It’s finally a LIVE website!  After months of developing this idea, it’s ready to be used… woohoo! is the sweetest new quilting/sewing website to come along in a while (if I do say so myself).   Here’s what makes it so great:

*You can design a quilt and drop fabric samples into the quilt and PatternJam will calculate the yardage requirements

*Save your designs to your own library, and share it with friends


*Select a designer pattern & “audition” fabric in it to see what looks good together

*All functionality on the website is FREE

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*All patterns are available for sale & instant download

*All fabric on the site is available for sale, and shipped in two days

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But here’s the BEST part!  Just for visiting and giving it a try,

you will be entered into a drawing for an iPad Mini!

Here are the rules of the contest:

1.  Visit and create something wonderful

2.  Share your creation(s) using the social media buttons on your account/library page

3.  Leave me a comment on this post letting me know you’ve visited, & give me feedback about your experience

4.  Enter up to 5 times with 5 separate creative projects designed with

Entries accepted until May 30th, winner will be announced May 31, 2014.


Click here to get started!

Have fun~Emily


58 Responses to

  1. Kay says:

    This site is so cool. I’ve just created the cutest dress with the new sidewalk cafe fabric by Marcus fabrics. I love being able to see how the fabrics look together. Thanks Emily for your great fabrics and now this website.

  2. Wendi DeMille says:

    I tried patternjam out at the HMQS and it was so cool. I was able to try out material I liked in different combinations. But more importantly, I was able to see what combinations didn’t work! That will save me a lot of heartache. Great idea. I will use this a lot!!

  3. Martha says:

    I visited Pattern jam, and created a quilt. It is pretty neat to be able to do that. It would be neat to be able to put in any fabrics from any fabric line. Also I designed a pattern with sashing, but it didn’t add any sashing on the outsides of the blocks, just before the outer border. Also, I couldn’t see very well how to navigate back to change some things without having to start all over again. The idea is really neat.

    • emily says:

      Thanks for the feedback, Martha~ We plan on doing some upgrades to the website as we go along and the sashing is one item on the list!

  4. Glenna Bowmaster says:

    Had fun playing with designs and fabric. great site.

  5. Laurie says:

    This is an awesome site. It would be cool to be able to rotate the blocks when designing a quilt. It’s pretty awesome to see what it would look like though, and you have amazing fabric to choose from!

  6. Julie Burk says:

    You make me love Fabric even more!!!!!!!

  7. Wanda Birkestrand says:

    WOW, I tried your Build a Quilt and then had it calculate the fabric yardage. What an “Awesome” product and using the new Rosecliff fabric.

  8. Cecilia says:

    I “built” a quilt on Pattern Jam and I enjoyed auditioning the different fabrics. It was fairly simple and fun!

  9. Shar says:

    I thought the program was very easy to use. There are so many features available I will have to keep it up on my tabs to play with for awhile. I loved the ideas.

  10. Lisa Ogden says:

    Just “built” a quilt on PatterJam, so fun and easy! Now could you make it that easy to sew the quilt? 🙂

  11. Louise says:

    What a cool sight. will be giving it a try.

  12. Karen Wilis says:

    I enjoyed your presentation at HMQS. The site looks so easy to use and I will definitely be using it on my next project. Can’t wait for the upcoming sampler option.

  13. Hailey Holt says:

    I love this website it is so nice and I love it how you can design it and order as much as you need automatically with the click of a botton 🙂

  14. Sandy Sharp says:

    What a wonderful idea. So fun to put different fabrics together.

  15. Katie says:

    It was nice to get to meet you at HMQS. Your site is fun. I love that you have a wide selection of fabrics and patterns to play with.

  16. Julie Koplin says:

    Love your creativity! I will be using one of your bag patterns

  17. Lori Fisher says:

    fun fabric designs and great program to design projects with.

  18. Scot says:

    What a great way to see how different fabrics will look on your pattern! And it’s so simple.

    • emily says:

      It was so kind of you to sit & give PatternJam a try at the show today– thank you! Good luck to you & your wife in the drawing! Quilters are the nicest people on the planet!

  19. Carrie says:

    I had so much fun creating a quilt on this site. What a great idea to feed my passion and love of fabric!
    Thank you for this site!

  20. I’m excited to try this. It is fun to change the fabrics and see the differences. I would like to be able to change the colores of the 3 bows on the one children’s dress. Of course i could probably figure it out but it is fun that you have done all of this!!

  21. Scot Barrow says:

    Pattern Jam makes it quick and easy to see how your fabrics will look. It’s great!

  22. delsie says:

    First time to use a “design your quilt,” it was easy and smooth to navigate. I am pleased with the save and the print option. The process was flawless.

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  23. Norleen Leavitt says:

    I think this is a terrific idea. It will save time and can easily see the design. I won’t have to re-do pattern designs with fabrics now. I am anxious to use it. Thanks.

  24. Alexa says:

    I created a Christmas quilt and I loved how it turned out! I really like how I can adjust the block number and the size of the blocks to fit what I want.

  25. Sally says:

    I just love the website. It is so fun to see what the quilt could look like and playing around with different fabrics.

  26. eleanor taylor says:

    Emily! Absolutely amazing! How I wish I had this 40 years ago!. love ya’ et

  27. Suzanne B says:

    I designed some softies that are so cute!! I really love pattern jam!! And I shared on Pinterest.

  28. Suzanne B says:

    I made such a cute dress and kept changing fabric for it…so much fun!!! And I shared it on Pinterest.

  29. Tracey Miller says:

    Wow, this can save so much time! It was fun to do as well. thanks! Fabrics are awesome too!

  30. Susie Meier says:

    Sorry forgot to say that I loved the calculations and cutting instructions- great tool. Thanks Emily!

  31. Susie Meier says:

    Loved playing with this site and your wonderful fabrics !b I created a quilt and named it My Verona and added it to the Library. I wanted to add another inner border but could not figure out how to go back and do that without losing it all. Wow this is so much fun to play with.

  32. Suzanne B says:

    I just designed a “friendship” quilt!! This is so much fun!!

  33. Suzanne B says:

    This is a fun website!! I made a Halloween quilt!! And shared on Pinterest!!

  34. Suzanne B says:

    It is fun to use the new program!! I made a “rocket time” quilt and shared on Pinterest!

    • emily says:

      Thanks so much for taking your time to give PatternJam a try! I’m glad you’ve enjoyed it- we are continuing to improve & tweak the site, as well as adding new fabric & designer patterns!

  35. Alexa says:

    I loved this website! It is such a wonderful idea. I like being able to see how the different fabrics would work together. Will definitely be using this more in the future!

  36. Dana English says:

    I love this! You are so talented and inspirational to me! I will definitely be using Patternjam!

  37. Alana Okiishi says:

    I had fun playing around with the different fabrics – it was like pretending I could actually quilt! I am going to try it with some of the other options next. Love all the fabrics and colors – beautiful!

  38. Kgquilter says:

    Hi, visited ad cruised around. Got to go back and play a little. I’m in love with the little girl dresses!

  39. Sunnybec says:

    Already visited and tried and really like the fact I can se the quilts before I actually make them. Congrats. on getting Patternjam up and running.

  40. Connie Donaldson says:

    I love this idea , and I love the pirate fabrics , hard to find nice fabric for boys

  41. kim kocherhans says:

    Awesome site Emily! Your talents and vision are so inspiring!

  42. So easy to use and really helps me take the guess work out of things!

  43. LOVE this website! As a newer quilter this website can really take the guess work out of things!

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