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September 2020

How to Sew a Pieced Reusable Face Mask

Hello Sewing Friends,

The way we run our lives have drastically changed in the past several months. I never thought in my lifetime that I would have to worry about whether or not I have a mask in my bag before I leave the house in order to go about my day. If grocery shopping wasn’t already stressful enough now we have to make sure we have our masks, stay 6 feet apart and try not to touch to many things and itch our faces!!!  In the long term all of this is not hard to follow if it means we can get rid of this virus once in for all. Here at AGF we are makers and we love to add our special touch to everything we make. We love quilting so of course the ladies from the production team designed a great pieced mask tutorial for all of us to follow! Download the mask pattern and follow along with me in the video below!

 

In todays video I make a my own version of the mask using scrap fabrics from my stash! This is a great fat quarter friendly project even though it asks for 25” long strips you can get away with using fat quarters or WOF strips you have in your scrap bin. If you don’t want to make a scrappy mask you can use a solid print or solid fabric to create your mask, its totally up to you and who you are making the mask for.

 

I made one for myself and of course my sister asked if I could make her one too, I can never say no to her. I love making things for people so I was excited to make her one! She asked for Fall inspired colors so I digged through my scrap bin to find colors that reminded me of Fall! I love pink, especially dark magenta type pinks, I think its such a flattering color to wear! So I pulled an assortment of pink prints and AGF solids for the mask I made for myself. Here we are below being our silly goofy selves!

Angela and Melissa


Here are the fabrics I used:

My Mask- 

PE- 489- Miami Sunset

PE-439- Raspberry Rose

PE-471-Sweet Macadamia

FUS-J-308- Let’s Chalk Joyful

CAP-VC-5007- Tender Grid

 

My Sisters mask- 

SPT-95228- Dance Steps Maize

PE-457- Dried Carrot

PE-408-White Linen

PE-440- Macchiato

 

I loved that the production ladies designed this mask using  strips in varying widths and placed the pattern pieces at an angles to create dimension and movement! I am going to have so much fun making more masks for family and friends using this super cute easy tutorial! My Mom has requested one in blues! So this is what us up next on my to sew list! I would love to see how your mask making turns out so make sure to share your masks on social media using #AGFtutorials or email me your project at melissa@artgalleryfabrics.com!

Happy Sewing, 

Meli

 


AGF Collection Reveals: Part 3 of 2020

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It’s that time of year again where we finally get to show you what we’ve been working on for so long now! Grab your calendars, make some room in your fabric stash, because we are so excited to bring you what AGF and our designers have in store for you in OUR NEXT ROUND OF COLLECTIONS! 🎉 Introducing new color palettes and collections that will certainly strum a chord in your quilty hearts…  Just in case you didn’t get to see it on social media, here’s a quick rundown what’s being released!

Available October 2020

Luna

 

 

 

 

Luna & Laurel by AGF Studio

 

Snow

Snow Day by Mister Domestic

 

Kismet

Kismet by Sharon Holland 

 

Available November 2020

Aquarelle

 

 

 

 

Aquarelle by Katarina Roccella

 

Homebody

Homebody by Maureen Cracknell

 

Little

Little Forester Fusion by AGF Studio, Alexandra Bordallo, Jessica Swift, Bonnie Christine, and Maureen Cracknell.

 

Available December 2020

Pollinate

Pollinate by Jessica Swift 

 

Flower

The Flower Society by AGF Studio

 

For more details on availability, prints, and upcoming free pattern, check out our “New AGF Collections Oct-Dec 2020” below! 

We are always striving to push our limits and proceed forward with bringing you beautiful fabrics, creating original collections that we hope will ignite your sewing mojo! Whatever 2020 brings our way, we can always rely on this amazing sewing community, and we can’t wait to see all of you sewing with these new collections soon. What collection are you excited for? Let me know in the comments below!

Til next time,

Jannelle