Fabric Crush: Introducing PAINT!

Welcome to my hop on the blog tour for PAINT, the latest fabric line from Carrie Bloomston of SUCH Designs!

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To read more about my friendship with Carrie (and one her beautiful “wise-woman” stories) go here.

PAINT continues the conversation begun in Carrie’s first line, Collage. The elements we know and love are there in new shades – the “torn” stripes, and the text prints (psst… Carrie handcrafts the text to be full of positive and inspiring words).

I’m thrilled to see all the solid-reading blenders in this line – they are so needed to bring together a pretty composition – but I’m utterly wowed by the border print! Carrie sent me some to play with, and so I featured it in the flap of a couple Chunky Wee Bags:

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I made the littlest bag especially for Carrie’s daughter, who is featured in the Lookbook that Windham Fabrics created for the fabric. It’s worth a peruse – it has a bunch of sweet projects in it, showing the versatility of the fabric. And don’t miss the inspiring prayer flags created by a community of Carrie’s readers on the last page!

Carrie and Windham have a charm pack of the fabric for you to win – just leave a comment below, and I’ll choose a winner on Tuesday morning. And look for the fabric at your LQS in July/August (tell them to order it at Spring Quilt Market!)

Don’t miss the rest of the blog tour!

April 9 April Rhodes
April 10 Sally Keller + Julie Goldin
April 11 Shea Henderson
April 12 Ramona Burke + Jenny Kelly
April 13 Sam Hunter A Vintage Fairytale (Staci Barrett)
April 14 Rachael Gander + Erica Sage
April 15 Karen LePage + Tia Curtis
April 16 Shelly Figueroa + Fabrications2b (Bonnie Bobman)

 

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50 thoughts on “Fabric Crush: Introducing PAINT!

  1. Carrie does it again with another wonderful collection. Looking forward to when it arrives in the stores. Love how you used it in the bags, they look great.

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  2. Very rarely is there a fabric that looks great on every single thing made with it. Carrie is so amazingly talented. These Chunky bags are awesome. I love the 2 sizes. My daughter & I could have matching bags.

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  3. I couldn’t get enough of Collage when it came out….and now Paint is even more exciting! Anxiously awaiting it’s availability…..thanks for a chance to win!

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  4. This must be so exciting each time a new line comes out and oh…the vision we have for using it. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  5. I’m new to your blog – can’t wait to follow! I also love Carrie’s fabrics – great colors and prints – not the usual designs. Many thanks for the chance!

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