Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Introducing: COZY & JOYFUL

Hello! I can't believe it's been so many months since I popped in here with a new post. There were many times I planned to, to share how Covid19 has affected our family, ALL the masks I made and a few special projects I completed since my last post in February. But the more time went on, I felt I had too much to share and unsure where to begin. Well, today I have a brand new collection to announce and I can't think of a more perfect reason to just dive right back in!

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Introducing: Cozy & Joyful

Last month my new collection with Art Gallery Fabrics, Cozy & Joyful, started shipping to shops and this past Friday we released the LookBook -- a 62-page book filled with beautiful pictures and amazing project inspiration!

Sixteen Quilting Cottons

Cozy & Joyful comes in 14 quilting-cotton prints that are inspired by the magic & joy of the holidays and the comfort & warmth of family felt throughout the season. The main prints include a beautiful floral, Frosted Roses, made from my sketches of wild roses, a cozy cabins Winter Wonderland print inspired by our wintry surroundings in Potter County, Pa, and Jolly March, a nutcracker print that pays homage to our yearly family tradition of giving a new nutcracker to each of our kids on Christmas Eve, and we have a huge nutcracker collection as a result! Prints with twinkling lights, snowflakes, kissing reindeer, dancing gingerbread & candy canes add support to the main prints to help to tell the story of our most cherished holiday moments and memories. Starry skies, herringbone, intarsia knitting-inspired prints and my favorite plaid make up the blenders that round out the rest of this collection perfectly!

Perfect for for Fussy Cutting

While we worked on finalizing this collection we payed careful attention to the scale of each print, making sure there were loads of fussing cutting potential for all the projects I dreamed would be made with Cozy & Joyful!

Jolly March

In addition to the 14 AGF quilting cottons that work as beautifully for quilting a they do for garment sewing, there's one knit print, Under the Mistletoe. The sweetest, red & cream 95% cotton/5% spandex knit featuring two kissing reindeer. It's so adorable and is perfect for Christmas jammies!

Cozy & Joyful Knit

Finally I have two, new luxurious AGF rayon fabrics to share as part of Cozy & Joyful - Plaid of my Dreams Snow and Candied Rose!

Two Rayons

I've dreamed of having a traditional black and white plaid, hence the name Plaid of my Dreams, since I became a designer for AGF. I wasn't going to let not being a garment sewist stop me from sewing something with this print asap, so I stitched up this quilted rayon pillow and I'm happy to report this rayon feels absolutely AMAZING when quilted!

Quilted Rayon Pillow

Today is just an introduction of Cozy & Joyful and I promise to be back very soon to share some of my projects to inspire sewing with this collection, as well as the Sweet Home QAL I'll be hosting with Sharon Holland beginning next week!

Lastly, I want to invite you all to head over to the Art Gallery Fabric Blog for a chance to win a bundle of Cozy & Joyful!

Enter AGF's Cozy & Joyful GIVEAWAY!+

I hope you love it as much as I do!

xo Maureen

20 comments:

  1. This collection would not have been complete without your nutcracker. Just makes me smile to think about your mantel during Christmas!!

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    1. That was my first thought too!!!

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    2. When I was asked to design a holiday line, the nutcrackers were the first on my list!

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  2. Love your collection and the tradition your family has ref gifting the Nutcrackers. Oh how I love those kissing reindeer:)

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    1. Thank you so much! We have family traditions for all the major holidays and for birthdays, but the nutcracker tradition is my personal favorite! Reindeer kissing under a mistletoe is a pretty adorable image! :)

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