Stunning BOM from Wing and a Prayer

I know the fabric and patterns won’t be available until the end of the year but you are seeing the fabric now and I wanted to make sure you saw how beautiful this quilt is! Why not show it to customers and offer it as a pre-sale so you know how much fabric to order?

Tonga Windsong is a 20-piece batik treat collection featuring the best of nature’s colors. The Windsong BOTM uses 13 specially chosen fabrics that represent the colors of the seasons. Traditional piecing techniques are used in making this 108” square quilt. The quilt blocks were created and colored to represent the warm and cool tones of nature, giving customers the chance to see how a simple change in color can affect the block’s appearance. This twelve-month program offers a variety of block and fabric combinations.

You can see the fabrics used in the background of the shop kit. These fabrics are listed as companions on the Checker website under the pattern or shop kit. They are stunning! Shop kits are limited to one per store. Verification of Windsong Fabric purchase may be required.

I love Fall colors and this line will sell itself but with the addition of the pattern? This is a no-brainer! The Shop Kit is due to arrive at the end of October so you have a couple of months to make the sample before the patterns and fabric arrive.

Amanda Murphy in Black and White

I know these patterns and fabric line aren’t being released until September, but since you are buying the fabric line now, I wanted you to see the support for the line! As a mother of four boys, I love the graphic feel of these projects!

The patterns shown feature Botanica by Amanda Murphy Collection from Contempo Studio.

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This quilt is made with just 2 blocks that are paper-pieced to perfection:

This is a modern take on a braid quilt:

Look what 3 values can do! And look at the colorful version from her Vibrancy collection on the back!

This beginner-friendly quilt has a few matching seams.

Everything is due to arrive in early Fall so place your orders now.

Get Your Quilting Juices Flowing with Elizabeth Hartman’s Berry Season Pattern

As the weather warms up and the sun shines brighter, it’s time to start thinking about one of the sweetest seasons of the year: berry season! And what better way to celebrate this delicious time than with the newest pattern Berry Season #EH073 from Elizabeth Hartman?

The Berry Season quilt pattern is a charming and delightful design that features a collection of adorable strawberries. With three different size options, this pattern can be used to make an 18” x 18” pillow, a 54” x 64” lap quilt, or a 74” x 76” picnic quilt. This versatility means that no matter what your skill level or project needs are, there’s a perfect size for you.

What’s even better about this pattern is that it can be made using a variety of materials, including yardage, fat quarters, precut squares, and even scraps. This makes it a great project for using up those smaller pieces of fabric that you may have lying around.

The Berry Season quilt pattern uses conventional patchwork piecing, making it accessible for quilters of all levels. Even if you’re new to quilting, this pattern is a great way to build your skills and create a beautiful finished product.

The pattern includes clear and concise instructions, as well as full-color diagrams, making it easy to follow along and create a finished product that is both charming and functional. The strawberries are arranged in a fun and playful way, creating a design that is both modern and classic.

Overall, the Berry Season quilt pattern from Elizabeth Hartman is a fun and delightful way to celebrate the sweetest season of the year. With its versatility, accessibility, and playful design, it’s sure to be a favorite among quilters of all levels. So, grab your fabric and get ready to create something truly special!

Elizabeth recommends using solids and non-directional fabric. Her quilt was made with solids by Robert Kaufman. If you want to match the fabrics exactly, a chart of her choices is included in the pattern. An added bonus? Wouldn’t this be a great wedding gift with a picnic basket?

The patterns are due to arrive next month so place your orders now!

Love on the Run-ner

I love this table runner that is simple enough it could be made in an afternoon. Measuring 18” x 74” (without tassels), grab your 2 1/2” strips and follow the enclosed road map to create a quick and easy runner for your Valentine’s Day or wedding. Add self made tassels just for the fun of it! This is a perfect beginner project!

Love on the Run-ner

Use these Wilmington Essentials to kit this beauty in a matter of moments.

2-1/2in Strips Ruby Days 40pcs/bundle, 4 bundles per pack

Use the same background or a combination of background prints.

2-1/2in Strips White Out 40pcs/bundle, 4 bundles per pack

This pattern is due to arrive next month, not in time for this Valentine’s Day but I am getting everything now so I’ll be ahead of the game next year. And, I have several weddings this year. Wouldn’t it be a great shower gift???

Easter Collection by Dandelion Fabrics

The sweetest Spring/Easter line that I have seen in a long time! Sophistication meets the Easter bunny. This line includes just 6 fabrics which coordinate beautifully.

Easter Wreath Digitally Printed
Spring Air Digitally Printed
Easter Eggs Digitally Printed
Bouncing Bunnies Digitally Printed
Magnolia Dance Digitally Printed
Easter Plaid Blue Digitally Printed
Easter Plaid Yellow Digitally Printed

Fat quarter packs and 2 1/2″ strip packs are also available. This line is due to arrive the end of the month so place your orders now.

Dandelion Fabrics is brand new to Checker. They were founded in 2020 by Michelle Olivetoiin and ship from Seattle, Washington. Dandelion Fabrics is not sold in chains.  All fabrics are 100% cotton, 45″, digitally printed from South Korea. We’re starting with 8 existing collections, seven print lines and a group of blenders.

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Baby Fabric Line

I love the soft pastels and whimsical designs on this latest line from Camelot Fabrics. There are basically five prints – one set is predominantly pink, the other five are predominantly blue. And since the case pack has 10 yard bolts, it is oh sew affordable.

Assortment Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, 10pcs x 10yds

Just look at all of the pretties:

Aim for the Stars
Love You So
Love You to the Moon
Blocks
Moonlight
Moonlight

Individual bolts are 15 yard bolts. This sweet line will be available in May so place your orders now.

Dog Lovers

These panels by Jody Houghton are absolutely adorable, and oh sew affordable! Each dog is printed on a 100% cotton fabric and measures 6-inches.

Fabric Art Panel 6in Golden
Fabric Art Panel 6in Pug
Fabric Art Panel 6in Cockapoo
Fabric Art Panel 6in Yorkie

Whether you choose to showcase them in a pillow, purse pocket, or wall hanging, they are sure to make you smile. These are expected to arrive any day and would make great stocking stuffers. Place your orders now.

New from Quiltworx

If you have never made one of Judy Niemeyer’s patterns, don’t be intimidated by the stunning designs. Her paper-piecing techniques are oh sew easy to follow and if you organize the project the way she tells you, anyone can be successful! I love that she has added a few smaller projects this season so you can try your hand at it and build your confidence. A picture is worth a thousand words, so check these out:

Ombre Table Runner & Placemats
Milk Thistle Placemats
Cinnamon Sticks
Fields of Aster
Andromeda
Sparkle
Wild Goose Island

All of the patterns include the necessary foundation paper. The patterns are due to arrive this month so place your orders now. These would make great holiday gifts.

New from Elizabeth Hartman


You can make these charming patchwork farm animals using conventional patchwork techniques. No templates or paper piecing are required! The pattern includes two quilt sizes featuring Horse, Cow, Goat, Sheep, Pig, Chicken, Bee, and Sunflower Blocks.
Small Quilt is 38″ x 39″
Large Quilt is 75″ x 77″
The Large Quilt can be made with one each of the following Robert Kaufman fat quarter bundles: Elizabeth Hartman Paintbox Portrait Palette, and Portrait Palette Solid Coordinates.

Make a cart full of adorable fruit using conventional patchwork techniques. Pattern includes instructions for two quilt sizes, each featuring 17 different fruit blocks, including: Strawberry, Banana, Pear, Cherries, Peach, Raspberry, Orange, Mango, Watermelon, Plum, Lemon, Grapefruit, Apple, Kiwi, Cantaloupe, Pineapple, and Blueberries.

Small Quilt = 38″ x 38″
Large Quilt = 75″ x 75″
The Large Quilt can be made with one each of the following Robert Kaufman fat quarter bundles: Elizabeth Hartman Paintbox Still Life Palette, and Still Life Solid Coordinates.

The Produce Section Quilt Pattern

This fat quarter-friendly forest quilt can be made in three sizes, each of which feature a bear, deer, and rabbit hiding among the trees. Everything is pieced using conventional patchwork techniques. No templates or paper piecing!
Baby Quilt = 40″ x 45″
Lap Quilt = 56″ x 60″
Picnic Quilt = 72″ x 75″
The Lap quilt can be made with one each of the following Robert Kaufman fat quarter bundles: Elizabeth Hartman Paintbox Landscape Palette, and Landscape Palette Coordinates.

Lookout Quilt Pattern

This fat quarter-friendly quilt features cheerful birds and flowers and is made with conventional patchwork techniques. Pattern includes two quilt sizes.

Small Quilt = 36″ x 42″
Large Quilt = 64″ x 69″
The Large Quilt can be made with one each of the following fat quarter bundles: Elizabeth Hartman Paintbox Abstract Palette, and Abstract Palette Solid Coordinates

Sunshine Quilt Pattern

Fabrics and kits for these quilts are available.

These patterns are due to arrive next month so place your orders now!

Be Still My Heart

These new patterns and fabric line by Melissa Mortenson are oh so sweet! The Heart of Hearts quilt would make a perfect Valentine’s, baby or wedding quilt. All you need is a pack of 5″ squares and the background fabric. Both quilts feature her new line of fabric by Riley Blake called Mint for You.

Heart of Hearts Quilt Pattern

All the Hearts would make a great class since there are a variety of techniques used to make the hearts.

All the Hearts Quilt Pattern

Be sure to click through to see the entire fabric line! The soft pinks and teals are so refreshing!

Mint For You Main Blush

The patterns and fabrics are due to arrive in November so you have plenty of time to get a sample done before Valentine’s Day and the wedding season. Bundling fabric with the patterns would be a great holiday gift!