What I am Crushing on Right Now: Fabric

Two weeks ago was the International Quilt Show in Pittsburg, PA. I wish I was there but instead I stalked some of my Favorite Fabric Manufactures like Art Gallery and Michael Miller  on their Instagram pages . I also have a new crush: Cotton and Steel- can’t wait to get my hands on their Fabric!
Here are a few of my Favorites that will be on sale the later part of the year…

Michael Miller
By Laura Gunn
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Butterflies Butterflies, Butterflies, need I say more.  I love both Color Ways and the solid in ‘Lips’ (great name) . Don’t you just love the gorgeous colors? They are so bright and Cheery. Perfect for Skirts and Dresses. This line will debut in August 2014.

Michael Miller
By Violet Craft,  Brambleberry Ridge

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I adore the animal print and the metallic. I am loving that there are so many fabric designers putting metallic touches in their fabric.   The colors are great for Late Summer to Fall clothing. Yummy (my husband laughs when I call fabric, “yummy”) . My Daughter loves animal print fabric so this collection is her favorite!

Art Gallery
Arizona by April Rhodes

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I have ordered this entire line and can’t wait for it to come out the end of May/June, Yay, any day now 🙂 . This is the first time Art Gallery will have knit fabric. If it is anything like their woven fabric it is going to be amazing. Great Summer to Fall colors. Oh, and did I mention this line is one of Art Gallery’s Limited Editions? Get it while it’s HOT!!!   See more here: http://www.artgalleryfabrics.com/cgi-bin/fabricshop/gallery.cgi?Category=101

Art Gallery Limited Edition Lines:
Arizona by April Rhodes

Gleeful by Sew Caroline

Jungle Ave. by Sara Lawson

 

Art Gallery
Winged by Bonnie Christine

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There are several designers using Butterflies in their fabric but these along with Laura Gunn, Flutter’s , are some of my favorite!!

Just look at those amazing colors. LOVE!! Art Gallery will be carrying knits, wovens as well as Voiles. This line is set to debut in July 2014. The colors are so soft and beautiful.
See more here: http://www.artgalleryfabrics.com/cgi-bin/fabricshop/gallery.cgi?Category=106

Next…

Andover
Alison Glass Field Day

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I love the floral design with vibrant colors. The color combination is spot on and I can’t wait to get my hands on it to make skirts and Dresses. Alison Glass’ new collection will Debut June 2014. Check out what my friend over at Chasing Mermaids did with this Fabric (Amazingly beautiful!!!)

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Last but certainly not least,

Cotton and Steel

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Cotton and Steel debut at this years International Fabric Market. Cotton and Steel is a collaboration of 5 spectacular designers ,  Melody Miller, Rashida Coleman-Hale, Alexia Abegg, Kim Kight, and Sarah Watts . I was in tears when I watched their video about how they started Cotton and Steel. I could feel their excitement and passion shine through.  This line will carry Wovens, Linen and Lawn. The line also has Metallics!! Yay!  I have purchased several yards from Cotton and Steel and currently have them on Pre-Sale. You can find them HERE

Here is just a taste of what Cotton and Steel has to offer:

Basic Line:

XOXO Line

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Dottie Line

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Mustang by Melody Miller

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August by Sarah Watts

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Moonlit by Rashida Coleman-Hale

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Homebody by Kim Kight

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 Hatbox by Alexia Abegg

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To Preorder Cotton and Steel Fabric Check out: https://www.etsy.com/shop/MySweetSunshine?section_id=10426744&ref=shopsection_leftnav_5

Spend $50 or more to receive Free Shipping in USA only.

http://www.mysweetsunshine.etsy.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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