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How to Sew a Prism Puzzle Quilt Block Tutorial

Fabrics that make you smile, are my kind of fabrics! This is why AGF Studio’s lastest collection called Selva is my favorite new fabric to sew with. Not only are the prints super adorable and playful but the colors are lively, fresh, and gender-neutral. 

This collection is perfect for creating kid decor, clothes, and accessories. With its efficient fussy cutting capabilities, I have been happily busy making fun quilty projects.  For the next addition to the AGF Quilt Block Collection, I sewed up the ”Prism Puzzle” Block! With so many moving parts to this block and a cute assortment of animals, I am really loving how it turned out! 

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Enjoy the video tutorial below! :) For more fun sewing projects made with Selva Fabrics make sure to check out the Selva Fabric LookBook! 

Happy Sewing, Meli 




Head into The Jungle with Selva!

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Created from our very own AGF Studio, we’re transporting you to a magical jungle with SELVA!

In this collection, you’ll discover where sleepy sloths swing from their branches, sweet elephants walk in rows, tropical foliage grows and a lively color palette that makes it the perfect combination to sew anything for kids. These gender-neutral colors and designs can be used in nurseries to create quilts, pillows, tummy time mats, wall hangings, and rugs. Of course, all those "young at heart" can also create decor with these fabrics. Imagine having a jungle-theme living room with some fun throw pillows featuring this darling jungle print or fierce felines

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Available in 16 quilting cotton prints, Selva is also available in 3 cozy knits. 

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To see all of the jungle-inspired projects that we've created as well as other makers, check out our Selva Fabric Lookbook

We created this FREE quilt pattern "Wild Gems" for you, just click the below link: 

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How to Sew a “Continental” Quilt Block Tutorial featuring Nuncia Fabrics by Pat Bravo

My Mom has always told me becoming a Mother was the most rewarding thing that could have ever happened to her. Being a mother of four she loves all her kids the same but has always held her two daughters closest to her heart. There is just something so special about a mother-daughter relationship where your Mom isn’s just a Mom but a best friend. 

This basically sums up Pat Bravo’s inspiration for her latest collection, Nuncia, which is named after her mother and is a tribute to her life and the amazing lessons she left for her two daughters. This collection has great statement prints to choose from classic paisleys, unique leopard prints, and artistic florals.  

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For today’s quilt block tutorial, I sewed up the “Continental” Block! This 9” block came out so fantastically! I love the super patchy look with the star and cross design. 

Have fun watching the video below! Let me know what you think of this block below! For more fun sewing projects made with Nuncia fabrics make sure to check out our Fabric Lookbook



Happy Sewing, 

Meli 


"Max the Cat " Zipper Key Chain Pouch Tutorial

Even though it still very much feels like the dead of summer here in South Florida the kids are heading back to school! Even as an adult I love walking through the aisles of school supplies and reminisce about my Mom bringing me and my sibling's school shopping every year.  I love how my Mom would write our full names on all of our school supplies so we wouldn't lose them or get them confused with someone else's supplies.  Another fond memory I have about back to school is in every one of my Mom's handmade bag lunches she would always write us a little inspirational note to get us through the day! :)

With all this in mind, I knew  I had to create a fun back to school project to send your kids off with something homemade and from the heart that will set them apart from all the other kids.  Which is how " Max the Cat" Zipper Key Chain Pouch Tutorial came to be. In honor of my childhood cat Max, I choose the " Red Desert" Decostitch blender to create the cutest orange tabby cat! To get the full tutorial head over to the We All Sew blog

 

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Hope you all have a great new school year ahead! 

Happy Sewing, 

Meli


How to Sew a "Triangles" Quilt Block Tutorial

I wish Summer never had to end, lucky I live in Florida so technically it feels like Summer all year round. Lately, I have been sewing with Katarina Roccella’s new fabrics called Floralish. Which I think are perfect summertime prints with delectable fruits and fantastic floral designs.  The Rayon print offered in this collection is called "Poppy Memories” has just made it to my top three favorite rayon prints from AGF! Check out my dress in the video below. I also sewed up the “Triangles” quilt block where I made half-square triangles using the four at a time method and flying geese using the no-waste method. 

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What’s your favorite way to make HST’s and flying geese? I am so delighted with my finished block, I am drooling over the yummy saturated colors and fussy cut watermelon center! 


Enjoy the video tutorial below! To see more projects sewn up in Floralish Fabrics make sure to take a look at the Floralish Fabric LookBook!

 

Happy Sewing, 

Meli


Summer Florals & Fruits: Floralish by Katarina Roccella

 

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"Summer is my favorite season of the year, when nature delivers the most beautiful flowers and fruits of the season. Inspired by summery delights and my favorite painting technique-watercolor, I created this summery collection. Some prints were also part of my “Lavish” collection, when I first submitted it several years ago, so Floralish can also be seen as its sequel." - Katarina Roccella

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Celebrate the last days of summer with blooming florals and delicious fruits! Channeling her favorite season, our designer Katarina Roccella’s latest collection “Floralish” features watercolor textures with gorgeous petunias, poppies, watermelon slices, cherries, and citrus fruits. 

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This collection is great for creating summer sewing projects! Fused in a color palette of fresh and sweet tones, Floralish can be used to sew bright colored quilts, home decor, accessories like handbags or totes and effortless chic garments.

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To see what you can sew with this collection that also comes in several knits and a rayon, make sure to check out our "Floralish Fabric Lookbook"!

 

Here's our lovely "Petaline Quilt" for you to enjoy, just click the below link for the FREE pattern:

Download Quilt Pattern

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