February Classes and Events

We have a month packed full of classes, including our weekly Make-n-Take classes, a bus trip to the Sewing & Stitchery Expo and the kick-off of our Fancy Forest Quilt Along. If you're looking to build your beginning skills or test out your sewing chops, we're here for you. If you're interested...

We Have Fancy Forest Quilt Along Bundle Winners!

Fancy Forest Quilt Along bundle winners

Congrats to the lucky, randomly-chosen winners: Erika and Hilary. They each receive 40 fat quarters of Indah Solids and Me+You batiksfive (5) yards of Birch Indah Solid for background, plus the white and black detail fabrics and their own copy of Elizabeth Hartman's Fancy Forest...

Mariner's Compass Blocks Made Easy

Flower and Vine Table Runner Quilters love the Mariner's Compass block and we've seen it in many variations over the years. It seems to be a perennial favorite, but a block that can scare away quilters who don't like paper piecing.

Thankfully Robin Long of Robin Ruth Designs has come up with an acrylic ruler that removes...

It's a Fancy Forest Quilt Along! +giveaway

Fancy Forest Quilt We are counting down the weeks until we start our Fancy Forest Quilt Along! It has been wonderful to have so many local quilters sign up for the event. In fact, there has been such a great response to the class that we're nearly sold out of the Sunday class and have added a Monday mid-morning...

Come Learn Some New Skills in the New Year

It's a new year and there's plenty to learn! We're kicking it off with two events: the Secret Sampler Society with Judy Livingston and the Fancy Forest Quilt Along.

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Pattern designer, quilter and industry professional, Judy Livingston will be here every month to teach you two new blocks for...

Swirls of Scraps with Melissa McGill {tutorial}

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This last weekend Melissa McGill joined us in-store to show off her fun Swirls of Scraps technique. You can try it yourself to make a quick table runner or wall hanging.

To make your very own, you'll need:
• a variety of batiks
• batik for backing
• tulle
• basting spray
• small, sharp scissors

Get Crafty With Our Coloring Contest!

Fabric Depot Christmas Ball It's time to start decorating for the holidays and we want your help! We have designed a Christmas ball ornament for you to print out and decorate. Whether you prefer colored pencils or felt or fabric scraps, we want to see your creation hanging in the store. 

Download the coloring sheet and...

Halloween Costume Contest Winners

Thanks to everyone who entered our Halloween Costume Contest this year. It's always inspiring and wonderful to see everyone's costumes and picking of favorites is so hard. We voted and came up with these winners, who've each worked hard to get a $50 gift card to the store! Congratulations! 

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Fall 2015 Quilt Market Recap

Fabric Depot QM15 CrewWe're back from Quilt Market and so excited about everything we saw there! Each fall, we join shopowners, designers, manufacturers and industry execs from around the world in Houston for the annual Fall Quilt Market. For three days we are immersed in the newest and best the industry has to...

Project of the Month: Tumbling Trees Table Runner

Tumbling Trees Table Runner

The leaves are changing, the fog is rolling in and it's feeling like winter is on its way; it's a perfect time to make a table runner for the season. October's Project of the Month is the Tumbling Trees Table Runner kit, designed by The Fat Quarter Gypsy, includes fabrics from Maywood Studios'...