One of the greatest things about being a part of this wonderful community is that we can always come together and share the love of quilting and sewing no matter your background. It’s collections like this one, that serve such a lovely reminder that love always wins! I am happy today to introduce to you Open Heart by Maureen Cracknell, celebrating love, respect, and beauty in everyone’s uniqueness. Expressing the power of love through the simple act of holding hands through an uplifting palette of pinks, soft greens & blues, and cheerful florals.
After reading Maureen’s questionnaire, (which you can find throughout the lookbook) and looking through every print, you can feel the story behind each print!
A personal detail that you might’ve not known is that the print Unique Beauty includes Maureen’s daughter and her niece’s beautiful silhouettes. She also pledged to donate 100% of the royalties from this print to Color of Connection, a nonprofit quilt teaching workshop focused on making quilting more accessible to more socio-economic classes, races, ages, and genders with the hopes to further diversify the industry. What a lovely cause!
Our rayon is known for its delicate drape and in this collection, there is one available, that’s just perfect for garments like lightweight dresses. Plus 2 knit prints, that are the coziest and softest knits in the industry, ready to be cut up and transformed into leggings, t-shirts, and much more. You can almost “feel” the softness through these pictures!
If you’re looking to accentuate these pretty colors, check out these matching AGF Elements:
PURE Solids: Ruby, Coral Reef, Raspberry Rose, Tigerlily, Quartz Pink, Apricot Crepe, Appletini, Dark Citron, Crystalline, and Denim Blue.
Floral Elements: Flame and Bubble Gum
AGF Denim: Cool Foliage, Endless Paradise, and Rose Feather.
Create a darling quilt like our “Kindred Souls” free quilt pattern that shows off these heartwarming fabrics!
Prepare to swoon when you flip through the pages of our open heart fabric lookbook! Find tons of projects that will show you new ways to piece together these fabrics and inspire you to get on your sewing machine. Discover quilt blocks, quilted hats, book covers, and home decor, plus tons more offered in our lookbook!
See Open Heart’s true colors and scale in our “Let’s Talk Fabric” YouTube segment and experience Maureen’s latest collection through a high definition lens.
- See Open Heart in action
- Discover matching blenders
- Take a closer look at prints & scale
- Preview projects
Sit back, click play, and feel the love through your screen!
Get your hands on this collection and a chance to win a Fat Quarter bundle of Open Heart by CLICKING HERE to enter in our Facebook exclusive giveaway! The giveaway will only last for the weekend, so spread the word to all your fabric friends (open internationally). All the rules and details will be posted on our Facebook page, good luck!
One of the things I’m most excited about in this collection is the wonderful quilts that are going to be made! With so many loving prints, this just makes for the perfect project to gift to someone special. If you’d like to share your creations with Open Heart, please tag us on social media using the hashtag #AGFOpenHeart, we’d love to see it. Thanks again for joining me on another exciting fabric collection and until next time...