Shout out – Quilt Farm in Boston, NY

I had grandeur plans thinking I would blog every night about my adventures on the road with our Sales Manager, Kevin.  That being said, I had an awesome week-long adventure and I am back in the office ready to share!

Another great shop along on our road trip adventure was Quilt Farm.  This big barn of a shop has been in business since 1989 and features tons of space filled with fabulous fabrics.  Everything you need to get inspired for your next project is here, plus warm and friendly people to advise you!

Isabelle Schmitt, the owner, had just finished canning fruit when we arrived and gave me a tour. I was in awe as the space was never-ending.  There is a Christmas room and a charity quilt section, a large kitchen upstairs as well as a wonderful classroom space.  I was truly impressed with the layout and flow of this converted dairy barn.   If you are ever in the area, you must visit, not only for the fabric and the quilts and the wonderful company… look at this gorgeous road-side vista.   It was breathtaking!

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Upon arrival, I knew this shop was going to be a treasure.  The atmosphere is so friendly and there are so many delightful places to turn!  I appreciated the section organized by color (color-geek that I am) but every nook had a purpose.  It was such fun to explore!

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The upstairs has vaulted ceilings allowing for full displays of larger quilts!

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Impressive section of the shop organized by color… a rainbow of possibilities!

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Here is Isabelle in her spacious upstairs classroom.  So much room to create!

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Another color section…. ❤

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I will be back to this shop!  I intend to take a lovely road trip with my husband and explore this part of upstate New York some more.  It was great to stop and visit but I wasn’t able to linger as long as I wanted.  The homey feeling, the extensive amounts of fabrics and patterns and quilts, definitely tugged on my heart-strings to return!

 

 

 

Blog Shout Out! Old Creamery Fabrics!

We have the best sales managers and we are always so excited to hear about their experiences on the road.   Meeting up with our shop customers and learning more about the different shop offerings is one of the best parts of this industry.   Our Sales Manager, Kevin, sent us some photos and let us get to know this great shop in his territory – The  Old Creamery Fabrics!!!

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This great shop, run by Diane and Greg Lake, has over 3,000 bolts of fabric including a large assortment of wide backing fabrics! We love that so many of our shops are family run businesses… pictured above is Diane, her grandson Robbie, and their dog, Lady! Everyone’s joining in the fabric fun!

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In addition to their great fabric selection, The Old Creamery has turned the apartment above their shop into a retreat center! As the brochure states, isn’t it every quilter’s dream to wake up in a fabric shop? How true is that?!  Think about this next time you need a girl’s getaway – Friends, fun, fabric… all in beautiful Ellisburgh, NY.

Head over to their Facebook to see more great photos!   If you head over there, tell them QT Fabrics sent you!

Until next time, our sales team will be traveling the country, meeting with as many shops as possible to share our passion for fabric!  Head to your local quilt shop today!!!

Vermont Quilt Festival 2017

We’re back from the 41st annual Vermont Quilt Festival!  It is a pleasure to attend and vend at this wonderful quilt show.  The spirited quilt enthusiasts are warm, friendly and we enjoy sharing our passion for fabric!

For those of you who were unable to attend, we wanted to bring our booth to you!  Of course, there are many vendors and even more quilts!  One of the most remarkable things about this (and many quilt shows) are the volunteers.  Here is a photo of Melissa, who has been volunteering for the VQF for many years.  Look at her great hat with memorabilia from all the shows!

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Wow!   🙂  The festival would not be possible without dedicated volunteers like Melissa!

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Here’s our booth – we wanted to showcase some of our most popular quilt patterns.  Look at these beauties!   Harmony Bargello, designed by Shannon Ownby, features our Harmony brights strip rolls…talk about stunning!  To get the pattern and some bonus tips about how to make this quilt, click on her name above.

Also, pictured above, is our Quilts of Valor friendly pattern designed by Wendy Sheppard of Ivory Spring.  This features our Monroe fabric from our Antiquities brand.  Visit Wendy’s blog (link above) to view her post on this gorgeous quilt!  To find out more about Quilts of Valor and the wonderful work they do, click here.

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But wait, there is more from our friend Wendy.    Her Harmony Butterfly quilt is shown above.  She uses our Harmony brights strip rolls in a completely different kind of pattern. Don’t you love how that happens?  Two people, the same fabrics and totally different points of view; so much creativity and inspiration!

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The last quilt highlighted is another beauty by Wendy Sheppard.   It is Spring on Bleecker Street and includes our Bleecker Street fabrics.  There is a Sew-Along on Wendy’s blog for this quilt. How fun!  The colors and whimsical styling of this quilt is so cheerful.  We collaborated with Wendy and Aurifil for her Marmalade Meadows embroidery floss which is incorporated throughout the Spring on Bleecker Street pattern design.

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Yay for embroidery accents and awesome quilting!

We don’t want to forget to mention our newest style of fabrics.  Junebee for Ink & Arrow Fabrics is here!  Our newest collection, Zola, is full of color, print and brings fashionable flair and fun to our fabrics!

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This fashion statement dress is the Monique by Sew Serendipity.  ❤  this pattern.  The great thing about her patterns are how customizable they are.  Different lengths, bodice types, belts or ties – anything is possible.  This is one of our favorite versions of this dress and we use this pattern all-the-time!!!

And then, there is the Road Trip bag by Sew Many Creations.  *Swoon*  This is the go-to bag when you are jetting away for the weekend!  It’s seriously roomy but so pretty and practical at the same time!  Love the handles / shoulder strap as well as the awesome hardware.

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Of course, the Vermont Quilt Festival is just that, a place to show off gorgeous quilts. Here are two examples of the many beautiful entries for this show.  To see more, make sure you like the VQF on Facebook and also check out their website for more photos to come.

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The above “Threads of Friendship” (Carol’s Gift) was best in show!  The intricate detail of the quilting and treatment of the fabrics are incredible.  Well done, Barbara K. of Maryland!

It is inspiring how the Vermont Quilt Festival embraces quilters of all experience levels and abilities.  Seasoned quilters can show off their latest challenging project and up-and-coming young quilters can share their triumphant first quilt.  The quilt below,  “Bad Kitties” by Emily D. of Vermont won the Young Quilter Award.  This is her first attempt at sewing!  How marvelous to see and this is exactly what we love to see, a new generation bringing their enthusiasm and point of view to sewing, quilting and creating!

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Extra bonus, this quilt features our collection a Tail of Two Kitties by Dan Morris for QT!

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Another year of camaraderie, laughter, learning, sharing and inspiration!  We look forward to the next Vermont Quilt Festival.  We are so thankful to have been a part of this awesome event and to committee and volunteers who make this festival come to life!

All of the fabrics featured in our booth are in shops now!  We hope you are inspired to head to your local quilt shop and check them out – what will you create?

 

 

Shout out – Ryco Creative Sewing Center!

You know that question people ask at cocktail parties, “If you could have lunch with anyone, who would it be?”  Well, my latest answer, is Pat from Ryco!  Not only is her shop wonderful, her personality, zest for life, for her business and for the industry is so inspiring!  Head over to our Facebook page to see Pat talking about Ink & Arrow fabrics!

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The view as you walk in!  This place is huge…great layout, lots of room to explore and shop!

My colleague and I visited Ryco’s Creative Sewing Center in early April, and we were so impressed with the shop and it’s offering, the staff and the overall approach in this unique store!   It is not just a shop, it’s an experience.  Ryco is a place to visit, get inspired, hang out, chat… and for some, a place to do their charity work and longarm quilting.  It’s appropriately named,  a “Creative Sewing Center”.

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It’s so awesome to see our Ink & Arrow fabric section… lots of fun fabric!

I asked Pat about her history, how she got her start in the business and the shop itself. I was thrilled to learn more, and even more excited to return to the shop for a class or to find the latest patterns and notions…  Here’s what Pat had to say:

I have sewn since I was a little girl.  My Mother made all of my clothes.  We would go shopping for school clothes, she made sketches of the things we liked, then she went home and made them for us.  She also knitted the sweaters. It was a rare time when we purchased a dress.

Our home was the same, my Dad built and repaired everything and my Mom made the slipcovers, curtains , bedspreads etc.  You get the idea.  Because my Grandmother was blind, every season, my Mom would move everything around and have a “seasonal” set of slipcovers and drapes. ( Grandma raised 3 kids and so things had to stay in the same spots all the time)

It was natural that I would learn to sew and I started with Doll Clothes.

Then when it came time to go to college, my major was Home Economics ( another sign of the times).  I worked for Sears all the way through school and when I graduated, they offered me a job in the NYC buying offices – the fabric departments.

So, you can see that sewing carried me to a lot of wonderful places personally and professionally.

I made most of my clothes as I was climbing the corporate ladder. I used to love to come home on a Friday night with a sewing project. I would sew until the wee hours of the night and start again when I woke.  If you look at some of the pictures in the store with Claude Offray (Offray Ribbon),  John Wright (Wm E. Wright Co.) you will see I made all those outfits.  There is a great thrill to someone asking where you got something ….and you made it.  I decorated my apartments and, eventually, when I was married, my house by making the bed spreads, curtains, table linens, the fabric on the walls for wall paper and on and on.  My skills made it so I could dream what I wanted and then get it.

My first quilting experience – I was visiting my parents in California after my divorce.  My parents had a new king size bed and Mom wanted a country-look quilt. A quilt that had 6” squares, in a random pattern, so we did it.  ( P.S. it was tied, not quilted)

I started a new career in NYC at Talon ( the largest notion company at the time and now part of Coats and Clark).  More sewing, but now developing products for sewers.   Now I met Don, and when we were married, it broke company policy as a married couple could not work in same division and the other closest division was London.

That lead to us starting our own business – Ryco Trimming Co., and we were very successful, selling all the majors and then purchasing an old mill for production.  Again this ole’ sewer was sewing developing products for Fabric and Craft Stores.

The 90’s  were a whirl wind  of change as the business world changed – NAFTA, Sewing Retailers disappearing, and  then in 2005, a devastating  flood, and all that we built was destroyed.

So what you see in our store was born out of all of that.  Sewing has been a constant thread in my life.  I have supported it professionally, in my career, and in my personal life.  I wanted more people to have that same peace, passion and fulfillment that I have received from sewing.  I felt that retailers needed to show more passion for what they sell to encourage more people to sew.  We need to change the perception of educators that somehow believe sewing is a negative influence upon women.  We need to change the perception that we only sew to save money (even if it might be a factor).  We need to tell new sewers that you don’t have to be perfect to start having fun.

Everyone sews for different reasons, and throughout your life those reasons change.  It also is such a large hobby that it satisfies many artistic needs….like, I love the puzzles of quilting and definitely dislike any applique hand work.  When I have time, I love perfecting a technique.  When I am in a hurry ( like making a store display) I could care less about making the hidden side perfect.  My thrill comes when I see someone discover “their” side of sewing.

You asked what motivates a project. I am a believer that the fabric talks to you. You see it and it tells you what it wants you to make out of it.  After a super beginner class, I love speaking with the students as they find a fabric that told them “ me, me ME!”

Patterns are like the big special signs on the highway…..they tease you into visiting a new place along the road.  You learn and explore with patterns.

Now how does this all relate to Ink and Arrow?   We have a large section for Ink And Arrow fabrics in our store.  The fabric quality is worthy of our investment.  It is good for all types of sewing, not just quilting.  The designs relate to many types of sewers – modern and traditional.  It evokes happy thoughts when you look at it and the customers like that.

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Great modern quilt, usually made with solids – swapped out with Pixie Dots!  Sew Cute! 🙂

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Speaking of solids… Ryco carries a few colors… 😉

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I spy our QT Bleecker Street fabrics along with Sunkissed…

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This beautiful quilt was made for a Raffle to support the URI Women’s Athletics Department

I was impressed to learn that Ryco also hosts a charity quilting group.   Working with donated fabrics and organized by “Queen Bee” Sue, the quilters involved in this group get together once a week to create quilts for various charities and organizations in the area.  Sue, who was a social worker in her main career (since retired) has a lot of connections to the community.  What a wonderful way to connect with people, work together on a fun project and then to donate to someone.   The actual (physical) warmth and warmth of spirit of sharing your passion for quilting and giving it to another is an invaluable gesture.  Kudos to Sue and her friends who provide smiles and comfort to those in their time of need.  There were over 20 quilt tops in-progress… it filled my heart with joy to see… ❤ ❤ ❤

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Samples are super important and Ryco has them!   It’s great to see the variety of styles, fabrics, colors, trims, notions and patterns in this shop – sew much to see!

I hope you enjoyed this look at Ryco Creative Sewing Center.  I enjoyed meeting with Pat and her wonderful staff.  I was inspired to make a project and I am hoping to sign up for an upcoming class!  If you are in the Rhode Island area, stop into this gem of a shop!

 

 

Blog Shout Out – Austin Sewing Machines & Quilting

Hey Y’all!!!  We’re excited to share with you the winner of our Blog Shout Out from our National Quilting Day Event on Facebook!   Abby Brooks (shown below) won an 84 piece fat quarter bundle of Harmony!    Per the giveaway, Abby tagged her local quilt shop, Austin Sewing Machines & Quilting and so it is… our Blog Shout Out winner!

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National Quilt Day is once a year, but we eat, sleep, and breathe fabric and quilting every day!  🙂  We were thrilled to see the photos of consumers enjoying their time spent in their local quilt shop!  There is so much of a spirit of camaraderie when shopping local;  we love to encourage people to go to their local quilt/fabric shops!  You’ll find you can get guidance on a project or technique, inspiration, and of course, FABRIC!!!!! 🙂

I reached out to Austin Sewing Machines and Quilting to find out their story.  Another perk of being in this industry is learning about our new friends and their experiences!

QT:  Tell us about you and your shop:

Austin Sewing Machine (ASM):  ASM has been owned by my parents, Bob and Ruth Clark since 1984.  My name is Robyn Smith and I have worked in the sewing industry for most of my life.  Sewing is a love inherited from my mother and I created my first garment in 4H in the 7th grade.  ASM started out as a sewing machine business and we currently sell five brands of machines:  Pfaff, Viking, Brother, Janome and Juki (including Juki’s long arm).

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Impressive offering of machines… care for a test drive?

In 2001, premium quilting fabric, patterns, designs and notions were added to our inventory.  I soon was addicted to quilting.  In addition to teaching new owners’ classes to those who purchase machines from us, we also have a monthly Sewing and Embroidery Club meetings to encourage our club members with new techniques and designs as well as recognizing their own creativity and patronage.

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That’s a whole lotta patterns 🙂

QT:  Are you more motivated by color or pattern?

Currently, with approximately 3,000 bolts from various manufacturers, I’m motivated by color rather than pattern.  I especially love bright colors and since I am the fabric buyer for the store, ASM has a lot of color!  Batiks, stripes, dots and metallic finished fabrics provide our customers with a selection towards the modern look rather than the traditional or civil war style.

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I spy our Sunkissed fabric (Spring wallhanging) beautiful sample! 

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Another beauty!  The fabric used here is  Kaleidoscope by Desiree Designs  ❤

QT:  If you had to make only one type of project going forward, what would it be?

Quilts, hands down.  Though I sewed garments for many years, fitting is not a strong point for me – if it didn’t fit, it never got finished!  Fortunately, quilts do not have to “fit”.

I especially love machine embroidery which plays very well with quilting.  We sell Anita Goodesign embroidery collections as well as various other companies’ designs.  We just completed an event with Anita Goodesign with over 50 participants which was a lot of fun.

QT:  Finish this statement:  To me, success is…

In connecting with our customers, of course face to face is the best.  We use email a lot and we do have a Facebook page.  We are exploring using Instagram.  To me, success is creating the most positive experience for each customer that makes a contact in our store.

QT:  What are your future goals?

Our goals for the future would be:  to continue to greet each individual who contacts our store with the genuine intention to get to know him or her and meet their specific needs; to provide customers with the best service possible; and to keep our “brick and mortar” business going well into the future.


 

A wonderful story and legacy for this family-owned and operated business.  So often, in this digital age, we forget the friendly smile and welcoming spirit when walking into a brick and mortar shop.   We love to learn from our shop customers and see the positive impact they have on their community.

I can’t wait to head over to my local shop tomorrow to see what types of events they have going on!   Maybe, just maybe, my friends there will be able to help me figure out a technique to keep my stitching within the seam allowance for once!  If crooked sewing/stitching was an Olympic sport, I’d tie for 1st, 2nd and 3rd 🙂

 

 

Gnome Matter What! Winner!

We are THRILLED to announce our winner for the Gnome Matter What! Blog recap prize!  This awesome collection by Alicia Jacobs Dujets for Ink & Arrow Fabrics is so much fun!

By random selector, Cecilia has won the floor pouf and fabric bundle!  Woohoo!

Cecilia, we’ve replied to your comment and ask that you send us an email!  This pouf will be on it’s way to you very soon!

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Thanks to everyone who participated.  Even if you didn’t win this time, there are always more chances to win.  If you ❤ this fabric, never fear, head to your local quilt shop and tell them we sent you!   Explore our website, and the blogs of our friends from the Gnome Matter What! Blog Tour, there are so many gorgeous inspiring projects out there!

Thanks again to all of our friends, especially Izzy & Ivy Designs who hosted the tour.  We’ll be back with more soon!

Of course, we would LOVE to see what you make!   Tag your project photos on facebook with @inkandarrowfabrics or hashtag #gnomematterwhatfabrics  #inkandarrowfabrics

Have a FABULOUS weekend…. Gnome what I’m saying?  🙂

 

Fabric Addicts Unite – Not Your Garden Variety!

Hello friends!  It’s a rainy day here at my office but I have no worries!  Our newest collection hitting shops now, is just the thing to keep me smiling and thinking of springtime flowers!  After all, “April showers, bring May flowers” right?

Not Your Garden Variety by Cindy Sepp for Studio 8… you must add to your stash! 🙂

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Don’t you just love the swirly style?!?

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Cindy is one of our employee-owner,  in-house designers who has been with QT for over 4 years.  We are thrilled to introduce her inaugural collection for Studio 8… Not only because she is incredibly talented, but also, because Cindy is a delightfully darling person!  The bold contrast of black & white with bright & vivid color is so fabulous and fresh!  Think of the many different creative applications for this  beautiful fabric.. we’re excited to see what you all create!

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Spring has sprung!  Contemporary chic in gorgeous colors… this is Not Your Garden Variety floral collection!

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How about this “Betsy” Apron from Indygo Junction featuring Not Your Garden Variety?

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This Indygo Junction Lg. Bag from “Ruffle Trio” is so flirty and swirly for spring!

Head to your local fabric shop and ask them about this fun collection!  There are lots of possibilities, enjoy sewing|quilting |crafting with “Not Your Garden Variety”

We’ll be back with more fabrics you just have to “add to your stash!”

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Oh GNOME we didn’t!

WE DID!!!!!  We had an amazing time working with Izzy & Ivy Designs as our host of our Gnome Matter What! Blog Tour.   We had GNOME idea (ok, I’ll stop) how much we could adore each and every one of these projects.  Even better, we made new friends along the way.  Isn’t that the icing on the cake when working in a creative industry?  It’s so awesome to collaborate and share ideas and spread the enthusiasm for our fabric obsession!  🙂

Our current line, Gnome Matter What! by Alicia Jacobs Dujets for I&A, (in shops now) has inspired so many beautiful creations already.   Check out these projects, our new friends and their wonderful blogs to see how they brought these fabrics to life!   What will you create???

First up… our blog tour hostess:   Izzy & Ivy Designs


My Sweet Sunshine 

 

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Evelyn Pattern Violette Field Threads


Pear Berry Lane 


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Pattern Revolution

 


 That’s Sew Kari

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Left: Versailles Dress Pattern and Right:  Monet Dress (modified without ruffles) both from Little Lizard King


Click here to check out ALL of the fabrics in this collection: 


Here’s a project or two we had sewn up!!!

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Our Graphic Designer, Autumn, with her Pixie Dots fabric flower and showing off the Monique dress pattern by Serendipity Studios


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And… the GIVEAWAY!!!!!

A bonus!  Please follow and comment on this blog with your favorite project or fabric from this collection  (I know, I know, so hard to pick!)

One lucky winner will be selected from the blog comments next Friday, April 21st to receive our Floor Pouf Sample (all ready to take out to the garden…) and 1 yard cuts of the fabrics in this springy collection!  🙂

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We’re super excited!   Not only is it almost April… but… our Gnome Matter What!  blog tour, hosted by our friends at Izzy & Ivy Designs, is starting on Monday, April 3rd –

❤  WOOHOO!!!! ❤ 

This awesome fabric collection by Alicia Jacobs Dujets for Ink & Arrow Fabrics is a breath of fresh air.   Available in your local fabric shop now,  we would ❤ to see what you make with this fabulous fabric!

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We have a little treat for you all… a fun project sheet for a lounge pillow featuring Gnome Matter What!   This beauty has a handle; you can take it with you when you want to explore the garden.   Visiting your lawn ornament flamingos?  No problem!  Have a seat, sit back and relax…  maybe you’ll find a little snail friend!

<— Click on the image to visit our Idea Gallery on our website and download the instructions!

 

 

Check out the schedule for the blog tour below!  

Monday, April 3- Izzy & Ivy Designs

Tuesday, April 4- My Sweet Sunshine

Wednesday, April 5- Pear Berry Lane

Thursday, April 6- Lily Shine Creates

Friday, April 7- Pattern Revolution

Monday, April 10- That’s Sew Kari

Tuesday, April 11- Recap- Izzy & Ivy Designs

…………………………………………………………See you next week!!!!

QuiltCon was SEW much fun!

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Were you able to go to QuiltCon in Savannah, Georgia?  Our dynamic duo, Cyndi and Isabelle,  proudly represented Ink & Arrow!  They had a great time giving out fabric, talking to like-minded sewing enthusiasts… and generally enjoying the excitement of this fantastic show!

We were a proud exhibitor at QuiltCon which is hosted annually by The Modern Quilt Guild. The four day event is a consumer show that features an amazing quilt exhibit as well as outstanding workshops and vendor shopping!

What  better way to spend a day than with warm and friendly people who all enjoy inspiration and creativity!  A lovely lady at the show told Cyndi that Ink & Arrow Fabrics “always bring a smile to her face” and THAT is what we are all about! In fact, the tag line for I&A is “because fabric should be fun!”

 Check out a few of our great instagram friends, we love seeing these fabulous smiles!  Search #inkandarrowquiltcon on instagram to see more!

We were showcasing our latest lines and also offered a sneak peek of our summer collections as well.   Here are some photos of our fun-filled booth!

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Sweet Rebellion by Felicia Gallo for I&A (in shops now) is featured in our Quilt Project, the Sally Shirt Dress by Serendipity Studios and  the Fold & Go Wristlet by Indygo Junction!  

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Check out the awesome quilting on this quilt designed by Heidi Pridemore of The Whimsical Workshop for I&A Fabrics!  Also, we ❤ this Swoon Pattern “Donna Vintage Handbag” in this collection!

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It’s All About Me by Leslie Moak Murray (in shops now) is featured in this quilt designed by Heidi Pridemore of the Whimsical Workshop – available for free download at our website!

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As usual, our friends are never far away!  We collaborated with Sew Many Creations to show off our newest lines from the new Junebee collections from Ink & Arrow.  Jessica at Sew Many Creations made her “Road Trip” bag out of our Zola line and her “Prima Diva Wallet” from our Paloma line!

 

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Fabulous ensemble!  Sew Serendipity’s “Monique” dress and The “Road Trip” Bag by Sew Many Creations featuring Zola, coming to shops in June!

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Detail shot of the Zola fabrics featured in the Sew Serendipity dress pattern… ❤ the pattern play!

There are four Junebee collections coming to a shop near you this summer!   If you like what you see, go to your shop and let them know you want Junebee!  Let’s create a Junebee BUZZ!   #junebeebuzz  #inkandarrowfabrics

Also, our friends at Plum Easy Patterns made this awesome “All Ways Arrows” quilt with the fabulous Pixie Dots!  This pattern is so on-brand with our Ink & Arrow Fabrics!

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As always… there were Pixie Dots for DAYS……. ❤

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The quilt above “Spinners” pattern by Sew Many Creations and the Tuffet is by Tuffet Source!

We were thrilled when our friends at Tuffet Source donated four “Marvelous Mini” Tuffet kits for prizes at our booth.  The above tuffet is a large version.  We had four winners who were thrilled with their kit!  We hope they can share photos of the finished product with us!  Here are the lovely lucky ladies!

 

Totes adorbs is all we can say about this Izzy & Ivy Designs Ava Tie Top Dress.  This super cute dress would make any little girl a starlet! It features Gnome Matter What (shipping to shops this month). It is the latest collection from I&A designer, Alicia Jacobs Dujets.

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This was our Instagram Contest prize.  This basket FULL of fabric had flowers blooming!  Fleur the Flamingo (Funky Friends Factory Pattern) was watching over the basket!

The lucky winner is….. Fran Oblander!

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Fran is on the left…. her friends just may benefit from her winning! 😉

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This Gnome was watching over our instagram backdrop!

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This Gnome Matter What Floor Pouf project will be available on our website soon!  ❤

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We handed out our exclusive Gnome Matter What QuiltCon bags!  

Before we go, check out our pattern friends’ booths!

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Jessica is busy in her gorgeous booth!  

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 Junebee for Ink & Arrow Fabrics featured at the Sew Many Creations booth….

 

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We were excited to see our Quilting Treasures “Harmony” fabrics featured at Plum Easy Patterns in their new  gorgeous “Kaleidoscope Centerpiece Pattern” 

 

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Plum Easy Patterns printed cards with the Pixie Dots version of their All Ways Arrows quilt!  ❤

We hope you enjoyed this look into our experience at QuiltCon!  While not everyone can attend, we wanted to make sure to share with you the fun, the projects and the fabrics we love so much!  Look for Ink & Arrow in your local fabric shop!  Because fabric should be fun!!!