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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Rankin/Bass Holiday Favorites Quilt Along - Week 5

Welcome back to our very special fan created Rankin/Bass Holiday Favorites Quilt Along!

What we'd like you to know about our event:

  • The Rankin/Bass Holiday Favorites Quilt Along was designed by: Holly Urbain, Jeanie PaymentMichelle ThompsonLilja Björk SigurdórsdóttirBeth Gough,  & Jennifer Ofenstein This event is hosted on Fandom in Stitches by Jennifer Ofenstein.
  • Rankin/Bass Holiday Favorites Quilt Along patterns will be posted weekly. We'll be sharing 30 paper pieced quilt block patterns, quilt finishing and border instructions, plus any Design Invitational patterns our quilting community chooses to share. Our optional quilt layout includes 20 - 10" blocks. Use your favorites or make more blocks to create your own design!
  • We will be sharing a combination of new patterns as well as several already previously shared on fandominstitches.com. All patterns are posted with designer permission.
  • Each designer participating in our quilt along has a unique pattern style and each pattern is presented as the designer intended.
  • Each pattern has been tested for accuracy. Pattern testers are listed with the patterns they have tested.
  • Patterns are rated 1 out of 5 by difficulty (1 being the simplest, 5 being the most complex).
  • Want to design a pattern for this quilt? Look for the Design Invitational information below!
  • Every pattern on fandominstitches.com is design by fans for fans. Our patterns are free for your personal and NON-profit use only. Patterns are not to be used for manufacture or distribution. Sale of these patterns, quilts, projects, photos, etc. made from these pattern is prohibited. No infringement of any kind is intended. Please support the official Rankin/Bass Holiday Special releases. We wouldn't be fans without them!
  • For best results with paper pieced patterns, print with NO SCALING. In Google Drive, uncheck “fit to page.” See your printer instructions for more details if needed.
  • Need to learn to paper piece? Check out our Quilting Help page for lots of awesome tutorial links!

And now, Week 5!

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

(from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer)

Lilja Björk Sigurdórsdóttir
10" paper pieced
(10 1/2" unfinished)

(from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer)
Holly Urbain
tested by Lynn Atkinson

10" paper pieced
(10 1/2" unfinished)

We have created a fun optional quilt design
for you use to use with your quilt blocks!


Jennifer Ofenstein
64" x 74" pieced

This quilt design includes:
  • 20 - 10" Blocks (we will be sharing 30, so you can choose your favorites!)
  • 36 - 6" Candy Cane Border Blocks (pattern below)
  • See document for other ideas!

To finish our Holiday Favorites quilt as shown above, you will need:
  • Approximate 2 yards of background fabric
  • 2 yards border/sashing
  • 1 yard each for candy cane stripes
  • Miscellaneous fabrics for individual blocks.

The finishing documents include everything you need
to finish your quilt once you've completed your chosen blocks. 

Please note: our Design Invitational (info below) includes a call for Rankin/Bass themed snowflakes as well as additional character/object designs. Keep that in mind in case you'd like to include even more Holiday goodness in your quilt!

Jennifer Ofenstein
6" paper pieced 
(6 1/2" unfinished)

We know you love to plan your quilts in advance, so for this event we're giving you an idea what's coming to help decide which blocks you'd like to make!
  • Bird that swims
  • Charlie in the Box
  • Clarice
  • Coach Comet
  • Crystal
  • Dolly
  • Frosty the Snowman
  • Girl Elf
  • Head Elf
  • Heat Miser
  • Hermey the Elf
  • Hocus Pocus
  • Jelly Water Pistol
  • Karen
  • King Moonracer
  • Mrs. Claus
  • Nested Clown/Mouse
  • Plane that can't Fly
  • Postman
  • Professor Hinkle
  • Rudolph
  • Santa
  • Snow Miser
  • Snowman Sam
  • Spotted Elephant
  • The Bumble
  • Topper
  • Yukon Cornelius
  • BONUS - Rudolph Title
  • BONUS - Train with square wheels
  • Design Invitational - Snowflakes & More!

Quilt Pattern Design Invitational
Participation Rules


Please read ALL RULES carefully before submitting patterns.
  • Design an original pattern inspired by ANY RANKIN/BASS HOLIDAY SPECIAL to share with the fandominstitches.com quilting community.
  • Designs should be of either a SNOWFLAKE or a RANKIN/BASS HOLIDAY SPECIAL CHARACTER OR OBJECT. Please see the list of patterns coming in this QAL before choosing a design (above).
  • Quilt Patterns must be original and created by the submitting designer. Designs may not use any part of a another designer's pattern, including, but not limited to, those designs shared on fandominstitches.com. Please see the list of patterns for this quilt along listed above.
  • Designs based on other, non-quilt artwork art (including fan art) must include written permission from the artist. 
  • Patterns can be any piecing technique (paper pieced, hand embroidered, applique, etc.).
  • Patterns should 6" OR 10" finished (6 1/2" or 10 1/2" with seam allowance). These are intended to be additional optional blocks for our quilt along for use in inside the quilt (10") or in the border (6").
  • Patterns must be free to access and stay that way. All FiS patterns are free for personal & non-profit use only to comply with copyright and intellectual property laws.
  • Make your pattern and take a photo. Only tested patterns with photos of the design in fabric will be included on fandominstitches.com.
  • Patterns should include your name (online or real), pattern finished size (6" or 10"), your blog, social media, contact information and/or anything else you feel is pertinent to your pattern.
  • Patterns should include the following text, "Designed for the #rankinbassqal Design Invitational on fandominstitches.com."
  • Submit your pattern using our submission form no later than Friday, November 22, 2019 at Noon CST (U.S.).
  • PDF patterns can be hand drawn or created using graphic design software as long as they are clear and easy to follow. For helpful information, including software suggestions, see Be A Fandom in Stitches Designer.
  • Google Drive is a great way to share pattern files (it's free to use for anyone with a Gmail account and files can be updated as needed). Patterns can also be emailed to ofenjen@fandominstitches.com and they will be hosted by Fandom In Stitches
  • Pattern submissions will not be accepted via Facebook or other social media.
  • On Wednesday, November 27, 2019, all Rankin/Bass Holiday Favorites Quilt Along Invitational patterns will be posted right here on Fandom In Stitches to share with our quilting community!
ONLY patterns following these rules will be considered for posting on FiS.

Submitted designs will be included in special drawing
to win a Fandom in Stitches t-shirt from our Zazzle Shop!
(Example only, you can pick the shirt of your choice!)
Questions? Leave them in comments or email ofenjen@fandominstitches.com!

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