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1. DESIGNER - sari ahokainen

Sari Ahokainen is a designer based in Finland who has recently designed some prints on children's clothes for German label Delari. Her organic fabrics Happiness and So Sweet have been used for leggings and dresses. You can see more of Sari's portfolio for licensing online here.

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2. TEXTILES - spira

Spira is a textile design company based in Boras in Sweden who produce bright and funky fabrics with a retro feel. Spira use only cotton and linen mixed fabrics which makes them ideal for curtains, blinds, table cloths and cushions. Here are some of their latest releases for Spring Summer 2015 with some lovely vibrant prints.

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3. NEW FABRICS - fabricworm

Today's posts are all about fabrics and my first port of call was online store Fabricworm to see what was new. The first collection to catch my eye was Glitz Garden (above & below) designed in-house at Michael Miller and released this July. I also loved the Fabricworm snaps of Emily Isabella's 'Happy Town' collection. And from Jill McDonald at Windhams they have snapshots of

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4. FABRICS - cotton + steel

The very latest collections from Cotton + Steel have just arrived in stock at Fabricworm. There a five colourful new collections from some fabulous designers. Here are the new ranges to look out for : The first is 'Honeymoon' by Sarah Watts a collection inspired by a tropical honeymoon with lounging sloths, tweeting songbirds, and wild horses. Next we have 'Paper Bandana' by Alexia

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5. FABRICS - lizzy house

The latest fabric collection from designer Lizzy House has been announced by Andover Fabrics. 'The Lovely Hunt' will be released in September 2015. In the meantime if you need some modern fabrics now then this May saw the release of Lizzy's 'Natural History' range with museum finds such as Butterfly collections, minerals, and Dinosaurs. And below a little preview of the forthcoming '

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6. FABRICS - michael miller

And finally today an exotic new collection from the in-house designers at Michael Miller called 'Migration'. Released on July 15th it will feature three colour groups : blue, pink or sorbert and includes elegant giraffes. trendy pineapples, coloured animal print and bold chevrons.

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7. Creatures and Critters 3

Creatures and Critters 3 is now available in stores - you can see the whole collection on Robert Kaufman's website. Here is a link of stores that carry my fabrics.

Here is a fun quilt project using fabrics from the collection by It's Sew Emma.





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8. FABRICS - art gallery : playing pop

Art Gallery Fabrics have listed some of their forthcoming collections for 2015, and showcased them at the Quilt Fair this week. One of those that really appealed to me was Playing Pop. This lively collection was designed in house by the AGF Studio and features two different colour groups. Here's how AGF describe the collection "Bits and pieces of upbeat sounds get illustrated on the same page

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9. FABRICS - sarah campbell

Legendary designer Sarah Campbell has created a fabric collection called ‘Melodies’, produced with the US company Michael Miller. It features super colourful, painterly birds, leaves, florals, spots, dots, and geos. The collection features ten pattern designs in two colour groups will be available for shipping at the end of June.

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10. FABRICS - lewis & irene

For today's Friday eye candy we are taking at look at some of the lovely fabric prints available from UK company Lewis & Irene. Some of the designs are available right now, and others are due for release over the coming months.

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11. FABRICS - andover

 I wanted to pick out a few of the new fabrics being released by Andover in 2015. The first is this super cute dog collection called 'Patch' designed by the Makower Studio which will be on sale in September 2015. Next up is Sophia a delicate lined floral from Makower which will be launched next month in June 2015. And also from Makower are these bright designs from

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12. Jump into Fun

Sneaky peek of my next collection with Robert Kaufman fabrics due out in Sept. '15

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13. Tea Towel

I just posted this design on Spoonflower that can be printed for a tea towel. You can print a fat quarter (21"x18") and choose linen/cotton.


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14. FABRICS - tamara kate

And finally today another new Michael Miller collection - The Birds and the Bees by Tamara Kate is a nature themed series of prints featuring bold shapes and bright up. There are two colour groups available for this fun range which was inspired by a ceramic bird ornament Chilean artist Pablo Zabal owned by Tamara's mother. Tamara has also designed a  holiday collection for

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15. FABRICS - a nod to mod

A No to Mod is a lovely new fabric collection by Jan Avellana for Windham Fabrics. This striking and colourful collection will hit the shops latest this year and readers may recognise one of the prints as the cover artwork of the UPPERCASE magazine's surface design issue. On Jan Avellana's excellent blog she tells the inspiring story of how a design she rejected during her Lilla Rogers class

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16. FABRICS - ampersand

Yesterday we saw a new fabric collection from Windham called A Nod to Mod and whilst I was looking at Windham's I also spotted  '8 days a week'. This bold graphic set of prints by the Ampersand Design Studio features a calendar theme with days of the week, months of the year, numbers, a blank calendar and celebration icons. You can see the whole collection which is in stores now online here. 

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17. What I Am Up To

I have been negligent of my blog for a while - but not because I haven't been busy....

I have a few fun book projects lining up which I am really excited about. More news on that later, but I will be very busy with that in the upcoming months. (sorry no images yet :))

A new fabric collection out in stores in April - Creatures and Critters 3 and another collection called Jump into Spring soon to follow.



Also getting ready for Surtex...... yes it is in May, have to start now!




I have also been painting and started a blog about that.








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18. FABRIC - brie harrison for winter's moon

Designer and illustrator Brie Harrison has once again collaborated with Winter's Moon on their latest fabric print. Carnation is large, lush design featuring oversized florals in gorgeous coral tones, leaves in jade greens, plus a whole other smattering of bright botanical loveliness on a beautiful dark inky background.  Printed in England on an upholstery weight linen mix, Carnation is

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19. FABRICS - erin mcmorris

Erin Mcmorris has released a new fabric collection with FreeSpirit Fabric called Distrikt.  Inspired by Erin's trips to Scandinavia the patterns feature graphic prints on themes such as people watching, cobbled streets and urban gardens. The collection comes in three different colorways and can be seen online at FreeSpirit Fabrics or on Erin's own portfolio site.

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20. FABRICS - saffron craig

Another fabric design that I have recently spotted is the cheaters quilt design by Saffron Craig. The print is from her Valley View collection which was inspired by the secret beauty of Australia's many breathtaking valley’s while paying homage to folk art, cross stitch and patch work designs. All the fabrics are available online here.

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21. FABRICS - windhams

The latest Lotta Jansdotter range for Windham Fabrics was released at the end of 2014 but I never got around to posting it at the time. Its a fabulous collection of graphic prints inspired by gatherings and mealtimes and using techniques such woodcuts. The prints feature large flowers, oversized gingham dots, stripes, and abstract geometrics and come in three colourways. As seen at Red Pepper

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22. Fabric Sighting

Just spotted my Minky Fly Away bird print on a company's product that was just featured on the Shark Tank.



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23. FABRICS - sew caroline

Art Gallery fabrics have welcomed a new designer into their licensed artists team - Caroline Hulse. Known as Sew Caroline she was selected by Art Gallery Fabrics to be a part of their inaugural project AGF Limited Edition, where she designed a fabric collection called Gleeful (posted here), which was released in July 2014. Caroline will now have a new full collection of fabrics that will debut

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24. Hawthorne Threads


Here is a way to pre-order Creatures and Critters 3 - Hawthorne Threads

coming in April - yay!


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25. Etsy

Haven't done this in a long time, but just found some cute stuff using my On A Whim Robert Kaufman fabrics on Etsy -





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