Here’s more fun to share from our booth at International Quilt Market spring. We had a great time showing off what’s new and sharing our inspiration!

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This was a busy show! We started with three educational Schoolhouses and partnered with lots of friends to make this all happen.  We launched new fabrics and kits and our new Cuddle® Sweet Strips packs (coming soon). We showed off our beautiful Embrace™ Double Gauze Metallics prints and we enjoyed wearing garments made out of our Embrace™ double gauze. We even had a fun contest with Lulu the Llama to win the new Sensational Strips Cuddle Kit English Garden (To find out more about the Lulu the Llama Contest, click here.)

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We had a super team at market (and even more help from back home). Go team! Left to right, back row: Jayme, Annette, Julie, Sheryl, Renee, Arvin, Ellen, Melissa, Teresa. Middle row: Debra, Bryant. Front row: Peter.

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Our booth in action. We were always busy!

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Now for a bit of eye candy (Note- the convention center did not have the best lighting 😉 The back of our booth – highlighting our newest Embrace double gauze prints (coming soon): Left wall is full of sweet baby girls’ dresses. Pattern M7307 Infants’ Ruffled Dresses and Panties by McCall’s. Right wall shows adorable baby boy rompers. Pattern #K0214 Infant Romper from Kwik Sew by McCall’s.

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Some whimsical stuffed animals and toys in Cuddle. Kooky Mix & Match Monster and Fifi Fox patterns by Funky Friends Factory. Silly Cuddle® Monster Pillow (face) pattern by Gayle Camargo.

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More eye candy and our new Cuddle® Sweet Strips Packs (coming soon). Little Girls’ Dress in Embrace Bees a Buzz and Embrace Banana Solid, pattern is Simplicity Patterns 1331 Toddlers’ Dress and Bolero. Lamkins Lamb by Funky Friends Factory in Cuddle® and Rose Cuddle®.

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Our Sweet Melody Designs themed nursery with designer and owner Carrie Tomaschko of Sweet Melody Designs. Also shown – adorable Raff Giraffe by Funky Friends Factory (pattern enlarged with permission).

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Lulu the Llama created by our very talented Gayle Camargo

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Pretty garments in Embrace double gauze and NEW Embrace double gauze Metallics!  Left to right: Ava Tie Top dress by Izzy & Ivy Designs in Embrace Metallics Make A Wish Metallic Embrace® Blush/Gold and Starry Night Metallic Embrace® Gold, V8574 Misses’ Very Easy Vogue Keyhole dress in Queen Anne’s Lace Embrace® Coral, and K0233 Ellie Mae Designs from Kwik Sew by McCall’s Girls’ Ruffled Jumpsuit, Romper and Sash in Tickled Pink Embrace® Coral. Fleur Flamingo by Funky Friends Factory.

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We displayed lots and lots of garments and more sewn up in our Embrace. Aren’t they pretty? Clockwise: 8172 Misses’ Kimono Top Simplicity Patterns, Ava Tie Top dress by Izzy & Ivy Designs, Ella’s Party dress by Fig Tree & Company, ruffle blanket- free pattern coming soon, K0214 Kwik Sew Infant Romper by McCall Pattern Company, Sew Easy Adult Pajama Pants by Taylor Made Designs

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Some of our new fabrics and New kits – Wee Ones, Bambinos and My Lambie play mat– coming soon! You have to touch and feel these!

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More new kits… Fabulous 5’s and Crazy 8’s.

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and more…

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Look at all the garments we sewed up in Embrace™ double gauze!

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We used one of our new Embrace™ Metallics prints Sweetheart Metallic Embrace® Blush/Silver in this precious baby girls’ dress.

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And, have you heard of how popular Cosplay is?! Check out this costume in Embrace™ double gauze made solids by Cheryl Sleboda of Sew Much Cosplay (Simplicity Patterns 8074 Women’s Warrior Costumes).

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And, last but not least, we couldn’t have done it all without the support of a few of our trusted vendor partners: Baby Lock, Bernina, Clover, Dritz®, Fairfield World, Famore Cutlery, Kai Scissors, Mettler®, Odif, Olfa®, Onmigrid®, Quilters Dream® Batting, SCHMETZ, Superior® Threads and more…

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For more images of our time at market, check out our albums on Facebook Spring Quilt Market 2017Spring Quilt Market – new kits and Spring Quilt Market 2017 – Lulu The Llama Contest. You can also search on Facebook and Instagram for #shannonfabrics and/or #luluthellama. Enjoy and we’ll be sharing more from quilt market soon…

Thanks for visiting our blog and for helping to Make The World a Softer Place™

-Ellen

You can find Shannon Fabrics at many local quilt shops and fabric stores. A few online shops with a large selection of our fabrics include fabric.comfabricdepot.comfatquartershop.commissouristarquiltco.com and theminkyboutique.com. You can also view our Store Locator to find more online shops and shops near you.

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Written by ellen@shannonfabrics.com