Sunday, 4 January 2015

Happy New Deer Banner and Sunday Stash

As a present to myself (!) for Christmas I got a wonderful bundle of fabric: Indelible by Katarina Roccella for Art Gallery Fabrics. This collection is incredible. Now I have it in my hands (thanks to the fantastic service at Westwood Acres), I must admit it is even better than it looked in the photos I had seen! This is the first project I've used it for: 

Happy New Deer Banner! 


It's an excuse, of course, for saying Happy New Year to you all and sending you a smile! 


I was thinking of adding a real crochet doily but then I found this scrap of trim in a bag of vintage fabric my Mum gave me. The scrap was probably part of a long lost blouse and the pleats are all hand sewn.


I am happy to notice that this little banner fits in well with goal number four I set myself for 2015. A good start!


And here is the lovely bundle in it's full glory (minus the fabric I used to make the banner!)


I now have my eye on Katarina Roccella's new collection: Recollection for Art Gallery Fabrics. I'm very curious to see how quilters are going to use it. The different styles of patterns and scales of the fabrics are a sign of how different trends coexist in today's quilting.



Joining the Sunday Stash link up over at Molli Sparkles!

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14 comments:

  1. I have that collection too Nesta, isn't it beautiful! I love your banner.

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  2. Love the banner and a delicious bundle too! Happy New Year

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  3. This collection is really lovely! I should pick up some... :) Love the banner!

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  4. I love that collection of fabrics, and you have such a fun project to use it for!

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  5. I love your New Year Banner! And think you picked out such beautiful fabrics, with the lace, from your new bundle! I was so happy to see that you treated yourself to the bundle.
    Susie

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  6. The colours in Indelible are just incredible, aren't they?

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  7. The banner makes me think of birthday cards that read 'Hippo, birdy, two ewes'. :) They were family favourites.
    Such a lovely lace trim!
    What a fun and eclectic collection of prints is in Recollection! I was not familiar with it until you mentioned it.

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  8. That banner is too cute, I wish my boyfriend was still here so I could show him cause I think he'd get a kick out of it. I like that you hung it on that natural stick not just a wooden dowel.

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  9. What a sweet banner! Love the new fabrics. So fun.

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  10. What a beautiful little banner, and being able to use some of your mom's stash makes it even better.

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  11. That's very cute!! Love the colors, too -- one of my favorite combinations!! :)

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  12. I love your banner and the bundle of fabric it looks so much fun.

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