Fleet and Flourish Blog Tour

 

Fleet and Flourish Blog Hop

Happy Friday!!

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I am back again with another Blog Tour!! This time with my good friend, Maureen Cracknell’s Fleet and Flourish Fabrics!! She has TWO fabric collections with Art Gallery Fabrics, Wild and Free (Limited Edition Line) and Fleet and Flourish. I fell head over heels in love with Wild and Free so when it was announced she was hired by AGF and ready to release her second line I was like a giddy school girl! Give me, give me, give me!!!

I have been a huge fan of Maureen since her first collection. She not only makes amazing fabric collections but have you seen her blog with all her amazing Quilts?!!!

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Let me stop for  moment to talk about myself, well actually make fun of myself. I don’t like being in front of the camera because I feel like Will Farrell in Talladega Nights when he says, “What do I do with my hands???!!!” BUT being in front of the camera does remind me to be more grateful of Miss T. and how many times she stands in front of the camera! Also, because I was dying to make myself a dress in the Fleet and Flourish Fabric. Miss. T can’t have all the outfits!

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I used Thriving Threads Light Knit for the entire dress, SO soft and cozy!!! I originally planned to make Sew House Seven, Bridgetown Backless Dress into a Maxi Dress but when I finish sewing I realized I made a cutting error and the hemline was to tight to walk in. I cut off about 12″ and made it a Midi length.

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Maureen, I love every print of F&F and can’t wait to see what you have next! I’m pretty sure everything you design has magic in it!

Need more inspiration? Check out AGF Fleet and Flourish Lookbook!

 

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(Someone tell that women in the pic to put her hands down and relax-LOL)

Check out all the amazing Bloggers!!

Feb 22nd ~ Amy Friend : During Quiet Time { Blog & Instagram }
Feb 23rd ~ Heidi Staples : Fabric Mutt { Blog & Instagram }
Feb 24th ~ Amy Smart : Diary of a Quilter { Blog & Instagram }
Feb 25th ~ Amanda Jean: Crazy Mom Quilts { Blog & Instagram }
Feb 26th ~ Brooke Sellmann : Silly Mama Quilts { Blog & Instagram } Visit Maureen Cracknell Handmade for a Fleet & Flourish GIVEAWAY with Lady Belle Fabrics!!

Feb 29th ~ Amber Carillo : One Shabby Chick { Instagram & Blog }
March 1st ~ Nicke Cutler : Kiss Kiss Quilt { Instagram & Blog }
March 2nd ~ Nicole Daksiewicz : Modern Handcraft { Instagram & Blog }
March 3rd ~ Christopher Thompson : the Tattooed Quilter { Instagram & Blog }
March 4th ~ Alexis Wright : My Sweet Sunshine { Blog & Instagram } Visit Maureen Cracknell Handmade for a Fleet & Flourish GIVEAWAY with Llama Fabrics!!

March 7th ~ Jessica Stewart : Izzy & Ivy Designs { Blog & Instagram }
March 8th ~ Stephanie Kendron : Modern Sewciety { Blog & Instagram }
March 9th ~ Heather Bostic : House of A La Mode // Citizens of Textile { Instagram }
March 10th ~ Ali Brorsen : Because of Brenna { Blog, Facebook, & Instagram }
March 11th ~ Melissa Kelley : Sew Shabby Quilting { Blog, Facebook, & Instagram } Visit Maureen Cracknell Handmade for a Fleet & Flourish GIVEAWAY with the Intrepid Thread!!

March 14th ~  Maureen Cracknell Handmade { Blog, Facebook, & Instagram }

I made several items with Fleet and Flourish….

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IMG_2007Pattern I used above are all by Violette Field Threads, Clara and Genevieve.

Pattern I used below is a Modified Genevieve.

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Be sure to stop by Maureen’s Blog and Instagram page to find out how you can win some Fleet and Flourish for yourself!!

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Bye for now…

Alexis

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