A Fabulous Fat Quarter

Novel ideas with novelty fabrics from 4my3boyz.com

6. November 2016 13:17
by CarSut
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It's Turkey Time!

6. November 2016 13:17 by CarSut | 0 Comments

 It's Turkey Time again so I thought I would share some Thanksgiving sewing projects and craft ideas I found to add a little warmth to this holiday season.

DIY Fall Scrap Wreath Tutorial from Making it with Danielle

 We have some wonderful fabrics at 4my3boyz.com that would work well for this project!

 

 

I love this tutorial from Rebekah Martin at eHow.com

 

These Patchwork Acorn Potholders would make a wonderful hostess gift! You can see how to make them with a tutorial from Amanda Niederhauser at the Therm-O-Web Blog

Here are some additional Holiday Fabrics that would be perfect to use for this project!

 

  This No-sew fabric project is a quick holiday decoration you just have to try! Get the tutorial from Jessica at the Living Chic on the Cheap Blog

Wouldn't they look sweet in these fabrics from 4my3boyz Fabrics?

29. January 2015 11:55
by CarSut
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The 4my3boyz Weekend Super Bowl Party!

29. January 2015 11:55 by CarSut | 0 Comments

 

It's that time of year again! Don't Miss

The 4my3boyz Weekend Super Bowl Party!

Big Giveaways
Enter Now to Win The Big Super Bowl Giveaway!
We will be giving away:
The Quilter's Wonder! Frame valued at $75

The F.A. Edmund's Sit-on Needlework Scroll Frame valued at $34

Take-Away-Tote Kit with Stand valued at $36

Four $25 Gift Cards

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 The 4my3boyz Fabrics Super Bowl Quiz
Take the 4my3boyz Fabrics Super Bowl Quiz and get 10 reward points for every correct answer!

That's $12.50 if you're a Super Bowl Genius! JK, you don't need to know a thing about football!

Can you guess what color Katy Perry's hair will be when she hits the stage at half-time?

Or whether a player will be taken off the field on a stretcher? You can do this!

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 Use this Code in the shopping cart: iSUBSCRIBE

 

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  and Sales, Sales, Sales!

20% off All Clearance Fabric!

Get Yards of Fabric for as low as $3.20!

Begins Friday 1/30

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Fat Quarter Fabric Collections

20% off

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NFL Football Team Fabrics

Up to 40% off!

One Day Sale ~ Sunday 2/1

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Disney Frozen Fabric

25% off!

Begins Friday 1/30

 

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All Valentine's Day and St Patrick's Day Fabrics

Up to 30% off

Sale Ends February 1st

Valentine's Day and St Patrick's Day Fabric Sale

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Fleece Fabric Blow Out!

50% off!

Fleece Sale

 

29. January 2015 11:16
by CarSut
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Fabric Search

29. January 2015 11:16 by CarSut | 0 Comments

FabSearch

Looking for something you can't find? Here is a great Search tool with several options to find that illusive fabric and more!

There are three ways to find what you need!

FabShopFabSearch, sponsored by The Fabric Shop Network, makes it easy to find information about products available online and in member's retail shops. There are three easy ways to search for the products and information you need.

Search for fabrics, tools, patterns & books (with graphics)

Find classes, newsletters, tutorials & more! (text only or with graphics)

Send a specific request to over 1,000 shops! (search via email)

If you have a specific product you're looking for and haven't been able to find it with one of the search options, you can send an email to fabsearch@aol.com.

Provide as much detailed information as you possibly can. For example: If you are looking for a specific fabric, include a written description, the manufacturer, name of the collection (if known), pattern number, color name and number, and number of yards you need.

Your request will be sent daily to 1,000+ independent fabric and quilt shopowners on a private email list.

Be sure to provide your contact information in the email message so the shopowners will be able to contact you if one or several can fill your request.

Try this next time you are looking for something you can't find by clicking on the picture below!

FabSearch

29. January 2015 10:47
by CarSut
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Worldwide Quilting Day Block Challenge

29. January 2015 10:47 by CarSut | 0 Comments

Submit Entries March 21st - April 21st, 2015
Voting Runs April 22th - April 30th, 2015
Voting Runs April 16th - April 30th, 2014
One vote per Shop per 24 hours

Set your calendar to visit this page on Worldwide Quilting Day ─ Saturday, March 21st!

 Are you excited about the Star Block Challenge starting March 21st? We can't wait!

 Worldwide Quilting Day

Enter the WWQD
Star Block Challenge!

 *** No Purchase Necessary
***Void Where Prohibited

 Here’s How it Works:

 Create 12” star blocks for the charity of your participating shop's choice.

  • Criteria: 12” star blocks; use the Evening Star Block distributed by your participating shop or use a 12” star block of your choice.
  • Take a photo of each unique 12” star block you make.
  • Then upload the photo to the challenge page with an original “Wrap the World with Stars”caption. Then upload the photo to the challenge page with an original “Wrap the World with Stars”caption.
  • You may enter as many times as you want. Each entry needs to be a unique and original photo with caption to be an eligible entry. If the same photo is uploaded more than once it will only count as one entry.
  • Max image size: 4MB

 Challenge Dates:

 Challenge starts Saturday, March 21, 2015 and runs through Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

 Voting :

  • Voting will run from April 22 – April 30, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. EST 
  • Voters will be voting for their favorite star block. 
  • Voters can vote once every 24 hours during the nine day voting period at each of the participating shops.  
  • Voting will reset every night at midnight EST.   

 Winners:

  • One Grand Prize winner will be awarded a Sewing Machine plus a $500 Shopping Spree! 
  • The winner will be announced in late May!   

 Good luck and have FUN!

 

29. January 2015 10:21
by CarSut
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National Quilt Contests in 2015

29. January 2015 10:21 by CarSut | 0 Comments

Here are 4 National Quilt Contests in 2015 that you may be interested in

2 are from nonprofits and 2 are from fabric companies


Sacred Threads: Deadline March 9

Quilts submitted should explore themes of joy, spirituality, peace and brotherhood, inspiration, grief, or healing. Quilts must be an original design or an original execution of a traditional pattern. The perimeter of quilts entered must fall between 80” and 288”. The nonprofit organization Sacred Threads produces this exhibition every other year, and this year the quilts will be shown July 10–26. Deadline is for digital images only. Details at sacredthreadsquilts.com.

Piece and Comfort Challenge, Moda: Deadline March 31

The challenge is to make a quilt honoring a military family in one’s own community or military families in general, using the Sandy Gervais fabric collections Because of the Brave and Red, White and Free. Entry forms can be found at local quilt shops, which also have the option of displaying the finished quilts April 6–18. Digital images of the quilts sent to Moda will be eligible for prizes and online display. Quilts must be 54” by 65” or larger, and quilters may choose to donate the quilt to a military family. Details at Blog.modafabrics.com/piece-and-comfort.

Animals We Love, Quilt Alliance: Deadline May 1

This is the ninth year the nonprofit, Quilt Alliance has had a contest and auction to raise funds. The theme changes annually. Quilts must be 16” square, and the Alliance suggests the theme be widely interpreted; animals can be real or imaginary. A trio of judges will pick the grand prize winner who will receive an HQ Sweet Sixteen. Alliance members vote for all other prizes. Finished quilts are due by May 1 at the nonprofit’s headquarters in Asheville, North Carolina. Details at quiltalliance.org.

Hoffman Challenge: Deadline July 17

Although this is one of the best-known and longest-running quilt challenges, many quilters aren’t familiar with it. The fabric for the 2015 challenge is from Hoffman’s Mandalay collection, it is inspired by classic global textiles, like those seen at Interwoven Globe, the major show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2013. The challenge curator will pick which items will tour. Entrants can make quilts, dolls, garments and/or accessories. Details at hoffmanchallenge.com.