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Favorite Things Featuring Sharon Holland - Art Gallery Fabric Designer


In our monthly Favorite Things email and blog post, we share the favorite things of an employee, customer, influencer, or partner within the sewing and machine embroidery industry.  This month's featured guest is the incredible Sharon Holland, a fabric designer at Art Gallery Fabrics! Her print, Cloak and Petal, is included in our August 2023 Perfectly Pieced box. It features beautiful maroon moths atop a layer of sketched florals. Read on to discover what's made Sharon's list of favorite things. Who knows? They may become your favorites, too!

  1. Favorite movie?  French KissCastle Garden_Blocks-3
  2. Favorite book of all time? A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
  3. Favorite recent book?  "The Lincoln Highway" by Amor Towles
  4. Favorite fabric designer? Amy Butler
  5. Favorite ice cream flavor? Coffee
  6. Favorite comfort food? Popcorn
  7. Favorite candy? I've never met a candy I didn't like!
  8. Favorite sewing/crafting tool (besides sewing machine)? Seam Ripper
  9. Favorite breed of cat or dog? West Highland TerrierFabric Closet -2
  10. Favorite craft room organization tool? I love the closet in my new house! My husband built fabric roll bins from an IKEA bookcase and I use the linen closet-style upper shelving for basket storage.
  11. Favorite season to decorate for? Christmas!
  12. Favorite way to display your projects? I like to see my quilts, or pillows, or sewing projects in use!


A few weeks ago, we had the pleasure of interviewing Sharon on our Instagram page. She shared her inspiration for the print and offered a glimpse into her beautifully creative mind! Click below to watch the interview.

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During the interview, Sharon shared her inspiration for the Cloak and Petal print, featured in our August Perfectly Pieced box.  She saw the dress pictured below (Valentino Fall 2017) and was instantly inspired to create! 

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Click here to view Sharon's most recent fabric collections, Willow, Kismet, and Kindred! 

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