Reeling in Creativity: Celebrating National Go Fishing Day with Fish-Inspired Quilt Patterns & Notions

Reeling in Creativity: Celebrating National Go Fishing Day with Fish-Inspired Quilt Patterns & Notions

Ruth Erdei |

Exotic Fish Buttons by Buttons Galore

Exotic Fish Buttons by  Buttons Galore

Add a bit of vibrant marine life to your next project with the Exotic Fish Buttons by Buttons Galore. This delightful collection features hand-dyed, 3D fish buttons, each equipped with a shank on the back for easy sewing onto clothing or any sewing project. These charming buttons are 3 inches wide, 4.25 inches high, and .37 inches deep, and are perfect for bringing a playful, oceanic touch to your creations. And for those who love paper crafts, remove the shank and glue them on for an equally adorable effect. Whether embellishing a quilt, jazzing up a jacket, or adding flair to a scrapbook, these 

Exotic Fish Buttons will surely make a big splash!

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Fishing Buttons Button Bag by Buttons Galore

Fishing Buttons Button Bag by Buttons Galore

Reel in some creative fun with the Fishing Buttons Button Bag by Buttons Galore. This themed collection includes ten charming novelty buttons, varying in size from 5/8 inch to 1-1/4 inches. Each pack is a delightful surprise, featuring a mix of shank, sew-through, and flat-back buttons, all crafted from durable plastic. Perfect for adding a whimsical touch to your sewing or craft projects, these buttons are ideal for embellishing quilts, garments, and scrapbooks. While the exact buttons may vary due to availability, each set stays true to the fishing theme, ensuring your projects always have the perfect catch.

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Fish & Chips Downloadable Pattern by Villa Rosa Designs

Fish & Chips Downloadable Pattern by Villa Rosa Designs

Hook into some quilting fun with the Fish & Chips Downloadable Pattern by Villa Rosa Designs! Measuring 54" x 62" when finished, this delightful panel pattern is as simple as enjoyable, making it perfect for quilters of all skill levels. The one-page postcard pattern offers a straightforward approach, allowing you to focus on selecting the ideal fabrics to capture the essence of fishing life. Whether you're crafting for an angler or love the aquatic theme, Fish & Chips is your go-to pattern for a charming and effortless project.

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Catch of the Day Quilt Pattern by Trouble and Boo Designs

Catch of the Day Quilt Pattern by Trouble and Boo Designs

This Catch of the Day Quilt Pattern by Trouble and Boo Designs is an absolute must-mention for its irresistibly cute and humorous design. Our grumpy black cat, fully equipped with a boat, fishing pole, hat, and lures, has hilariously only managed to catch a watery boot! His disgruntled expression says it all—he's definitely hoping for a better fishing day right about meow! This charming wall hanging, measuring approximately 20 inches square, is brought to life with raw-edge, fused, machine-stitched applique, complemented by a touch of thread painting and a tulle overlay. Perfect for intermediate quilters, this printed paper pattern adds a delightful touch to any room and promises to bring a smile to everyone's face.

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Nemo/ Finding Nemo Button Singles by Dress It Up

Nemo/ Finding Nemo Button Singles by Dress It Up.

Add a splash of fun to your quilting and crafting projects with Nemo/Finding Nemo Button Singles by Dress It Up. This delightful singles pack features everyone's favorite clownfish, Nemo, from the beloved Disney movie, Finding Nemo. The pack includes three shank-back buttons made from durable plastic resin, perfect for adding a whimsical touch to any project. The largest button measures 28mm (1.10 inches), making it a standout embellishment for quilts, clothing, or accessories. Let Nemo be your friend as you dive into creative adventures and bring a bit of oceanic charm to your work!

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Does It Bite? Quilt Pattern by Java House Quilts

Does It Bite? Quilt Pattern by Java House Quilts

Bring a touch of woodland whimsy to your home with the Does It Bite? Quilt Pattern by Java House Quilts. Measuring 28" x 22", this charming wall quilt features a curious, cuddly bear intrigued by a friendly fish—wondering, "Does it bite?" The design showcases beautiful applique work and unique borders that come to life in bright pastels, perfectly complementing the adorable brown cub. This delightful pattern is sure to add a playful and heartwarming touch to any room, making it a standout piece in your quilting repertoire.

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Papa Bear Pattern by Quilt Doodle Designs

Papa Bear by Quilt Doodle Designs

This papa bear is ready for a quilting adventure! Papa Bear by Quilt Doodle Design is a fun pattern that features Papa Bear all set for a fishing trip, patiently waiting in his canoe with his fishing hat, vest, and pole. This charming design measures 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" using fusible applique technique. It is perfect for adding a playful touch to a variety of projects. Whether you embellish a pillow, quilt, apron, or tea towel (as pictured), this pattern will surely bring a smile to your face. With three pages of clear US measurement directions, creating this adorable scene is a breeze for quilters of all levels.

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Small Fry Quilt Pattern by FatCat Patterns

Small Fry Quilt Pattern by FatCat Patterns

Reel in some creativity with the Small Fry Quilt Pattern by FatCat Patterns. This charming 21" x 24" wall hanging features an array of playful fish lures, perfect for adding a fisherman's touch to any space. Designed with fusible applique in mind, the pattern includes full-sized, reversed templates for easy tracing. Ideal for using up those scraps and Fat Quarters, this pattern is as economical as it is delightful.

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Classic Series - About Trout by Lunch Box Quilts

Classic Series - About Trout by Lunch Box Quilts

Jump into your next quilting project with the Classic Series - About Trout by Lunch Box Quilts. This versatile pattern allows you to create a striking 30" x 50" wall hanging or a larger 57" x 76" quilt, perfect for any fishing enthusiast. Featuring a trout fishing theme, the design includes five detailed trout appliques, each separated into five parts for a dynamic and lifelike effect. With full-size patterns provided for your favorite applique techniques, you'll find it easy to bring these beautiful fish to life. Please note, digitized patterns are not included on CD-ROM, making this a delightful hands-on project for quilters who love to applique.

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Catch of the Day, Trout Quilt Pattern by FatCat Patterns

Catch of the Day, Trout Quilt Pattern by FatCat Patterns

The Catch of the Day, Trout Quilt Pattern by FatCat Patterns is ideal for the trout lover in your life. This pattern creates a perfect lap or throw quilt measuring 58" x 70". Featuring easy fusible applique, it's a breeze to bring the beauty of trout to life on your quilt top. Plus, with fat quarter and 10-inch charm square-friendly instructions, you can dive right into your fabric stash to create a stunning masterpiece. This pattern is suitable for advanced beginners and offers a fun challenge without overwhelming complexity. So, cast your line and reel in the Catch of the Day quilt for a cozy and charming addition to your home or the perfect gift for your favorite fishing enthusiast!

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Mini Salmon Autumn Pair Laser Cut Applique by Quilts With A Twist

Mini Salmon Autumn Pair Laser Cut Applique by Quilts With A Twist

Enhance your autumn-themed quilting projects with ease using the Mini Salmon Autumn Pair Laser Cut Applique by Quilts With A Twist. This set includes meticulously laser-cut appliqués of a male and a female salmon, each adorned in a stunning autumn print batik with fusible backing, perfectly capturing the beauty of the season. The accompanying pattern allows you to create a charming 15" x 19" wall hanging, showcasing these exquisite salmon designs. Featuring artwork by Dave Moore and precision laser cuts by Westfield Laser Design, these appliqués ensure professional-looking results every time. Peel off the paper backing and fuse the laser-cut salmon appliqués to your background fabric using an iron, thanks to the premium Soft Fuse fusible.

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Hook, Line & Sinker Block of the Month Block Complete Set by Crabapple Hill Designs

Hook, Line & Sinker Block of the Month Block Complete Set by Crabapple Hill Designs.

Cast your thread into a quilting adventure with the Hook, Line & Sinker Block of the Month Block Complete Set by Crabapple Hill Designs. Sold as a complete set, this collection eliminates the wait, offering all the blocks you need to create a stunning quilt measuring 64 inches by 73 inches. Featuring charming designs such as fishing lures, various fish, nets, and poles, this set brings the tranquility of fishing to life in your stitching. With detailed crayon tinting instructions accompanied by large color pictures and embroidery directions featuring step-by-step diagrams, creating the stitched blocks is a breeze. Plus, assembly directions will guide you through piecing the quick-to-assemble borders, ensuring a seamless finish to your masterpiece. Cast your line and reel in this delightful set for a quilting project that's hook, line, and sinker fun!

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Fish Perle Edge Pillowcase by Jack Dempsey Inc

Fish Perle Edge Pillowcase by Jack Dempsey Inc.

Add a touch of aquatic charm to your bedroom with the Fish Perle Edge Pillowcase by Jack Dempsey Inc. This delightful embroidery design features a fish jumping for bait amid a splash of water, complemented by a whimsical dragonfly. Each package contains one pair of standard-size pillowcases made of cotton/poly broadcloth, complete with a perle edge finish for a polished look. Perfect for quilters of all skill levels, this design is versatile and easy to stitch, allowing you to create a beautiful and functional piece of art for your bedding.

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Bait Shop Quilt Pattern by Patch Abilities. 

Bait Shop Quilt Pattern by Patch Abilities.

Transport yourself to a serene summer scene by the water with the Bait Shop quilt pattern by Patch Abilities. Featuring the rustic charm of a bait shop nestled at the end of a dock, complete with a whimsical pelican perched nearby, this pattern captures the essence of lazy days spent by the water. While it may be a bit more complicated with many shapes to lay out and fuse in place, and it will take some time to applique, the challenge is well worth it. Once completed, this 6" x 24" finished quilt will be a source of pride and joy, ready to be displayed for everyone to admire.

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Fisherman's Ruler Quilt Pattern by Patch Abilities. 

Fisherman's Ruler Quilt Pattern by Patch Abilities.

You'll want to count yourself in on the humorous Fisherman's Ruler Quilt Pattern. This charming design captures the playful spirit of anglers everywhere, featuring a ruler that doesn't quite make sense—just like asking a fisherman how big their catch was! With a finished size of 6" x 21", this pattern is simple yet full of character, making it a delightful addition to any quilting repertoire. So cast your line and reel in this fun and quirky quilt pattern that will make a splash in your home!

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