Altenew Dreamy Bouquet Fabric Release BlogHop + Giveaway

February 17, 2022 at 2:00 pm 25 comments

Hello lovely friends- it’s time for something new…and totally new; Altenew are now doing FABRIC!! A big welcome if you’ve arrived from the lovely Terri Koszler’s blog. If you want to start at the beginning- please visit the Altenew Card Blog and then you can hop around everyone’s wonderful blogs.

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Altenew do so many different types of products but fabric is a first for them. However- it’ll come as no surprise that their signature beautiful designs are in evidence in this special Fat Quarter pack. If you’re wondering what a Fat Quarter is, it’s simply a Yard cut into 4- so each ‘quarter’ measures around 18”x 22” and there are SO many things you can make with them. These are beautiful cotton fabrics- so there’s tonnes you can make with them.

Dreamy Bouquet Fabric Fat Quarter Collection

This collection is called Dreamy Bouquet and as I appreciate that not everyone sews ( or wants to sew) I’ve created a ‘no-sew’, ‘low-sew’ and ‘sew’ set of projects; hopefully catering for everyone. For those of you who simply want to stroke the fabric…of course you can do that too 😂.

The sew one first…

A really simple drawstring shape- but I’ve cut out small squares…

Sewed them back together again and then made a drawstring pouch.

I love how it shows all the different patterns off in one go! But maybe sewing isn’t really a passion of yours but you don’t mind doing a little? Here’s the second one incorporating a little hand sewing.

You can die cut fabric- particularly easily when you add an interfacing to it…which is simply an iron on ‘stiffener’. I use Vlieseline interfacings and it also means that the circles won’t fray after you’ve die cut them. Such a simple design and using the ‘Hello & Hugs’ die set too. I just added a few hand sewn running stitches around 2 circles to give it a little more texture. Before I show you the third project, I’ll tell you about the…

Giveaway!!

There is $300 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $25 gift certificate to 8 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 02/23/2022 for a chance to win.

Altenew will draw 10 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 02/25/2022.

For my ‘no-sew’ project- it’s just using strips of the fabric, mounted onto card and used as a textural background.

Don’t worry about any stray threads..it really adds to the character of the card. Just trim out pieces of fabric similar widths, overlap them and adhere them to a piece of cardstock. You can use thin amounts of fabric glue, double sided tape or a piece of adhesive sheet. Then die cut a circle from white and blue card, layer them together and mount onto the fabric piece using foam pads.

I’ve used the Craft-A-Flower: Buttercup Layering Die set but in pink to tie the colours together- but the card was made pretty quickly.

I hope this has given you a taster of what you might do with this beautiful Dreamy Bouquet Fat Quarter Collection– but don’t hang around, I can’t see it hanging around in store for long!

Before I go, I’ve added the list of everyone taking part, but the next person on the hop is the wonderful Norine Borys.

I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing the fabric in different ways, and I know you’ll love trying it out too! Thanks for visiting me today,

Keren x

(The whole blog hop is here below in case you get lost!)

Altenew Card Blog

Nathalie DeSousa

LauraJane

Michelle Short

Hussena Calcuttawala

Jaycee Gaspar

Arjita Singh 

Bridget Casey

Terri Koszler

Keren Baker– you are here!

Norine Borys

Nichol Spohr

Linda Westfall

Jenny Colacicco

Colleen Balija

Nandini Karmarkar

Laurie Willison

Lilith Eeckels

Maryam Perez

Erum Tasneem

Tenia Nelson

Virginia Lu

Rosie Neustaedter

Natasha Davies

Sande Woodson

Nenette S. Madero

Teresa Litchfield

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  • 1. Altenew Dreamy Bouquet Fabric for Crafting  |  February 17, 2022 at 2:27 pm

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  • 2. Maureen R  |  February 17, 2022 at 4:01 pm

    Gorgeous bag and cards!!! I love how these designs work so well with each other!

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  • 3. Donna Walls  |  February 17, 2022 at 4:28 pm

    Cute Bag and Cards.

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  • 5. Lisa R. Davis-Wall  |  February 17, 2022 at 5:12 pm

    Lovely ideas! Thank you

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  • 6. Nandini  |  February 17, 2022 at 5:57 pm

    Love the cards. And the pouch looks fantastic!

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  • 8. ljutila  |  February 17, 2022 at 6:33 pm

    I like that you showed both sewn and card projects, it really shows the versatility of the fabric! TFS!

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  • 9. Marisela Delgado  |  February 18, 2022 at 1:14 am

    So beautiful! You’re awesome!

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  • 10. Meghan Kennihan  |  February 18, 2022 at 2:49 am

    Gorgeous floral fabrics! I love the patchwork and the gorgeous cards!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • 11. Inkin' Chickie  |  February 18, 2022 at 7:23 am

    Nice project ideas. I like the drawstring bag. Nice ideas for the cards as well. I wasn’t sure I could use fabric for my crafting, so it’s great to have the ideas.

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  • 12. Carol McCready  |  February 18, 2022 at 4:11 pm

    Such a sweet card and bag. Thank you for the inspiration.

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  • 13. Dottie  |  February 18, 2022 at 5:49 pm

    Your projects are an inspiration. I am intimidated about sewing but I will get some interfacing and die cut some fabric for my cards!

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  • 14. Mirella Rogan  |  February 18, 2022 at 6:42 pm

    Everything is wonderful but that drawstring bag is to die for!

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  • 15. Cyndi Morris  |  February 18, 2022 at 9:49 pm

    Love these projects! This beautiful fabric makes wonderful cards!

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  • 16. Pat  |  February 18, 2022 at 9:50 pm

    The drawstring bag is super! I could keep my crochet work in progress in it!

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  • 17. Jeanne Rice  |  February 19, 2022 at 12:51 am

    Love your projects and the fabric is so beautiful.

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  • 18. Joy Meadows  |  February 19, 2022 at 1:53 am

    Love the beautiful fabrics and your projects are really nice.

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  • 19. Sue D  |  February 21, 2022 at 11:12 am

    Fabulous fabric projects. I like that you included sew, low sew and no sew versions.

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  • 20. Lauryne Cunningham  |  February 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    I love the way the fabric looks on your cards! And, the drawstring pouch is super cute!

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  • 22. Karen Schroeder  |  February 21, 2022 at 9:21 pm

    Your creations are amazing!

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  • 23. LaQuieta Gibson  |  February 22, 2022 at 3:34 pm

    Love the pouch and that card is amazing!

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  • 24. dorothyayotte  |  February 23, 2022 at 5:03 am

    Your creations are lovely! I really like the card you made- such a great way to use small pieces of fabric. Thanks for the tip about adding the fabric stiffener.

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  • 25. Amy Solovay at the Knitting, Crochet and Crafts Blog  |  February 23, 2022 at 11:48 pm

    Those are both super creative project ideas! LOVE, love, love the patchwork pouch!

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