It’s time for shameless promotion of my new fabric line, you guys! I’m so excited that I finally get to show it off!! Yaaaaaaaaay!!! *kermit arms*
All organic. All flannels. Super soft. Super lovely. Coming in August, but it’s already being ordered by shops, so tell your favorite shops all about it, m’kay? You can head over to the Cloud 9 website to see the whole line on the Fanfare page (you get closeups of the prints if you click on any of the images). You’ll also get a better idea of the true colors, which are looking a bit bright in the top image.
There are three colorways (aqua, gold, and pink) that each have a fox print, a pennant print, and an elephant print. Additionally, there are two confetti prints, one pink-and-yellow, one blue-and-yellow, AND there will also be a solid white flannel, which I love — it will be so fun to have a pure white flannel for backings, bias tape finishing, contrast cuffs, and so on. I love the simplicity of these designs, and I think they will lend themselves well to so many things!
The fabrics are currently in their color-correction phase; the mill sends samples called “strikeoffs” so you can check that the colors are correct…it usually takes a few tries to get it juuust right. It’s amazing to me (as someone who can usually churn out a digital sewing pattern in a couple of months) how much longer the production cycle is for fabrics. A bit like writing a book I guess, with a longer wait time between the initial design phase and the actual product. Good for learning patience, Rae.
Anyway, hope you enjoyed seeing this preview! You can see all of the colors and designs over on the Cloud 9 website. I am so thrilled and honored to have had the opportunity to work with Michelle and Gina over at Cloud 9; they’ve both been so great. And I can’t wait to sew with these flannels!!!