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Quilter’s Black Friday

Happy Thanksgiving Weekend!!! I hope you are enjoying some good food and time with those you love. And some Black Friday shopping! I love Black Friday! So I gathered up some of my favorite shops, products, etc. and thought I would share their Black Friday Deals!

Fat Quarter Shop Black Friday Sale

I LOVE Fat Quarter Shop! They are having a sale that is 20% off everything! And you get a free gift with a $150 purchase. Some of my favorite items include fork pins, Aurifil thread, and of course fabric!

Oliso Irons are my favorite to use. And these minis are the best! They are on sale this weekend 10% off one mini iron and 15% of two! And look at these fun new colors! I keep one next to my sewing machine while I’m stitching. Then I can press and stitch!

Thermoweb has the best basting spray, HeatnBond Adhesive and interfacing. This is a great time to stock up on basting spray! Everything is 30% off plus FREE SHIPPING!

Basting spray
Plan to Quilt

I have been using Plan to Quilt to keep me organized! Shannon is offering my readers 10% off with the code SMITTENCHICKEN! This will be a great organization tool for the New Year!

Some of my favorite shops are having Black Friday Sales! Check them out here:

Simply Corn has her headbands on sale!

Knotted Thread is 20% off everything.

Sojo Fabric is 20% off everything.

MakerValley is up to 50% off items.

Green Fairy Quilts is having a sale on their best selling items.

Missouri Star is having a sale on a number of items, plus a few free gifts.

Accuquilt has an additional 10% off!

Pins and Needles (my LQS) is 25% off all Bernina accessories, plus 20% off fabric.

Latimer Lane quilts is 20% off her shop.

Happy Shopping!!!

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Riley Blake Blog Tour · The Smitten Chicken

Riley Blake Designs Project Tour- A Festive Collection- Liberty of London

It’s my turn on A Festive Collection by Liberty of London project tour by Riley Blake! I have always loved Liberty of London fabrics. I am so excited that Riley Blake has Liberty of London cottons!

My favorite thing about this line are all of the metallic accents. I love the sparkly gold fabric so much that I used it as the background! Nothing says the holiday season without a little sparkle. I also added a few Riley Blake Confetti Cottons.

My favorite tools!

I can’t make any project without my favorite tools. One of my new favorite tools is the planner by Shannon, Plan to Quilt. I am usually working on a number of different projects at a time. This planner helps me keep all of the details straight; like which thread color and weight I am using, and any other details specific to that project. You can check out my in-depth review on my Instagram highlights. You can find this planner here and if you use my coupon code SMITTENCHICKEN you can get 10% off!

I have also completely converted to Aurifil Thread. I love being an Aurifil Artisan. This thread is 100% cotton and made in Italy. My machine loves it and so do I! I used 50 weight to quilt this up and it left the most amazing texture. My Olfa rotary cutter and cute pink Oliso iron are must haves. A girl has got to have her tools!

Test Block

I had the opportunity to teach a virtual class at my local quilt shop Pins and Needles. I taught my latest pattern Log Cabin-ish and used this fabric line, A Festive Collection. It was so much fun to get to sew along with friends during this crazy year!

Backing Fabric

Did you know that Riley Blake has a line of basics called Sparkle? Since it is a basic, it doesn’t go ‘out of print’ like other fabric lines. As soon as I saw these sparkly gold snowflakes, I knew it would make the perfect backing for my Festive Collection quilt! And a little heads up, I have another fun Sparkle project coming your way in December. I can’t wait to share it!

Log Cabin-ish Quilt

I absolutely LOVE how this quilt turned out. I even found some pine trees to take pics with to make it look more festive! The mix of reds and greens and little bit of blue make the perfect holiday quilt.

Log Cabin-ish Quilt

The prints in this fabric line are so much fun! I love the trees, little houses, birds and mini ornaments. This fabric represent all of the cozy feelings of the Holiday Season. My plan is to cuddle up with this quilt and watch ALL the Christmas movies!

Quilting Detail

One thing I absolutely love about this quilt pattern I designed is the flexibility that it provides. I really want everyone who makes a Log Cabin-ish quilt to create a quilt that represents YOU! I designed the center square to be large enough to personalize. I chose to quilt a holiday motif in the center of each quilt block. My Tula Pink Bernina came with all sorts of fun Holiday themed quilting designs. Aren’t these little bells so cute? Some people in my class decided to add a smaller quilt block to the center. I love the flexibility this pattern has!

Quilt Swirl

I had to share a quilt swirl pic! Isn’t this metallic gold so cute? I love it!

Now that my quilt is done I am all ready for the Holiday Season! Thanks for stopping by today. If you would like to see more of what I’m up to, you can follow me on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and my brand new YouTube Channel (still a work in progress!)

Chirp Out!

Jen

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