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!

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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.

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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.

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

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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 FatQuarterly.com!

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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