Today is my stop on the Sweet Prairie Blog Tour. This sweet and adorable fabric collection is designed by the very talented, Sedef Imer with Riley Blake.
These prints are bright, cheerful and floral. Full of shades of mint, yellow, gray, pink and red. The prints are delicate and I could totally see this in baby dolls and in a babies nursery!
For my photoshoot we set out on a Saturday morning to our local Farmers Market. Life style photo shoots are becoming my favorite. I also felt this was a perfect setting to complement the red and yellow floral print.
PRAIRIE POSIE WHITE
PRAIRIE GINGHAM GRAY
Don’t forget to check all the creators on the blog tour:
14 September – Allison Jensen – Woodberry Way – @woodberry_way
21 September – Minki Kim – Minki’s Work Table – @zeriano
28 September – Keera Job – Live.Love.Sew Pattern Co – @keera.job
5 October – Alexis Wright – My Sweet Sunshine Studio – @mysweetsunshine
12 October – Emily Dennis – Quilty Love – @emily_dennis_
Till next time…
Happy Thursday! I am over the moon with what I am sharing today! Christopher, The Tattooed Quilter, has been one of my favorite Quilters for years. I have been stalking , I mean following, him for quite some time on IG and was finally lucky enough to meet him in person at Spring Quilt Market. So why was he there? Well, he was introducing is FIRST fabric collection with Riley Blake called Blue Carolina! Me? Well, to drool over fabric of course! Silly!!
I am pretty sold on the fact this fabric line was made for my daughter! lol Dogs are her favorite thing in the world! I am pretty sure she would own every dog in the world if we let her. Also Blue is such an amazing color on her, it really makes her blue eyes pop!!
While visiting Christopher’s booth at Quilt Market I fell head over heels in love with a top he had modeling his new fabric. I really really really wanted to draft a top similar for the tour but totally ran out of time since I am busy getting ready for new Fall and Winter patterns. Booo! Kidding! It is exciting to be drafting for the upcoming season, but it also limits my time for the fun extras. So I found a similar Simplicity pattern that I used and made some modifications to fit my daughter.
One such modification was I left the edge of the flounce raw. I zig zagged the raw edge which helps make for a distressed look. You could also add fray check if you want to make sure it does not continue to fray even more.
Can you see what is on the flounce fabric? Cut, Sew, Repeat
I typically take photos in a park or under a tree but Christopher asked us to take photos in an Urban setting. So when I first saw that photo above I was like OMG, there is a person and cars in my photo. NOOOOO! But honestly I love it now. It maybe my new favorite landscape for photos. Funny thing is the women’s dress totally works to my favor. HA!!!
Until next time,