Sunday, October 9, 2011

Sunday Stash #114

Melody Miller - Ruby Star Spring
Ruby Star Spring -  Bloom -  in Springtime, Tomato Vine, and Night Lite
I am really drawn to the patterns, graphics and colors of the Ruby Star collection by Melody Miller, but I was hesitant about the feel, weight and drape of this cotton/linen blend fabric.  And so, my initial purchase of this fabric range were just those as pictured above.  But once I got my hands on these and felt how light weight these fabrics were, I couldn't resist and ordered a few more prints to add to my collection.


Ruby Star Spring -  Buzz  -  in Springtime, Tomatovine, and Night Lite


I adore the color palette as well as the quirky collection of bugs.  I've already envisioned multiple ways of how I am going to cut into the various sections of these prints.
And then there are these bees! Ruby Star Spring - Bee in Tomato Vine and Springtime.  And with a wing span of 13 inches these are definitely large scale prints. I am thinking they would look fun as a feature on a placemat ...


Original prints on an extra wide cotton/linen blend base that is definitely suitable for quilting making.

Ruby Star Spring available from:
FabricWorm
The Fat Quarter Shop

Enjoy Sunday!
Rita

12 comments:

  1. I really like the fabrics in the last photo, not so keen on the insects :)

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  2. I love the bees!! Will definitely need to save some pennies to get some! They all look gorgeous, be nice to see what you make :)

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  3. I love the feel of this fabric and it seems to me that the colours actually glow! Definitely one of my favorites.

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  4. I am someone who gets a bit creeped out by bugs, but for some reason that bug fabric appeals to me!!

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  5. The bees are unusual and gorgeous!

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  6. i can't get enough of those bees!

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  7. Can't wait to see what you do with these!

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  8. This fabric makes me want to sew something pretty!

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  9. this is so nice, and your photos show off the fabrics really well! Can't wait to see what you make. I just found out this evening this line won't be reprinted, so enjoy it while it lasts:)

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