Monday, September 22, 2014

AN ISLAND AND A QUILT CHERIE HOP

I was so excited when Rachael Gander wrote to me and AGF she wanted to sponcer a quilt using Art Gallery fabrics. She had her friend Alli make a this baby quilt and the great treat was that Alli lives in Hawaii ! I am in love with these stunning pictures of the island and quilt. Thank you so much Rachael and Alli.  TO SEE THE ORIGINAL POST GO HERE
When Alli saw this line, She  wanted to make a greyscale herringbone quilt (inspired by Cluck Cluck Sew’s Sweet n’ Sassy quilt



Credits:
Alli's Blog is B.YAZZO HERE
Rachael Gander Imagine Gnats
Cluck Cluck Sew Sweet n' sassy baby quilt pattern

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Cherie- Evie Dress

Jessica Stewart has become my new bff! I am just absoultly in love with her work. It is unbelievalbe
I wish she would design garments for women! Anyhow. Look at the details she is using the my Cherie collection and mies colors so beautifully. Thank you Jessica it is such a treat to see your creations and your daughter is so beautiful.


Jessica Stewart is the creator, writer, and photographer at Snickerdoodle Stew, and also works as an online assistant to the team at Izzy & Ivy Designs.  Her little model, Lydia, would like for you to know that she is 4 and can whistle.  The Evie Dress seen here is a PDF pattern from Izzy & Ivy Designs.  The headband is by The Ruffled Cupcake and the black cluny lace is from LIttle Red Cottage.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

TRAVELLER TEE AND URBANITE PANTS part 2

 Thank you once again Jessica from Snickerdoodle Stew! She makes the most amazing children's clothes and patterns.  See the link to this post here:  and read about all the details.
I think these pants would be so cool for any age! 
The pants pattern is the Urbanite Pants from Rabbit Rabbit.  you can find it here:

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Bonjour Ma Cherie!

 I was so excited when Jessica Stewart of Snickerdoole Stew wanted to make children's clothes with Cherie! Her work is amazing.

Jessica Stewart is the creator, writer, and photographer at Snickerdoodle Stew, and also works as an online assistant to the team at Izzy & Ivy Designs.  The Emory Dress seen here is a PDF pattern from Izzy & Ivy Designs and the crochet trimmed bias was purchased from Vintage Door on Etsy.
 This sweet, crochet trim bias tape is from the ladies at Vintage Door on Etsy.
 Look at the amazing details of this pocket!
 The details are so adorable! 

 Thank you so much Jessica, for this post! It is so wonderful ! I hope you guys enjoy this too.
Stay tuned for more coming up!
Love, Frances

Friday, August 22, 2014

Sanae in "Cherie" Part 2

 I was so excited to have Sanae Ishida make garments for me. I love the beauty and simplicity of her photography. Her Blog is a treat to see. An her artistic athestics and beautiful watercolors. This Dress pattern is called Darling Ranges by Megan Nielsen and can be found HERE I am definatly falling in love with these indi sewing pattern designers.





 Thank you Sanae for your gorgeous post! 

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Lovely Sanae Ishida and her gorgeous creations using "Cherie" #cheriehop


 This Summer I was enamored by trying to sew garments. It is not something that I have been interested since I graduated college, with all the quilts and needle work and crafts that I love to do, I had very little patience for garment sewing but suddenly my fire was kindled. As I was researching new patterns and blogs, I stumbled upon a stunning blog by Sanae Ishida who's tag line is: "A crafty little atelier in a grey city" Her sewing , crafts and paintings have a mark of elegance sofistication simplicity and beauty.
VIEW HER BLOG HERE
Well needless to say I simply fell in love. And the photography had me mesmerized. I immediately wrote to Sanae and to my amazement she immediately wrote back. (Not everyone wrties back even if you offer free fabric believe it or not!)
Well, Sanea asked for 2 fabrics skews from my Cherie fabric collection:
Les Points power and  En Route Sable.  And this is the gorgeous dress she created for her daughter "K".  Please read all the details of how she made this dress on her blog.



 I love the details in the dress! Please go read about how Sanae made this dress at her blog HERE

 Such a beautiful dress and daughter.  Thank you so much Sanae for you beautiful work.
Pattern for this dress can be bought HERE

WIN A FAT QUARTER BUNDLE OF THE ENTIRE COLLECTION!

Because there are no formal dates to this bloghop, just look for the hashtag #cherie (also on my facebook design page) then come join the party and see all the lovely creations using Cherie fabrics.

 1. Keep following along my blog for the next month and look on instagram for this hashtag
#cheriehop
2. Make a coment on 2 blogs : mine, and the one I am featuring. 
AT THE END OF THE NEXT MONTH YOU WILL HAVE A CHANCE TO WIN the entire Art Gallery Fabrics CHERIE COLLECTION !
see HERE!
You do not have to follow all month just keep checking and look for any post with Cherie fabrics and my hashtag.



                                       Thank you so much hope you enjoy this post! 

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Cherie has finally hit stores! Thank you AGF for these gorgeous shots!

 I am very excited about  Chérie which is my second collection with AGF. This one is extremely different than her previous, so get ready to escape from Africa (Safari Moon)---to Paris with this romantic collection.
Let's tell you more about this beautiful, fresh new collection!
Chérie is a young, beautiful jet-setter. She's the kind of person who creates a garden in the midst of a city. Fresh, modern, and airy with a hint of grungy romance. 
Thank you to Art Gallery fabrics for doing this incredible photo shoot.

This picture knocks me out! It's gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!
This Quilt was designed by Karen Turchan Queen Bee and you can get the free download HERE!









           


 20 FAT QUARTERS OF THE ENTIRE COLLECTION GIVE -AWAY!!!!!!
To enter:
  • Explore the Chérie lookbook On the ART GALLERY FABRICS BLOG HERE:, then comment ON THEIR SITE with the project you'd most like to make from the lookbook.
  • Giveaway ends August 19th at 12pm EST.
  • Winner will be chosen using random.org and announced August on this very post. 
Thank you all and I am excited about this collection. It sews very well and all the prints are very versatile and work great together!