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Project Challenge 2012 - Challenge # 10 - Traveling Mending Kit

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This month the challenge will be a traveling/portable mending kit. This kit will hold all the essentials (and maybe a bit more) necessary to make on-the-go mends.

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Our mending kit features pockets to store thread, buttons and all types of notions as well as a pair of scissors and pin-cushion for your needles. This kit has it all.

Now for the requirements for this challenge are as follows:

1. Must fold in 3 parts.

2. Must contain a minimum of 2 pockets for storage.

3. Must store all essentials for a mending kit (i.e. scissors, measuring tape, buttons, needles, thread)

As always the rules are:

1. Join our Facebook group to enter into the challenge, and "like us" to always be in the know...
2. Must use Art Gallery Fabrics ONLY to make the projects.
3. Must be completed and submitted in the allotted time.
4. Must let your imagination run wild!

All entries must be submitted by 12 am on October 31, 2012.

They must be original works and use only AGF fabrics.

Judging:  We will have 7 more people voting this month ...  AGF team (5 votes), our great designer & creative director Pat Bravo (1 vote)  and awesome designer Bari J. (1 vote.)

Participating in the AGF Project Challenge 2012 and you have blog? Want to add this badge to your Facebook pictures...

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Well go ahead and download it here and show your support!

Ladies, good luck and may your thread be strong and machine speedy,

<3 AGF team

 

 


Starburst Quilt from Happy Quilting

Hi friends!

I wanted to share with you this great tutorial from Melissa from over at the Happy Quilting blog!

We got to talking and the Starburst quilt was born. This quilt was made using 12 fat quarters from my Indie collection. Melissa did a great job in creating an easy to follow tutorial and even gives you 3 different size options to choose from. 

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Take a look at the finished product.... Isn't it beautiful??

 

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The second great thing about this quilt is that it comes with its very own GIVEAWAY!!

You get three chances to win for a total of 3 comments max!! Giveaway open now through Friday morning, September 28th.  Mr Random.Org will pick a winner that will be announced Friday Morning at 9am (ish) MST.

Hop on over and enter to win your very own bundle of Indie and La Boheme Skirt pattern used in the Indie video.

Happy Quilting!

<3 Pat Bravo


Fat Quarter Gang - INDIE Project Bag by luvinthemommyhood

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Hi everyone, it's Shannon from luvinthemommyhood here today to share my newest tutorial for the Fat Quarter Gang the INDIE Project Bag Pattern!

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 Anyone who knows me knows that I always have tons of projects on the go.  I never go anywhere without at least one knitting/sewing project.  Along with my projects I always have my trusty journals to write and sketch more ideas in.  I even keep a journal beside the bed for ideas like the INDIE Bag when they pop into my head in the middle of the night.

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The INDIE  Project Bag came to me late one night when I was laying in bed having trouble sleeping. Sometimes when I can't sleep I think about sewing or knitting and the methodology soothes me.  I was thinking of all the projects I have on the go and trying to schedule in my mind when I was going to get them all done.  I realized that in order to make it easier for me to transport a lot of my projects at one time to my weekly knit nights or meetings for upcoming projects I would need a bigger project bag.  Not just any project bag though. A simple tote just wasn't cutting it for me anymore. I wanted one with some attitude.  A bit of modern, a hint of retro and of course, some quilting goodness.


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I knew I was going to be using Pat's new line Indie and I had been daydreaming that day about how much I loved the line.  All of a sudden visions of the dashes and angles from two of my fave prints in Indie popped into my head and the design of the INDIE project bag was born.  And because this is all about fat quarters I knew just sewing together 2 half squares and appliqueing strips on wasn't gonna cut it.  Nope, this bad boy needed geometry.  Heck even my accountant hubby helped out calculating these pattern pieces so that you can make almost the whole bag out of fat quarters! Yay!  I love that!

It's fun to make, a great project to practice your quilting/topstitching skills and just think of all the fabric and color combos you could use!!


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The INDIE Project Bag is composed of pattern pieces that are pieced together and quilted subtly.  It's all in the little details in this bag.  The angular strips add a fun pop of solids while nestling nicely with the triangular quilted pieces each accentuating the light/dark tones in the prints.
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The strips feature one of my fave things to do when sewing and that's topstich.  I get so excited anytime I get to do some fun topstitching or edgestiting!

Love it.  For this bag the topstitching centers and weights the strips adding a nice finish.

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Ohhh... the stitching!

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The triangle corner pieces are quilted in a diamond like pattern that replicates and plays on the pattern design that I ADORE in Indie
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It's fully lined with pockets and even the straps feature batting to keep your shoulders comfy when you are bringing along your latest hand quilting project or maybe even that sweater you are working on.  Heck you could even fit an afghan in there!
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I love when something that starts as a dreamy sketch in the wee hours in the night turns into my favorite, go to-bring anywhere bag. Would you like to make one too? 

Simply download the PDF of the INDIE Project Bag Pattern here: Download Indie Project Bag Pattern

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To make an Indie Project Bag you will need the following supplies:
  • (1) “Fat Quarter” of each of the following prints from Indie & Pure Elements for your outer bag:
  • PE-428 Nocturnal Pure Elements *               
  • PE-426 Apricot Crepe Pure Elements *                   
  • IN-5102 Afro Fusion Dusk *
  • 1/2 yard IN-5209 Tapestry Salmon (for outer bag and straps)
  • 1/2 yard IN-5207 Royal Nature Nectar (for lining & pocket)
  • Co-ordinating thread
  • (2) pieces 16 1/2“ x 16 1/2“ of batting for bag
  • (2) pieces 6“ x 26“ of batting for strap
  • (1) 14mm Magnetic Snap
  • (2) 2” x 2” pieces of batting for snap Quilting Pins if desired.
  • Fabric Marker Seam Ripper Scissors and/or rotary cutter & mat
*Note: A fat quarter is 18" x 22".  I chose to do my straps in the same colorway as one of my triangle prints so I used a 1/2 yard of that particular fabric to get my strap length.  You could easily swap your strap fabric for a different print or a solid as well and be able to make the outer pieces with just fat quarters.

Finished dimensions of the bag: 15 1/2" x 15 1/2"

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Would you love to win an awesome Fat Quarter Bundle of Indie too? 

Put on your fave pair of shoes, grab your sewing gear and pop on over to luvinthemommyhood to enter. 

Coffee's on...come on by for a visit :)

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To be eligible to win the Art Gallery Fabrics Giveaway you need to...

Follow us on your fav social media platform (Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter) and Subscribe to our blog to stay up to date on all thing AGF & the Fat Quarter Gang! Ohhh... and lets not forget Flickr!

Enter to win today! Giveaway open until September 28th.


Happy Sewing!

<3 AGF & The Fat Quarter Gang


Fat Quarter Gang - Bella Wave Lap Quilt by Fresh Lemons Quilts

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Hello everyone! I'm Faith Jones of  Fresh Lemons Quilts and I’m very excited to share my second Fat Quarter Gang project with you today, the Belle Wave Lap Quilt.

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Prints - 8 Fat Quarters of the LillyBelle collection by Bari J.

Background/Neutral - 2-1/4 Yards

Backing - 4 Yards

Binding - 1/2 Yard

Finished Quilt Size - 50” x 66”


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Top Row: LB-1108 Lilly Bouquet Dark, LB-1102 Flowerpop Zesty, LB-1105 Lacis Blueberry, LB-1104 Henna Stripe Mustard     Bottom Row: LB-1106 Moire Aquamarine, LB-1103 Vintage Fence Lime, LB-1100 Garden Rocket Turquoise, LB-1109 Belle Vines Kohl, PE-408 Linen White

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Get ready to quilt!!  Download Belle Wave Lap Quilt Pattern

Want to win the exact same Fat Quarter bundle used to make this quilt (not including backing, binding)... jump on over to Faith's blog, Fresh Lemons Quilt and enter to win!

 

And don't forget to be eligible you must ...

Follow us on your fav social media platform (Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter)

and Subscribe to our blog to stay up to date on all thing AGF & the Fat Quarter Gang!

 

Enter to win today! Giveaway open until Friday, Sept 21st.

Happy Sewing,

<3 AGF Team & The Fat Quarter Gang




Get ready to Rock 'n Romance!

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"I think we all need a little Rock 'n Romance in our lives. This playful and fun collection in subdued hues will allow you to reveal your inner rock-star. I hope you love it as much as I do"

-Pat Bravo

Pat Bravo's latest collection, Rock 'n Romance is about to hit your LQS and we're dying to see what you guys create with it. So we want to give you chance to get your hands on a bundle BEFORE everyone else.

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Honestly, we really can't wait for you to get inspired by this rockin collection and show off all the projects, clothing and quilts. *swoon*

As always, we will have some amazing fashion(with pattern references) for the video (.. you are following Pat on Instagram and Twitter right? cuz if so you are getting some cool sneak peeks into what we are sewing up) AND we have a couple of really cool quilts to go along with this "too-cool" collection. Stay tuned!!!

So now what's up for grabs?

4 LUCKY WINNERS will win a fat quarter bundle in one of the Heartbreaker or Dreammaker coloways .

This giveaway is being hosted through Rafflecopter (isn't their logo the cutest thing!?) so sign up below!

Four chances to win on Rafflecopter (must be done through them since the winner is picked through that program):

  1. 1. What colorway from Rock 'n Romance speaks to you more?
  2. 2. Like Pat Bravo on Facebook.
  3. 3. Follow Pat Bravo on Twitter.
  4. 4. Tweet about the giveaway.

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Good luck ladies & gents!


Sewing Room of the Month

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This month's sewing room belongs one of the coolest chicks we know. We all met Emma from Ballarat Patchwork  during Spring Quilt Market this year and let me tell you this Aussie was a ton of fun to chat with! Emma was here on her first ever market where she was helping her friend Melly from Melly & Me with her booth. Both ladies were a blast to hang out with (and since I seceretly would love to have an Australian accent I hung out with them the most I could hoping it would rub off... sadly, no luck.)

During one of our dinners together Emma showed me her shop and home back in the down under. I fell in love with the color and the simplicity of the space. I will let her tell you the story of how her home came to be and how shae made her sapce work for her... so lets get to it :)

 

My Creative Space.

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My creative space is actually just a corner in my living area. I am very lucky to own a patchwork shop and my little house/apartment is out the back. Living the dream as some of my customers say. I started the business (Ballarat Patchwork) 9 ½  years ago and had an opportunity to buy the property 4 years ago.

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The original rear of the building was a residence built in the 1860’s. Unfortunately the building was not in a state to be renovated and had to be demolished and I created a 1 bedroom place for me and my two cats, Buffy and Willow, to live.

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The corner of the living room is were I do my creative thing and consists of two antique tables painted white, a fabulous old dental drawer I saved from my Dad’s surgery renovation and a set of overhead cupboards from Ikea.

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A closer look at the cabinets..

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I try to keep my sewing table as clear as possible as it is the only space I really have to sew. The overhead cupboards are fantastic for storing all my current projects, future projects and all the tools of the trade.

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A new addition to my sewing storage problem, is a set of under window drawers that store my fabric stash. These also double as a bench seat and a place for the cats to sun themselves. I am always on the lookout for clever storage ideas and ways of creating more room.

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My space isn’t the largest so when I sew I turn the table out on the side which gives me room to quilt the big stuff. ( and also allows me to watch a bit of tv while sewing ) I also don’t have enough floor area to baste quilts so it is lucky that the shop has a lovely bright class room with lots of space. Very handy for laying out large quilts for piecing or basting.

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My sewing space is not large but it shows if you are creative with the room available you can create a craft haven for yourself.

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Above is my "patchwork sofa cover" that I made about 10 months ago and love the life it gives my space.

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To see photos of Ballarat Patchwork and all the pictures from the renovation check out my Facebook page

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Thank you Emma for sharing with us your sewing space! We love that you made the best of a small space and I am sure that many people out there are in a space crunch and can take inspiration from your home.

If you have a sewing room you would like to share ... let us know. Email anais.cowley@artgalleryfabrics.com and show her your space (you might be the next highlight!)


Fat Quarter Gang - The Unquilted Ribbon-Embellished Placemats by Freshly Pieced

Hi there, it's Lee again from Freshly Pieced, back with another AGF's Fat Quarter Gang tutorial! But first, I have a confession to make. It might be kind of shocking, so prepare yourself.

I don't like quilted placemats.

I know, right? I'm a quilter. Am I even allowed to not like quilted placemats? But they just don't look all that modern to me, no matter what the design or fabric. I trace this dislike back to about 1982, when I was forced to eat dinner every night on my mother's blue and brown calico quilted placemats. Those things were '80s country kitsch at its finest. And they most certainly were not handmade—I'm guessing she bought them at J.C. Penney's. That kind of emotional scarring isn't easily overcome.
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So today I'm here to show you how to make some elegant, unquilted Ribbon-Embellished Placemats, using one of my favorite Pat Bravo collections, Modernology.

Best of all, they're insanely easy to make. Ready?

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To make four placemats, you will need:

• Eight fat-quarters of Pat Bravo's Modernology in the "Vogue Blue" color way
• 1.5 yards fusible interfacing (I used Pellon Craft Fuse)
• About 10 yards of grosgrain ribbon in coordinating color(s)
• Glue stick (I used Elmer's All-Purpose glue, since it's washable and non-toxic)
• Disappearing ink marker

1. From each fat-quarter, cut a rectangle 13.5" by 19.5". From the fusible interfacing, cut 4 pieces 13.5" by 19.5".

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2. Select 4 pieces of fabric to be the backs of the placemats, and 4 pieces for the fronts. Fuse a piece of interfacing to each placemat back.

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3. Pair up each placemat front piece with a back (interfaced) piece. With right sides together, sew around the edges of each placemat, 1/4" from the edges. Leave a 3" to 4" opening in one side for turning.

4. Clip the seam allowances in the corners of the placemats and turn right-side out. (I use a chopstick to poke out the corners and make them sharper.) Press well, making sure the seam allowances are folded in where you left the opening for turning.

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5. Topstich around the entire placemat, 1/8" from the edge. This will finish the edges and close up the opening you left for turning.

Tip: I used Aurifil 28wt thread (the kind on the gray spool). I think the extra-thick thread turns the stitching into a great decorative touch, and my machine handled the extra thickness with no issues whatsoever!

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6. Now that you've got your basic reversible placemats completed, it's time to embellish them with the grosgrain ribbon. Begin by marking the front of the placemat with the disappearing ink pen. Draw lines 2.5" and 4" from each short side, and 1.5" and 3" from each long side.

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7. Go over the inside frame you just made with your glue stick, as well as the smaller squares at the corners of the frame (basically everywhere you'll want ribbon). Put down plenty of glue—the glue will keep your ribbon nice and flat—and exactly where you want it—until you sew it down.

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8. Starting at one corner of the inside frame, start laying down your ribbon, onto the line of glue you just put down.

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9. When you reach a corner, you'll need to miter the ribbon. This works almost like mitering corners on quilt binding. I tried a few different ways of doing this, and this was the method that worked best for me: Fold the ribbon on a 45-degree angle, away from the direction you want to go in. You also need to fold the ribbon inward, toward the placemat, instead of toward yourself.

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10. Again folding inward toward the fabric, fold the ribbon back underneath the 45-degree angle, and toward in the direction you want to go in. And there you have it, a perfectly mitered corner. Pin into place.

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11. Keep working your way around, in the design shown. If your glue loses its tackiness, re-apply before putting the ribbon down. When you come back around to the starting point, trim the ribbon ends and tuck the ends under the piece of ribbon running perpendicular to them (this is why it's important to start at the corner!).

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12. Stitch over the ribbon, 1/8" from each edge, stopping at the places where the ribbon goes underneath another layer of ribbon and locking your stitches at these points. Again, I used the chunkier 28wt Aurifil.

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That's it! Enjoy your nice flat placemats. : )

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And hey, want to win a bundle of Modernology fat-quarters, so you can make these placemats for yourself? Jump over to my blog for a chance to win!

 

And don't forget to be eligible you must ...

Follow us on your fav social media platform (Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter)

and Subscribe to our blog to stay up to date on all thing AGF & the Fat Quarter Gang!

 

Enter to win today! Giveaway open until Friday, Sept 14th.

Happy Sewing,

<3 AGF Team & The Fat Quarter Gang


Project Challenge 2012 - Challenge # 9 - Laptop Case

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We are rounding the corner on this challenge and you ladies are going strong! Thank you to our new participant and to all of my loyal sewers that have stuck through this challenge.

This month ... in honor of "back to school" the challenge is to make a laptop case. This will be a perfect gift for that studious child you know.

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Since Rock-n-Romance is coming out in September we decided to use the Stardust Midnight print and pair it with our Pure Element Caviar for a very "rock chic" look.

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The drop in pocket is perfect to fit your accessories while maintaining a sleek exterior look.

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Requirement:

1. Must include a drop in pocket.

As always the rules are:

1. Join our Facebook group to enter into the challenge, and "like us" if you want...
2. Must use Art Gallery Fabrics ONLY to make the projects.
3. Must be completed and submitted in the allotted time.
4. Must let your imagination run wild!

All entries must be submitted by 12 am on September 30, 2012.

They must be original works and use only AGF fabrics.

Judging:  We will have 7 more people voting this month ...  AGF team (5 votes), our great designer & creative director Pat Bravo (1 vote)  and awesome designer Bari J. (1 vote.)

Participating in the AGF Project Challenge 2012 and you have blog? Want to add this badge to your Facebook pictures... Well go ahead and download it here and show your support!

Now for August's Project Challenge 2012 winner...

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We have a tie.... for the second time.

All the ladies that are participating are really doing a great job. You all have made it difficult to pick (especially since all the style are so different.. they appeal to each of us)

So we congratulate Linda Carlson and Lyne Joyner Kline for both winning August's Project Challenge.


Star Store of the Month

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This months Star Store is Snappy Quilts. We got a chance to chat with Nancy, owner and fabric lover, for a bit and she gave us a little background about herself and Snappy Quilts.

 

So Nancy tell us a bit about yourself....

I grew up in the San Francisco Bay area of California, back in the days when all the girls took Home Ec, and all the boys took woodworking and metal shop. I sewed many of my clothes on  my Mom’s brand new Singer (now an antique!)  I studied Art, Music and Literature in college, then married a great guy.  We have 5 children and 8 fabulous grandchildren.  “Snappy” has been my nickname for about 15 years – ever since my friend Becky’s little twins were learning to talk.  When she tried to teach them to say Nancy, they knit their little eyebrows in concentration, and very clearly said “SNAPPY”. It stuck and now my grandchildren (and various other people) call me Snappy. It seemed like a great name for the Shop, too, as it sort of describes our style.

I believe the process of creating something beautiful and meaningful is critical to a happy life.  Whether it’s art, cooking, writing, business, raising kids, teaching, quilting, or whatever your passion may be, it’s important to see the accomplishment of something good.  It is a thrill to see our customers’ completed projects, and share the joy of what they have done, and who it will bless.  Quilts are stitched with emotion and love. It’s a great business to be in. SnappyQuilts has been open for a year and half.  We are just beginning this wonderful journey!

 

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1.  Tell us how Snappy Quilts got started. Why? When? Where?Who?

Like many quilt shops, SnappyQuilts was born of a dream and a prayer. Though I learned to sew back in the days it was standard curriculum in middle school, it wasn’t until my life-long friend Julie introduced me to quilt-making that I became seriously addicted. Julie and I spent many vacation hours searching for great fabric in her hometown of Mesa, AZ and mine in Denver, and anywhere we happened to travel together. We began to consider these shopping expeditions to be research time –what would we do if we had a quilt shop?

But in reality, we didn’t live near each other, and I was dealing with a significant health challenge, and our dream of a quilt shop was only that. But life can be so good to us – my health improved and Julie’s husband took a new job in Denver.

Now’s the time, we thought! Julie has a real job, so I pushed ahead with opening the Shop with her encouragement and as many hours of support as she could come up with. She’s still critical to our success, finding time to be Bookkeeper and Buyer with me. We go to Market together and she not only keeps me organized, but she has a great eye for fabric selection. She’s the one who first discovered Walter and the Art Gallery booth. We didn’t even know about them until our first trip to Houston. Wow! What a great find. We dedicate the front-door section of the Shop to Art Gallery Fabrics.

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2. Some shops have theme… what would you say is your shops theme?


We considered our style to be Modern before we knew it was an actual quilting movement! We like bright, happy colors in bold patterns; and beautiful, rich colors in artistic patterns; and collections that work wonderfully together. We love to hear customers comment that our Shop is a cheery place full of inspiration and irresistible fabric.  

 

3. Boast your bolts… what is your current bolt count?

We have more than 3000 bolts of fabric, and I honestly don’t know how we fit them into our little 1400 square feet of floor-space!

 

4. What goes into fabric selection? What do you consider and how much of a role does personal taste play?

Fabric selection is such a fun aspect of having a quilt shop.  Many great designers are doing very exciting work.  We can’t carry even a little bit of everything that’s available,so we select what  we feel we cannot live without!  We go to Art Gallery and Westminster/FreeSpirit first, and try to budget our resources to allow for other lines we want to carry.  Pat and the AGF team make it hard for us – we could easily take home everything they offer!

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5. Social media is one of the biggest tools out there right now… How do you incorporate it on a daily basis and how have you seen that impact your business? 

We have just adjusted all our “work hats” to better address social media opportunities. Our blog and facebook page are coming along nicely.  We really enjoy the conversational aspect that online quilting is offering.  We girls like to chat and share!  Customers often call and come in with questions, ideas, and fabrics they have found online.

6. So let’s say I just bought some fabric online… describe the process and time frame from order to doorstep (without letting out any secrets)

Our online store will open in October, offering kits and coordinating fabrics. Annie is our Shipping Dept. Queen, and Lorrie is the Kit Wrangler.  So Annie will collect orders in the morning and process them the same day.  We are impressed with USPS shipping services, and expect that US customers will receive their orders in 3 days or less. (Of course, there will be other shipping options at checkout.)

 

7. Tell us about your staff. 

I am so lucky to have a strong and charming staff at SnappyQuilts.  In addition to
Julie, Lorrie, and Annie, we have Twice, Janice, Jane, Jan, Kay, Lisa, Stacy, and Nettie who all work part-time in the Shop. (We have 3 Janices, so Twice volunteered to go by her old college nickname!)  I could go on and on about all their respective talents –but in the interest of space, I’ll just say they are wonderful and I love and appreciate them!

 

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8. If you didn’t run a successful fabric shop what would be your dream job?

I have been very fortunate to realize 2 of my dream jobs – SnappyQuilts and being a Mom to 5 great kids.  I studied Humanities and love art, music and literature.  I wouldn’t mind being a concert pianist in my next career (HA!), but in the meantime, I enjoy accompanying my Church choir. 

 

9. You carry a variety of Art Gallery Fabrics products. Can you tell our readers what do you like about our products? What are your hot sellers from AGF right now?

We are crazy about Art Gallery Fabrics for several reasons.  One, of course is the fabulous hand and drape.  We also find the patterns and designs are always artistic and sophisticated.  Then there’s the gorgeous color – Pure Elements solids are just yummy. LillyBelle is a big hit right now, and we almost had fights over Poetica (just amongst ourselves – we never fight with our customers).

10. What kind of feedback do you get from consumers that buy AGF?

Customers always notice and appreciate the soft and smooth feel.  They use AGF for quilts, bags, skirts, tops and even boxer shorts! The only complaint we get is that it’s too hard to choose from so many beautiful options. 

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11. What is your favorite AGF collection so far?

I am currently dreaming up a project to use only Pure Elements – the colors are so lovely. I’ve had many favorites, and couldn’t possibly limit myself to only one.


AGF has a new fabric designer!

There are moments like these when I remember why I founded Art Gallery Fabrics in 2004... I wanted to offer a different design and color approach in quilting fabrics, and I had beautiful dreams on how my company would evolve! I was designing all our collections myself with so much love, and with the hope that you would like them and use them for your quilting and sewing projects. And you did! I am so thankful and humble for that :)

In all these years, your response to our brand has been overwhelming! Two seasons ago I thought that the incorporation of new designers that share my same goal was the right path to follow... Bari J, Sarah Watson and lately Jeni Baker became part of our family! Your love for their collections throughout your comments and emails make me sooo happy!!

But I have news for you! I'm so proud to introduce to you the newest member that will join the AGF family of designers, an awesome gal that is called "the Rolls Royce of modern machine quilting"!!

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Her exquisite stitching designs started speaking on their own, and became the natural path to her first collection with us. You will be delighted!

Do you want to know who she is? I encourage you to click "play" to find out!!

 

And here is the sneek peek into what the collection will look like ...
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Included in this collection is the Right Angles panel that will have various uses as well as a guide into modern quilting.

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I am pleased to present all these wonderful talents to you all. I hope that all these new collections will inspire you to create and share all the beautiful things you make. 

Love,

Pat Bravo