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 


Lily Shine Creates




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!!!!

Think Spring…Gnome Matter What!

While preparing for QuiltCon, it was clear we wanted to have a fabulous grand prize basket of fabric!  Of course, we wanted to feature Gnome Matter What, our newest collection in shops now!  Fabric flowers came to mind… I mean, who doesn’t love flowers?

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We love how these blossomed 🙂

Our friend, Jane Headley, designed these quick and easy flowers that really make a statement!  There was so much ❤ for these beauties,  we decided to make a free project download to share on our website!    Click here to check out our Inspiration page on our website with instructions to create these flowers and a variety of other projects!

These flowers could be fantastic in almost any fabric but we simply adore the Pixies and Gnome Matter What featured here…

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No need to water!

Because we love this collection so much.. here’s another glimpse of the different fabrics designed by Alicia Jacobs Dujets for Ink & Arrow Fabrics!

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Gnomes and pinwheels and flamingos oh my!

Alicia’s illustrative style lends a whimsical flair to this very on-trend group!  We are seeing flamingos everywhere…and… where else can you find flamingos, mushrooms, gnomes and snails in the same fabric?  🙂  It’s the quirky spin on a subject, fabulous color and lighthearted approach that make Ink & Arrow Fabrics perfect for so many projects!  Because fabric should be fun!   What will you create?

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Before we go, here is another project that is in-the-works… a Gnome Matter What floor pouf!   We will release this free project in the next couple of weeks, check back on our website at the Inspiration page to find out how to make this super cute home decor accessory!

Designed by Theresa Romeo, this project is fun and the perfect pillow to sit and sketch in the garden!  Keep an eye out for a little gnome or snail friend… don’t worry, they are super friendly!

 

 

 

 

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!!!