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September 4, 2019
How to Sew a “Continental” Quilt Block Tutorial featuring Nuncia Fabrics by Pat Bravo from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

My Mom has always told me becoming a Mother was the most rewarding thing that could have ever happened to her. Being a mother of four she loves all her kids the same but has always held her two daughters closest to her heart. There is just something so special about a mother-daughter relationship where your Mom isn’s just a Mom but a best friend. 

This basically sums up Pat Bravo’s inspiration for her latest collection, Nuncia, which is named after her mother and is a tribute to her life and the amazing lessons she left for her ...

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August 9, 2019
How to Sew a "Triangles" Quilt Block Tutorial from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

I wish Summer never had to end, lucky I live in Florida so technically it feels like Summer all year round. Lately, I have been sewing with Katarina Roccella’s new fabrics called Floralish. Which I think are perfect summertime prints with delectable fruits and fantastic floral designs.  The Rayon print offered in this collection is called "Poppy Memories” has just made it to my top three favorite rayon prints from AGF! Check out my dress in the video below. I also sewed up the “Triangles” quilt block where I made half-square triangles using the four at a time method ...

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August 5, 2019
HOW TO SEW A “EIGHT POINTED STAR” TUTORIAL | AGF QUILT BLOCK COLLECTION from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

As a child, I used to love to hear stories of magical worlds filled with unexplained beauty, make-believe creatures, and stories that would my take your mind on an insightful journey packed with adventure and possibilities. 

Alexandra Bordallo’s debut collection for AGF called Dew and Moss brings me back to my youth with her whimsy prints illustrating a world where gnomes play in their gardens and live in their mushroom houses. Not only are all the prints super adorable, but the color palette is what caught my eye right away. The shades of green mixed with the wonderful pops ...

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July 18, 2019
HOW TO MAKE A “FLYING STAR” QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL - GONE FISHING WITH CATCH AND RELEASE from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

Did you grow up in a fishing family? My Dad growing up would go fishing with his brothers as often as they could all throughout the Summer months and it would turn into ice fishing in the Winter months. Growing up I always wanted to learn but never got the chance. I love being on the water though, kayaking and enjoying the lake life and Mister Domestic’s fabric collection called Catch and Release has me wanting to hit the water for a relaxing lazy day. 

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I decided to sew up the “Flying Star” block which shows off the relaxing ...

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July 9, 2019
QUILTING TUTORIAL- HOW TO MAKE AN “IMPRESSION” BLOCK from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

You know the feeling when pure happiness hits you, you are fully in the moment and you wish you could hold on to that memory in time forever? These small impressions in our life are what makes life so exciting which is why I created the “Impressions” Quilt Block, with its giant fussy cut center meant to frame your most precious fabrics. Of course, I chose the “Wandering With Doe” print from Bonnie Christine’s latest collection called “ The Open Road”

Choose from a fox, bunny, bear or deer! This delicate, tonal print is so gorgeous I can’t stop ...

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June 26, 2019
HOW TO MAKE A “CHRISTMAS STAR” BLOCK- HOLIDAY QUILTING! from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

Christmas in July? Yes, please! Who else is crazy about the winter season? I have to tell ya I am definitely not a fan of the cold and the weather can be quite miserable at times but there is something that always fascinates me about this time of year. I love the music, getting together with family and friends and all the traditions that come along with the season.

I also enjoy making handmade gifts, holiday ornaments and festive decor to decorate my home. Which is why I have never been more excited to talk about AGF’s new Collective ...

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June 20, 2019
How to Sew a " Prized Possession" Quilt Block Tutorial featuring Bloomsbury Fabrics by Bari J. from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

What’s your style? Are you a more is more kinda person or do you prefer modern, simple designs? Or maybe somewhere in between? I think my style falls somewhere in-between. I like simple designs mixed with gorgeous busy prints like the prints found in Bari J’s new fabric collection called Bloomsbury!

Are you a fan of Barj’s signature painterly florals? I seriously can’t get enough! Her prints come to life brushstroke after brushstroke to give us the most stunning fabrics to sew with! Today I want to share the next block I made for the #AGFQuiltBlockCollection ...

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May 22, 2019
AGF Quilt Block Collection: How to Sew a "Twisted Spools" Block featuring Everlasting Fabrics from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

Hello Makers,

Wedding Season is among us. For all of you Bride DIYers let me introduce you to Sharon Hollands brand new fabric collection for AGF called Everlasting! Sharon designed this collection inspired by her daughters June wedding and childhood memories! To learn more about Sharon and her new collection make sure to check out the Everlasting Fabric Lookbook.

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Today I am excited to share my new block made with Everlasting fabrics! The “Twisted Spools” block is such a fun and impactful block to make. All these gorgeous red, whites and blues have got me feeling all the summer Fourth ...

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May 6, 2019
Mystical Land Fabrics - How to make a "Columbian Star" Quilt Block Tutorial from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

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Are you a fabric connoisseur? When did you find out you were hooked and fabric collecting was almost as important as having another project lined up to make before you finished the one you are currently working on?

I don’t recall the day I officially turned into a fabric addict, but since starting my journey working for Art Gallery Fabrics five years ago I never could have believed how quilting and sewing would have become such a major part of my life and overall happiness! Can any of you relate? I couldn’t picture my life without sewing and ...

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April 29, 2019
SUMMER IS CALLING- How to Sew a "Gentle Breeze" Quilt Block Tutorial from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

Hello Friends, 

What are your favorite things about Summer? Having BBQ’s with family and friends, chilling poolside reading a good book, or the longer days of sunshine? Whatever it may be Dana Willard has recreated the Summer season into a great modern fabric collection perfect for all apparel markers, quilt makers and crafty DIYers!  Today I want to share with you the “Gentle Breeze” Block I sewed up using some of my faves from Dana’s collection.

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My new favorite way to make HST’s is the four at a time method. All you need is two squares of ...

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April 22, 2019
TROPICAL PRINTS from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

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Hello Makers, 

Suntanned skin, waves crashing on the shore, and the feel of the warm salty breeze, there are so many reasons why I love the beach and living in a tropical climate but another reason is we can wear bright colorful sundresses all year! Which is why I am super excited about Katie Skoog's debut collection for AGF, West Palm Fabrics!

I see several summer dresses in my near future! What would you make with West Palm fabrics? In the video I below I show off my Tank Dress made in the “Seaside Garden Coral” print! This beginner-friendly ...

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April 16, 2019
Kids Fabric- How to Make a "King David's Patchwork Tutorial - AGF Quilt Block Collection from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

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Hello Makers, 

I don’t know about you but when I am looking for fabrics to sew for the little ones in my life I always have a tough time finding the right fabrics. I either find prints that are to gender-specific or the colors are just not quite what I am looking for.

Becoming an Auntie for the first time 14 years ago and then becoming a God Mother 2 ½” years ago has been such a rewarding honor. As I watch my brother's kids grow up I think back to when I was that young and I ...

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March 27, 2019
The Magic of Quilting- How to Make a "Domino and Star" Quilt Block featuring Lugu Fabrics from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

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Hello Makers,

Whooo is ready for another quilt block tutorial?! Me me me! I am especially excited about this new block tutorial because I got to sew with Jessica Swift’s new fabric collection called Lugu. All the prints in this collection are gorgeous, ranging from magical moons, moths, festive deer and florals and my favorite which I think is the star of the collection the Sova owl print! It comes in two great colors ways.

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I fussy cut Mr. Owl to be in the center of my “ Domino and Star” Block, a fun, beginner-friendly block that is pretty easy ...

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March 7, 2019
LEARN TO QUILT - How to Sew the “Pathway” Quilt Block | Sewing Made Easy from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

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Hello Makers,

What is your favorite go-to blender fabrics? For those of you new to quilting, blender fabrics are basic tonal prints that read as a solid and can be used to add contrast and texture to your quilting projects. They also help break up busy prints to help better appreciate the fabrics used in your quilt. Blenders are great supporting designs but can be used all on there own as well! 

AGF carries a great assortment of blenders, we call our blenders “Elements” and we have a ton of different types of Elements ranging in size, texture, and colors ...

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February 21, 2019
SEWING A QUILT WITH RAYON - How to Sew with Rayon Fabrics | DIY Home Decor from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

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Hey Makers,

We love our traditional, warm snuggly quilts but here in Florida, we are always looking for a way to make an ultra lightweight, soft,  luxurious quilt to take with us to the beach or to accessories our homes. With the introduction of our Rayon Striped collection, we knew we had to put it to the test by making our ultimate dream quilt we have been dreaming about for so long.

With a mix of our solid rayons and stripes, we put together the “Strippy” free quilt pattern.

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For those of you who may be fearful of dippin’ your ...

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February 6, 2019
Sewing with Color - How to Make a "Kentucky Chain" Block from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

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Hello Makers,

Do you ever have problems finding the perfect go-to blenders to match back with your main fabrics when creating your quilts? I am a print girl all the way but sometimes you need a solid or blender to mix into your quilt to truly appreciate all the beautiful prints and to add contrast to make your fabrics shine. If you are a Pat Bravo fan like me and already have prints from her previous collections then you definitely need to get your hands on her new collection called Matchmade! This collection was meticulously curated to work back with ...

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January 18, 2019
"Pixel Pieces" Quilt Block Tutorial from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

 

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Hello Makers,

Happy 2019 Everyone! Here at AGF we are feeling all the happy vibes the month January brings with a fresh start and determination to start or continue our new year goals! We are excited to begin another great season sharing our brand new fabric collections and makes to help bring inspiration to this wonderful new year.

Today I want to put a spotlight on Katarina’s new fabric collection called Grid. I am dancing with delight over here with her use of jewel tone colors and texture. This modern, edgy collection was so exciting to sew with. I ...

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January 3, 2019
Summer in Winter?! - How to make a "Windswept" Quilt Block from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

Hello Makers,

Still in a holiday daze from all the Christmas fun I had with my family and friends. Back in the office and ready to burn off all those extra cookie calories! January is approaching and not only is it the start to a new year but also can be one of the coldness months out of the year! Which is why I think it’s perfect timing for the release of Sunkissed fabrics! Ready for that winter cruise or maybe you are already planning a fun trip someplace warm for Spring Break?

In Florida we are always feeling ...

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December 21, 2018
Summer in Winter?! - How to make a "Windswept" Quilt Block from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

Hello Makers,

Still in a holiday daze from all the Christmas fun I had with my family and friends. Back in the office and ready to burn off all those extra cookie calories! January is approaching and not only is it the start to a new year but also can be one of the coldness months out of the year! Which is why I think it’s perfect timing for the release of Sunkissed fabrics! Ready for that winter cruise or maybe you are already planning a fun trip someplace warm for Spring Break?

In Florida we are always feeling ...

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December 19, 2018
Impactful Sewing - How to Make a "Double Tulip" Block from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

Hey There Fabric Friends,

Do you gravitate to certain color palettes when you are designing quilts? Are there colors that you haven’t quite explored yet? For me red and black are two colors that just haven’t entered it’s way into my quilty brain but with the release of AGF’s new Fusions collection Silkroad everything has changed! I had the pleasure of sewing up the Free Quilt Pattern featuring Silkroad called “Shoji”, it was such a delight and I quickly fell in love with the elegant, regal feel the colors portrayed  to me. I knew for my ...

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