Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Beginning : :

Yesterday as I cut and sewed with the strike offs of my first ever fabric collection, there was a flood of emotions and lots of tears as I realized, this is what it feels like to have you're wildest dream come true.

Arrow with Wild & Free

Fletching with Wild & Free

First quilt -- Wild & Free

Indie + Aurifil with Wild & Free

Wild & Free details

Woven Path -- strap scraps!

Feather with Wild & Free

Wild & Free flowers from Biz!

I have been so touched by the sweet comments and messages from those of you who have been following my blog throughout these past four years, and by the amazing generosity of those of you who have offered to help me create garments and bags and whatever else is needed as I prepare my Quilt Market booth. I'm going to cherish this experience even more just knowing how incredibly generous and considerate the people who make up this amazing sewing community are. This kind of kindness is far more beautiful than anything I could ever create with these fabrics. Thank YOU.

These are just a few peeks of yesterday's Wild & Free beginning, more soon!

Maureen

37 comments:

  1. I'm new to quilting and to following creative/quilting blogs. I have never been so inspired than by your lovely creations!! I love being able to learn from you! Thank you for sharing your ideas!

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  2. I am buying some as soon as it's released.

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  3. I've only been following for about 1.5-2 years now, and just seeing how much you've grown and expanded your brand is simply amazing and absolutely inspiring! Wishing nothing but the best for you and will be excited to see the finished piece and see what the future has in store for you :) CONGRATS!!!!

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  4. Love these little peeks!!! =D

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  5. It is so awesome! Every picture! Can't wait for the line to come out and what an honor it would be to help you create for your booth. I'm in if you need help.

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  6. You just amaze me with your creativity and industrial work! You are my quilting hero!

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  7. Your work is so beautiful and now to be able to see it being made with your own fabric...Congratulations!

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  8. I am just so happy for you as I read about this!! It is such an amazing opportunity and experience, and I'm so glad that you are enjoying it and taking it all in. You are going to do amazing at Quilt Market- just remember to have fun!

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  9. These look so amazing, Maureen! I love how every stitch and every print is so full of your personality and style. Quilting happiness!!

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  10. Can't tell you how thrilled I am for you!!! I have been following for a while and your blog has been so inspirational to me, in so many ways!! Celebrating first my friend's Katarina Roccella's debut collection for AGF and now yours - just simply THRILLING!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!
    I always loved AGF for both designs, quality and all the iinspirations but to see them so actively and positively championing young, new creative designers has added yet another layer of admiration and respect! Just love it!!
    I love the colors of your line and great balance between some amazing graphic prints and some gentle whispering florals...It also has a certain ethnic appeal to me too... Just beautiful!
    Of course, I am going to join an army of volunteers and offer any help you might need in sewing and Market prep - I enjoyed doing it for Katarina so much and would love to help you too, just let me know!!
    Can't wait for more glimpses into all the creations you will do with these!

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  11. So exciting! Beautiful arrows & feathers!! Amazing!

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  12. I follow you on Facebook and always have to pop over to your blog to see what's happening. The posts are always intriguing and I always enjoy what's on the blog when I "pop over" there.Thanks!

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  13. I am so happy for You. They are beautiful.

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  14. Yay! You've totally nailed it with this fabric line Maureen. A huge congratulations from this little blogger in Australia :)

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  15. i can't help but cheer you on, girl - i love seeing creativity rewarded! so excited to see what you have in mind for quilt market. it's a pretty awesome event!

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  16. Just stunning Maureen! You are amazing!

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  17. So beautiful! Can't wait to see more of it. Congratulations!

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  18. Absolutely love your free stitched arrows and feathers. They are incredible!!

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  19. Gorgeous fabric - congratulations to you - love the machine embroidery you are using too. Thank you for you touching message at the end of this blog.
    Pauline

    perry94022 at hotmail dot com

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  20. You are an artist . . . beautiful work.

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  21. This is such a fabulous idea! Completely new and creative ideas to fmq! What kinds of thread are you using? And the weight if possible? Congratulations...I'm so excited for you!

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  22. Couldn't have happened to a more wonderful girl! Congratulations again!

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  23. Maureen, this collection is lovely! I love the variety of prints. Congratulations!

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  24. This looks gorgeous, huge congrats again :o)

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