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Moda Mama Said Sew Vol 2 by Sweetwater - Fat 1/8 Pack
Quilter's Secret Exposed:
Co-ordinate fabrics like a pro, every Time!
NOTE: Actual fabric colours may vary compare to colours appear on your monitor,
because of differeces in settings, brands and other factors outside of our control.
Pattern placements may be different too because the pieces are cut at random from a whole roll.
"Very nice fabric, beautiful prints. So inspiring!
Thank you so much for shipping my product so quickly. I am looking forward to the weekend when I can begin my project.... oh, can't wait!"
- Anne, a Happy Customer
Let's face it: so many of us dread the thought of selecting fabrics for a quilt, whenever we start a new project......
Because choosing fabrics means stress and agony of having to make decisions on the spot..... which could be pretty permanent....!
You need to consider colours, patterns, and whether something go together.... and after all that, still wondering IF the person you're making the quilt for will like it at all...
Phew.... talk about hard work, and you haven't started sewing yet...!
Imagine NEVER having another "meh" moment when you're so close to finishing your quilt, only to discover that you're not too sure about the choice of fabrics after all....
Instead, think about how satisfied you'd feel if the end result was just like what you've seen in the magazines or quilt shows, even better....
........ and EVERYONE commented on how amazing you are at choosing fabrics and putting colours together!!!
What if choosing fabric was easier than you think?
Hey, you might as well take credit for being AWESOME at co-ordinating prints for your quilt...
..... seeing you've done the hard work of sewing anyway!
Often the hard part is to come up with know the "how".......
Recently I had a conversation with a fellow local designer, Nicole Mallalieu (from the "You Sew, Girl!" fame)... about how people are amazed that some of us seem to have "a flair" in choosing colours and fabrics.
Since we both graduated from the same fashion design institute, we can vouch for each other that such "flair" was definitely more "nurture" than "nature" (i.e. none of us are born with the ability... we simply got trained...!!).
That means YOU too can have the "designer's flair".....
...... and actually ENJOY putting colours together!
There is no doubt that it will take some time and practice to get there.....
But the first step in becoming confident in choosing colour is to have the right visual aid at the start... this is the easiest way I know.
The Secret of creating stunning quilts EVERY time....
..... is simply starting with a Fat Eighth Bundle!
Take a closer look.......
Image Courtesy of "Make Life Sweet" by Sweetwater
This collection is called "Mama Said Sew Volume II" - after the sold-out success of the original "Mama Said Sew".......
"Mama Said Sew started on a trip to downtown Fort Collins, Colorado, also known as "Old Town". It is a fun, lively place, filed with specialty shops, restaurants and the cutest little fabric store we had ever seen.
It just so happens the name of the store is "Mama Said Sew". Perfect! Perfect for a store filled with modern, fresh fabric and perfect for the name of a fabric collection.
So after a few weeks of contemplating, we finally got brave enough to ask the owner if we could use her store's name for our next collection. Thankfully, she said yes. So thank you, Angels, for your kindness and generosity!
Mama Said Sew celebrates evererything we love about sewing. The black, red and gray go wonderfully together, but we are most excited to make two-colour quilts - red and white, black and white, or gray and white quilts that are amazing, timeless and so striking. "
Here, check out each print in detail......
What on earth is a "Fat Eighth"?
No.... it's not a body part :-)
To define what a "Fat Eighth" is, let's look at a "Fat Quarter" first....
A quarter of a yard gives you 9 inches of fabric, across the width of the roll - so you end up with a long, skinny piece - roughly 9" x 42". Not all that useful, is it?
Now, picture thisinstead: you cut one whole yard off the roll, and then fold this in half lengthwise and widthwise, you will end up with a couple of creases in the form of a cross.
Cut long these two line, and you get four pieces, each measures roughly about 18" x 22". That's a Fat Quarter.
Half that, and you get 9" x 22". That's your Fat Eighth. As opposed to a "skinny 1/8", which is a long strip of fabric that measures 4 1/2" x 42". Isn't the Fat 1/8 piece a much more user-friendly cut?!
Ok, what are Fat Eighth Bundles then?
Fat Eighth Bundles are made of Fat Eighth pieces.... stacked together and tied into a nice tall bundle.
See below - how cute are the Fat 1/8 Bundles, next to Fat 1/4 Bundles........ Adorable, arn't they?
Note: Photos shown for size comparison purposes only. See other photos for actual item for sale.
These are 9" x 22" pieces of coordinating fabric that come from the same collection of fabric (also known as a "fabric line", "fabric range" or "story").
Fat Eight Bundles (also called Fat 1/8 Packs) include one of each of the prints, anywhere between 25 to 40 pieces epending on how many different fabrics are included in the range.
Most of the well-known fabric manufacturers - such as Lecien, Kokka, or Moda - release Fat Eighth Packs with every fabric line they produce.
It is an easy way to get variety in your projects. If you love a fabric line, it's a great way to get a decent piece of all of it (and not miss out on any)... in one easy step!
Have you fallen in LOVE with a certain range of fabrics..?
Consider buying multiple packs of Fat Eighths.....
This way you will end up with more fabrics to play with, and this opens up your options when it comes to deciding what quilt design to go with (and what size to make them in).
Why Would I Want a Fat Eighth?
Because it works out BEST value :-)
Think about it.... the alternative is to buy Moda Fat Eighths individually.
Since 1 x Moda Fat Eighth costs around $4.00 each these days...
By ordering your fat eighths from us in a precut bundle means you can save more than $70.00 - that's almost Half Price - and you end up with the complete collection. How good is that?!
If you have a limited budget, this is the BEST way to get the widest variety of prints possible. Brilliant!
How does this Fat Eighth Bundle help me with fabric selection?
That's the BEST thing about Fat 1/8 Packs - you DON'T need to worry about selecting fabrics!
Because Fat Eighth Packs give you the ENTIRE fabric collection, the hard works of co-ordinating fabrics has been done for you...
You see, a fabric collection will typically include coordinating small / medium / and large scale prints, in several different colour ways. This gives your project the designer edge that looks like you've spend AGES on selecting just the right fabrics.
A well-known textile or fabric designer (sometimes a team) would have put in pain-staking effort to make sure that the fabric collection they produce are something that YOU will love, and hopefully inspire you to make quilts, garments and bags that EVERYONE will love!
When you purchase a Fat Eighth Pack, it's like having your OWN expert team of designers or friendly patchworkers picking out fabrics for you...!!
Hey, why not let someone else do the hard work for a change?
Once you have bought a few Fat 1/8 Bundle and made a few things from the fabric, you will find that choosing fabrics and co-ordinating colours / prints become less stressful over time....
In fact, you might even look forward to start putting together your own fabric stash when you go to fabric shops and quilt shows!
This is because as quilters, we all tend to be "visual" learners.....
By working and playing with fabric ranges that have already been put together by professionals, we learn to see what goes together, and what contrast with each other successfully. Another word, we learn by examples....
This is just like having your very own private tuition of colour and design theory, without any pressure and high cost.
Better still, you get to have heaps of fun and make tons of beautiful things for your family and friends too...!!!
(... they're gonna think that you are amazing....)
About the Designers.....
Sweetwater is a family-run design company located in northeastern Colorado.
Being a mother-daughters team, they work together in a design studio in rural Northeastern Colorado.
There are cattle and corn outside their window every day. There are three kids that call our workplace their play area. At any given time there are eight projects going on and another twenty in the making!
The design team is made of three talented women:
Sweetwater is acutally a spin-off of its parent company Farmyard Creations.
Farmyard Creations began as a quilt company in 1985, providing quilt patterns and designing fabrics for quilt stores throughout the Unites States, Canada and even overseas.
In 2001, Sweetwater was born by taking the fabric designs of Farmyard Creations and turning them into paper. Coordinating stickers and other accessories were then added to give the Sweetwater line a soft, sophisticated style.
Recently, Sweetwater has been focusing their energy on fresh and innovative graphic design, as well as a fun line of fabric and quilt patterns.
....and YOU get to enjoy instant success in whatever project you've set your heart on, because the fabrics speak for themselves!
Sounds like you might enjoy playing with Some Fat Eighth?
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"This collection of fabric is so cute and I love it. Such a cute design and the colours are adorable!
Now I have to figure out what to do with it... decisions decisions."
- Jess, a Happy Customer
So what's included in this Fat Eighth Bundle?
Professionally cut and packaged by Moda Fabric, this Fat Eighth Bundle contains 40 of 9" x 22" (approx. 23 cm x 56 cm) fabric pieces - from the "Mama Said Sew Volume 2" collection.
One of the most loved patchwork fabric manufacturers - Moda has been around since 1975.
Moda has some of the best independent designers as well as a highly experienced in-house design team - they are constantly creating and striving to bring you the latest and greatest in quilting fabrics - that means You get to enjoy some of the hottest new lines of fabrics in the world!
- Moda Fat Eighth Packs are convenient pre-cut assortments of colour-coordinated 23 cm x 56 cm fabric pieces. This gives you the greatest amount of flexibility, so you can make pretty much every projects you see!
- You receive the complete collection - one of each print. No need to run around the shops looking for them... more time to relax and sew. Yay!
- Perfect for any patchwork project including quilt tops, boutique-style outfits, home decor and scrapbooking.
- Top Quality 100% cotton Designer fabric - quality has never been so affordable!
Like all precut fabrics,
Fat Eighths should NOT be pre-washed...!
So, what can I do with my Fat Eighths?
More than just sewing up the pieces to make a large quilt, there are SO many other fun (and easy) to make!
Here are some inspirations from the designers themselves.....
Image Courtesy of "Make Life Sweet" by Sweetwater
What would YOU do with yours....?
"I'm using these to make baby quilts for twins. A little change in the variation of the pattern and I have two totally different quilts.Yay!
The quality is fantastic - I love Moda and this was a great deal!!"
- Katrina, a Happy customer
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