Thursday, 2 February 2017

Fussing Over Secret Garden Fabrics


Well I've been driving myself (and everyone at home) nuts with my fabric indecision. It was getting out of hand. The problem is I love everything in it's own special way and couldn't decide between a bright Fassett theme, a rich old gold antique theme or a light cream theme. The cream background I originally ordered online arrived yesterday - and is far too grey and dull to work. I ordered 6 metres of it, so I suppose it will come in handy for something - perhaps fabric painting.

But back to Secret Garden matters. Today I was browsing the Fat Quarter Shop and they got me with their 24 hour 'Flash Sale', and I only just snuck my order in. As of now, there's only 3 hours left, so if these fabrics take your fancy, get in quick!

This is the green I'm going to use, it's my background so I purchased 6 metres of it. If there had been a cream in the range, I probably would have coordinated 3 x metres of each and mixed the background up a bit, but there isn't, so I'm sticking with a single main background. And I love green and now I don't have to think about it and I'm relieved!
I also purchased this half yard bundle below and these are the fabrics I am going to use as my 'various applique' fabrics to use on blocks.
This beautiful range has slotted right into my vision for Secret Garden and I'm super excited to make a start and show off my first block. 

This fabric range is Jardin Gris by Robyn Pandolph

7 comments:

  1. OoOo thankyou thankyou thankyou :) I've been umming and ahhing and generally struggling but this is so helpful. Lots of useful little clues xx

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  2. Beautiful fabric selection for your quilt!

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  3. Lovely choice. Ah, but if we only had time to make the same quilt in every colorway that suits our fancy!

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  4. Oh, my!!! Makes my heart skip a beat, Esther! Love your choices for your Secret Garden. Robyn Pandolph never disappoints! So glad you got in on the sale, too. Have fun!

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  5. ooh. very nice. I am using bitsy backgrounds... very exciting!!

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  6. I totally LOVE Robyn Pandolph fabrics!! Muted without being drab, soft as a country morning. They will look incredible on that green.

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