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Let's Talk Fabric: Up-Cycle Lamp Tutorial

Hi DIYers!

Here I am with another episode of Let's Talk Fabric. If you haven't heard of this series at AGF, it's a section of our YouTube channel where we feature videos showcasing DIY Home Decor projects- involving fabric of course! We try to always keep them as simple and hassle-free as possible, because like YOU, we understand how lazy one get can after work or over the weekend. So make sure to scroll down to watch the video and follow this step-by-step tutorial where you can recycle your old curtains rings into a cool new and stylish lamp for your house or apartment. :)

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This video features two of the biggest releases AGF's had in 2017, Pat Bravo's latest collection, Indie Folk and Color Master, a curated collection box of fabrics like no other. Color Master comes in 12 different editions in fat quarters and half yards. We decided to try our second lamp with edition No. 12- Winter Wheat.

To optimize all 8 rings in both lamps we combined the prints with some Pure Elements fabrics to give the overall design a more relaxed look and a unique style that ultimately can combine both sets of collections and lamps. Make sure to click here to find a store near you and be able to shop all of the AGF collections.

 

 

 So... would you try it? I say YES. Go for it, and leave me a comment below telling me all about it! :)

 

Decor away...

 

Martina


Spice Rack Quilt Featuring Spices Fusion from Quilts and More Magazine

Hello Quilty Friends, 

How has 2018 been treating you? The days are already flying by for me but I have been slowly incorporating my new year goals into place! For those of you who added sew more in 2018 to your new year goals I got the perfect project for you all to tackle. It's called the Spice Rack Quilt made with Spices Fusion! The pattern can be found in the Spring 2018 Quilts and more issue!  The holiday season may have taken a toll on our sewing time but this easy to sew quilt will get your sewing mojo back in no time. This quilt is made entirely out of rows and rows of tumbler pattern pieces. I love the organic feel to this quilt and how the placement of the fabrics keep your eyes moving  from shape to shape. 

 

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For those of you who are interested in a quilt kit for this quilt head over to Fat Quarter Shop to pick up one for you and a sewing friend. 

 

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Here at AGF we love to inspire you with sewing tutorials, new fabric collections and fabric giveaways. If you are a fan of Spices Fusion don't forget to enter the giveaway below. 

In the comments box below tell us your sewing goals for 2018. 

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Giveaway runs from Jan 16- 23!  

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6 Sewing Projects to Organize Your Home

Hey there, makers!

I hope everything is going well! It’s no surprise that January is a hectic month. It’s that time of the year where you’re trying to set the right goals for the year and get as much done is possible. Sometimes it can even be overwhelming! But remember to  take things one step at a time. One of the best ways of avoiding stress during the new year is by keeping your home organized.

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It may sound silly, but the less clutter you have around you the more your ideas will flow. Hence, you can spend less time cleaning and doing more sewing! Since a little sewing never hurt anyone, I’ve prepared a list of 6 projects you can make to organize your home. Click the name of each project to find the tutorial. Let’s begin!

 

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