Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Summersville

A week or so ago I received a very welcome little parcel in the mail.  (Is there anything more fun than getting a bundle of fabric in your mailbox? Well, maybe not if you're an anxious 6-yr-old waiting for a turtle Webkinz stuffed animal to arrive for your birthday. But for me? I'll take fabric.)  Anyway, this bundle is a sampling of Lucie Summers' upcoming fabric collection for Moda, aptly named, Summersville.
I love Lucie's hand drawn designs. The words 'clever' and 'whimsical' come to mind.  I mean, there's even a cute little fabric shop right there in Summersville. Who wouldn't want to live there?
If I had to pick, I think that this print is my favorite.  I need to get a bunch more of this one - it would be so much fun to fussy cut for blocks or to use for a whole quilt back. Love it. Especially in red.
I've been itching to play with these fabrics ever since they arrived and now that spring break is done, this is what I've created so far. I love using the Bella solids for some colorful contrast. It's still a growing work-in-progress.  Stay tuned for further developments...
Thank you, Lucie! Summersville will be available in real live fabric shops this month! Lucie also has a very charming etsy shop with screen-printed fabrics of her designs and other fun things. This tape is seriously calling me.

16 comments:

Karen said...

I love this fabric. It is bright and cheery and ready to make something with. I love the way your quilt is turning out. It really does frame the pieces well!

Kati said...

I'm jealous! This is such a fun line. I love what you are doing with it.

Lucy @ Charm About You said...

Gorgeous! I adore those orange prints

Marian said...

Agreed! This line is so adorable, I can't wait for it to come out.

A.J. Dub. said...

Very cute! Love your blocks!

Brooke said...

Thank you for showing us your recent work! Of all the fabrics I seem to be continuously falling in love with, this one IS THE REAL DEAL. Ever since I caught my first glimpse on a blog a few weeks ago I've been smitten. It keeps popping up now everywhere I look. I really love what you have done with it....your design really does the fun print justice. I can hardly wait to find it in stores. I am really hoping someone near me decides to stock it. Good luck on this one, and keep us posted on the progress!!

(I think the green is my favorite. Give us a good close up of the green! :-) hee hee.)

Steph said...

VERY cute. I've seen some lovely embroidery embellishments on these fabrics on Pinterest lately--using the black and white one like a fabric coloring book and "coloring" with embroidery. I may just have to get me some.

Katy Cameron said...

Oh I want some, and this hasn't helped lol

Mary said...

Love the fabric! The blocks you did accent the fabric beautifully!

vintage grey said...

Love the fabric and you blocks!! They are so fun!! I am going to have to check out her Etsy shop!! ;) xo Heather

Jennifer said...

LOVE!!!

Michele said...

Sweet. I can't wait to see it finished.

Dayna at Precut Paradise said...

I really love these fabrics! And I so agree I really love getting fabrics in the mail!

Live a Colorful Life said...

I love this fabric line and this quilt is adorable.

notes of sincerity said...

Super cute and how much fun to be able to play with those adorable fabrics! Your blocks are adorable! :o)

Artsy-Craftsy Ivy said...

I have a charm pack of this and didn't know what to do with it. Thanks for the inspiration! :)