Monday, December 19, 2011

Brrr!

What do you do when one of your favorite fabric designers emails and asks if she can send you an oh-so-fun stack of fabric to play with?!!  Do a little happy dance!  A couple weeks ago Laurie Wisbrun emailed me and asked if I would create something fun with her new fabric line due out in June 2012.  I was so excited.  I love Laurie's style and the fun, unique designs she creates.  Brrr is no different.

I fell in love with Laurie's fabric way back when I first started quilting.  I saw her work in this quilt created by Ashley over at Film in the Fridge.  I've been following Laurie's blog ever since.  I honestly remember thinking when I saw that quilt how cool it would be to be asked by a designer to create something with their fabric.  I was so flattered when Laurie asked. 

When I was redoing my blue chair, which this blog is named for, I used Laurie's Tufted Tweets to recover the seat.


So, I was thrilled when a nice heavy box from Robert Kaufman was delivered to my door Friday afternoon.

Brrr is a winter line that will ship next year sometime in June.  I love it!  I love the colors, the polar bears, the flowers and those fabulous doily-like snowflakes. 

Time for me to get busy!  I already have a couple fun ideas.

This little guy is sitting on my shelf as well.  Stick around!  In a month or two we'll do a giveaway to see who gets to give this fun fat quarter stack a new home!

28 comments:

  1. Congratulations! Those fabrics, oh my goodness! So adorable and make me really excited for NEXT Christmas!

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  2. Those are wonderful! I can't wait to see what you make with them.

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  3. Awesome! So much fun - those adorable bears will be a ton of fun to design for!

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  4. I don't even like Christmas fabric, but I LOVE this line! It figures, Laurie's awesome and so are her designs! I can't wait to see what you do with the fabric!

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  5. So fun, that's awesome!! I adore Laurie's work, so fun and whimsical, can't wait to see what you cook up!

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  6. Looks like a very fun new line! Have fun and congrats on the privilege & honor!

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  7. Lucky you! That's awesome. I can't wait to see what you come up with.

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  8. What a fun line...can't wait to see your creation!

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  9. That's awesome!! Have fun and I'm excited to see what your going to do. That is really a fun line.

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  10. How fun is that?!? You will do amazing things with that line!

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  11. Sounds like great fun! Look forward to seeing what you create!

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  12. Oooh, lots of fun, and I love those polar bears too, how cool! Can't wait to see what you create with all this :o)

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  13. Holy crow, Kati! That's awesome! And can I just say that I'm totally jealous?! That fabric is adorable...I can't wait to see what you do with it.

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  14. Wow! Super cute fabric. That is so cool that you get to play with it! What an honour (and a well-deserved one).

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  15. Ooh, I can't wait to see what you come up with! I love Laurie's work and so pleased to see this cute line taken up by Kaufman too :)

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  16. Oh congrats! Such fun prints and I can't wait to see what you come up with Kati. That fabric is adorable!

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  17. I am beyond excited to see what you make Kati. And I hope you have a blast playing with the line. Reading all the lovely comments here has just simply made my day. Thank you so much everyone. I really heart the blog community! xoxo

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  18. Lucky girl! Can't wait to see what great thing you make :)

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  19. I'd be doing a happy dance too. That fabric is cute!!!!

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  20. Love those polar bears, actually I love all the line! Love that it's Christmas but not to Christmassy (don't know if I you understand me, sorry for my crappy english).

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  21. Wow! That is BEAUTIFUL fabric! If anyone can pull off something amazing, it's you. Glad you get to play with it.

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  22. Love the polar bears! I can't wait to see what you create with it!

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  23. Ack! So cute!! Love the polar bears. And how fun that you get to play with it so early!

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  24. What a fabulous line of fabric! I just love the lacey snowflakes and those polar bears are so wonderful! I cannot wait to see what you do with this line....

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  25. Oh so beautiful fabrics! Enjoy!

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