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Merry Christmas Quilts!
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Description: We are unwrapping beautiful new Christmas fabrics that you can use in your next 3-yard quilt, don't miss it!
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!
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!