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Quilt-Along Block 26: Welcoming Friends

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Block 26, Welcoming Friends, has been designed by Kimberly Jolly from the Fat Quarter Shop. They also have a fabulous 50% off Super Deal for you to enjoy too.


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Fat Quarter Shop is the online quilt store with the best and widest selection of yardage, fat quarter bundles, specialty cuts, quilt kits and patterns. We also offer access to many wonderful quilt clubs, block-of-the-month programs and exclusive projects.

Most of all, we pride ourselves in our top-notch customer service, with friendly, knowledgeable representatives and speedy same-day shipping. Our user-friendly web site makes it easy to find the collection, designer and even the theme you are seeking. Fat Quarter Shop has all you need for your next project, so start shopping with us today!

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50% OFF Garden Party by Jane Dixon for Andover Fabrics. Enter code GPARTY at checkout. Expires Tuesday, November 15th @ midnight CST.

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Featured Designer: Kimberly Jolly

Kimberly Jolly

What is your quilting style?

My favorite quilts have sampler blocks or star blocks! I love traditional fabrics and children/novelty fabrics. I also like a mixture of traditional and contemporary projects; there are places for both in my home!

Vintage KC Star BOM

How did you get started quilting and/or designing?

I started out crocheting when I was five and learned to cross stitch as I got older. I was introduced to quilting in my early twenties. I’m a very creative person with a million ideas bouncing around in my head, so my designs flow out of that. I took a quilting class and was immediately hooked. Back then, I felt like there was a great need for a quilting store that had a wide selection and attentive service, and Fat Quarter Shop was born. Soon after, I started to feel the need to design great patterns.

Do you have a favourite quilt?

Well it’s a tie between a Bliss quilt I made for Emma and the Children at Play Pinwheel quilt – I just love love them both! Do you notice all of the pink?

Kim Fav Quilt

Kim Fav Quilt

Pinwheel Parade

Quick and fun questions:

  • Favourite colour: Pink- especially when Emma looks so cute in pink!
  • What part of the quilting process do you like the most? I love cutting!
  • What part of the quilting process do you dislike the most? I don’t like quilting the tops or putting on the binding
  • Chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, or: Cookies and Cream
  • Favourite super hero or comic book character: I don’t know anything about those. I like Fancy Nancy though!
  • Most exciting place you’ve travelled: Las Vegas – I love it there.
  • Favourite quote or mantra: "I have an idea!"

Block 26 – Kimberly’s Welcoming Friends

Here’s Kimberly’s Welcoming Friends block. Head over to the Jolly Jabber blog to download the tutorial.

Welcoming Friends Block


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Upload your completed blocks to our Flickr group for a chance to win some adorable buttons from Button Mad – Incomparable Buttons. One winner for each of our quilt-along blocks will be randomly chosen. You have two weeks to complete Kimberly’s Welcoming Friends block to be eligible to win.


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Posted: November 9th, 2011

Topics: Free Projects, Special Features

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4 Responses to “Quilt-Along Block 26: Welcoming Friends”

  1. Gail says:

    Hat’s off to Welcoming Friends blocks! I adore them and the quilt is gorgeous! Thanks so much for the pattern and tutorial!
    Score another winner for you Kimberly!

  2. Connie says:

    What a beautiful block, thanks for sharing!

  3. I love your blog! The quilts look amazing. Thanks for the tutorial!

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