UPDATE – #QuiltsForPulse FQs & More

LOVEprintHello Everyone –  Thank you sew much for your enthusiastic, loving and heartfelt response to our offer of free FQs for the Orlando Modern Quilt Guild’s project, #QuiltsforPulse.  At this time, we’ve exceeded the 100 FQs, and we’re happy to honor all 140+ email requests received as of midnight last night.  PLEASE NOTE:  Our FQ giveaway offer has expired  –  Only requests already received at this point can be fulfilled!  

SusanCousineauWe also want to let you know about a FQ bundle giveaway by Susan Cousineau, designer of the SO SWEET LOVE collection, in conjunction with Craft Ideas magazine!  Like all of us, they want to share their love with the people of Orlando, FL at this difficult time.  You can enter here now through July 1, 2016.

Thanks again for all that you do…


Our Hearts Are In Orlando…


The Orlando Modern Quilt Guild is collecting quilts and blocks for the victims of the shooting at Pulse nightclub on June 12, and MQG members around the world are invited to participate. Visit this page for full details.

LOVEprintAll of us at Marcus are saddened by the senseless act, and we wanted to help the #quiltsforpulse effort in some small way.  So we’re offering 100 free FQs of the white and red “LOVE” prints from Susan Cousineau’s SO SWEET LOVE collection to our quilting friends who are making blocks and quilts for the drive. To receive your FQ, send an email to lshepard@marcusfabrics.com with your name & mailing address. Thank you for all that you do... UPDATE:  Thanks for your many responses – the offer is now CLOSED.  We’ll be sending out over 140 FQs this week!

#NationalCraftMonth Fun with Susan Cousineau!

March is #NationalCraftMonth and we’re celebrating with some super-fun party favor ideas featuring Susan Cousineau’s enchanting MAGICAL MERMAID, POLKA DOT POND and SO SWEET LOVE  collections… You’ll want to download the 6-page party ideas booklet now, and save it for festive fun all year long!  Thanks, Susan, for sharing your magical ideas with us  ; )

Visit Susan online at Sweet Chic Design.


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Look Who’s in Craft Ideas Magazine Now!

Susan Cousineau shares several adorable MAGICAL MERMAID projects in the Spring 2016 issue of Craft Ideas magazine!  Just minutes ago this landed on my desk, and it’s on sale now. Even better, we’ve partnered with Craft Ideas to bring you the chance at a terrific fabric giveaway including the 1-yard panel and 10 FQ coordinates!!  Just visit their giveaway page and register for your chance.


MermaidCOMPKnown mostly for her McCall’s and Kwik Sew craft and sewing patterns, Susan recently launched her Lollipop Rainbow fabric brand for Studio 37 Fabrics with a whimsical mermaid fairy motif. These adorable prints work beautifully on their own, or paired with the panel design. The pink/aqua/yellow palette is sure to delight true “girly girls” of all ages!

Try Miriam’s Shabby Chic Valentine’s Crafts

There’s not much time left, but we know you’re going to LOVE Miriam Rawson’s quick and easy (and adorable!) Valentine’s Day craft inspiration in the form of soft scuplture “Shabby Chic Hearts”! You’ll find dozens of creative ways to use these – use her fun suggestions as a starting point for crafts you can enjoy on February 14 and beyond  ; )

SoSweetMiriamPixCOMPSoSweetLoveSingleCardCheck out the entire SO SWEET LOVE collection by Susan Cousineau for Studio 37 Fabrics…and ICYMI, take a look at Susan’s own Keepsake Cards – you can even use your embellishments interchangeably for both projects!

Susan Shares More Love, on SewMamaSew.com!

SoSweetLoveCandyCutieLooking for even more Valentine’s inspiration?  Be sure to check out SewMamaSew.com today for Susan Cousineau’s completely adorable plush Candy Cutie!

Not only will you find complete instructions to stitch up your own Cutie, but you can even enter in a drawing for a FQ bundle of Susan’s SO SWEET LOVE collection for Marcus/Studio 37 Fabrics!  Just leave a comment there for your chance!


MAGICAL MERMAID Instagram Giveaway!

This week we’ve got a real treat for any little mermaid lover — MAGICAL MERMAID, Susan Cousineau’s new line for Studio 37 Fabrics.  You could win this bundle! Just follow us on Instagram @MarcusFabrics and comment there!  The giveaway includes a printed panel with equally adorable FQ coordinates!  Perfect for your own little Magical Mermaid for quilts, pillows, sleepover essentials and more  ; )  See the entire collection and enter on Instagram now through November 19 – Good Luck!


#MarcusMarketMania – Love Polka Dots & Mermaids?

While at Quilt Market, check out the adorable projects by Susan Cousineau of Lollipop Rainbow!  They’re done in her two debut collections for Studio 37, POLKA DOT POND and MAGICAL MERMAID.  Don’t you love her sense of colorful, versatile panels with easy coordinates, and her friendly characters?  See these projects, and the full collections, up-close at BOOTH 1022.

#MarcusMarketMania MagicalMermaidProjectsQM

Looking for the MarcusFabrics.com OCTOBER Update ?

It’s coming in just a few days!  We had sooo much great stuff to share (in the midst of last-minute Quilt Market prep), that we’re just taking a few extra days to complete it. We’re relaunching our Studio 37 website, with contemporary looks from Victoria Findlay Wolfe, Nancy Rink, Sarah Maxwell, Susan Cousineau, Irene Chan and Laura Berringer for starters! And on the Marcus side, we’ve got new looks from Pam Buda, flannel sewing tips, and a preview from Rachel Pellman, the newest addition to our design team.  It’ll all be unveiled in just a few days, but for now, enjoy this little sneak peek…


Meet Susan Cousineau of Lollipop Rainbow

Susan CousineauSpring 2015 marks the debut of TWO collections from designer Susan Cousineau.  You might recognize her name as a top designer of kids’ and craft patterns for Kwik Sew and McCalls’.

With the launch of her Lollipop Rainbow fabric collections for Marcus, Susan is “over the rainbow” with excitement as she takes her creative passion for kids’ design into a new and exciting chapter.



Now, crafters and quilters can create a well-rounded look in home décor, quilts, clothing and accessories, beginning with MAGICAL MERMAID and POLKA DOT POND. Susan’s stylized mermaid fairies and pond pals themes include prints that work beautifully by themselves, or with the coordinated pre-printed panels.  See the entire collections online (they’ll be in quilt shops this October!), and learn more about Susan.