Tonga Blooming Fields ~ Beautiful Batiks!

The fabrics in this 11-piece batik collection range from light cream, shades of green, rich rose and lavender.
Tonga Blooming Fields ~ Projects

We have a number of projects featuring these beautiful batiks! The quilt shown below is Focal Magic, followed by an exclusive throw pillow from Fabric Essentials, then the Hollyhocks Wall Hanging, Blooming Fields BOM quilt and a variety of pillowcases.
Tonga Blooming Fields ~ What Will You Make?

We'd love to see what you make with Blooming Fields! Send a picture of your project to us at [email protected]!
Year-End BlowOut Sale ~ In Progress!

$4.44 ~ $5.44 ~ $6.44!

It doesn't get any better than this!

We've marked down over 200 MORE fabrics (cottons & batiks), so if you haven't checked lately, you might want to see what we've added to our sale!
We will extend our sale into January ~ haven't decided when to end it!
Chicken Salad Sew Along with Lori Holt!
Sew Along Starts Jan 31, 2022!

Lori Holt is well known for her Sew Alongs. Join us as we embark on the journey to completing this gorgeous quilt inspired by days gone by.

One of the wonderful things about participating in one of Lori’s Sew Alongs is that they remain available on her site to refer back to again as needed in the future.
The Chicken Salad Sew Along Program . . .

We’re offering this program as a kit that includes everything you’ll need to make the quilt, including:
  • A Bundle of 42 Fat Quarters
  • Background fabric
  • Binding
  • Vintage Trim
  • A Set of 36 Sew Simple Shapes.

Coordinating Backing
  • Pre-Order backing for February delivery.

Join Today!
Lori Holt
Welcome Home Quilt Club!
Sign Up before January 25th.
Program Starts June, 2022.
Welcome Home!
Introducing the Welcome Home Quilt Club: A visually beautiful invitation to where your heart belongs - home.

We’re excited to be offering this program as a kit that includes everything you’ll need to make the quilt. Additional club perks include access to:
-   A members-only Welcome Home Club Facebook Group.
-   A series of video tutorials starring Anna Maria including guided tour of the quilt, Club welcome and monthly guidance for making the Welcome Home Quilt.
-   Exclusive “quilter’s lace” project(s) to keep you sewing using beautiful Welcome Home fabric.
Join today, and let Anna Maria help you find a happy home through quilting and sewing the Welcome Home Quilt!
New ~ From Northcott!
Two Great Panels in this Collection!

Every once in awhile, we see a sewing-themed collection that says "I gotta have this one"! We hope you'll like it as much as we do!
Two Quilt Kits!

These unusual quilts start with the Serenity Panel, then add sections of the Label Panel, coordinating prints, and solids!
Toweling by the Yard!

The Perfect Gift ~ Everyone Loves Toweling!

Need a few quick gifts? Toweling on the roll to the rescue ~ 16" and 18" widths, pre-hemmed on the sides. Just cut and sew. What could be simpler?

Vintage to Modern ~ Something for Everyone!
Snowman Sampler ~ Includes Backing!

If you missed this the first time around, no worries ~ we just cut more kits! Snowman Sampler features 12 snowmen, 4 backgrounds, and over 80 fabrics. Sign up for the Block-of-the-Month format, or take all the kits at once and receive Free Shipping to US destinations!
This project includes Binding and coordinating Backing!
More Block-of-the-Month Programs!
This inspirational message quilt is perfect as a twin size quilt or large throw. The giant panel is used in alternating rows and can be embellished as desired. Backing is included ~ there's enough extra for a pillowcase!
Classy ~ Available Now!

We are excited to offer the Classy Block-of-the-Month program designed by Clarissa Horton, featuring Maywood fabrics. The nine-month program includes Binding, Backing, a Boo-Boo Bundle of extra fabric and our famous cutting diagrams!
Mid Winter Blues ~ Island Batiks!

A wonderful palette of light and dark blues set against a light background. Includes a Boo-Boo Bundle of extra fabrics, Binding, Backing, and our famous Cutting Diagrams!
Galactic Explosion ~ Two Colorways & Sizes!

If you liked Nancy Rink's Amish With a Twist quilt series, you'll like Galactic Explosion. We've enlarged the quilt (as we tend to do!) and offer two sizes in two colorways!

P.S. We cut all kits in advance and put them in a bag. When you sign up, we put your name on the bag and you are guaranteed to get everything you have paid for!
Why Fabric Essentials?

Your Flexible BOM Headquarters!

We build our Block-of-the-Month programs around YOU!

  • Start Date? Register now, start when you are ready to sew!
  • Delivery? Take 1 block, 2 blocks, 3 blocks per month, or get the complete set of kits in one shipment. It's up to you!
  • Multiple BOMs? We can send them together to save on shipping.
  • Snowbird? We can change your shipping address to accommodate your travel schedule.
  • Payment Date? Tell us when you want us to run your credit card!

We hope you'll join us for one or more projects!
Marsha Doyenne

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