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Art Gallery Fabrics – Yum :)

Hey, did you enter yesterday’s giveaway for a chance to win 6 fat quarters of California Girl fabric? Get going!

So the cool kids over at Hantex Ltd sent me some lovely Art Gallery Fabrics to have a play with:

They’re really lovely, aren’t they? They’re very silky and my pictures really don’t do them justice – the colours are rich and so, so beautiful. I took them to my local quilt shop, Green Hill, to let Naomi and Julie have a play – part of my plan to get them to carry some of Bari J’s and Pat Sloan’s lovely fabrics!

While I was in there I picked up a couple of really vibrant fat quarters – lately I’ve actually felt like sewing again (finally!) and I can never resist bright, loud fabrics. So I think I’ll team them up with these more muted shades and make some notebook covers:

I’m thinking just a tiny strip of the bright fabrics, surrounded by the Art Gallery fabrics. Mary from handmade by Mary Emmens helpfully reminded me that Cindy of Fluffy Sheep Quilting wrote a notebook cover tutorial recently for Sarah @ Fairy Face’s Sew Get Started series! Woohoo! There are lots of tutorials over there now, including one by yours truly. Sew Let’s Go Get Started!

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