Sunday, September 11, 2016

Acreage Blog Tour

Earlier this year when I travelled to Quilt Market I was lucky enough to meet the very lovely Shannon Gillman Orr - a Surface and Sewing Pattern Designer for Moda Fabrics.  Shannon was showcasing her (then) upcoming range - Acreage at her Moda Booth.  

I was immediately drawn to the colour palette and prints that Shannon had designed and just love the fresh almost "zesty" vibe to this collection and then just jumped at the opportunity to work with this range for this Blog Tour.

We were sent a huge box of "scrap" fabrics from the range to work with and I set about sewing some designs using these odd sized pieces to create with.  The range features bicycles, florals, leaves, pegs, and sweet pears.  


With some of the smaller pieces I made these cute 
 I was able to group the colours which made for these lovely pincushions.  These will make great little gifts.



I love how all the prints work well together and co-ordinate so well together.


I also knew how sweet the prints would make up into a 



I just love to add sparkle to my projects when I can and these antenae are very glittery.  I think my favourite is the Gingham prints.  Acreage is shipping in September so should be available very soon at your favourite Quilt store.

You can join all the other bloggers on the tour here

Monday July 11th Brooke Sellmann of  Silly Mama Quilts
Monday July 18 Anna Marks of Crazy8Farms
Monday July 25th Melissa Shields of Quilting Room with Mel
Monday August 1 Michelle of Island Life Quilts
Monday August 8 Jayme Christensen of Finding Sweetland
Monday August 15 Briawna Hugh of Purple Poppy Quilts
Monday August 22 Peta Peace of She Quilts a Lot
Monday August 29 Lani Padilla of Simply Fresh Vintage
Monday September 5  Loryn Litchty of  Sweet Sassy Strong
Monday September 12 Jemima Flendt of  Tied With a Ribbon
Monday September 19 Anna Boundy of Said with Love
Monday September 26 Staci Barrett of A Vintage Fairytale
Monday October 3rd Blog Tour wrap up by Shannon Gillman Orr of Eva Blake’s Makery  

Happy Sewing
Jemima x x

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