Supernova // Test Tubes Quilt Tutorial

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Happy Friday everyone! We’re celebrating the arrival of the weekend with this super cute Test Tubes Quilt by Heidi Stapes of Fabric Mutt. This beginner-friendly quilt makes a perfect quick project — done by Monday! Check out the full tutorial HERE.

This design features fabric from Supernova by Rae Ritchie, a collection that celebrates the beautiful mysteries of our vast universe.

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Supernova by Rae Ritchie features whimsical motifs that are sure to delight any scientist, astronomer, researcher or math fanatic!

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Here’s a close up of the finished quilt!

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Before…

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…And after!

We hope you’re inspired to create with Supernova! If you make one of these, be sure to use the hashtag #testtubesquilt and tag @dearstellafab @fabricmutt.

Happy sewing!

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Introducing // Dark and Stormy

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You know that feeling when you score the perfect catch?

Those are our sentiments towards Dark and Stormy!

Look for this awesome nautical collection at your local quilt shop or favorite online retailer. Available now.

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Bearded sailors and the deadliest catch… *cue ominous music*

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And we certainly can’t forget about these hipster seagulls.

Check out the awesome quilts that feature Dark and Stormy!

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Chomp!, a *free* pattern designed by Stacey Day. (Choose from foundation pieced or dimensional teeth!)

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Double Trouble by Kari Nichols, Mountainpeek Creations

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Captain Jack by Kelli Fannin

Happy stitching!

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Introducing // Feline Myself

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Introducing… Feline Myself!

This capsule collection features our feline friends. These cats are running the gamut of their daily facial expressions: ambivalent, careless, confused, and of course, sassy!

Here’s how our cats stack up!

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Yep, that would be Catitutde.

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We have striped kittens and tossed kittens—for all your sewing needs.

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Check out these purr-ific quilts!

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Nine Patch Cats by Diane McGregor

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My Crazy Cat’s Quilt by Bea Lee

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Bea’s quilt was inspired by her cat, Swiffer! Here he’s modeling one of the many expressions we described above. Can you guess which one?

We’d put our money on sassy.

Happy stitching!

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Christmas in July

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Season’s greetings from Dear Stella! Celebrating Christmas twice a year is twice as sweet!

Our friends at Pink Sand Beach Designs made these awesome Christmas stockings from our holiday fabrics. The fabrics are from our North Pole After Dark and Christmas Darlings by Paula and Waffle collections.

Don’t miss these new designs—ask for them at your local quilt shop or favorite online retailer.

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These Kittens were destined to be on a Christmas stocking!

The pattern is the #103 Sugarplum Stocking by Pink Sand Beach Designs. It’s a fun, quick and easy sew… And a perfect kick off to your holiday projects this July!

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This Santa fabric is our fav! (Yes, he’s chillin’ in boxers.) What happens in the North Pole stays in the North Pole.

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Check out these quilt projects to match your new Christmas stockings:

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Chained Ovals by Diane McGregor.

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Stars and Trees by Diane McGregor.

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Expo by Kelli Fannin.

We hope you love these fabrics as much as we do. Tag us (@dearstella and #dearstella) in your projects.

Wishing everyone a very merry Christmas in July!

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Introducing // Winter is Here

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Cities clash in this action-packed medieval period. Introducing… Winter is Here.

We’ve been waiting patiently (bursting at the seams, really) to share this collection. Continue for photos, a project, and all things awesome.

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Scenes from a battlefield, dancing dragons, happy hour—this collection definitely plays to an exciting medley of themes!

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The below quilt features all the amazing pieces that make up Winter is HerePortals by Kari Nichols.

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Keep us in the loop—tag us @dearstellafab and #dearstella when you create something *awesome* with Winter is Here!

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