Hello, everyone! Today we’d like to introduce you to Shannon Fabrics. We are partnering with them for our live and in-person Martha Pullen Teacher Licensing events and we would like to share what they have to offer.
Shannon Fabrics, Inc, founded in 1995 and headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, is the leading US importer and distributor of all types of plush fabrics. Shannon Fabrics carries the world’s largest selection of comfy Cuddle fabrics and ultra plush minky fabrics. The company also offers fabulous Faux Furs, super soft Silky Satin fabrics, Terry Cloth, Cuddle Suede, Embrace Double Gauze and novelties. Shannon Fabrics works diligently with independent and in-house designers to develop and create unique fabric collections.The company caters especially to independent fabric stores and quilt shops offering yardage, kits and precuts.
Shannon Fabrics’ newest fabric collection is Embrace Double Gauze. This collection was released in early May 2015 and is available at independent fabric stores and quilt shops. Embrace Double Gauze has a very soft hand, is 100% cotton, and comes 52/54” wide. Embrace is ideal for baby blankets, swaddle blankets, quilts, apparel and accessories. This collection is offered in 15 prints and 8 coordinating solids. The prints come in simple geometrics, baby themes, sophisticated modern designs and more – in shades of pastels, jewel tones and neutrals. There are eight coordinating solids in colors of Blush, Ivory, Lilac, Opal, Sand, Silver, Sky and Snow White. The Embrace collection may be viewed here on the Shannon Fabrics website.
Embrace is great for heirloom sewing, especially baby and children’s garments. It can be used for baby blankets, swaddle blankets, combined with other fabrics and used for children’s apparel and more.
If you can’t find what you need at our events, you can find Shannon Fabrics at many local quilt shops and fabric stores, and online at fabric.com, theminkyboutique.com and fabricdepot.com. You can also use the Shannon Fabrics Store Locator to find shops near you!
The Shannon Fabrics website has a wealth of information that we think you’ll love: free patterns, tips and tricks, PDF tutorials and video tutorials and a blog! To stay up-to-date on all things happening with Shannon Fabrics, join the Shannon Fabrics mailing list and subscribe to the Shannon Fabrics blog, My Cuddle Corner. In addition, follow Shannon Fabrics on social media! Like Shannon Fabrics on Facebook, follow them on Pinterest, connect with them on Twitter, YouTube, Google +, Instagram, Flickr and more.
Now for the Cuddle Baby Blanket Kit Giveaway!Comment below for a chance to enter to win a custom Cuddle Baby Blanket Kit with a FREE pattern! We are giving away all of the fabric that you need to make this adorable set of baby blankets. You will get Cuddle fabric and Embrace Double Gauze – enough to make one Self-Binding Baby Blanket and two Loveys! You get a total of: 1 yard of Embrace and 1-1/8 yards of Cuddle. Fabrics include Jungle Embrace Multi Double Gauze and Cuddle 3® Camel – perfect for any little boy or girl.
Valerie Meek and Rosalind Gutierrez are the winners of our Cuddle Baby Blanket Kit Giveaway. The winners have been notified by email. Congratulations to our winners, and thanks to all who participated!