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October 8, 2021
A Feel-Good Fabric Collection: Onward + Upward by Jessica Swift from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

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Hello, fabric lovers! 

I would like to start the day with one of my favorite sayings, “It doesn’t matter how many times you fall, what matters is how many times you get up!” We are all humans, going through this roller coaster we call life, and our goal is to try to make the most out of it. Today celebrates exactly that with Jessica Swift’s latest collection, Onward + Upward! One of my favorite things about Jessica as a designer is that her collections are so personal, relatable, and enlightening. 

Onward + Upward embraces the powerful experience of self-discovery and ...

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October 7, 2021
SURPRISE BONUS! Makers’ Call: Block Edition from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

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Just when you thought it was over…

#AGFNationalSewingMonth is back with a final hurrah! For those of you who missed it, here’s a quick recap! Over the month of September, we celebrated National Sewing Month with a special event called Makers’ Call. This event would take you along the designing process until the very end where you get to download the winning free pattern! 

It was a thrill watching everyone be a part of this event, from choosing your favorite block to the final project. After counting over a thousand votes, the winning project was the TABLE RUNNER and ...

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September 29, 2021
THE FINALE! Makers’ Call: Block Edition from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

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Hello, Makers! 

We’re so excited and thankful for everyone that participated and made #AGFNationalSewingMonth such a fun event! Last week we asked you to vote for your favorite project on all our social media platforms, to choose between a “Lunch Bag,” “Table Runner,” and a “Throw Pillow.” After tallying up your votes (it was such a close call,) the winning project is… The TABLE RUNNER! 

Pretty fabrics always take projects to the next level, so we were so excited that this curated group made it to the final project. Check out all the fabric prints we used for this ...

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September 20, 2021
Vote for Your Favorite Project! Makers’ Call: Block Edition Part 2 from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

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Welcome back, makers!

This is Part 2 of our Makers’ Call and if you don’t know what I’m talking about, make sure to go read the first blog post where I give you all the details of this fun #AGFNationalSewingMonth event! 

Here’s a quick wrap-up, last week we had everyone on social media choose their favorite quilt block and after a very close race, Block A was the winner! 

 

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I can see why this block was a fan favorite as it has a unique shape and bold colors! It features a mixture of prints like “Tinted Blooms ...

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September 13, 2021
Makers' Call: Block Edition from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

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One of my favorite things to do at the beginning of every month is looking at all the exciting things that are happening and being released on our calendar! Discovering significant days that are dedicated to your loved ones, a unique cause, and this time around I there was something extra special happening… The whole month of September is National Sewing Month

At Art Gallery Fabrics, we dedicate our craft to those makers that transform our fabrics into something even more beautiful! This is a month that celebrates all you creatives out there and this is our chance to say ...

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May 6, 2021
AGF Collection Reveals: 2021 Part 2 from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

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Here at AGF, we celebrate a lot of holidays but there are a few dates that are on our calendar that we treat the same… COLLECTION REVEALS! They are here and here’s where we show you what we’ve been working so hard on for the last couple of months. We are so thankful and proud to have this opportunity to continue bringing you original designs & beautiful fabric collections. Although last year was a hard one for everyone, it was a time that allowed us to get together and work even harder! We strive on having the prettiest fabrics ...

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October 14, 2020
All About Fabric Panels from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

Hi, fabric lovers! 

As you may know, I’ve been having such a kick talking about fabric on the blog lately. Although I can talk about prints all day, there is one type of fabric I’d love to talk about that some of you may not be aware of. It’s all about fabric panels! So, today we are going to answer some questions we get all the time and show you some of the panels that Art Gallery Fabrics has to offer! 

 

What is a fabric panel?

There are many kinds of panels out there, but AGF creates ...

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September 24, 2020
Get to Know Patty Basemi! from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

Hi fabric friends, 

If you don’t know already, we have a new designer in our AGF family, Patty Basemi! Working with Patty has been nothing short of a sweet experience, and it brings us so much joy to be launching her first collection, DAYDREAM. Bringing a unique style to AGF, her effortless doodle-like designs and use of dreamy gelato colors make for playfully innocent patterns that will connect you to your inner child. 

Today we thought it would be the perfect opportunity to get to know her a little more! So, we thought it would be a great idea ...

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March 17, 2020
Apron Strings Fabric from Thistle and Thicket Studio

Squeee! I got some happy mail today! It was 5 yards of linen fabric that I designed and printed at Spoonflower! It's called Apron Strings.

Apron Strings Fabric Designed By Thistle Thicket Studio. www.thistlethicketstudio.com
In April (barring any postponements due to the coronavirus), I am giving a presentation on the history of aprons. My mom and I have amassed over 70 vintage aprons over the last year and have at least one sample for each decade from 1900 through 1970. I've researched styles and trends, histories on companies that sold aprons and apron kits, and gathered vintage patterns and catalogues featuring aprons. I'm hoping this presentation ...

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