Parade of Homes: Kimberly Jolly Giveaway

Another adorable house block is up for giveaway today as Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues. Today’s block was made by Kimberly Jolly, proprietress at Fat Quarter Shop. (Visit the Jolly Jabber for another giveaway!) The giveaway has ended.

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Home Sweet Home block by Kimberly Jolly is up for giveaway today!

Our special event celebrates the Sept/Oct issue of Quiltmaker, which has a house theme. See the house quilts!

cover350opt Parade of Homes: Kimberly Jolly GiveawayWe asked 12 quilt designers, including Kimberly, to make their own unique versions of Home Sweet Home, a block designed by Lori Holt for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8.

QMMS 130037 HOLT Parade of Homes: Kimberly Jolly Giveaway  This is Lori’s original block.

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Block made by Bonnie Hunter

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Block made by Gudrun Erla



Aren’t they wonderful? We’ll be giving away all 12 blocks so please come back often during August.

Kimberly and the gang at Fat Quarter Shop have a great new book out. Fat Quarter Style features 12 quilts in four sizes. Some are traditional, some are modern, all are beautiful!

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I especially enjoyed the how-to section. I saw some binding tricks I’m going to try on my  next project! You can find out much more during their current book tour.

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Home Sweet Home block by Kimberly Jolly is up for giveaway today!

Let’s have a giveaway! For your chance to win Kimberly’s block and a copy of Quiltmaker’s Sept/Oct issue, please leave a comment below by midnight on Thursday, August 14. Tell us if you shop for quilting supplies online (if you don’t, you’re invited to and to We’ll choose a winner and announce it here. The winner of these items is Freda, comment #11.

Please visit Kimberly’s blog, the Jolly Jabber, for another giveaway and lots of great quilty posts! The giveaway has ended.

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Get Quiltmaker’s Sept/Oct issue with its house theme and other amazing quilt patterns.


About Diane Harris

I'm an editor for Quiltmaker magazine in Golden, Colorado, USA. For six years, I wrote pattern instructions, product reviews and how-to articles. Then I spent four years as QM's Interactive Editor, working to generate much of our online content. Now I'm back to patterns and how-tos, which is a great fit for me. I still love writing about quilt-related topics for Quilty Pleasures, and I always have my finger on the pulse of the quilting world. I teach a variety of quilt classes and give guild programs, too. Reach me by email:
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120 Responses to Parade of Homes: Kimberly Jolly Giveaway

  1. Barb Johnson says:

    I shop both online and at my LQS. I firmly believe in supporting local stores, but no one store can carry everything!

  2. Marie Chat says:

    I love the fresh fabrics Kimberly chose for her house block. I mostly shop online for all my quilting supplies, but I also support and buy from my local quilt store. Thanks!

  3. Marie Chat says:

    The fabrics are so fresh in this house block. I do shop for most of my quilting supplies online, but I also support my local quilt shop as well. Thanks

  4. Marie Atkinson says:

    I do shop for quilty things online. Especially since my local shops don’t always carry what I like. Love the houses!

  5. JudyBL says:

    Love the fabrics in this little house!! I do shop online and also at local quilt shops – finding what I need is a mix of the two – if a LQS doesn’t have it I turn to my online favs.

  6. Diana M Diana says:

    yes I do. And I shop for then locally.

  7. DebV says:

    I do shop for supplies online. I like the variety I can find.
    Love these house and would love to win so I can make the Parkview Lane Quilt.

  8. Karen Carpenter says:

    I love Lori Holt’s designs and love to quilt. I do buy online regularly.

  9. Michelle says:

    I do buy most of my quilting supplies on line – the fat quarter shop is one of my favourites!!

  10. Emily Clay says:

    I love this little house block and can’t wait for the magazine to come out. I shop for my quilting supplies at the local quilt shops as well as online. I love to be able to see an entire line of fabric and find what I want online. Thanks for the chance to win.

  11. Bonnie says:

    With no quilt store close I shop mainly online. I am so glad that there is a great selection and awesome sales at Fat Quarter Shop!

  12. Kim Cady says:

    I shop both online and in local quilt shops:)

  13. Cindy says:

    I do most of my shopping at my local quilt shop. I like to touch fabric before I buy it. Besides shipping does at times make it more costly.

  14. Sarah says:

    I have never bought quilt fabric online.

  15. Diana says:

    I shop local and online. If I don’t have time to shop local, then online is the best. I love getting goodies delivered to my door!

  16. Barbara Thompson says:

    I’m pretty new to quilting so I want to touch what I buy but I have started exploring websites and blogs online and recently have bought a couple of things online.

  17. Jennifer Ciaccio says:

    I mainly shop at my local quilt shops. There have been a couple of times that i have checked out a website for a few quilting supplies”

  18. Gloria Pietruszka says:

    I shop local and do a lot of online shopping too.

  19. Lori Morton says:

    I do shop online most, tho have a Jo-Ann’s near by…..not many quilt shops close.

    The Block is Awesome! And so are the others…..very cool!

  20. Loriann Fish says:

    I definitely shop online. Love fat quarter ship and Missouri Star.

  21. Melody Lutz says:

    I shop online for fabric, thread, batting and patterns. But mostly I shop locally. The block looks so sweet.

  22. Kathy M Boice says:

    I have purchased pre cuts online but not real often. I like to see the fabric before I buy if it is by the yard, unless I know the designer’s style.

  23. Linda Webster says:

    I love shopping for quilting fabric etc online and have been doing so for about 3 years. It’s a great way to shop

  24. Emily C says:

    I often shop online for supplies. I dont really have much nearby in the way of craft stores right now.

  25. Sarah J. says:

    I love to see and feel fabrics in person, but with 2 small children I find myself doing more shopping online (nothing beats shopping in jammies!). Thanks for the chance to win!

  26. Mary Jane says:

    I love shopping at the Fat Quarter shop, Kimberly is so creative, there is always something to spark my ideas. Kimberly’s block is adorable abd reflects her enthusiasm for quilting.

  27. Sandy K says:

    With the price of gas, it is a lot of times cheaper for me to shop online.

  28. Vicki H says:

    I occasionally shop on line but try to shop local first.

  29. Linda says:

    Yes, I purchase quilting/sewing supplies from several different online shops, including the Fat Quarter Shop.

  30. Doris Gardner says:

    Since I don’t have a quilt shop close by, I do buy on line sometimes. I love to visit local quilt shops whenever I travel!

  31. Tabitha Keener says:

    I shop for almost everything I get online. I’m not really able to get out much. It is great that there are so many stores we can use. Thanks for the giveaway!

  32. Carolyn S says:

    I first buy what I can locally, then make my other purchases online!

  33. Cecilia says:

    I have ordered fabric from the Fat Quarter Shop and love their customer service. Kimberly’s house is too cute! Thanks for sharing.

  34. Lynn Mc says:

    I buy most of my fabric online. I have a few favourite shops, with FQS being one of them.

  35. Kathleen Dalecio says:

    Yes, I do shop online for material, patterns, books and other supplies.
    This is a really cute house block! The dormer windows look very real!

  36. Deb says:

    Yes, I do shop online, and I’ve ordered from FQS several times.

  37. Rhonda Davis says:

    I shop online too much (so the bread winner says). I have arthritis making it too painful to get out much.

  38. I love to shop on line. I love the fat quarter shop and quilt maker!

  39. amy says:

    Do I shop online? That’s a joke right? I have an order open on my computer right now, busy filling my cart! Of course it’s the Fat Quarter Shop! Also shop at my local quilt shop too!

  40. Carol Anderson says:

    I have shopped on line for bits I couldn’t find locally or wanted to try something new!

  41. JanineMarie says:

    Another cute block! I try to give as much business as I can to my local quilt stores, but I do order supplies online when I can’t find them locally. In the last two days, I ordered some thread and a seam guide.

  42. Amanda Best says:

    I buy a lot of my quilting supplies online. I live out in the country and I don’t go into the bigger towns near here where there are quilt shops very often. I love all the different deals and the variety of fabrics that are available online.
    Kimberly’s block is beautiful!

  43. Diane O says:

    Love Kimberly’s house. I do buy some quilting supplies online. Thanks.

  44. GrrannyH says:

    I occasionally buy a quilting tool online if it is not available locally.

  45. Anita says:

    I buy some quilting supplies online. Kimberly’s house is cute!

  46. Becky says:

    The Internet is convenient but nothing beats seeing and feeling the fabric before you buy. It hard to judge colour and scale on a screen.

  47. Andee in AZ says:

    I do shop online and one of my favorite sites is fatquartershop! Love the block too!

  48. Christine M says:

    I occasionally shop on-line but mostly go to a bricks and mortar store.

  49. Mara says:

    I have to buy ALL of my quilting supplies on-line.

  50. julia hughes says:

    I love these house patterns. I frequently shop online for quilting supplies.

  51. Jennifer says:

    Yes,I do a lot of my fabric shopping online.

  52. Karen Thurn says:

    Yes!! I buy quilt supplies, notions, books and even fabric online. I rely on comments from other purchasers to guide me and haven’t been dissatisfied yet.

  53. Linda Halcomb says:

    Don’t buy quilt fabric online because I cannot fondle it first! Lol. I do sometimes but books & tools

  54. Nancy Stone says:

    I buy a lot of my quilting supplies since my favorite quilt shop closed last year. Right now I am participating in a BOM from The Fat Quarter Shop.

  55. Lori M. says:

    Online, oh yes….And Kimberly at the Fat Quarter Shop has a great selection……

  56. barbara woods says:

    only way you can get what you need for your quilt’s is online

  57. Julia says:

    Oh yes, I shop on-line! And I love the selection offered by the Fat Quarter Shop! Thanks for the giveaway!

  58. Sunnybec says:

    Yes I shop on line for supplies and fabric, I live in France and it’s hard to get things here at a reasonable price. Thanks for the giveaway.

  59. Linda M says:

    A beautiful block–and yes! I shop on line. It’s so much fun to get a package in the mail!

  60. Jan Sturtevant says:


  61. Absolutely! I am always get happy fabric mail! I love the fat quarter shops daily deals!

  62. Carolyn Thalman says:

    I do lots of quilt shopping online. It’s way easier than driving 45 minutes to the nearest quilt shop.

  63. Pat V. says:

    I love being able to find exactly the fabric I want without going from shop to shop in my car, so I am a big fan of online shopping!

  64. Sigi G says:

    Yes, usually my biggest shopping spree is online, where I can browse to my hearts content.

  65. Belinda Wright says:

    I do shop online when I cannot find what I need. I prefer to support my local stores as much as possible. Love the house blocks – they have fascinated me for a long time and these are wonderful!

  66. Denise says:

    I like to support my local quilt shop but they don’t have everything in stock so yes, I do shop for both fabric and notions on line.

  67. donna says:

    Like to do my shopping in the shops. It’s afun thing to do when travelling!

  68. Maree says:

    Since we live way out in the country, I usually buy most of my new quilting supplies online. I love Fat Quarter Shop and have never been disappointed with anything I’ve ordered from them. Thanks for the chance to win the giveaway! ☺

  69. Mary C in WA says:

    I’d love to win a House Block. I follow the Fat Quarter Shop and Love them. Thanks for the giveaway.

  70. Chris Archer says:

    Love Fat Quarter Shop!

  71. Becky S says:

    I do shop for quilting supplies online. I love Kimberly’s cute house block!
    Thanks for the fun giveaway.

  72. Kathy MacKie says:

    Yes, I do order quilting supplies online, thanks for the chance to win.

  73. kathy pfaltzgraff says:

    Definitely an online shopper, mostly fabric. Great House Block, Kathy

  74. Jocelyn says:

    I do sometimes shop online. It’s easy to shop from my computer chair. :-) Thanks! The block is adorable!

  75. Louise says:

    I do almost all my shopping online because I live on a boat and don’t have a car. Getting to a quilt shop is tricky for me!

    I’ve been looking for a non-paper pieced house block and I really love this one.

  76. Jane-Marie Hardy says:

    I would love to shop online as I feel I would get better bargains, but when I have a car again I am to go to a lovely fabric store near Braintree in Essex in the Blake Farm Crafting Centre. Great variety and pretty good prices, but as usual I spend more than I intend to.

  77. Carrie P. says:

    I do shop on line and have bought stuff from Fat Qt. shop.

  78. I often shop online. Love this quilt block!

  79. Rebecca says:

    I do most of my quilting fabric shopping online :)

  80. Freda says:

    I shop online for fabric and other quilt-related stuff because I live in a small town and the one LQS has limited stock. The next closest option for fabric is just over an hour away.

  81. Marcia Elliott says:

    I do shop for quilt supplies on line. Mostly fabric and thread. Cute house!

  82. Marcia Elliott says:

    I do shop for quilting supplies on line, mostly thread and fabric. Cute house!

  83. Marcia Elliott says:

    I do shop for quilting supplies on line. Mostly fabric and thread.

  84. Kathy Davis says:

    I do purchase quilting supplies on line. I live in a semi small town and all I have to pick from here is WalMart. Poor me : )

  85. Andresa says:

    I don’t shop online for quilting supplies very often. Living in a major metro area, there are plenty of fabric and quilt shops around. Love the fabrics used in this block, especially the chickens (ducks?) on the grass!

  86. Lea says:

    Yes I occasionally shop online for supplies, often finding them cheaper than at the local store.

  87. Gill says:

    No local quilting shops so I shop online or at shows!

  88. Yes. I shop online and at local quilt shops for quilting supplies.

  89. Brenda says:

    Yes I shop for quilting books and notions online.

  90. Nancy A says:

    Yes, yes, yes, I do a lot of my shopping online.

  91. Diane H says:

    Another great house. Yes, I buy some quilting supplies online.

  92. Julie B says:

    Yes, I buy quilting supplies on line. My quilting bucket list includes making a house quilt.

  93. Cindy K. says:

    I love to do both….I have a local Quilt Shop nearby but I also check out the online quilt shops.

  94. Karlene says:

    I shop online since there is no LQS nearby.

  95. Lee says:

    I love to shop online! I work a lot of hours so it gives me more time to just sit and sew! thank you! I am loving the houses!!

  96. Joyce Mitchell says:

    Most of my shopping is done online. I’ve been a happy customer of Fat Quarter Shop for years. Thanks.

  97. Sharon says:

    While shop online if my LQS doesn’t carry what I need – like to support those local shops.

  98. Frances says:

    I occasionally shop online but mostly at my local quilt store.

  99. Judy says:

    I buy most of my quilting supplies online. Kimberly’s house is so cute.

  100. Martina says:

    Yes I do, aber not often.
    A very sweet house, love it.

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