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January 16, 2019
Stellar BOM – Block 5 from Blossom Heart Quilts

Block 5 for the Stellar BOM is now out! This one uses squares, small and large HSTs, and quarter-square triangles to create a different look of a sawtooth star block.

Stellar BOM Block 5 with AccuQuilt Qube by BlossomHeartQuilts.com

Click here for the tutorial at AccuQuilt Australia

Did you know that there’s an AccuQuilt Addicts group on Facebook? AccuQuilt Australia run it and are actively involved, it’s great!

 

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December 17, 2018
Classic and Vintage Series: Nine Patch Star from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

We’re back with another pattern in our Classic & Vintage series, the Nine Patch Star Quilt Block!  In our Classic & Vintage series, we focus on traditional quilt blocks and add a modern twist! The nine patch, one of quilting’s oldest blocks, lends itself to so many variations due to its simplicity. Here, we’ve spruced it up with half square triangles to give it a new look.

The Nine Patch Star quilt block is available to use as a free download. You can use it in projects large and small, from quilts to table runners. Kimberly made her Nine ...

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November 14, 2018
Aurifil Designer of the Month 2019 from Blossom Heart Quilts

Well, what a way to get back into work after moving house than to announce that I am an Aurifil Designer of the Month for 2019!

Aurifil thread block of the month by BlossomHeartQuilts.com

I have had a long-standing love affair for Aurifil thread, which became official when I was an inaugural Aurifil Artisan in 2016, and again this year. And now I’m branching out in joining the DOM team for 2019. Each year, Aurifil hosts a quilt along with a block a month from different guest designers. The quilt along is centred around a theme each year, and in 2019 it’s all about Traditions.

2019 Aurifil BOM quilt along

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November 7, 2018
~ Harvest Star Tutorial ~ from Podunk Pretties

Hey Quilty Friends!  Here in Indiana harvest time is rolling to a close.  Most of the crops have been harvested and the fields are bare.  However the trees are in full color.  Autumn came about 2 weeks late this year due to the crazy spring/winter weather.  It's been an very wet year so the grass is still green and all the rain has made the leaves on the trees extra bright.  To bring Autumn to a close here on the blog I thought it would be nice to share a cute little star tutorial.  Harvest Star is tiny ...

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November 5, 2018
Classic and Vintage Series: Maple Leaf from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Happy Friday Quilters! We are back with another pattern in our Classic & Vintage series, the Maple Leaf Quilt Block!  It’s just sew perfect for Autumn!  In our Classic & Vintage series, we focus on traditional quilt blocks and add a modern twist!

The Maple Leaf quilt block (a free download) is a gorgeous vintage block from the Kansas City Star columns that is simple, yet altogether makes a pretty-as-a-picture quilt! Kimberly made her Maple Leaf quilt using Farmhouse II by Fig Tree Quilts for Moda Fabrics.  The warm pumpkin tones lend just the right autumnal attitude!

Our complete Maple Leaf ...

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September 3, 2018
Pretty Pansy Quilted Wall Hanging Tutorial from Brown Bird Designs Quilts

Simply Happy Fabric

It’s here! It’s here! Simply Happy fabric is now available online and in LQS everywhere. It is a fun and incredibly cheerful new fabric line from Riley Blake Designs. The colors are refreshing and perfect for that summer project you have been procrastinating about making. Or if you have been looking for a summer project but haven’t found one yet, the Pretty Pansy Quilted Wall Hanging is just the one for you.

My absolute favorite print of the line is the border print. The whimsical flowers at the bottom are wonderful, but it is the tall dainty ...

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June 6, 2018
AGF Community Sampler- Attaching the Borders from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

 

Hey there sewing friends, 

I am so excited to show you our finished quilt top for the Community Sampler hosted by two of our amazing fabric designers, Maureen Cracknell and Sharon Holland! The past fifteen weeks of this "Sew Along" has gone by so quickly but we enjoyed every minute of the process. This week, I teamed up with three awesome girls from the AGF Crew to attach the border section of our quilt! It was such a treat to teach the girls how to make flying geese using the no waste method! See our finished quilt top below and ...

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May 31, 2018
Community Sampler Sew Along: Block Setting from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

 Hello Hello,

We are getting so close to the end of the Community Sampler Sew Along and the girls in the office are so excited to see all the blocks come to life this week. This past week I got to team up with both Jannelle and Laura to create the last block of the sampler and to set all of our lovely blocks on point. Learn more about these super awesome ladies below. 


Block-Setting--Graphic

 Quilt Blocks made with Splendid Fabrics

Yay! Our quilt top is coming together! We love the way it looks.  Laura and I had the fun task ...

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May 7, 2018
Community Sampler Sew Along: Block 10 - New- Four Patch from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

Hello Fabric Friends,

Don't you just love sewing up something new? Today Elisa from the Production Design department teamed up with me to create Block #10 in the Community Sampler, the New- Four Patch. It's full of cute little four patch blocks and HST's. It was fun exchanging our favorite piecing methods and techniques and getting to know more about Eli. She has motivated me to start sewing more clothes for myself after sharing with me all the fun outfits that she has already made this year.  Read more about  Eli below and how she fell in ...

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May 2, 2018
Community Sampler Sew Along: Block 9 - Double T from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

Hey there Sewing Friends, 

What's your latest fabric crush? For the past 9 weeks I been crushin' hard for our new Splendid Fusion fabrics! When we caught wind of the sew along  Sharon Holland and Maureen Cracknell where hosting it wasn't a hard decision at all as to what fabrics we were going to use.  This past week we added a new member to our Production Design department, I am super excited to introduce Jessica to the AGF Team! Turns out we both graduated from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale with a Fashion design degree! It was ...

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April 24, 2018
Community Sampler Sew Along: Block 8 - Morning Star from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

Hello Sewing Friends, 

How are your blocks coming along?  The AGF Girls and I have been keeping up every week with completing our blocks for the Community Sampler Sew Along.  This week I had so much fun sewing up the Morning Star Block with Adri from our Graphic Design Team. Throughout this whole experience so far I have learned to become a better teacher of my craft. I have always sewn for me and my happiness but deciding to take on the challenge of teaching the girls in the office to quilt and sew has absolutely been an experience that ...

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April 9, 2018
Community Sampler Sew Along: Block 6- Square Dance from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

Hey Sewing Friends, 

It's already Week 7 of the Community Sampler Sew Along and we are starting to see our quilt come to life! Last week I got to sew up the Square Dance Block with my fellow marketing team member, Sophia! Sophia is one of the newest additions to the AGF team and after three months of working here she was totally ready to hop on a sewing machine and sew up a quilt block! Getting to sew with each one of the girls from AGF Team has been such a blast and my hopes are to teach ...

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April 3, 2018
Community Sampler Sew Along: Block 5-Fairground from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

Hey there, 

How are your Community Sampler quilts coming along? The girls and I  love seeing our progress each week as our quilt slowly comes together. This past week  I got to sew with Kelly from the Production and Design team.  Kelly and I both went to Fashion Design school together at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. We both were introduced to quilting when we started working for AGF.  It was a lot of fun sewing up the Fairground block with her and sharing quilting stories of our first quilts and how much we have grown as a quilters ...

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March 1, 2018
Taco Tuesday Everyday- How to Make a Linking Block with Day Trip Fabrics from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

Hello Makers , 

It's quilt block tutorial time, which is one of my favorite things to do for every New AGF Fabric Collection. Every time we release a new lookbook featuring the newest fabric collection I feel like a kid at Christmas.  Cutting into a brand new collection for the first time is so exciting and my mind gets lost in thought as I think of all the fun things I want to sew. There where so many cute prints in Dana Willard's new collection Day Trip Fabrics that I had a tough time choosing my favorite prints. But ...

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January 29, 2018
Sewing for the Nursery- Hideaway Quilt Kit at Fat Quarter Shop from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

Hi everyone, 

What are your favorite things to sew? On the top of my list is quilts, especially baby quilts! With all my friends and siblings having kids I have been having fun making baby shower presents with AGF's newest fabric collection called Nest! If your a quilter like me you are going to flip over the cute panel prints in this collection. The sweet sayings and imagery reminiscent of childhood come together in modern designs. My favorite panel in the collection is called "Make a Wish", the possibilities are endless with this panel because it is has six ...

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November 2, 2017
High Heel Shoe quilt block tutorial from Sew Fresh Quilts



Some shoe fanatic inspired me to design this quilt.

And today I am sharing the High Heel Shoe quilt block tutorial with you!






High Heel Shoe block finishes at 6” x 9”







Sew Fresh Quilts – High Heel Shoe block

Read through entire instructions before beginning.  Press seams open as you go. 


STOP: Stitch, Trim, Open & Press. To perform the STOP method, align a square (A) or rectangle (C) on the corner of the unit (B) with right sides facing together. Draw a diagonal line and sew along this diagonal line. Trim a ¼” seam. Finger press the seam open and ...

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