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Layer Cake Pop Quilt Along and giveaway!

Hey there Sassy’s!

Fat Quarter Shop is sharing a fun and FREE PATTERN today as part of a quilt along!

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Layer Cake Pop


 Get Quilt Kit HERE

They did their quilt kit in Spectrum by V and Co.

Such a fun fabric line!

Here is my version of this quilt….

I just love these little stars that this pattern makes! Cute.

I used a Cotton and Steel layer cake and made my own jelly roll out of a cream dot background fabric. The cream color worked really well with this line.

It was a fun pattern and a great way to use up some of those layer cakes we have piling up!!!!

Wanna see all the differnt versions of this quilt?….. and a chance to win the Fat Quarter Shop GIVEAWAY?

Check out all of the other bloggers participating today and enter the giveaway HERE.


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No Bake Jolly Bar Quilt – Easy and Free Pattern!

No Bake Jolly Bar Blog Hop!


Hey there guys! Today I am a stop on the No Bake Jolly Bar Blog Hop hosted by Fat Quarter Shop.

Fat Quarter Shop has a fun, fast and fabulous FREE quilt pattern to share with you…

They call it the No Bake Jolly Bar….

Here is the FREE PATTERN!

For my quilt I used a white layer cake and two jolly bars in “the Boat house” by Sweetwater for MODA fabrics.

In case you don’t know what a jolly bar is…..it is basically a layer cake cut in half, 5″ x 10″ rectangles. Super fun and easy for making a quilt.

Let me tell you…. this quilt came together lickety-split! One day I made all the blocks and the next I put them all together. This is a nice size quilt too… It finishes at 63.5″ x 81.5″, so it will make a nice size quilt to use as a gift for Christmas. Can’t wait to get it quilted up!


Fat Quarter shop has lots of kits for this quilt….

You can get some awesome Quilt Kits HERE


a backing set for the quilt HERE!


Watch the YouTube video HERE!


Guess What???

Fat Quarter Shop is giving me a Jolly Bar of your choice to give away!!!
To Enter>>>>

Just leave a comment here on this post telling me your favorite Jolly Bar!

Contest ends Sunday, December 6th at midnight/EST.

Winner will be announced later that week.

(And the winner is….. Sue! Thanks for entering!!!)

Here is the complete list of participating bloggers….

Andy of A Bright Corner
Sherri of A Quilting Life
Melissa of Happy Quilting
Heather and Megan of Quilt Story
Denise of Pieced Brain
Jane of Quilt Jane
Caroline of Sew Can She
Vickie of Spun Sugar Quilts
Christina of WIPS and TUTS
Paula of The Sassy Quilter>>>You are here!



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Color My Heart – free pattern!


National Sewing and Quilting Month

In case you didn’t know September is Naitonal Sewing & Quilting Month!

Yep, a whole month just for us:)

To show you how much they appreciate you, Fat Quarter Shop created this FREE Color My Heart Quilt Pattern for you!

It makes a HUGE block – 27″ finished! The Color My Heart Pattern is a perfect place for beginnings to start! (Don’t forget to use #colormyheart on social media when you create this quilt!)

Here is my WIP(work in progress):

Color My Heart

I decided to go scrappy with mine….wouldn’t four of these giant blocks made a great quilt!!!


Fat Quarter Shop is also challenging some of your favorite bloggers to try a new sewing and quilting project that they’ve never done before all month long! I am excited to be one of the stops along the way. So be sure to visit me back here on Sept. 16th and see why I love quilting and what crazy new thing I have decided to tackle:)

Here are the blogs they will be featuring all month long:

Sherri of A Quilting Life
Charise of Charise Creates
Anne Marie of Generation X Quilters
Melissa of Happy Quilting
Elizabeth of In the Boon Docks
Jana of Jana Machado
Maureen of Made by Marzipan
Barb and Mary of Me and My Sister Designs
Kaye of Miss Print
Natalia of Piece N’ Quilt
Denise of Pieced Brain
Stephanie of Quarter Incher
Jane of Quilt Jane
Heather and Megan of Quilt Story
Cheryl of Quilter Chic
Michele of Quilting Gallery
Allison of Quilting Mumma
Liz of Sew4Home
Leanne of She Can Quilt
Erin of Why Not Sew?
It doesn’t end there….FQS challenges YOU to try a new project ! Share your projects with FQS on their Facebook, Google +, and Instagram using #fqschallenge
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You still have time to enter this weeks Sassy Saturday giveaway HERE.

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2000 and Sassy…


As we turn the page I realize that 2013 has been amazing and definitely Sassy!

On April 1st, I dove head-first into blogland and published my first post here at The Sassy Quilter. I began by paying homage to my Grandmother and teacher(her nickname was “Sassy”, the original) and my very first quilt that I finished with her six years ago. You can read all about it here in My Quilt Story.

Every day since has been packed full of quilty goodness and I am loving every minute of it! My quilty universe is ever expanding with new things to learn, quilts to make, friends to meet, fabric to buy(of course) and the inspiration from my fellow bloggers is never ending.

Here is a 2013 Sassy review:

My top posts were…

My top 5 visitors were….

1 Susan  @ The Bored Zombie

2 Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

3 Jennifer Creech

4 Lorna McMahon @ SewFreshQuilts

5 Sarah @ Sarah Quilts

A special thanks to these guys for taking the time to visit and sharing your thoughts with me so often! I love getting to know all my sassy quilt friends and it means the world<3

To all my other subscribers, followers, comment leavers and just plain ol’ visitors…Thank You, Thank You, Thank You! xo,xo

So what did The Sassy Quilter actually get done…

Wrote some free quilt patterns…


Baby Charm-Free Beginner pattern for a baby quilt.


Strawberry Jam-Free beginner quilt pattern.

Joined a few quilt alongs…


Prism Quilt-quilt along hosted by 13 Spools, pattern by Fresh Lemon Quilts.


Star Surround quilt-quilt along hosted by Happy Quilting, honorable mention at Va State Fair!


Virtual Quilting Bee quilt-quilt along hosted by Diary of a Quilter

Along the way I finished some quilts and quilty projects…


Sassy Sampler


Winter Seeds Table Topper-3rd place in the Va State Fair, pattern by The Crafty Quilter


Hexagon Pillow

Sunbonnet Sue

Sunbonnet Sue

Wrote a few quilting tutorials…


How to make Binding like a Pro…


How to bind a quilt…


Pumpkin Table Topper Tutorial


Design Wall Tutorial


Easy Ornament Tutorial

Memory Quilt

How to make a Memory Quilt

And last but not least, added a few unquilted tops to my pile…


Double Slice quilt-free pattern at Missouri Star Quilt Co.


Dresden Plate quilt


Chevron quilt

Design Wall for quilting

Triangle quilt


What a fun year! Here’s hoping 2014 is overflowing with lots and lots of quilts:)

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