2020 Fat Quarter Raffle List
Each month we do a fat quarter raffle. If you would like to participate, bring a fat quarter! You just might be one of the winners!
Fat Quarter List 2020- National Days- fun and historical
January 11 National Milk Day- White, white on white, etc.
falls on January 11 to observe the very first time milk was delivered to homes inside sterilized glass bottles.
Feb 5- National Nutella Day- browns, solids or prints
first introduced in Italy in 1964
March 15 Red Nose Day- reds, solids or prints
start in England in 1988, and today it’s one of the largest fundraisers in the UK. The day is sponsored by Comic Relief, a British charity that raises money for people in need in the United Kingdom and Africa.
April 14 National Dolphin Day: grays, solids, prints, tone on tone
While we think of them as fish, dolphins are actually mammals. They are friendly and intelligent. They live in shallow waters and continental shelves, leading to frequent sitings and human contact. Growing from 4 to 30 feet long, their main diet is fish and squid.
May : May 4 National Orange Juice Day (observed yearly on this day) – orange, solids or prints
June 1- National Olive Day : greens, solids or prints
July 8 National Blueberry Day: blues, solids or prints
Blueberries are loaded with fiber and rich in antioxidants. Blueberries are one of the healthiest fruits you can eat. The most notable health benefits of blueberries include: helps lower cholesterol to promote heart health, reduces the risk of cancer, and can even help to slow the aging process.
August 3, 2019 National Mustard Day: yellows, solids or prints
The National Mustard Museum was the originator of the holiday and celebrates the day every first Saturday in August
September 14th National Coloring Day: multi-color prints
As a stress-reducer, coloring isn’t just for kids anymore.
October- 27th- National Black Cat Day – blacks, solid, prints, tone on tone
November 11- Veteran’s Day: red, white and blue fabrics, patriotic fabrics, solids or prints
Veterans Day, originally celebrated as Armistice Day, was first issued on November 11, 1919 by President Woodrow Wilson a year after the end of World War I. The purpose of Armistice day was to honor the fallen soldiers of The Great War for their sacrifice and bravery.
December 7- National Cotton Candy Day: pinks , solids or prints
The Cotton Candy machine was patented in 1899 by William Morrison and John C. Wharton. They brought it to the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904, where is was quite popular. Cotton Candy is a favorite at amusement parks, circuses, fairs, and sports venues.