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Our 2019 Block of the Month Programs are underway!

JUST A BIT OF INFO TODAY We have been getting a lot of questions about our BOM programs lately so thought I would post all the info in one place… If you have been following along on our quilting adventures for a while you will know that over the last few years we have fallen in love with BOMS… otherwise known as BLOCK-OF-THE-MONTH programs. There is something so very satisfying about working on just a few unique blocks each month all year long and then having such a magnificent sampler done at the end. It is a totally addictive process if you ask me! For those of you who participate in those programs, this is all old hat to you. For those of you who have no idea what these programs consist of… here is some info: Some BLOCK OF THE MONTH programs out…

2019 Wool BOM project is almost here!

ARE YOU JOINING US THIS YEAR?? We are so very excited about this year’s wool program.. we can hardly contain ourselves. For the last 2 years, we have done a large wool quilt as our mystery wool project and it has been crazy crazy popular with our customers. We have really loved working on each one. Why is it such a favorite you ask? 1- Because the colors of these wools are just too amazing… really… just look at them! Fig Tree colors at their best in the best wool on the market [made for us by Weeks Dye Works]! 2- Because wool is such a fabulous medium to work with if you want to try out a little appliqué… that is because it doesn’t have to be turned under at all. You cut out the shape and stitch it down.  Its amazing…

SUMMARY OF 2019 GOODIES!

Hopefully this isn’t too repetitive but I wanted to put all of this information in one place so that everyone can see it. I know that so many of you are new to our site and new to our social media so I want to make sure that you guys have all the same information as the “diehards” that have been here for a decade or more LOL. WHAT WE ARE OFFERING FOR 2019   BLOCK OF THE MONTH: MYSTERY SAMPLER- FIG TREE FARMHOUSE. That program is now full but we are always taking names for the wait list in case someone has an emergency or something happens and we are able to add a few spots. Please email me, joanna@figtreequilts.com . The list is created in order of names received so if you are interested, don’t wait! BLOCK OF THE MONTH: CHARCOAL…

Charcoal & Cream Block of the Month program

Hello my Friends! I promised a deeper overview and insight into the upcoming CHARCOAL & CREAM MYSTERY BOM FOR 2019 so here we are. Each month you will receive a black [charcoal] and a cream fabric. You will also receive some ivory solid for the background to mix in with the cream prints. You will work with those fabrics mostly just for that month and you will lay them aside for some additional sashing/posts and other finishing items. With the fabric each month will come instructions for a 2-4 blocks all the same size. The blocks will all be classic, traditional blocks with our simple piecing techniques. No templates, no appliqué! Of the BOM programs we are offering for 2019, this will be the most straightforward and for lack of a better word, “simple” one. The setting will be straight set and all blocks will be…

MYSTERY SAMPLER BOM 2019: Fig Tree Farmhouse

Hello my friends! I know that many of you diehards are already signed up for this fabulous program for next year but I wanted to share a few more details about it for those of you who are still thinking or who might be new to Fig Tree or new to our Block of the Month programs. OVERVIEW Several years ago, it dawned on us after dozens of requests that even though our fabrics are distributed far and wide and hundreds and hundreds of stores carry and love them worldwide, that not everyone has a Fig Tree loving store physically near them. It was then that we decided that we wanted to build an online community for those people… and for any of you who were looking to join in on the fun. And you all came out of the woodwork and we have loved getting to know you…

Introducing CHRISTMAS FIGS!

Hello My Friends! I know that's in well past Christmas and not yet Christmas in July but in case you haven't already heard about this… we have a Christmas collection due out this year and I'm so excited!! Introducing… CHRISTMAS FIGS, due out in stores in June 2018 just in time for all of those wonderful projects that all of you organized ladies and gentlemen start on in July!  The collection is filled with fabulous red, green and ivory blender prints with a few Christmas prints thrown in. But the rest of them are perfect for those not so "in your face" Christmas projects that I prefer. The red is a wonderful cherry, Christmas red, saturated and full of warm red goodness. The greens are good strong grass and apple greens with a bit more blue in it than…

Block of the Month Sign Ups are Here!

Hello My Fig Tree Loving Friends- Its that time of the year where we present our new BLOCK OF THE MONTH programs for 2018. This year we are doing 2 new ones and a redo of this year's RED & CREAM due to popular request… because who doesn't love a good red & cream quilt to add to their collection! For those of you die hard Fig Tree fans, you know the drill… sign up as soon as you can while they are still available. For those of you new around here, here is some info about our BOM[Block-of-the-Month] programs: We run a few each year. Most of them are 12 month long, a few [like the Red & Cream] are 10 month. Each month you get a package of fabrics and directions for the blocks you need to make…

2016 Mystery Fig Tree Sampler

As I write this, I should be finishing up the binding on this lovely 2016 project. My Instagram friends urged me to finish up the binding so that I could consider it a February finish and that is just the cheering section I need right about now to get this one done! UPDATE: BINDING DONE [see last photo] !! Sometimes I absolutely love binding and sometimes… well sometimes not so much [usually depending on what else I have to do at the same time]! These annual samplers have surely become my favorite projects of all time. The one from 2015 was based a little bit more around a sherbet palette with navy as the darkest element [I will share some comparison photos in a few days]. This sampler from 2016 went a bit more retro and was based around my Farmhouse and Strawberry Fields collections and used a chalkboard black…