Friday, May 3, 2013

Pattern Play with the Fat Quarter Shop



Welcome back to our Friday Feature! Please welcome Sarah Price as our FQS staffer of the week!

She 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....
Brenda
I would use Avalon by Fig Tree. I think this would make a romantic feeling quilt!

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, May 7th to submit your comment and the winner will be announced Friday, May 10th, so be sure to come back to see if YOU are the winner!

142 comments:

Cecilia said...

I would use Bake Shop by Lori Holt and a white background.

M.W. said...

I would use Noteworthy by Sweetwater.
Shawn

Jess said...

Definitely Michael Miller Mirror Ball Dots. They certainly do "Sparkle Plenty!" Thanks!

B Greene said...

I would also use a white background paired with the new Hipster Pop prints... or the Crimped fabrics would also be great with the wavy lines radiating out from the center!! So many great possibilities!

beckygreene10 (at) gmail (dot) com

Anya said...

That would be cut in Green Eggs and Ham! Thanks for the chance!

Mountain Home Quilts said...

I would use California Girl on this quilt......or Indigo Crossing....I can't decide which! :)

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Billy'sgirl said...

I'd choose In From The Cold by Kate Spain- this would make an awesome Christmas lap quilt!

Rebecca said...

I would love to see it in some solids like maybe the slate rock Kona bundle or the Grecian Waters. That would be lovely.

crasyquiltlady said...

I would use Coral Reef, I love batiks!
janetcoggins@gmail.com

Jennie said...

It would look awesome in Happy Tones with a nice grey background.

JoyceLM said...

I think Rain by Timeless Treasures would be perfect for this pattern. Thanks.

Brenda said...

I think this would look really pretty in Christmas Countdown by Deb Strain. What a gorgeous Christmas quilt it would make.
bveinotte at juno.com

karen said...

I think the sparkler pattern would look great as a blue and white quilt using Indigo Crossing.
kbhallman@comcast.net

Dana Gaffney said...

I would use Good Morning by Me and My Sister, love the bright colors.

Sandy said...

I think that this would be stunning in Autumn Harvest by Jason Yenter (when it comes out).=)

Samantha said...

Simply Style and/or Simply Color. The colors draw me in every time I see them!

skf0930@hotmail.com

Pat said...

I would use Bake Shop together with other fabrics designed by Lori Holt plus white as the background - great pattern!

Rita McCart said...

I think this would look FANTASTIC using "April's Garden" by South Sea Imports. I love the pionks mixed with the blacks and greys! Just Georgous!!!! :)

mccart@iland.net

WoolenSails said...

I really like the new Moonrise by stonehenge and the quilts they made with it, beautiful idea for next Christmas.

Debbie

Margaret said...

I would love Bake Shop by Lori Holt and make a circle quilt using her templates

robin said...

This would look great with Ride. :)

Deborah said...

I love this pattern - I have had it on my wish list for a long time! I think I would use Simply Color by V and Co - bright rainbow colours with a dark grey background.

Purl Buttons said...

I like Lori Holt's BAKE SALE! you can find me at
sewbeads at yahoo dot com

sskcraftshop @ Hooks, Needles and Brushes said...

I think it would really look cool with cotton dots from rileyblake with white
sskcraftshop(at)gmail(dot)com

Anonymous said...

I think
God Gave Me You by Leanne Anderson for Henry Glass Fabrics would be great in this pattern, then give it to the star in your life.
D7quilt@aol.com

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

I think this pattern would look really cool using Glampin. Thanks for the fun giveaway!

Lori said...

I would use Simply Color by V and Co. The colors of this line would really pop with this pattern.

lbanders00(at)aol(dot)com

Lee Ann L. said...

I just had to comment. I. Love. That. Quilt. Pattern!

I can't participate in pattern play though -- uses up too much bandwidth and we only have a limited amount per month. :-( I am anxiously awaiting the day that we can change our situation! Hopefully within a year because I sorely miss participating in these challenges. :-)

Pauly said...

I would use Kate Spains "In From The Cold" with white background for a Christmas Star that Sparkles.

paulya4@yahoo.com

Marianne said...

I'd use Green Eggs and Ham and use the yellow/white dot as the background!

Miwako said...

Simply Color!

MNakata45(at)aol(dot)com

Jordan Victoria said...

I think it would be really fun with Ride by Windham!

jedijordi@gmail.com

Vandy said...

i would use Gingham by Riley Blake Designs

Beth in TN said...

I thought The Giving Quilt by Red Rooster fabrics would make a neat Christmas-themed shining star.

Gill said...

This would look fabulous in Simply Color!

Mary Deckert said...

I'd make this my first solid colors quilt and use Moda Bella brights.

jan said...

Hipster for sure!!

slopez45s2000 said...

What a cool pattern. I think I would like to try a solid design, maybe Lori Holts new solids.
Thanks,
Shari

Karen in Breezy Point said...

Fun pattern! I would make a Christmas version using Wintergreen from 3 Sisters.

Melissa Oyler said...

I'm thinking either Sasparilla or Baby Jane for this one. :)

OhioLori said...

LOVE this quilt!! Would try Indigo Crossing, ofr Mary Jane Butters Glamping (& make for my daughter!!)... :)

dushyle said...

I love the Circle Ruler tutorial the most. It makes circle applique sewing looks possible...
Thank you!

GO STARS! said...

Mint Julep Batiks by Hoffman Fabrics with an Indigo Bella solid for the background.

andri. said...

I would use Color Me Retro with Pure Elements Lemonade solid:D

Linda Fleming said...

I think the best fabrics to use for Sparkle Plenty are my favorite fabric collection - Fairy Frost from Michael Miller!
Some of them are really frosted and glisten and sparkle.

lflemin@msn.com

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Chocolate Sweet Things by Holly Holderman for Lakehouse Goods.

Robyn said...

I would like to see this in something christmasy like say Holiday Frost.

Jan said...

I think Blushing by Margot Languedoc of The Pattern Basket for Henry Glass Fabrics would be gre3at.

Karen C said...

I think this quilt would be cute in The Boo Crew by Sweetwater!
chisholmkm@comcast.net

joycita said...

I would use Coral Reef Batiks by Hoffman. I would use the corals for the main color and the blues for the background.
Joyce jfinch@kingwoodcable.net

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

Bella Brights!

Lynda said...

I would love to see this made up in Jubilee by Bunny Hill Designs for Moda - with a white background very light and airy

Kim Y said...

How about All About Coffee by Exclusively Quilters Fabrics -- a fun rift on this pattern!

kimynot@yahoo.com

Lori said...

This would be amazing in Lori Holt's Bake Shop line.

momentary lapse said...

I think Paloma by Dear Stella would look great in this pattern.

Mimi said...

I'd love to see this pattern with a new line called Hipster!!!

Cheryl said...

"Sweet Land of Liberty" by Color Principle for Henry Glass Fabrics would be perfect for this Sparkle Plenty quilt!

Kathryn said...

I would use the Summer House line. Love the colors and design.

Barb said...

Lecien's Tiny Prints collection would make a wonderful child's quilt.

Cindy Swoveland said...

I would use Indigo Crossing with the dark blue solid where the black solid is.

Karen said...

I think I might like using Fairy Frost for the colors and a gray for the background.

Jennifer said...

Thanks for the chance! I would use Kaffe Fasset Collective blues for the main prints and a bright white solid or semisolid for the background.

Happy stitching!


--Jennifer jendewitt2000(at)yahoo(dot)com

Ali said...

I think I'd try using Art Gallery's Nature Elements for this, not my usual risk but I think it might work! thank you for the giveaway!
gibbylet21(at)hotmail(dot)com

Debbie said...

Color Me Retro by Jeni Baker for Art Gallery Fabrics would be really cute!
gussek at hotmail dot com

Laura said...

I would love to see that pattern in Over The Rainbow Batiks-particularly the Sunrise colors. I think that would just be gorgeous with the black fabric "star" outline. Thanks for letting us try!

{ HeatherK @ AReformedHeath'n } said...

I think Return to Atlantis would be a stunning color play for this pattern. I'd do the blues as the main color with the greens and corals patched together in between.

KT said...
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pkmegs said...

Simply Color by V and Co. would be what I would choose.

Carol said...

I think Kaffe Fassett fabric would be lovely against a black background, maybe the Happy Kaffe Fassett Collective Fat Quarter Bundle.

Anonymous said...

I think Cotton Couture by Michael Miller would look fabulous in a Sparkle Plenty quilt. I love the solids!
Thanks Linda
wlinda_ca@yahoo.com

Anne D said...

I would use kool aid batiks. What a great pattern

Becky S. said...

I love the Sparkle Plenty pattern! I think it would be cute in the new Hipster fabric by Riley Blake.
onlybas(at)aol(dot)com

Lynn McIndoe said...

I would us Happy Go Lucky for this quilt
mcindoe@xtra.co.nz

barb said...

Alexis' winter garden with black. babscorbitt@gmail.com

Jennifer said...

How about Riley Blake small gingham?

Carla G said...

I'd love to make this with Lapis Hipster by The RBD Designers for Riley Blake Designs! :)
bcgeates at netbistro dot com

Addibrae said...

I would use Glimma

addibrae(at)hotmail(dot)ca

Bobbie said...

I would choose Mediterranean Dream by Simon & Kabuki! It would be a fun summery quilt!

Sharon P said...

I think this would be super cute in Glamping by Mary Jane Butters for Moda Fabrics with the Dark Chocolate Polka Dance as the dark

Lisa in Port Hope said...

I'd love to use a classic collection such as Flower Sugar by Lecien, with a candy pink solid.

llavmc said...

I think this would look great in Lori Holt's new release, Bake Sale.

Debi Horne said...

I would use the batiks by Hoffman, with the black background for drama.

Debi Horne
debihorne54@yahoo.com

lerolai said...

I think the Mint Juleps Batiks from Hoffman, with black background could be nice.

Linda Rosander

linda@rosander.info

Dorian said...

Ohh, the bright, gorgeous fabrics from V and Co, Simply color or her newest line Simply style!

debbie said...

i think that boo crew with a purple sashing would be really cute!

Connie said...

I would use Bake Sale, thanks!

Susan Smith said...

I would use Indigo Crossing for this pattern. Love it!

Lynette said...

So many choices!!! I have a special fondness though for Moda's, Simply Color by V and Co.!

Sally Nicol said...

I watched the videos via Lori's blog and her design boards are a great way to plan and organise blocks.

LeAnne said...

I'm thinking something bright and cheery like Ticklish from Me & My Sister Designs with maybe a dark blue background.

Linda Liquin said...

I'm over the top for dots and love it just as it is so I would pick a great combination of dots from various makers. Great pattern, stars are my favorite. lindaw1010(at)hotmail(dot)com.

janie said...

I love Simply Color and I will use Lori, s idea for a design board. Sure hope I win,

Melanie said...

I would use Happy Go Lucky!

Shauna Gunnell said...

This pattern would be fun in Apple Jack!

shauna (dot) gunnell (at) gmail (dot) com

Kathryn Knox said...

Hi! I would use Bake Shop by Lori Holt. Such pretty colors. Thanks for the chance.

Lou said...

I would use Blueberry amd Lime Boho Girl:)

Deb said...

Simply Color and V and Co would look very nice...

Mary said...

I love that pattern, and since I've been on a batik kick lately I'd love to do it in Over the Rainbow by Laundry Basket Quilts. Wouldn't that be awesome?

Chris S said...

I would use some reds and blue from Reunion with solid gray

classikten said...

I would use Ticklish in the 2 1/2" candies along with yardage of white with red polka dots...to make a doll quilt for my beautiful baby grandaughter.

Anonymous said...

I would use the razzmatazz hipster collection. It would make it fun and flirty! Kelly_dunahoo@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

hi, I think the collection from mama said sew would be great, I love the combination of reds/whites/greys,
thanks for the chance
lecluysekatelijn@hgotmail.com

Craig said...

I would pick Lori Holt's bakeshop as it has a fun summer feel to it and use solids for background.
jtcraig@shaw.ca

scottylover said...

I would love to see this done in a shabby chic kinda way so would pick Mill Brook Series Circa 1835 for it.

Thanks,
Sandy A
scotty4me39 (at) yahoo (dot) com

Georgi Sears said...

I think this would be fabulous as a Christmas quilt using "Ho-Ho-Ho, Let It Snow" by Nancy Halvorsen. Thanks for the chance ~ fingers crossed!

gms5997@yahoo.com

NancyL said...

I'd use Happy Go Lucky by Bonnie & Camille. It would look great in those bright colors!
alnaloge(at)gmail(dot)com

AnnieO said...

Oh, I think this would be rich and yummy in Poinsettia Hearthside Seasons for the Christmas Sparkle!

email: vtaannieo@gmail.com

Marcia W. said...

I would like to see this quilt in blues: Indigo Crossing. alternate email mlwright29(at)hotmail(dot)com

Applikaye said...

I would love to use Kaffe Fassett blue collective for a nice cool look.

Carrie L said...

I love this quilt how it is, but I think it would be cute with a bright background and Clementine by Dear Stella.

KT said...

I think it would look great in Blue Variety or indigo crossing.

Schatzi said...

Stars always say "Christmas!" to me, and I think this would be simply stunning with Love & Joy by
Dena Designs for Free Spirit Fabrics.

Marsha said...

30's Playtime Chloe's Closet looks ideal for this.

This Dog's Mom said...

I think this would sparkle in Hoffman's coral reef batiks.

Tami C said...

I would use 30's Playtime by Chloe's Closet for Moda Fabrics and a white background.

Mom2RyandSis said...

I think the sparkler pattern would look great in Kona Charcoal and Rain by Timeless Treasures! Thanks for the chance to win! mom2ryandsis(at)yahoo(dot)com

DebrafromMD said...

I would choose Avalon by Fig Tree. Love those fabrics!

Deb@asimplelifequilts said...

I would love this in "In From the Cold" by Kate Spain!

Lisa Marie said...

I would make this in 2wenty Thr3e by Eric & Julie Comstock for Moda Fabrics with a background of Kona Coal.

Cal said...

Would love to use this pattern with Trifles Frippery by Thomas Knauer for Andover Fabrics. Beautiful fabric line and an awesome pattern to showcase it.

Rachell said...

What a hard decision, as I love stars!
I would use Cuzco with the purple geo as background (or a dark purple Bella solid), or I would use Pieces of Hope by Riley Blake with a Riley Blake tone-on-tone dot for background.
reillyr2(at)hotmail(dot)com

Laurel said...

I think this pattern would look fabulous and similar in "Rain" by Timeless Treasures.

laurelgj(at)aol(dot)com

Nadya said...

I love the chevron collection!

Patty said...

I would use PB&J!
paweis at yahoo dot com

Maxwells said...

I think it would be cute in sweetie pie with white

craftygoods said...

I would use Shelburne Falls by Denyse Schmidt.

Dinara Adyrbai said...

Why not use the Couture Solids, making that divine gray the background color!
Dinara.adyrbai@gmail.com

Joy said...

I would love to see this quilt done in Black & White so I would use Faye Burgos' Jet Setter bundle.
~joy(dot)kelley(at)gmail(dot)com

Rachael Stensrud said...

Michael Miller's Mirror Ball Dots. When I saw this pattern, his collection immediately popped into my head. I bought it at the Modern Quilt Show in Austin without a pattern in mind. Now I know what to do with it!

Pegerella said...

I would totally use Good Morning by Me and My Sister designs. Great contrast!

Carmen Nuland said...

I would love to make this in Linen Closet Fat Quarter Bundle
Renee Nanneman for Andover Fabrics

Tamie said...

I'd like to try Happy Go Lucky.

Nancy said...

I like Moonrise Starry Night Stonehenge

Anne said...

Ticklish by Me and My sister.. white background..

Sheila D. said...

I didn't go far to find my fabric. I would use Laura Gunn's Edges for the quilt.

Madeleine said...

I would love this in Simply Color by V and Co!

Monica said...

Hipster by Riley Blake would be so fun!
Silverize at hotmail

Mara said...

Michael Miller Mirror Ball Dots

Scrap,Quilt, Preach said...

I would be picking Laura Gunns new line Edges. I think Cerise edges would be the starting point using the dark burgundy as the background

quilt455 said...

This would be great in I Simply Color by V and Co!

Conlill said...

Loved the interview with Lori Holt, she uses such pretty colours.
One of my favorite fabric collections at the moment is 'ENCHANTED POND'
kevcon5@bigpond.com