Saturday, January 29, 2011

It's All About the Fabric


Today it's all about fabric (well, mostly--I do have a quilt to share at the end...and a giveaway winner to announce).  The first thing that came in this week was 7 5/8 yards of some dreamy fabric from Joanna--her latest line, Strawberry Fields! This is my favorite Fig Tree collection ever.  Of course I still love Patisserie, Mill House Inn, Fresh Cottons, and Breakfast at Tiffanys--but Strawberry Fields is just breathtaking--honestly!


I love, love, love the ginghams...note to self...get lots of those for bias bindings!


I love the blues, the grays, the greens, the reds and the the lights!


The yellows are amazing as well--perfect dreamy yellows once again! Not only do I love this fabric, I'm absolutely in love with the design Joanna sent me to sew with it (she'll be introducing new patterns on her blog soon)!


Also in this week...1 yard of Sunkissed grey gingham (because it's the perfect neutral) and 1 yard of It's a Hoot for a border on a quilt I really need to finish!


Also in was 1 1/2 yards of Sunkissed for a bag...(I need to make this fast and will be sharing it soon)!


Out this week was 10 yards for the secret project that came in last week. Hopefully I'll get the go-ahead to share that quilt soon.  Also out this week was 1/2 yard for binding on my Bliss "Paper Roses" quilt which I picked up yesterday from Judi. I truly love Judi's quilting--and love this quilt.


I think my favorite parts are the swirling feather flowers in the setting triangles. (Pattern "Paper Roses" by Joanna and Bliss fabric by Bonnie and Camille)!

So...for my stash report I have 11 1/8 yards that came in along with 10 1/2 yards that went "out." For the year to date that makes 39 3/4 in with 35  3/8 out...leaving 4 3/8 not busted!


Oh, and congrats to Jenny...I've just sent you an e-mail...you won the Le Petite Eccole French General fat eighth bundle from Judi!



39 comments:

Kylie said...

Gorgeous fabrics Sherri and I just love the quilt. xxx

Quilt Hollow said...

I'm envious you have Strawberry Fields. That is a line I must have for my SIL quilt....just hope I can get it and make the quilt in time!

A Plain Path said...

That Strawberry Fields is divine...just my style. Gorgeous quilt!

Stray Stitches said...

Congrats to Jenny!!

What a beautiful assortment of fabrics!! Lucky you!

Chocolate Cat said...

You are no good for my fabric willpower introducing me to Pom pom de Paris and now Strawberry fields - yum!!

Jenny said...

Thank you so much Sherri! I am so excited! I simply adore French General!! Thanks Judi!!

Carol said...

So pretty! Makes me glad I signed up for the Designer Mystery at FQS.

CJ said...

You have the best job! Getting all that new fabric before the rest of us can see it in person...sigh. Patisserie is my all time fave but this looks like it might be close, loving the reds.

Chookyblue...... said...

what a gorgeous new range...........
and your bliss quilt...........the quilting is divine..........

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Strawberry Fields looks like so much fun to play with Sherri! And your BLISS quilt is amazing with Judi's quilting....what a beauty.

Darlene said...

Strawberry Fields is beautiful.

Actually the word beautiful describes everything in this post, Sherri.

jodi@Pleasant-Home said...

I am so in love with that quilt! The quilting is just gorgeous! And I am loving the new Fig fabrics... Oh those ginghams.... I'm going to be dreaming about them. LOL ooxx`jodi

random thoughts do or di said...

That quilt is so gorgeous and the quilting is stunning! I'm on overload right now. So much beauty!

Lisa (Michael too in photo ;O) said...

Oh goodness, thanks for sharing the pics of strawberry fields, it is adorable and i can't wait to add it to my stash!!

sincerely yours said...

Congratulations to Jenny, what a lucky girl! Sherri, loving all your posts.

Leah said...

Wow, That quilting is Awesome!!

Caroline @ Atelier Caroline said...

The quilting is to die for ... And thank you for the eye candy

Teresa Felgueiras said...

I can't wait to get my hands on Strawberry Fields. It's made for me. Love your gorgeous quilt.

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Holloway Family said...

How beautiful!!! I so admire all those that can sew and use that talent to make useful things for the home!! I've got lots of wishful thinking when it comes to pieceing quilts together but scared to do it right now. Maybe one of these days.

Pam in Brussels, Belgium

Bluzbrod said...

The Paper Roses quilting is divine! Certainly takes it to a greater level, and I already loved the top. And those fabrics, OMG!!! I fell in love with Sunkissed a few weeks ago, and I hadn't even noticed the gingham. It's really a great coordinate. Guess I'm gonna hafta get me some. Mmmmmm.

Becky said...

oh wow, the quilting on that is just spectacular!

Carol said...

Love the fabric! LOVE it! Your Paper Roses couldn't be more beautiful!

julia said...

i totally understand you! i love strawberry fields from first sight - i'm a lover of everything fig tree, but this line really gets me excited and i can't wait for it to arrive in the stores! {btw, any plans for the layer cake yet??}
judi did an amazing job (as well as you)...the quilt looks awesome!

Quilt Azubi said...

Help please..
I found a picture of a quilt with a nice block pattern in internet. Unfortunately, there was no title to or a label. Maybe there is somebody in blogland can help me? I would intressted the name and perhaps the history of the pattern.
It was a wonderful two-color quilt in blue and white. I made a sketchy picture and put in my blog.
I would be happy to answer a helping.
greets from Berlin/Germany
Kat :)

Mama Pea said...

Sherri, great fabrics. And OMG, that quilting is just out of this world! I LOVE IT! I agree with you that those triangles are just stunning. I would like to figure out a way to save that photo for inspiration someday. I'm so chicken when it comes to quilting designs! Thanks for sharing!

julieQ said...

Such pretty fabric!! I just love it...and your quilt...wow!! The quilting and the whole quilt is to die for!!

jabeybaby said...

That paper roses quilt is beautiful and Judi did a great job quilting it!

Can't wait to see that sunkissed bag, that is one of my favorite new lines!

Thimbleanna said...

Hmmm, Jenny lives in my city -- maybe I could blogstalk her mailman LOL. The quilting on your Bliss quilt is gorgeous -- that's a really pretty quilt!

Terriaw said...

I love posts that are all about fabrics, especially such fabulous prints. Enjoy your gorgeous new quilt with that amazing quilting - wow!

Joanne said...

OMG!!! the quilting on the Bliss pinwheel quilt is astounding !!! Love, love and LOVE it !!!

shez said...

What beautiful quilting projects Sherri well done.
cheers Shez
http://shez-enjoyinglife.blogspot.com

Suzie said...

This collection is so pretty! I love the reds! And your quilt, oh my, is it gorgeous!!! Judi's quilting is awesome.

Hi! My name is erica. Would you be my friend? said...

That quilt is just wonderful! Congrats on your yardage output. I saw that the FQS had a mystery BOM with that strawberry fields fabric. After seeing it in your pics I think I'll join. I love that top fabric!

Shelley said...

Oh, I love that Strawberry Fields!! And the quilting on your bliss quilt is fantastic!

Patty said...

Wonderful fabrics beautiful quilt the quilting is fabulous!

a little bit biased said...

Can't wait to see the "secret project!" Your Bliss quilt turned out amazing and I LOVE Joanna's new line! Fun stuff!

Amber

Carrie P. said...

Gorgeous fabrics and your quilt is stunning. Great quilting job for sure.

Betty Lou said...

Wonderful fabrics and quilts, you must have worked overtime to have such progress at busting your stash. Congratulations!