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Become the Ultimate Stash Buster! NEW 3-Yard Quilt Book

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Description: Revealing our newest 3-yard quilt book "Stash Busting With 3-Yard Quilts"! We are so excited about these 8 brand new patterns that you can use with three, 1-yard cuts OR by using some of your favorite precuts in your fabric stash!

Super Easy Free Pattern - Fun Times at Fabric Café!

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Description: Download this super easy free pattern from Fabric Café! This free pattern is perfect for beginner quilters as it is simple to sew together and make for your first project! The Fun Times free pattern is also great to use with your fabric stash or to make for quilt donations. All it takes is three, 1-yard cuts of fabric to finish the quilt top!

Revealing the Secrets of our One Block Quilts!

Thursday, August 17, 2023

Description: Fran & Donna share all the secrets on what makes our 8 new one block quilt patterns so unique and the tips and tricks you need to know when making one of these patterns!

Can you Find It? – 8 New One Block Quilts!

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Description: We are sew excited to introduce our brand new 3-yard quilt book "One Block 3-Yard Quilts!" Fran & Donna share 8 all new designs that feature only ONE quilt block to create the entire pattern. Every pattern can be made with just three, 1-yard cuts of fabric. Can you find the one block in these quilts?

Fabric Selection Made Easy: Complete Guide for Quilters!

Thursday, August 3, 2023

Description: Fran shares here easy 3 step process when selecting fabric for a 3-yard quilt. Choosing fabric is an art, and it can be hard sometimes. Today we are sharing our complete guide on knowing just what fabrics to pick when starting a new project. Whether you are a beginner or experienced quilter, this is the tutorial for you!

Falling for Fabrics: Captivating Fall-inspired Quilts!

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Description: We are falling for these FALL-TASTIC autumn themed fabrics and dreaming of cooler weather. Donna and John go through some of their favorite fall combinations to pair with our quick and easy 3-yard quilt patterns.

We were SHOCKED by these Ombre Fabrics!

Thursday, July 13, 2023

Description: These ombre fabrics are shockingly beautiful and once we put them into 3-yard quilt patterns they were even better! Ombre fabrics offer a unique advantage when paired with our patterns because it gives the illusion that you used more than 3-yards of fabric! How cool is that?

Sunshine & Snowflakes - Make it Christmas in Summer Fabrics!

Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Description: What would summertime fabrics look like in our "Make it Christmas" quilt patterns? Donna & Fran put it to the test and see just how different these quilt patterns look with summer themed fabrics! 3-Yard quilt patterns continue to be so versatile and change the moment you go bold with your fabric selection. Have you tried to change it up?!

Stay Cool with Quilts: Fun Summer Ideas

Thursday, June 29, 2023

Description: Donna and John share some of the best quilt patterns you can make over the summer! It is too hot to go outside with the kiddos or work in the garden, summertime is the time to stay indoors in your craft room making 3-yard quilts for yourself and others!

Hot 3-Yard Quilt Deals: Summer Clearance Blowout!

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Description: Don't miss these hot deals during our summer clearance sale! Many of our popular 3-yard quilt kits are marked down, and you can take an additional 10% off select items! The sale ends July 4th, 2023! You can also find our fabric by the yard and our great mystery fabric bundles on sale! Add to your 3-yard quilt stash today and remember that any of Fabric Café's quilt patterns can be made with just three 1-yard cuts of fabric!

Kid-Friendly Summer Quilting!

Thursday, June 22, 2023

Description: Schools out for summer, and that means all the kids, both young and old, are at home and visiting family! What could be more fun that making a quilt over summer break? We have just what you need to get started in making a 3-yard quilt with your kids or grandkids, or if you are just looking for some fresh fabrics to make up into a quilt yourself!

Pattern Palette: Exploring the Versatility of 3-Yard Quilts!

Tuesday, June 20, 2023

Description: Fran has a new fabric story from Kathie and shows us the amazing versatility that our 3-yard quilt patterns offer when working with one-yard of fabric from our stash! 3-yard quilt patterns are go-to patterns because of the versatility of our designs. A wide range of fabrics make beautiful 3-yard quilts every time, and on top of that they're are fast and easy to make!

Sew Along with Fran: Quilting Tutorial!

Thursday, June 15, 2023

Description: Sew Along with Fran Morgan as she makes one of her favorite 3-yard quilt patterns "It's a Snap." You can make this quilt top in 6 hours or LESS! All you need is three, 1-yard cuts of fabric and our "It's a Snap" quilt pattern and you can start right away! Fran also shares three different quilt kits that look fabulous in this 3-yard quilt pattern so you don't have to dive into your stash!

Stitching Stories: Celebrating National Sewing Machine Day!

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

Description: It's National Sewing Machine Day, and we asked you for the story of your first love; your first sewing machine! Donna and Fran read some of the wonderful stories you all shared and show off some great fabrics featuring sewing machine and quilting motifs!

Quilts of Friendship: Celebrate with the Fabric Café Team!

Thursday, June 8, 2023

Description: Today is National Best Friend Day and we thought we would celebrate by asking some of our team to come on and talk to us about their best friend and what type of quilt they would make for them. We hear from Donna, Nadalie, Jessica, Hannah and Stephanie on who their best friend is and why. We also get to see some beautiful fabric made up in your favorite images from our 3-yard quilt patterns!

FREE 3-Yard Quilt Pattern - Stepping Up!

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Description: Today is Free Pattern day! Every few months we pick one of our 3-yard quilt patterns from our ever growing library and give it away FREE for a limited time! Today's free pattern is "Stepping Up"! This is a fun and versatile 3-yard quilt pattern that is a great addition to any quilters library. Donna and Fran show off some great fabric combinations and just how easy Stepping Up is to put together!

Creating Vibrant Quilts with Solid-ish Fabrics!

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Description: Fran Morgan discusses how you can pair some of your solid-ish, modeled and textured prints from your stash to create stunning 3-yard quilts! Sometimes we reach into our fabric stash and we don't have any focus fabric left, oh no! But never fear, you can still make a beautiful quilt just by pairing solid fabrics together in a 3-yard quilt. Fran discuses what to watch out for when making a solid-ish quilt and some ideas on how you can use up your fabric stash!

Quilt Inspirations: How to Create Your OWN Quilt Images!

Thursday, March 25, 2023

Description: You love seeing our digital quilt images, but now YOU can do it, too! Fran steps through how to create your own quilt images using PreQuilt. Now you can see what your 3-yard quilt will look like BEFORE you start making it! We are very excited to be partnering with to bring this ability to all of our quilting friends!

Memorial Day Savings! 🌟 Unbeatable Deals & Discounts! 🌟

Tuesday, March 23, 2023

Description: Memorial Day savings are here! Many of our popular 3-yard quilt kits are on discount through May 30th! We have a wide variety of fabric kits that pair perfectly with our 3-yard quilt patterns. But hurry! We only have a limited stock of all of our quilt kits, so shop today at!

Tips & Tricks - Make a Stunning Patriotic Quilt!

Thursday, March 18, 2023

Description: We are celebrating our brand new book "Make it Patriotic" with a deep dive on how to make these stunning patriotic quilts! True to form, every quilt pattern in the book is written for 3 sizes and can be made with just three, 1-yard cuts of fabric! Donna & Fran step you through their creative process on what fabrics to choose and how easy they are to make!

Brand New Book - Make it Patriotic with 3-Yard Quilts!

Tuesday, March 16, 2023

Description: Introducing Fabric Cafe's Brand New Book: Make It Patriotic with 3-Yard Quilts. Discover the perfect blend of creativity and patriotism with Fabric Cafe's latest release, the brand new book titled "Make It Patriotic with 3-Yard Quilts." This exciting publication is a must-have for quilting enthusiasts seeking inspiration and guidance in crafting stunning patriotic quilts. With easy-to-follow instructions and beautiful designs, this book will help you transform just three yards of fabric into impressive and meaningful quilted masterpieces.

Dad Approved Quilts: Perfect Gifts for Father's Day!

Thursday, March 11, 2023

Description: Father's Day is right around the corner and we have pulled together some great 3-yard quilt kits that we think are dad approved and will make great gifts for any father this year! Dad's like to snuggle up in a warm cozy quilt, too, they just may not say it! But whenever the nights get chilly we all need something warm to cover up with.

What Quilter's Want: Must-Haves & More!

Tuesday, March 9, 2023

Description: Today, we look at the Must-Haves when it comes to making a beautiful quilt. There are many steps that go into making a quilt, whether that be for a special occasion, a friend or someone in need. When it comes to Fabric Café's 3-yard quilt patterns, we think we have all quilters need to make a stunning quilt in no time at all!

Color Your World with Beautiful Batik Fabrics!

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Description: In this video, we are going to show you how to create stunning quilts with batik fabrics that will add vibrant colors to your home decor. With just three yards of batik fabrics, you can create a masterpiece that will leave everyone in awe. We will take you through the process step-by-step and show you how to cut and piece the fabrics together to create a stunning quilt that you will love. We'll show you how to select the perfect colors and patterns to make your quilt truly unique. Whether you prefer bold, bright colors or soft, muted hues, we have tips and tricks to help you create the perfect look for your home.

Win a Free Quilt Kit - Fran's New Fabric Line!

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Description: Today, I'm excited to share with you an incredible opportunity to win a free quilt kit from Fran Morgan's new fabric line "Flower Power" for 3-yard quilts! In this video, we'll be taking a closer look at Fran Morgan's latest fabric collection and how you can get your hands on a free quilt kit. If you're a quilting enthusiast, this is definitely a video you won't want to miss! So, what are you waiting for? Be sure to watch until the end for all the details on how you can enter for your chance to win a free quilt kit from Fran Morgan's new fabric line "Flower Power" for 3-yard quilts.

Final Call for Gorgeous Quilt Kits!

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Description: In this video, we showcase our remaining 3-yard quilt kits, which have been extremely popular and are almost sold out. This is your last chance to get your hands on these beautiful kits before they are gone forever. We highlight the stunning designs and high-quality fabrics that make these quilts a must-have for any quilting enthusiast. Don't miss out on the opportunity to add these kits to your collection!

Quick & Easy Half Rectangles!

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Description: In this video, we demonstrate our unique and efficient method for creating half rectangles for our 3-yard quilt patterns. Our technique ensures minimal fabric waste and maximizes the use of your fabric, making it a cost-effective and eco-friendly option. We walk you through the step-by-step process, highlighting just how quick and easy it is to create half rectangles using our method. Whether you're a seasoned quilter or a beginner, you'll be able to follow along and create beautiful half rectangles for your 3-yard quilt patterns in no time.

Making Quilts for Mothers Day!

Thursday, April 13, 2023

Description: On today's show, we'll be discussing how to make the perfect quilt for Mother's Day. Tune in to learn how to make a beautiful and personalized quilt that celebrates your mother's unique style and personality. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced quilter, you'll find valuable tips and tricks for creating a special and heartfelt gift that your mother will cherish for years to come.

How to Pick & Prep a Quilt Backing!

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Description: On today's show, we will be discussing tips and tricks for selecting the perfect fabric backing for your next 3-yard quilt. From considering the purpose of your quilt to matching the color scheme and choosing the right fabric weight, we'll cover everything you need to know to make an informed decision. Learn how to choose a fabric that will complement your quilt top and create a beautiful finished quilt.

FREE PATTERN to Celebrate Spring!

Tuesday, April 4th, 2023

Description: Time for another FREE PATTERN at Fabric Café! For a limited time you can download the Strip Happy 3-Yard Quilt pattern for free from our website, just click on the "Free Goodies" tab and get quilting! The Strip Happy pattern can be made with just three, 1-yard cuts of fabric! Making it a great free pattern to use up your fabric stash.

Using Bold Shapes in Your 3-Yard Quilts!

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Description: Today is all about using bold shapes in your 3-yard quilts! Geometric shapes are a lot of fun to work with in your quilt projects, and 3-yard quilt patterns are a great way to use them up. We talk about the best way to use your bold shapes in Fabric Café's quick and easy patterns and what fabrics work best when matching them up.

Adding Pizzazz to Your Themed Fabric!

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Description: How do you work with your themed and novelty fabrics in your stash? We like to dress them up and a little pizzazz to our 3-yard quilts! Fran is matching up three different themed fabrics sent in by our Fabric Café community and she is looking to add some pizzazz to these finished quilts.

Get 3 Different Looks Using the SAME Fabric!

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Description: Fabric Café is known for our popular 3-yard quilt patterns and the fact that you can use any three 1-yard cuts of fabric in ANY of our 3-yard quilt pattern. But how exactly does that work? Today we look at how easy it is to use the same fabric in three different patterns, and also how much fabric selection changes the look of your quilt pattern.

How to Organize & Maximize Your Sewing Room!

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Description: We are already 3 months into 2023, time goes by fast! How are your new year resolutions going? Today we are checking in on your fabric room and sharing a few tips on how to keep it organized and how to best utilize smaller spaces for our sewing room!

Get Creative with Modern Quilt Designs! Make it Your Way with 3-Yard Quilts

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Description: Fabric Café is all about making it your way when it comes to our 3-yard quilt patterns. Any one of our quilt patterns can be made with any 3-yard cuts of fabric, and our brand new book Make it Modern with 3-yard Quilts is no different! Any type of fabric will look just perfect in these new designs made with a modern flair. Seasonal fabric? Novelty fabric? Whatever you want will work! Fran shows off several examples of how just switching up the fabric with the new patterns will change its look. Sometimes modern fabric isn't for everyone, luckily you can have it your way with 3-yard quilts.

Brand New 3-Yard Quilt Book - Make it Modern with 3-Yard Quilts!

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Description: The time has come to Make it Modern with 3-Yard Quilts! Fabric Café is excited to announce a brand new book featuring 8 quilt patterns designed by Fran Morgan. Inspired by her love for bright and bold colors and modern looks, this book pops off the page with vibrant colors and modern shapes. All 8 new patterns can be made into 3 different sizes; lap, twin or queen/king! Any 3-yards of fabric will work with any of that patterns in the book, making them great fabric stash busters. All 8 new patterns are quick and easy to make, but still look interesting and fresh. Check out the new Make it Modern book for yourself!

Bright & Cheerful Quilts for Spring!

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Description: Spring is full of new beginnings, blooming flowers and warmer weather. We've selected some quick and easy quilts to make that would pair beautifully with Spring! You can use bright and vibrant prints, novelty fabrics or soft and pastel tones to capture the feeling of spring. Remember, any 3-yards of fabric will work with any 3-yard quilt pattern.

Celebrating Women with 3-Yard Quilts!

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Description: March 8th is International Women's Day, and we would like to take time to celebrate the extraordinary women that are on the team here at Fabric Café. We could not do what we do without each and every one of the talented women that work behind the scenes, so we asked them to pick a quilt that they would make for themselves. See what they chose!

How to Pick Fabric for a Great Gift Quilt!

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Description: Picking the right fabric for your friends and family can be tough! Luckily we have some great hobby 3-yard quilt kits that would make a great gift quilt to that special someone that you want to bless in your life!

How to use Big & Bold Fabrics in Your Quilt! (Matchmaker Episode 13)

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Description: We have so many different types of fabric in our stash, and today on the Fabric Matchmaker we're going to talk how to use those big and bold fabric prints in your next quilt pattern. Matching big fabrics can be challenging, but Fran shares her tips and tricks on how to make it quick and easy!

What is Directional Fabric & How to Use It! | A Complete guide for 3-yard quilts!

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Description: Have you ever been working on your quilt, only to find out one of your fabrics is upside down? Directional fabric can be tricky! Fran is here to answer the question of what is directional fabric and what to look for when using directional fabric in a 3-yard quilt pattern! Welcome to directional fabric 101!

Fabric Challenge - Quilt Patterns Re-Imagined!

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Description: It is time for another fabric challenge! Today our contestants will be tasked with picking the same fabric for two different patterns! They will have to be creative and imagine their own version of these patterns. Who will match the best combination and be crowned the 3-yard quilt winner? You decide!

How to choose the PERFECT Quilt Pattern?!

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Description: Fran breaks down the how and why of choosing the right pattern. Lots of factors go into choosing a quilt pattern and there are some that we go back to again and again because they just WORK! But what makes them work? What makes them a go-to pattern that we can't live without? Fran reveals her thoughts today!

6 Fabulous Floral Quilts! Happy Valentines Day!

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Description: Celebrate this Valentines day with these 6 quick and easy floral quilts! We have not found a floral print that we did not fall in love with, and we have 6 fabulous floral designs that are a perfect treat for you on Valentines day!

St. Patrick's, Mardi Gras, & Valentine's Quilts!

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Description: We celebrate all the spring holidays in one video! It's spring holiday extravaganza of 3-yard quilts with fun and cute new holiday fabrics.

Quilts that are Quick as a Wink!

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Description: Quick as a Wink is one of our most popular 3-yard quilt books by Donna Roberson. Today we look back at the 8 quick as a wink quilt patterns made in all new models with brand new fabric! It's always amazing how fabric can change the look of your 3-yard quilt patterns.

Quilting to the Nines! | The Power of the 9 Patch

Thursday, February 2, 2023

Description: The 9 patch is one of the first blocks you make as a quilter, but what about taking the 9 patch to the next level! We have several patterns that utilize the 9 patch block in creative ways and make a beautifully elegant quilt every time!

No Fear Quilting! | Next Steps for Beginning Quilters!

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Description: Beginner quilters have no fear! It's time to level up our game with these 6 patterns that are the perfect next step for everyone new to quilting! It can be hard to try new things, but 3-yard quilt patterns make it easy! These patterns feature slightly more complex blocks, but are a great transition into more difficult projects.

Twice the Fun with 3-Yard Quilts!

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Description: 3-Yard quilts are great options for fast & easy quilts, but they also are great at showing off two prints that you LOVE! Today is all about patterns that are great at showing off two prints that you want to focus on. Why only use one fabric you love when you can have twice the fun with quilt patterns from Fabric Café?

Matching Your Favorite Fabric Finds!

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Description: We are all collectors of fabric and today Fran finds the perfect match to your fabric stash! 3-yard quilt patterns are a great option to bust your fabric stash, but how do you match your fabric and find the right pattern?

Fat Quarter Cutting Tips!

Thursday, January 15, 2023

Description: Donna Robertson shares her cutting tips when working with her brand new book, Fat Quarter Quilt Treats! Every pattern shown only uses 12 fat quarters for the quilt top, border and binding. These new quilt patterns utilize our strip piecing method which make them quick and easy to make up.

New Fat Quarter Book! It's a Real Treat!

Tuesday, January 13, 2023

Description: We are super excited to reveal our new book "Fat Quarter Quilt Treats"! The book features 7 brand new patterns that are easy to follow and quick to sew. All 7 patterns only require 12 assorted fat quarters to make. We use lights, mediums and darks to achieve a beautiful look while also keeping it fast and easy! Check out the new book today!

Quilts for Men & Boys - Great Gifts for Guys!

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Description: We look at what makes a guy quilt? Is it size, fabric, pattern? Donna and John share what to think about when making quilts for men and boys that would make excellent gifts or a nice addition to the mancave or living space!

Quilt Sizing Made Easy - How to Change a 3-Yard quilt!

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Description: It's fun to change up a 3-yard quilt pattern and today we are looking at how easy it is to downsize your quilt! We're always looking for ways to make things "bigger" but what if you want to make something smaller? Fran steps through what you need to know on how to make your quilt smaller.

8 Cozy Quilts for Winter!

Thursday, January 5, 2023

Description: Its COLD outside! Stay warm and cozy with these 8 beautiful 3-yard quilts. All of these cozy quilts are perfect winter projects to hibernate until springtime. Fabric Café's 3-yard quilt patterns can be made with just three 1-yard cuts of fabric, so you can make your own cozy quilt from your stash!

Top 10 Patterns of 2022!

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Description: Start the new year off right with a free 3-yard quilt pattern from Fabric Café! The Snowball quilt pattern is quick and easy, a great option for quilters of any level. The free pattern can be used with any three 1-yard cuts of fabric, making it a great stash buster!

Quilts that Shimmer & Shine for the New Year!

Thursday, December 29, 2022

Description: Ring in the New Year with Fabric Café and our quick & easy 3-yard quilt patterns! Learn how to make the perfect quilt for new years that will shimmer and shine! Add gold, silver and metallic to your quilt to celebrate the New Year!

Top 10 Patterns of 2022!

Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Description: Today we reveal what the top 10 patterns from Fabric Café were for 2022! We always get excited to see what our customers LOVED this year, so we countdown the ten most popular 3-yard quilt patterns this year!

Batiks Made Easy!

Thursday, December 15, 2022

Description: Matching batik fabric can be challenging for some people, but we make it easy as 1, 2, 3 with 3-yard quilts! Instead of worrying about matching numerous batiks in a quilt, all you have to do is match 3 coordinating batik fabric and you will get a beautiful and stunning 3-yard quilt every time!

Heartfelt Quilt Stories - Matchmaking with Fran!

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Description: Today on Matchmaker, Fran has 3 brand new fabric stories from quilters who have submitted their fabric to be matched on the Fabric Matchmaker. Each of the 3 fabrics present their own unique challenges, let's see how Fran handles the challenge and what fabrics she matches!

Bright & Bold Floral Quilts!

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Description: Nothing brightens up a day like a bright and bold quilt in floral fabrics! Floral fabric designs can add a pop to your quilt pattern, florals also add a variety of color that is beautiful and vibrant! We have 10 quilts made with floral fabric that we think would be great projects as we head into the new year.

Easy Does it Quilts in Brand New Fabrics!

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Description: Need an easy quilt pattern? Fabric Café has you covered with our Easy Does it 3-Yard Quilt book, and today we are looking at all 8 of these fast and easy patterns in brand new fabrics! All patterns featured in the show can be made with three 1 yard cuts of fabric! Great for your fabric stash!

Quilts with BIG Personality!

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Description: Quilting unlocks your imagination and creativity! Today we are going to make quilts with big personalities using fabric from our favorite nostalgic characters and novelty prints! Novelty quilts are great for both young and old, they are timeless treasures!

New Ideas for 3-Yards of Fabric! 🧵Get creative with quilt patterns🧵

Thursday, November 29, 2022

Description: Fran shows us new ideas on how to use 3-yard quilts differently! 3-yard quilt patterns offer lots of creativity for you to explore and create your own unique project! Did you know you could make more than just a quilt with Fabric Café's quilt patterns? Let's get creative and see what we can make!

Fabric Café Black Friday Deals!

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Description: Holiday shopping is here! Black Friday deals are underway at! Some of our most popular 3-yard quilt kits are on sale, as well as fabric stash builders and finished quilts that were made by our Fabric Café team! Use code friday10 to get 10% off listed price!

FREE Quilt Pattern! Our Christmas Gift to YOU!

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Description: Download the free quilt pattern Boxes and Bows for a limited time and get started on your next 3-yard quilt! Donna and Fran show how you can use any 3-yards of fabric to make the free pattern. It's perfect for your fabric stash this Christmas season!

Quilt Gifts for Friends & Family!

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Description: Fran has received 3 new fabrics to match and that means 3 new quilt kits! These would make great quilt gifts for both friends & family this holiday season! We talk about how to match batik fabrics and tips when matching from your stash!

Christmas on the Double!

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Description: Any fabrics work in any of Fabric Cafe's 3-yard quilt patterns, today we show how you can use Christmas and Holiday novelty fabrics to turn Quilts on the Double into Christmas on the Double!

Highlights from Houston International Quilt Festival!

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Description: We had a WONDERFUL time at Quilt Festival in Houston getting to meet all of you, as well as getting to meet Mac Cox from MA Couture Crafting! Enjoy the highlights from our time at the international quilt festival and let us know if you got to stop by the booth and say hi!

Houston International Quilt Festival - Sneak Peak!

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Description: We want you to be on our show! We will be LIVE in Houston, TX on November 3rd, if you're there come see us! Today we have 3 brand new beautiful quilt kits that feature floral and novelty prints. Matching fabric can be hard, but we believe making quilts should be quick and easy!

Fast Ideas for Charity Quilts!

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Description: National Giving Month is coming up and Fabric Café has some fast quilt patterns you can make when donating to your organization of choice! 3-Yard Quilts are quick and easy, they make perfect charity quilts and today we have 7 ideas for national giving!

Quilt Favorites for Fall!

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Description: Beautiful fall quilts made up in our 3-Yard Quilt Favorites book. Fabric Café quilt patterns are so versatile and can be made up in many different themes of fabric, and today we are looking at beautiful autumn and fall quilts!

Let us Match Your Fabrics!

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Description: Fran is ready to help you match your fabric! Fabric Matchmaker is a series where you have the opportunity to share your story and fabric swatch with Fabric Café and we will feature it on our show! You will receive 1-yard cuts of the matched fabric as well a free book that utilizes the pattern Fran selects! We love giving tips and tricks on how to match fabric for your quilt.

Christmas Quilt Treats!

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Description: Christmas Quilts! Every day we get closer to the Holidays, today we have ALL NEW Christmas fabrics made up in our quick & easy 3-Yard quilt patterns. Traditional Christmas, Modern Christmas & Novelty Christmas, we show you how to do it all!

Fran's Winning Picks!

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Description: Fran reveals her favorite Fabric Café quilt patterns that are fast and easy to sew for quilters of every level! All of the easy quilt patterns can be made with any 3-yards of fabric. You get a beautiful looking quilt every time and best of all its FAST!

Quilts of Hope - Breast Cancer Awareness

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Description: October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and Fabric Café is here with beautiful pink themed quilts to offer hope and love. Quilting is a great healer, it brings warmth to a cold room and comfort to a troubled heart.

Discover the Magic of 3-Yard Quilts!

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Description: Donna and Fran reveal our new book "The Magic of 3-Yard Quilts"! There are 8 brand new quilt pattern designs just for you, and today we discover just what makes our 3-yard quilt patterns so magical.

Merry Christmas Quilts!

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Description: Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, and to celebrate we are unwrapping brand new Christmas fabrics to make the perfect Holiday quilts using only 3-yards of fabric!

5 Quilting Rules we LOVE to Break!

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Description: Fran shares 5 quilting rules we love to break, and you should, too! As quilters, we all develop our own way of doing things. The quilt police may say you have to follow established rules, but today we are going to break the rules with 3-yard quilts!

Fantastic Floral Quilts!

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Description: Beautiful floral fabrics look perfect all year 'round, and paired with Fabric Café's quick and easy 3-yard quilt patterns, they look even better! Today we share some fantastic floral quilts that you can make fast!

Using Panels with 3-Yard Quilts!

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Description: Fabric Café's patterns are quick and easy, even when using fabric panels! Today we look at how to use your fabric panels in our 3-yard quilt patterns! Fabric panels are fun and easy to use, so why shouldn't you use them in our 3-yard quilt patterns?

Halloween 3-Yard Quilt Takeover!

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Description: Something STRANGE is going on at Fabric Café! But we still have 6 quick and easy Halloween quilts to show you! Halloween offers some fun fabric designs you can use in your next 3-yard quilt. Today we have something spooky for everyone!

Tips & Tricks for Half Square Triangles!

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Description: Making a quilt with half square triangles can really add interest and movement to your subtle fabric prints, today on Fabric Matchmaker Fran will share some of her tips and tricks on when to use a quilt pattern with half square triangles with your fabric choices!

6 Quick Tips for New Quilt Projects!

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Description: The kids have gone back to school, that means it's time for new quilt projects! We have 6 quick tips that every quilter should use before jumping back into the sewing room and starting those fall projects!

Fabric Scavenger Hunt Quilt Challenge!

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Description: When you're looking for fabric to use in your quilt, do you feel like you're on a scavenger hunt? Today we have a brand new fabric quilting challenge at Fabric Café, we are picking quilts for people with special attributes - who will win this quilt challenge?

Christmas Quilts in a Flash!

Thursday, September 1, 2022

Description: We have all new Christmas fabrics that will go perfectly when making your next 3-yard quilt pattern! Christmas is on its way, and we need quilt patterns that we can make in a flash! Good thing we have 7 great options for your next Christmas quilt!

New FREE Patriotic Pattern!

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Description: We share our BRAND NEW free quilt pattern design - Courage! The pattern features an easy quilt block made in two colorways, making this lap size quilt go together super fast. This free patriotic quilt pattern is free to download, get it today!

Quilts for Your Best Friend!

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Description: All quilters have a best friend, and today we make 3-yard quilts inspired by your furry friends! In celebration of international dog day, we asked for photos of your dogs on Facebook, we then made quilts inspired by their stories! Thanks for sharing your Pups!

Fabric Café Staff Favorite - Quilt Pattern Challenge!

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Description: The staff of Fabric Café pick their favorite quilt pattern and build a 3-yard quilt kit just for you! With over 100 quilt patterns to choose from in the Fabric Café library, which will they choose? Which Fabric Café pattern is your favorite?

7 Fun Halloween Quilts!

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Description: Fall is coming! That means Halloween quilting is just around the corner. Fabric Café has fun and spooky Halloween fabric that make into 7 enchanting 3-yard quilts, perfect for the season! Happy Halloween Quilting!

Secrets to Matching Fabric!

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Description: Fran tells you her secrets to matching fabric like a pro! Coordinating fabric can be hard, luckily with 3-Yard Quilts you only need three 1-yard cuts of fabric and you're done! Fabric Café quilt patterns are fast and easy for all levels of quilters.

John's Favorite Fabric Café Patterns!

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Description: John Nosal shares his favorite quilt patterns for guys from Fabric Café's quick and easy 3-yard quilt library! 3-Yard quilts make great quilts for guys because they are simple to make and can easily be made into a larger size to fit every guy!

Easy Patterns for Big Prints!

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Description: Fabric Café has 10 fast and easy big block quilt patterns that are perfect to bust your fabric stash and use those big fabric prints! Never struggle with your big prints again with these 3-yard quilt patterns!

7 Fabulous Fall Quilts!

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Description: We are FALLing for cooler weather at Fabric Café, so we have 7 fabulous fall quilts that you can get started on today! Autumn season brings vibrant oranges and golds to fabrics that make beautiful quilts!

Fabric Café One Block Wonders - Quilts Made Easy!

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Description: Donna and Fran share some of our easiest patterns, we like to call them One Block Wonders because all you have to do is make one block over and over again! We have 4 fast and easy quilt patterns that feature only ONE quilt block that is repeated throughout the quilt, you have to see to believe! All of our quilt patterns can be made with three 1-yard cuts of fabric and make great fabric stash busters!

Wedding Gift Ideas - Quilts for Newlyweds!

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Description: Wedding season is coming soon and we have some beautiful wedding quilts that would make great wedding gifts, best of all they are fast and easy to make! Quilts are a great gift for newlyweds, it will not only warm you in the cool months but will also warm the heart with fond memories. Some of our quilt patterns would make great signature quilts to use as a guest book at your wedding, the possibilities are endless!

Q&A with John and Fran at Fabric Café!

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Description: Join us LIVE on Facebook and YouTube as we do a special Question and Answer segment with John and Fran! They will be available at 4pm CST to take all of your questions, don't miss it!

Free Pattern!

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Description: Download your free pattern today and get started right away with fabric from your stash! The Four Square pattern is a quick and easy pattern that goes together fast, we show you how to make this free pattern so sewing is fast and simple! Hurry, this free pattern is available for a limited time before our NEXT free pattern is revealed! So get your free four square pattern today and bust that stash!

Super Easy Raw Edge Applique!

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Description: We learn how super easy it is to add beautiful raw edge applique to quilts! Fran Morgan has 10 steps to follow that will make your applique come out perfect every time! You will be falling in love with applique in no time! We are using the "Perfect Pets" pattern from our website that includes both a cat and a dog applique in the same pattern, so you can choose your favorite or mix and match! What are you waiting for? Start adding applique to your quilts and quilt blocks today!

8 MUST HAVE Christmas Quilts!

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Description: It's Christmas in July at Fabric Café! We have 8 quilts that are perfect for Christmas time, either for you or for Christmas gifts! It's never too early to start planning for Christmas, and with 3-yard quilts you can make more than one because they go together so quick and easy! If you have Christmas fabric in your stash, any three 1-yard cuts of fabric will work to make any of our Fabric Café quilt patterns!

9 NEW Quilts for Kids - Book Review!

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Description: We have BIG news! We have 9 new quilts from our 2nd edition of 3-Yards Quilts for Kids! This is an all-new release from one of our oldest and most popular titles, and now it includes all the enlargement instructions for each pattern! We believe that as your kids grow up, so should your quilts! We also have a new and refreshed look to our "Perfect Pets" quilt that features raw edge applique! All of these new quilts are bright and cheerful and will be the perfect quilts to make for kids of any age!

Fabric Cafe's Favorite Quilt Patterns for Batiks!

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Description: We LOVE batiks at Fabric Café, sometimes it can be hard to find the best quilt pattern to use when using your batik fabrics - well today we have 8 quilt patterns that we think would be perfect for your next batik quilt project! Batik fabrics come in various designs and colors, making them a great option when making a 3-yard quilt. Remember - any three 1-yard cuts of fabric can be used to make any one of our 3-yard quilt patterns!

5 Tips when using Directional Fabrics!

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Description: Are you struggling with how to use directional fabrics in your quilt? Fran shares 5 tips and tricks on how to quilt when using directional fabrics and what patterns work best with fabric prints that are directional. Fran also has 3 NEW fabric stories from 3 lucky ladies on todays episode of Fabric Matchmaker.

8 Patriotic Quilts!

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Description: Its 4th of July weekend and Fabric Café has 8 patriotic quilts to show you! These new 3-yard quilts feature beautiful patriotic fabric to make for quilts of valor, quilts for service men and women, or as a memory quilt for military veterans. Fabric Café's 3-yard quilt revolution has truly brought independence to quilting, offering quilters fast and easy patterns that you can complete in a day!

Donna's Favorite Quilt Patterns of Fabric Café!

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Description: Do you know what Donna Robertson's favorite 3-yard quilt patterns are? Fabric Café has over 100 quilt patterns, today we reveal six of Donna's all-time favorite quilt patterns! What are some of your favorite 3-yard quilt patterns? Let us know in the comments!

8 Quick Summer Quilts!

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Description: It's HOT! Avoid the summer heat this year and make these fast & easy summer themed 3-yard quilts inside where it's nice and cool! Donna and Fran share 8 quilts that are perfect summertime projects, including beautiful batik fabrics, fun novelty prints and summer florals! Already have summer fabrics in your stash? All of our patterns can be made with only three 1-yard cuts of fabric!

Quilt Gift Ideas!

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Description: Are you looking to bring a smile to someone's face? We have some great gift ideas for those lucky people in your life, and there's no better gift than a handmade quilt that is both beautiful and fast! Today we look at 3 lucky ladies who are looking to give their own quilt gift to their friends and family. If you're looking to bless someone special, or maybe you have to put a gift together quickly, Fran Morgan and Fabric Café have you covered with quick quilt gift ideas to give to friends and family. All of our quilt patterns are quick and easy, so if you're looking for a fast gift to make then look no further!

7 EASY Quilts for Kids!

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Description: Making a quilt for kids or maybe a quilt to donate to charity? We have 7 easy quilts for kids from some of our simple quilt patterns from Fabric Café! Learn how to make these quilts for kids with bright and happy kids fabric, dinosaur fabric, animal fabrics, pirate fabric, animal fabrics & more! Fabric Café makes quilting for kids fast and easy with our 3-yard quilt patterns. Any 3 one-yard cuts of fabric can make any of our patterns.

6 Easy Rail Fence Quilts!

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Description: Have you made a rail fence quilt? Do you know that 3-yard quilts make rail fence blocks even easier? Today is all about rail fence quilts and we have 6 super fast and super easy rail fence quilts that you have to try! What is a rail fence block? A rail fence quilt is created by sewing two strips of fabric to a singular piece of fabric, that's all! We use rail fence blocks in 3-yard quilts a lot because they are an easy building block to create interesting quilt designs. We will step through how easy it is to make a rail fence quilt block and how to simplify the process with our strip quilting method.

Make Fast Floral Quilts!

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Description: Are you gardening in this summer heat? Why not cool down and plant a quilted garden with these fast floral quilts? We have 7 beautiful flower fabric bundles that will make your next 3-yard quilt blossom! All of these quilts are fast and easy following Fabric Café's 1, 2, 3 quilting method! Floral fabrics come in many different varieties from large prints to smaller prints, the versatility of 3-yard quilt patterns make them a great fabric choice.

How to use Bright Fabrics in a 3-Yard Quilt!

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Description: We show you how easy it is to work with bright fabrics when working with our 1, 2, 3 fabric formula in 3-yard quilts! Fabric placement has never been easier with 3-yard quilts, you select the largest print for your first fabric, then you choose a light and dark fabric and you're done! Donna and Fran break it all down and demonstrate how to make fast and easy quilts with bright batiks and floral fabrics!

Hidden Pattern Gems of Fabric Café!

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Description: We have over 100 quick and easy quilt patterns now and not all of them get the love they deserve on our show, so today we are dusting off some of our favorites! All of these quilt patterns you see can be made with only three 1-yard cuts of fabric! We offer a variety of quilt kits that will work with any of our of our patterns and are perfect for those who want to get started right away! What are your favorite patterns from Fabric Café?

Making Memory Quilts - Fabric Matchmaker

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Description: Do you have loved ones in your life that you would like to make a memory quilt for? Fran shares three stories from fellow quilters who are having trouble matching their fabric for their next memory quilts. What better way to show your love and honor for that special someone than with a 3-yard quilt?

Quick Cartoon Character Quilts!

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Description: Looking for some fun cartoon character fabric for your next quilt? We have some new quilt kits themed around your favorite animated characters that you can make fast in a 3-yard quilt! No matter our age we LOVE cartoon characters, Donna has a love of Spiderman, others love Mickey Mouse, Batman, Goofy or maybe you like some of the new Disney characters! We have lots of cute cartoon character fabrics that turn into fun quilts that are quick and easy to make thanks to our 3-yard quilt patterns!

How to Trim & Bind Your Quilt! Sew Along with Hannah Part 5

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Description: Do you need help on the steps to take when trimming and binding your quilt? Today we go through how to trim and bind your quilt! Hannah finishes her quilt in today's episode of Sew Along with Hannah, we have some great tips and tricks when hand binding your quilt and what you need to do when squaring up and trimming your finished quilt.

Bust your Fabric Stash with a FREE Pattern!

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Description: A FREE quilt pattern is the perfect thing to bust your fabric stash! Donna and Fran reveal Fabric Café's next free pattern release that you can get today at our website! The free 3-yard quilt pattern Cartwheel is a great option to bust your stash, featuring large half square triangles which make this quilt quick and easy to put together! Any 3-yards of fabric will work with this free quilt pattern.

Make it Christmas with 3-Yard Quilts! New book from Fabric Café!

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Description: Fabric Café has a BRAND NEW quilt book, Make it Christmas with 3-Yard Quilts! There are 8 all new patterns that will make beautiful Christmas quilts but are perfect for any time of year! All 8 quilt patterns can be made into a Twin quilt or a Queen/King quilt with the enlargement instructions provided in the book! Donna and Fran are so excited to share these new quick and easy Christmas quilts along with new 3-Yard quilt kits featuring the Christmas fabric from the book! All of our 3-yard Quilt patterns can be made with only three 1-yard cuts of fabric! Get Fabric Café's new quilt book today!