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Be Inspired

  • Blend into FreeSpirit

    #BlendintoFreeSpirit

    Meet some of your favorite artists that "blended" from Blend into FreeSpirit!

     

    This week welcome! Brenda Walton, Katy Tanis, and Stacy Peterson.

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    Designers previously introduced, Ana Davis, Anne Keenan Higgins, Elizabeth Grubaugh,

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    Cori Dantini,  Maude Asbury,  Mia Charro.

     

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  • HomeMade Challenge

    #HomeMadeChallenge

    Challenge Runs: March - September 30, 2020

    CLICK HERE for The HomeMade Challenge Participating US & Canada Retailers. 

    What Is The Purpose?  

    The challenge encourages quilters to pay tribute to what drives the quilter/sewist/maker to create with their hands, through the creation of a 60” x 60” quilt featuring 80% of the new Tula Pink HomeMade fabrics and using Aurifil threads. The jury, including Tula Pink, will select 12 quilts that speak to the glory, attitude and beauty that comes from the privilege of saying “Hey, I made that.” 

    The 12 selected quilts will have the chance to be part of the HomeMade Challenge traveling exhibit, and the opportunity to win over $10,000 in prizes!

     

    How Does It Work?

    Quilters can submit up to two pieces to their local US or Canada quilt shop.  The quilt shop will then select one entrant/quilter to submit to the jury. 

    For complete contest rules, CLICK HERE.

    To print a copy of entry form to share with your quilt shop, DOWNLOAD HERE.

    To view the online entry form and submit your entrant/quilter*, CLICK HERE.                       *If you do not have a local participating or online quilt shop, you may enter, however please note where you purchased your fabric.

    To be a HomeMade Challenge US & Canada Retailer, SIGN UP HERE.

  • Kaffe Gathering No Moss Quilt Along

    Join us on a color loving adventure with the Kaffe Fassett Gathering No Moss Quilt Along! 4 Dynamic choices to suite any quilter’s palette.

    July 6 - August 10, 2021

     

     

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    How It Works:  

    Select you favorite color story, or make all four.  Click the Gathering No Moss Color Stories image below for more information, and then join the six-week journey full of Kaffe surprises!

    Ask your retailer about the Exclusive Swag Tote with Kaffe Fassett Gathering No Moss reusable pattern featuring instructions for making all four color stories! You must have the pattern to be part of the quilt along.

    Along the journey, you will gleen:

      • Color and design placement advice from Kaffe Fassett.
      • Tips and techniques for working with brilliant color and design from guest experts.
      • Incentives to encourage you to "Gather No Moss" and keep creating.
      • Color-confidence using the simple-to-make Rolling Stone quilt book.

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    To Participate:  

    Check back for the participating local retail shops. Retailers please make sure you are signed in to freespiritfabrics.com to access retailer specific information here.

    To download marketing assets and lifestyle photography, click here.

     

  • Morris Medley Block of the Month

    Introducing the beauty and authenticity of the original Morris & Co. fabrics. January 2021 - December 2021

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    Designed by Marilyn Foreman, Quilt Moments

     

    Available in 2 Size Options
    Large Square: 101” (2.56m) using 10” (0.25m) Blocks
    Small Square: 65” (1.65m) using 6” (0.15m) Blocks

     

    How It Works:  

    Each month participants receive fabric to piece this stunning, traditionally pieced Morris Medley Quilt. The Morris Medley Quilt is available in two size options! More information below by clicking the Block of the Month Information image.

    Don't forget to ask your retailer about the special swag bag including this beautiful quilt label.

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    Click here for participating retail shops.

    Retailers to download marketing assets, click here.

  • Nebula Block of the Month

    Shine like a Supernova!

    Be part of the Nebula Block of the Month from Jaybird Quilts featuring Tula Pink True Colors, Solids, and HomeMade.

     

    January 2021 - October 2021

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    Finished Size: Queen 97” x 96” (246.38cm x243.84cm)

     

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    Details:  

    • Journey to the stars!  Be part of the Tula fun by making this stunning 12-point star.
    • 10-month Nebula Block of the Month program featuring 9 unique blocks made from 74 Fat Eighths and six finishing fabrics.
    • Easy and effortless thanks to Jaybird Quilts. There are no pesky Y-seams in the quilt!
    • Perfect opportunity to work with Jaybird Quilts Super Sidekick and Hex N More Rulers.
    • Excellent color theory quilt to teach creative fabric placement, making the quilt appear to have 18 different blocks.
    • Nebula pattern is presented as 11 pieces in one 6” x 9” bag: A Quilt Basics booklet, 9 monthly inserts, and a Quilt Finishing booklet.
    • The pre-cut Nebula Quilt Package from FreeSpirit includes the fabric to make a queen size quilt top, binding fabric, and the quilt pattern. Directions for alternate size options to make a large lap or king size quilt are included in the pattern.
    • Ask you LQS about the Exclusive Bonus Tula Pink Swag Project Bag and Quilt Label!

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    To Participate:

    Click here for a list of participating retailers.

    Retailers please make sure you are signed in at freespiritfabrics.com to access the Nebula FAQs here.  The Nebula FAQs include the Nebula Shop Guide from Jaybird Quilts and the marketing assets for download.

  • Say Yes to Kaffe Collective

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    Win over $700 of Kaffe Fassett Collective February 2021 Fabrics!

    August - January 4, 2021

    Join our fun, impromptu challenge celebrating the newest Kaffe Fassett fabrics and patchwork and quilting book, Quilts in Burano, and #SayYestoKaffeCollective! Be the first to touch and treasure Kaffe Fassett Collective’s new fabrics, no matter where you live in the world!

     

    How?

    • Step 1: Select one quilt from Kaffe Fassett’s newest book, Quilts in Burano, available in August. Sneak Peek below.
    • Step 2: Visit your favorite quilt shop online or in person, and hand-pick the perfect Kaffe Fassett Collective fabrics* to make the selected quilt from Quilts in Burano (see details).
    • Step 3: Starting in August, select, cut, preview, audition and audition again, until your color and design choices make you feel happy and very Kaffe-like.
    • Step 4: Now, with your creativity and color sensibility in just the right place, make your quilt or quilt top by January 4, 2021.
    • Step 5: Post your rendition of your Quilts in Burano quilt on your personal Facebook or Instagram account using this very important hashtag: #SayYestoKaffeCollective and tag @yourlocalquiltshop.
    • Step 6: Kaffe will search #SayYestoKaffeCollective and select his favorite quilts to win prizes valued at over $3,000! 

    When you #SayYestoKaffeCollective, you could win one of these fabulous prizes:

    • 2 Top Winners – advance 1-yard cuts of the next Kaffe Fassett Collective February 2021, valued over $700 (USD). 
    • 2 Secondary Winners -- advance ½-yard cuts of the next Kaffe Fassett Collective February 2021, valued over $350 (USD).
    • 6 winners to receive a complete set of the NEW Kaffe Fassett Collective Classic pre-cuts in January 2021, valued over $120 (USD).

     

    Details:

    • Your quilt top must be 100% Kaffe Fassett Collective fabrics.  Of course, we would love to see some of Kaffe Fassett Collective August 2020, delivering now, in your creation.  Have fun, work the colors and designs in true Kaffe fashion and cut up your fabric! 
    • Contest is open to all, no country limitations.
    • Winners will be announced via FreeSpirit Fabrics social media platforms (Facebook and Instagram) by January 18, 2021.
    • Selected winners must respond via social media to secure their prize.
    • YOUR posting on your personal social media and the use of the #SayYestoKaffeCollective is your agreement that you will abide by the rules and accept the decisions of the judge.

    Retailers please make sure you are signed in at freespiritfabrics.com to access retailer specific steps and prizes here.

  • Visions Quilt Club

    Keep your eyes bright and open to the extraordinary beauty in everyday surroundings.
    Join the Anna Maria Visions Quilt Club 
    June 2021 - October 2021

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    Designed by Anna Maria
    Finished Size: 72” x 90” (1.83m x 2.23m)
    Techniques: Templates, Fussy Cutting, Applique, Mitered Corners

     

    How It Works:  

    As a Club member, receive fabric to piece this beautifully curated Visions Quilt designed by Anna Maria.  Anna Maria guides you each month with video tips.  And extra, fun to make projects are offered for your "Quilter's Lace" fabric.

    Join our exclusive Visions Quilt Facebook group to share in the joy of making.  You must have the printed Visions Quilt pattern to make this quilt. Ask your local quilt shop! #visionsquiltclub

    To Participate:  

    Check back for the participating local retail shops. Retailers please make sure you are signed in at freespiritfabrics.com to access retailer specific information here.

  • Wheelhouse Medallion Club

     Celebrate Anna Maria's 15th Anniversary and be part of the Wheelhouse Medallion Club! Featuring FreeSpirit Hindsight: Anna Maria's most loved designs reimagined!

    June - October 2020

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    Quilt designed by Anna Maria

    Finished Size: 80" Square (23 1/3 Yards)

    Technique: X-treme Fussy Cutting, Applique, Piecing

    View the Wheelhouse Medallion Club Participating Retailers here.

    Retailers: Download Marketing Assets here.