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October 2014

A World of Excitement: Utopia by Frances Newcombe!

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Dear Fabric Lovers,

We are exited to bring Utopia by Frances Newcombe a journey to an idealistic society, a city of incredible colors captured only in dreams, a place that is filled with vibrancy and ignites our deepest longings and hopes. Your imagination will be inspired as you travel through the enchanting trees and coves. The colors will pop off the fabric as it takes you to this magical land.

Check the lookbook for inspiration and explore Utopias's versatility in any project you want to do. 

 

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The Utopia Collection also comes with two voiles, Specks of Rambutan and Lucid Hills Jade, that is 100% premium cotton, this will give your projects the softness, movement and drapery which is ideal for chic fashion pieces, and can also translate into delicate and refined decor. 

This collection also consists of four knits Orni BioluminescenceChatter Pods Menta, Specks of Carambola and Orni Incandescence. Which are made of 95% cotton and 5% spandex, these are fun, soft and stretchable. Great for any type of wardrobe or home decor. 

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Our creative team has put together an amazing lookbook for you to explore, be inspired and start creating! Let us know what you think. Giveaway is at the end of this post! 

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The stunning free quilt pattern "Astrodelic" featured below is available for free PDF download just click the link here! 

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-GIVEAWAY CLOSED!-

Congratulations to Madilouise91@gmail.com on your Utopia bundle!

Now to the good stuff, FREE fabric!  Here is how to enter the giveaway.

  • Explore the Utopia lookbook here, then comment below with the project you'd most like to make from the lookbook.
  • Giveaway ends October 28th at 6pm EST.
  • Winner will be chosen using random.org and announced on this very post. 

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We hope you enjoy traveling in time! 

Happy Sewing 

AGF 

 

 

 

 

 


AGF club @ Pink Castle Fabric!

Dear Fabric Lovers, 
 
We are thrilled to announce that Pink Castle Fabrics has created an Art Gallery Fabrics Bundle Club. This means you will be able to have AGF collections every month! How cool is that? 
 
 
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Because AGF releases two new collections each month, as a member of AGF club you'll receive this new collection automatically after it's released. No fuss, no mess, and no need to chase it down; it'll come right to your doorstep. Choose your cut - fat eighths, fat quarters, or half yards - and rest easy knowing that all this great fabric is already yours. 
How convenient! 
 
Starting with Geometric Bliss by Jeni Baker and continuing with Utopia by Frances Newcombe.
 
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We hope you all love being part of the monthly club!
 
To sign up just head over to this page HERE! 
 
Happy Sewing!
 
xoxo
 
AGF
 

A bit of insight about AGF's creative process!

Hello Fabric Lovers, 

Today we want to share bits and pieces of the processes we have here at AGF when putting together a new collection for you to be inspired and create new things. 

Every time a collection comes out we sketch various figurines to get an idea of the garments we will be making for each collection released. It's very important for us that you get a clear idea of the fabrics' versatility. Why? Because we are inspired by the things you do.

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1). We use Adobe Illustrator to first sketch the look. This program allows our creative team to modify lines, draw and size the figurines you see below.

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2). Then we choose the collection we will use to dress the figurines. So we set up a board and start playing. With computer programs that allow our designers to use the same fabric colors in other pieces like, shoes, and extra accessories. This gives the figurines a sense of consistency in terms of colors.Ilustration1  

 

3). This is how a collection looks when we finish stylizing the croquees! We try to make a garment for every age and style. The creative process is always fun but there is a lot of work behind the scenes.

 

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Hope you have enjoyed the insight of our process and that we have sparked your creativity!

 

Happy Sewing, 

AGF 

 


Cherie Blog Hop Round-up

Hey everyone,

Kicking off the release of Cherie, 5 very talented artists will be creating projects with Cherie fabrics by Frances Newcombe.

I'm sure you have stumble upon many of the stunning creations around the web from the Cherie Blog Hop, but we wanted to compile them all in one post showcasing the charming projects for you!

Get inspired and start your next project with Cherie! 

 

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1. Sanae | Monday Outfit

2. Rachael | Cherie Baby Quilt

3. Sanae | Darling Ranges Dress 

 

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4. Snickerdoodle Stew | Emory Dress

5. A Stiching Odessy | Vintage Simplicity Dress 

6. Snickerdoodle Stew | Urbanite Pants

 

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7. Made by Nancy White & featured on Belly Buttons Boutique | Pareau Wrap Dress

8. Belly Buttons Boutique | MCALLS 5388 Shirt

9. Made by Nancy White & featured on Belly Buttons Boutique | Vintage Simplicity Dress

 

 

We hope you enjoyed each one of these posts, and for more details check Belly Buttons Boutique 

 

Thank for stopping by, happy sewing!

 

Xo,

AGF

 


Inspiration Within // Chérie

Hello fabric lovers!

I have not posted in a long time, but I am happy to be back and share with you these amazing and inspiring photographs that Frances Newcombe posted on her blog. The incredible Jody Miller captures the essence of Frances's collection, Chérie, in these cool and chic images.

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For information about the fabrics and patterns used for these garments visit Belly Buttons Boutique

I hope you find these as inspirational as I did. 

Rock 'n Sew,

Lauv


Have you ever traveled in time? Athena by Angela Walter + Giveaway

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Hello Fabric Lovers! AGF is happy to announce that Athena is closer than ever to be part of your fabric stash! 

Athena is a collection that has vivid blues against a backdrop of gold and cream that will transport you to the warm Mediterranean. Named after the mythical goddess of the arts, Athena combines swirls and curves with the architecture and vivid colors found in Greece. Whether you crave soothing, blending, or bold graphic prints, Athena will be the perfect basis for all of your creative projects.

Check the lookbook for inspiration and explore Athena's versatility in any project you embarque on.

 

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The Athena Collection also comes with the voile, Acropolis Columns Gilt , that is 100% premium cotton, this will give your projects the softness, movement and drapery which is ideal for chic fashion pieces, and can also translate into delicate and refined decor. 

This collection also consists of two knits Asteria Ecru and Crosshatch Chromite. Which are made of 95% cotton and 5% spandex, these are fun, soft and stretchable. Great for any type of wardrobe or home decor. 

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Need a jump start on your project?

Athena also comes with a 1 yard panel is the perfect way to get your creativity flowing. With bold swirls & striking colors, this panel is perfect for making quilts, clothes, bags and more. And since it coordinates perfectly with the other prints of Athena collection, its possibilities are endless. 

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Winner: Sara

 

  • Explore the Athena lookbook here, then comment below with the project you'd most like to make from the lookbook.
  • Giveaway ends October 13th at 6pm EST.
  • Winner will be chosen using random.org and announced on this very post. 

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We hope you enjoy traveling in time! 

Happy Sewing 

AGF