Monday, July 27, 2015

Baby Etno

Hello lovelies!

How are you all doing? I can't believe July is I know I had been teasing you with some adorable little images of babies' clothes...well the wait is over. The complete post with incredible ideas for babies featuring Etno Fabrics and Art Gallery Fabrics soft knits is here! And if you love some of this lovely items, downloadable patterns for each piece are provided below ☺

Lets begin with one of my favorites! I had so much fun creating these tiny shoes with Cubist Perception. They are just delightful and perfect for 3-month toddlers.  For the sole, I used Art Gallery Fabrics Caviar from Pure Elements☺ 

Get pattern here


And can we please take a moment and swoon on this cutie! I'm being 100% honest with all of you, I adored making these little pants...well, I adored making everything, CUTENESS overload. For these cute pants, I used Rhythmic Totems Sienna which provides a very Ethnic allure. 

Get patterns 1,2,3


A must have for every mom out there is a baby bib, and for this one I used Instinct Blooms Terra ☺ which gives a fun a sweet feel to this bib making babies out there beyond excited to have a everyday meal. 

Get pattern here


Lastly, an adorable baby sweater featuring Art Gallery Fabrics Knits Sahara Sun knits! AGF knits is super soft and perfect for a date out on the park*

Get patterns 1,2

I had so much fun sewing these lovelies up and you will too. Make sure to download the FREE patterns for each adorable piece.

xoxo

Pat.


*Fabrics-Knits and Cotton- are not intended for children sleepwear

Thursday, July 9, 2015

EQ Stash 2015 Features Etno!

Hello lovelies! 
I am very happy about this! I'm a massive fan of Electric Quilt; I use it all the time to design quilts, and I'm so honored to have my Etno collection featured in EQ Stash Spring 2015 collection! Yeiii! In case you didn’t know, The Electric Quilt Company designed their latest software called Electric Quilt 7 where you can design your own quilts and pattern blocks. How awesome is that? If you are not familiar with EQ7, here is a little video that can explain you a bit more and trust me, after watching this video, you will want to use it all the time☺
  
Purchase Electric Quilt 7 Here
EQ7 works for both MAC and PC and you can purchase it on the Electric Quilt Company website as a direct download along with their EQ Stash 2015 spring releases which features Etno and much more AGF collections.   
I adore technology, I'm always looking for the latest and newest tech trends and if it can help me develop creative projects, even better! Make sure to visit The Electric Quilt Company for more wonderful quilting tech goodies! 

xoxo

Pat

Thursday, July 2, 2015

From me with e-love

Hello lovelies and July!

Are you all getting ready for July 4th? With today's beautiful weather and I can imagine how wonderful Saturday's weather is going to be, perfect for a BBQ and a day at the beach celebrating our nation's independence. And.....as you all know Summer is here along with this month's new wallpaper! Which came to live by creating a unique fusion of Ad Lib Blooms Quiet, Mahogany Blocks and Pyrography Poplar. 


Downloadable links are provided below! Download your now ☺



with calendar
1280×800 | 1440×900 | 1680×1050 | 1920×1200 | 2560×1440 | iPad 

without calendar
1280×800 | 1440×900 | 1680×1050 | 1920×1200 | 2560×1440 | iPad | iPhone5 | iPhone6 | iPhone6Plus



 xoxo

Pat.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Mini Infinity Scarf Tutorial

Hello lovelies, 

I wanted to share with you a quick tutorial on a Mini Infinity Scarf featuring Shore Remains Algae voile from Etno Fabrics. Sometimes you just need an accessory to complete your outfit and this fast tutorial will help you with that ☺It will only take you 20 minutes to complete this project, leaving you with an adorable scarf. 


What you'll need:
►5/8 yards of Shore Remains Algae in Voile
►Sewing Machine
►Matching thread


Once you have your fabric folded (diagram 1), straight stitch all the way down the length of the scarf (right sides facing each other) using 1/2'' seam allowance. 


Turn the scarf right side out then match seams of both open edges and pin to match seams, try to sew all the way around while leaving a small opening were later you are going to blind hand stitch.  


And voila! your mini infinity scarf is complete! You can always alter the size of the scarf. In my case I use 20'' * WOF allowing me to turn it over twice, but you can make it bigger depending on the length that you want.


I hope you enjoy this mini tutorial!

xoxo

Pat

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Same Block, Different Looks

Hello lovelies!

A while ago I made a blog post for AGF called, One Block Three Ways and I wanted to do it again on my blog. I wanted to show the different ways one single quilt block can have with different fabric selections. Sometimes we just get stuck in one style and we forget that we can mixed and match with different fabrics, and have a stunning result. 
This time around I made two Pinwheel quilt blocks (being one of the easiest to make because it only involves half square triangles!), giving them two different looks, Ethnic and Romantic.

Ethnic

For Ethnic, I used Etno Fabrics'  Dreams of Amina, Shore Remains Algae and Macchiato Pure Elements from Art Gallery Fabrics. If you wan to go for a more Ethnic look on your quilt, make sure to choose light and dark pure colors that will complement the main fabric which you had selected for central focus.   



I like to get inspired in everything I do and visualizing my inspiration is a must, so I created this little mood board with inspirational images that will help me get inspired and I hope it helps you as well☺


Here is a close up of the Ethnic quilt block. See how the soft Mocchiato perfectly complements Dreams of Amina and Shore Remain Algae, it truly makes this block stand out.



Romantic

For Romantic I used Rock 'n Romance. I wanted to give romance an edge with a bit of Rock n' Roll and what a great way to do so than with Rock 'n Romance.
For this block I used Wild Heart Spirited, Femme Metale Steel and Art Gallery Fabrics' Verve Violet. Romance is all about sweetness and softness, but with the bit of Rock 'n Roll I added to it, I had to add a strong yet soft background color and AGF's Verve Violet was the way to go choice. 

And here is some of my inspirational pictures to help me get inspired when choosing colors ☺



A close up of this Romantic quilt block. The fun part about it is that this block does not look the same while using different fabrics. You will have two completely different quilts using the same quilt block! How cool is that??  



I wanted to prove my point by using a traditional quilt block. If you choose your fabric carefully and have in mind what sort of quilt you want to achieve (Ethnic, Romantic, Modern...etc) you can make something amazing and can turn this traditional block in a very stylish one ☺


xoxo

Pat.
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