It’s Fat Quarterly’s Book! Shape Workshop for Quilters

Today’s the day that is my stop on the book tour for this fun new book from the people over at Fat Quarterly!


When I get a new book to check out, I always try to think about what sets it apart from other books… For me, that’s clear with this one.  More than a group of quilt patterns, this book teaches you a variety of different quilt blocks made with all different shapes.


From there, it’s up to you to decide how you turn those blocks into a quilt top.  I love this idea of combining teaching with the reader’s personal creativity.  It’s so much fun to learn something and then put your own spin on it.  It leads to such a variety of interesting quilts, rather than a lot of exact duplicates!

But need a bit more guidance? There’s also lots of cute finished projects included. The book is really just full of lots of ideas, inspiration and guidance.


And I’ll admit it, I was pretty thrilled to see myself quoted on the back of the book!


Who would like to win a copy? Lark Books was generous enough to donate a copy to a reader so leave a comment here and I’ll pick a random winner early next week.

Follow along with the rest of the tour:

5/29 In Color Order
5/31 Comfort Stitching
6/4 Generation Q
6/7 Sew Mama Sew
6/12 Pat Sloan
6/14 WhipUp
6/18 Sarah Fielke’s The Last Piece
6/22 Fat Quarter Shop
6/26 Diary of a Quilter
6/28 Amy’s Creative Side
7/3 A La Mode Fabric
7/6 It’s Sew Kiki!
7/10 Craft Buds!
7/12 Craft Foxes
7/16 {sew} Allegorical
7/18 Wrap-up Party at!

218 Responses to “It’s Fat Quarterly’s Book! Shape Workshop for Quilters”

  1. erica K May 29, 2012 at 5:22 pm #

    You’re among the elite, getting your book reviews on the cover! :D Thanks for the chance.

  2. Kathy h May 29, 2012 at 5:32 pm #

    I think this book looks like it will be a great inspiration.

  3. Allysa May 29, 2012 at 6:20 pm #

    Oh, just what I need for the start of summer break! I would love a copy!

  4. Jen May 29, 2012 at 7:23 pm #

    i’d really love to win a copy !

  5. Mhairi May 29, 2012 at 11:05 pm #

    This book looks great. I would love a copy and I am really looking forward to the bloghop to see more of the projects in the book.

  6. ali May 29, 2012 at 11:26 pm #

    This looks like such a great book! Thanks for the giveaway!

  7. sonja May 29, 2012 at 11:59 pm #

    such a great book! thanks for the review!

  8. simone May 30, 2012 at 1:12 am #

    What a wonderful book! I would really love to see all the projects and actually make some of them (o:

  9. Belinda May 30, 2012 at 4:03 am #

    Would love to get my paws on this mouth watering book! :)

  10. Dianne Neale May 30, 2012 at 4:18 am #

    The quilts look beautiful – I always need another quilting book! Thanks for the chance to win.

  11. Florence May 30, 2012 at 4:21 am #

    This book is tempting ! Thank you for the chance to win !

  12. kat May 30, 2012 at 7:28 am #

    I would love to be the lucky one!!! Crossing my fingers and toes ^_^

  13. Jan May 30, 2012 at 9:08 am #

    This book looks like I would use it MORE than once!

  14. Cheryl May 30, 2012 at 9:41 am #

    I’d love to have this “stuffed to the gills” book of quilt blocks!

  15. Lindsey May 30, 2012 at 9:43 am #

    This book looks fantastic, awesome giveaway!

    (And I meant to comment on your other post but I can’t figure out how to do it from my phone, but you look ADORABLE! What a cute bump!)

  16. Sally May 30, 2012 at 11:36 am #

    I’d love to win a copy–looks great!

  17. Gwen Windham May 30, 2012 at 12:40 pm #

    So hoping to win a copy of this book! It looks fantastic!! I’d love to add it to my Quilting Library! :-)


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