful by
Helen Stubbings for Red Rooster Fabrics would look darling in this pattern.

MissEnota aka Kristin S. said...

Pam Kitty Love would really rock with this pattern!

Elin said...

I think Calliope Stitch Studios for Riley Blake Designs would make a lovely quilt with that pattern.

Carleigh said...

I think happy go lucky by Bonnie and Camille would be perfect; lots of contrast and some great low volume prints!
Carleightrust(at)gmail(dot)com

pasqueflower said...

Field Notes by Blackbird Designs.
leannlafave@hotmail.com

Stitched With Prayer said...

I love this pattern and think it would be really gorgeous made with 'Esprit de Noel' by French General. Thanks so much for a chance in this giveaway...
teenietaters@q.com

Debbie P said...

This pattern is so charming and would look fresh & fun if done with the Vintage Modern by Bonnie and Camille. This fabric combines colour and pattern that is timeless.

Lou said...

There are SO many but I really like the Remember collection!!!

Nancy said...

I'd use the Happy Kaffe Fassett Collective Fat Quarter Bundle

nrbird AT gmail DOT com

Lindsay(PACountryCrafts) said...

That would be so cute in Noteworthy! Thanks for the giveaway!

wtpooh11 said...

I really like Lario by 3 Sisters for Moda fabrics. My e-mail address is: wtpooh11@hotmail.com

Kathy L said...

I like Black and White by Michael Miller. Thanks for the chance to win.

CarolCat said...

Night at the Ritz would look great made up in the Enchanted Pond Fabric. The rich deep purples & magentas along the greens & honeys would look magnificent!
Thanks!
cdgearey@hotmail.com

Coffee Break Whatever said...

I still like Children at Play. But I appreciate your always haveing a pattern of the week..it is inspirational!

TheLazyQuilter said...

Esprit de Noel for sure! :)

Mary Deckert said...

I would pick Indigo Crossing. The blues would make such a pretty, fresh summer quilt.
marydeckert(at)comcast(dot)net

Katie Jo said...

I love the Chevron bundles, any of them!!! katiejolamb at hotmail dot com

Jeanne Gwin said...

I believe that this quilt pattern would look beautiful when done in Black, White & Currant. Thank you

Susan Smith said...

Indigo Crossing would be perfect for this pattern!

Deb said...

Happy Go Lucky is one of my favorites now, and it would look nice with this pattern. Thanks!

Jette said...

This pattern is made for PIRATES, with all the scary fish as border

Quiltingranny said...

Blossom Petal by Free Spirit, I just love the way the red and white checks blend with the florals!

Jeannie said...

I LOVE the Sarah Jane fabrics ... I've bought all her embroidery patterns. My fabric choice would be So Happy Together. Thank you for the chance to win a gift certificate!

Mary Ann said...

I really like the Comma fabric line.

Lori said...

I'd love to see that pattern in Happy Go Lucky by Bonnie & Camille for Moda Fabrics. It's such a fun & joyful line of fabrics.

Delcia R. said...

I would love to use Avalon byFig tree for this quilt--the blue in the line would create a standout spark of color! Rosenowde@live.com

emmy said...

I think it would be perfect for Indigo Crossing.
maryellen1304@hotmail.com

Ali said...

I think I'd use Shelburne Falls too, itd be great with this pattern! Thank you for the giveaway :)

Mara said...

Scarlet Evening would look beautiful in this pattern.

Scarlet_Sunshine said...

My first thought was Jubilee by Bunny Hill Designs for Moda.
sarahelliott73@gmail.com

Janarama said...

I love Hello Sunshine.

Anne said...

Remember by Carina Gardner for Riley Blake Designs,with gray, pink, mustard, red and aqua..would make a happy, yet sophisticated "Night at the Ritz"

June Jung said...

I would choose Blueberry and Lime Boho Girl by Debra Valencia with my granddaughter in mind as she loves these colors.

barbara woods said...

I love. Happy go lucky thanks

quiltmom said...

I think it would be beautiful in Enchanted Pond by Holly Taylor for Moda.
Thanks for the chance to win a lovely gift certificate to your shop. You have so many gorgeous fabrics to choose from- it would be hard to pick my favorites.
Regards,
Anna

lauraluvsloons said...

I think it would be great in la Belle Fleur by French General.

Tamie said...

I'm thinking PB&J would look good.

andri. said...

I'm currently in love with the cute test tubes in Robotic so that's what I would use!:D

Brenda said...

I think this would look really neat made with Little Black Dress by Moda.
bveinotte at juno dot com

Myra said...

I am seeing it in Black, White, And Currant. Such a pretty line.

Patty said...

I would like to use Comma!
paweis at yahoo dot com

Beth said...

I think this would be very cheery if made in Old New 30's.

GranChris said...

So many choices, I might pick Avalon but maybe Kona Solids would be fun.

Dinara Adyrbai said...

My choice is Chateau Rouge by French General.
dinara.adyrbai@gmail.com

Mom who loves to sew said...

I would like to use "So Happy Together by Deena Rutter for Riley Blake. The colors are so vibrant and the pattern would look so cheerful in those colors.

Tina said...

Judi Rothermel's 25th Anniversary Collection is just mouth-watering! And as always, I just love Fig Tree Fabrics and their new Avalon Collection is fantastic!!
tfitzleahy at sbcglobal dot net

Julie said...

I am still loving Spring House. Thanks!

Samantha said...

Indian Summer by Sarah Watson would be great. Those colors just make me so happy.

mik41 said...

I think this pattern would look absolutely stunning in CINNAMON SPICE, by Blackbird Designs for Moda Fabric.
staceykim@shaw.ca

KT said...

Thanks for the chance to win! You guys are awesome.

Anonymous said...

I think the collection mama said sew,in all the reds, grays,whites, it would be great,
thanks for the chance,
lecluysekatelijn@hotmail.com

Helen L said...

I'd love to see it in "Hello Gorgeous" by Melissa Ybarra

Melissa Boo said...

I'd love to see this in Happy Go Lucky or Avalon.

Lisa Marie said...

I would choose Grace in a Pickle in the Bold colorway.

Brenda Ramos said...

Just love what my daughter picked out
Mayfair Town & Country by Dear Stella
"Her Dream Trip to Paris"

Brenda
brenken.ramos@gmail.com

quilt455 said...

It is tough to pick just one fabric line with so many great ones but I would go with Freely Cruzin'by Barbara Jones of Quilt Soup for Henry Glass Fabrics

Monica said...

Tweet for Two is darling!
Silverize at hotmail

Chris Hartman said...

If I start now, I can make an adorable Christmas quilt using Nancy's Holiday Favorites!

Chris Hartman
Cjlkhartman@earthlink.net

Cherie said...

I think it would look stunning in Remember by Carina Gardner for Riley Blake Designs! What a fabulous collection!

Barbara said...

I would have to say Snowman Gaterings, even though its been a long winter, I just love this fabric

Barbara Reynolds
FirstTimeNana@aol.com

Lynn McIndoe said...

I would go with Posy for this quilt. Perfect for a baby girl.

construction_julie said...

Hi! I bet it would be so cute with Cream and Sugar by Ampersand Design Studio.

B Greene said...

I think this pattern would love fabulous done with Comma... but I think every pattern would look great in Comma ;-)

Anonymous said...

Love me some Boho by Urban Chiks. jillfroelich@yahoo.com

craftygoods said...

I would love to try it in Merlot Kona Cotton Solids for a modern twist.
mlchapman@mlchapman.com

Kathryn said...

For a completely different look, I'd go with All about Boys. Thanks for the giveaway.

Anonymous said...

I would use Remember by Carina Gardner for Riley Blake Designs. I love the blues, reds, greys, and greens.

Anonymous said...

I would use Remember by Carina Gardner for Riley Blake Designs. I love the blues, reds, greys,and greens.
Jan Jcmcenter@msn.com

EG said...

It's interesting that this is a very neutral quilt in the example, because I'd like to see it in bright, fun, young colors!

I'd like to see this in Angela Yosten's Blogger's choice bundle.

Mania said...



I would choose this pattern Snowman by Primitive Gatherings Gatherings for Moda Fabrics. Tanks

Carmen Nuland said...

That pattern would look beautiful in Elvet Durham Anew Fat Quarter Bundle
Brenda Riddle for Lecien Fabrics

JaneB said...

Shelburn Falls by Denise Schmidt for Free Spirit Fabrics in the Buckland colorway would be amazing for this pattern.
jane(dot)bitz(at)gmail(dot)com

Peach Rainbow said...

I'd love this in Hello Gorgeous by
Melissa Ybarra.

Thanks for the chance!

Angie said...

I would use Asian Peony by Punch Studio.

LeAnne said...

I think this quilt would look beautiful using Avalon by Joanna Figueroa.
steve_leanne@yahoo.com

robin said...

Would look nice with the Country Touch line. :)

Anonymous said...

I think I would try select prints from Snowman Gatherings by Primitive Gatherings. patseidle(at)gmail(dot)com

This Dog's Mom said...

I think this would be beautiful in Dawn Asian Peony by Hoffman.

kutiequilter said...

I am dying to get my hands on Snowman Gathering

Diane said...

This is a tough one because its hard to see the pattern, but I'll go with Aster by Williamsburg. Thanks for the giveaway.