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Sample yardage arrived yesterday and I haven't stopped fondling and adoring it...


I broke it up into color groups... just for fun.


I made fun pairings and dreamt of crafty little home projects...


Then I made sweet little stacks...


But most of all, I've spent the last few days making bundles of fabric like this one to send to my sweet and talented sample sewers...


And, speaking of sample sewers, I feel I need to send some love and virtual hugs and kisses to this group of amazing designers who will no doubt make me shine on October 25th...

My mom (a.k.a. MarielizCreations on Etsy) will be making a series of purses and totes with the Fire and Earth colorways. She is already hard at work cutting out lining pieces and interfacing to size in anticipation of the fabric arrival. And she has already received a few pre-orders! Go, mami!! :)

Elizabeth Cranmer (SIL of my sweet friend Daria) is already hard at work designing a brand new quilt and quilt pattern with some of the Petal & Fire fabrics. I've seen a sketch and it is fantastic! Can't wait to see the final product.

Marcea and Janice of AbbeyLane Quilts will be creating a couple of quilts to display at the booth. They will offer the quilt patterns for sale at my booth as well, so if you'll be attending the show you'll have a chance check them out up close & personal!

Heather (a.k.a. thepolkadottotspot on Etsy) is making a series of adorable fabric play balls with a little jingle in the middle. She is a local gal and so sweet and talented! I've seen these cute little balls in person and they are da bomb! We found a way to utilize all 24 fabrics in very cool combos, so stay tuned for these!

Kristen (a.k.a. GocksFrocks) will be making a small collection of stuffies and if they are anything like her clothing designs, they will be immaculately made and oh, so cute! Can't wait to see them!!

Myrinda (a.k.a. Lady M of Sweet*Girl*Boutique) will be outfitting my sweet girl, Candy, in Andalucia style. I've heard talk of Feliz dresses, kimonos, twirl skirts, and even miniature furniture. You go, girl! Can't wait to see what you come up with. Myrinda will be attending market with her sweet girl, Lulu. I'm sure Candy & Lulu will hit it off right away. ;)

Thanks to all of you in advance for all your hard work and dedication. Now go check out these ladies' websites, blogs and Etsy stores. I promise you won't be disappointed!

In the meantime I'll be making clothes, pillows, furniture covers, lampshades and whatever else comes into this crazy head of mine...


  1. Woweee wow wow! Can't wait to see all the goodies made with your beautiful fabric.

    And that particular Ruffle Rac is my favorite color/print!

  2. Anonymous9:59 PM

    GASP! It's gorgeous! I fall deeper in love with it every time I see more!


  3. Oh gawd, this is NO FAIR, I WANT some Andalucia LOL!!! I know, patience, yes? I can't wait to see what those talented girls make out of this beautiful fabric!

  4. Eeeeck...want me some Andalucia, now!!!

    Those talented ladies will do a fabulous job for you..can't wait to see it all!

  5. Eva/freshandvintage1:08 AM

    Gorrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrgeous Patty! I'll bet you are peeing in your pants excited. I am so thrilled for your success. It makes me teary-eyed to see your original designs all done up in actual REAL fabric now. I'm speechless. It is such a beautiful collection and I cannot wait to sew something with it. I'm already drafting the design inside my head. Love you tone. CONGRATULATIONS!!! ~Eva

  6. STUNNING! Woohooo Patty...thrilled for you!!!!

    take a bow Jenn

  7. again, i have to tell you the fabric is beautiful. i have a couple favorites that i can't wait to get my hands on!


  8. Let me just say....I can't wait Patty!!!! Wow, your sample sewers are amazing!!!! LOVE the fabric!!!

    So happy for you sweets!


  9. WOW, thanks everyone! So glad to see Andalucia evokes such emotions out of more people than just me. LOL!

    Yes, I am definitely in good hands... can't wait to see what these talented designers come up with. :)


  10. Great job, Patty. The fabrics look amazing!

  11. Whoohoo! Congrats!!

  12. Oh my goodness, absolutely gorgeous! I so want some!

  13. Gorgeous!!! Congratulations. I can't wait to get my hands on some.

  14. oh goodness I cannot even imagine how excited you must be!!!! Go Patty!

  15. It is B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L!!! Oh I cant wait to get it :) Have fun playing!

  16. Drooling...
    OMG Patty is is truly perfection! The colors are breathtaking!!!! I can't wait to get my hands on some:)
    Amazing work my sweet friend.

  17. Totally lovin' Andalucia! I can't wait to see pictures of your booth at market. I'm sure it will be absolutely amazing!

  18. I can't wait to see your beautiful fabrics in person in Houston! I look forward to seeing all the fabulous things your sample sewers come up with too!

  19. What wonderful designs. Need any more sample sewers? I'm jealous of them at the moment :)

  20. Hi there...
    love the fabric..its great..
    I am curious if you design girls clothes..for the tween ages..I love your work and I know my daughter would love your designs..

  21. Thanks for the shout out!! I have fallen in love with these fabrics and I haven't even received them yet!!! I have been looking out the window all day hoping to see a Delivery guy! Your booth is going to be amazing!!!!!

  22. oooh, I can't wait. If you ever need another sample sewing I would totally be up for that challenge!!!

    I love the fabric and can't wait to have some in my stash!!

  23. I think I need to redecorate at least 3 rooms in my house so I can use each color-way. I'm drooling all over my monitor!

  24. Anonymous6:05 PM

    These fabrics are gorgeous! Did you make that ruffle that you used to tie around the fabric stack or is it something I can buy??

  25. Anonymous, that is Michael Miller's ruffle rac in Candy Check. I believe it's available at several online retailers. You can probably google it and find it. It just happens to be a perfect match to a few of my Andalucia fabrics so I had fun incorporating it into some designs.

    Thanks for the question!



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