I could not be more excited to announce my BIG NEWS!!! I am officially a Moda Fabric designer and my first collection, Flower Girl, is now debuting. Wow, that feels so good to say. I have been keeping this HUGE secret since November 2022. That's a long time! This has truly been a dream come true and I’m so excited to have you follow along with my fabric design journey. It has been an absolute blast so far and I LOVE MODA! They have been so amazing to work with and made this process a breeze. Keep reading to hear about my inspiration for the Flower Girl Collection, how it came to be, pretty new quilts, a giveaway, what's coming, and more.
New Fabric Collection
From the Moda Catalog:
Flowers have been my obsession since I was a little girl. Not only are they pretty, smell scrumptious, and bring beauty to my life, but they also evoke memories of my granny as she tended to her beautiful flower garden. Flower Girl channels spring days filled with sunshine and innocent laughter–when you didn’t have a care in the world and could embrace life.
The collection features sweet and feminine florals in soft shades of cream, blush, peach, buttercup yellow, and sage and grass green. Flowers remind me that no matter what hardships I face, I can still grow strong roots and shine brightly every day. If you live your life like a flower, you’ll always bloom.
Channel your inner flower girl!
The Flower Girl collection has 34 prints plus a panel. It is available in bolts, Fat Quarter bundles, Fat Eighth Bundles, Layer Cakes, Jelly Rolls, Charm Packs, and Mini Charm Packs. This collection also has a cute Grandmother's Flower Garden block panel. Available through Moda Fabrics.
Talk to your local quilt shops about carrying the Flower Girl line of fabrics and products.
Shipping March 2024.
About the Collection
I could not be more excited to have Flower Girl as my very first fabric collection with Moda Fabrics. This collection is everything I could have hoped it would be and more. Y'all know how much I adore floral quilts and fabrics and I knew I wanted my collection to embody everything I love. From the floral motifs in the fabrics to the floral quilts to the colors of each print. It combines my favorite color combinations: pink, yellow, and green. This vintage-inspired collection is a true reflection of my soul and I hope you love it as much as I do.
How all this came to be:
Fun Fact: I actually designed this collection to be part of my fabric design portfolio. Many of you know, I have been working towards becoming a fabric designer since October 2021 and I had my heart set on one company–Moda! They were my dream company. I have been using their fabrics since I began quilting and I just love them so much! While working toward my goal I created a bunch of designs and envisioned them on fabric. I had developed a few other collections prior to Flower Girl (let’s just say they didn't make the cut into my portfolio). When I designed Flower Girl, something just clicked. I just loved it so much! The colors, the designs– everything was beautiful. After talking with my husband, he gave me the courage to just submit it to Moda to see what they thought. Worst case, they tell me to keep working. In all honesty, that's what I was prepared for. I was nervous because it was only one collection for them to look at instead of a few for them to understand me as a designer, but I took the leap anyway. I just had to know if I had what it took to be on their elite design team of designers or if I needed to keep working. Moda receives so many submissions from talented designers from all over. To my surprise, they loved the collection, too! Within a few weeks, I was signing on as a Moda designer and began working on production for Flower Girl. I got the exciting email that they wanted to sign me as a designer when I was traveling to Tennessee in the Smoky Mountains over Thanksgiving. I think I had all the emotions on that car ride. And so the journey began!
You might be thinking, “I’ve seen this collection before.” You're right! I shared an earlier version of my Flower Girl collection on my social media last November. While waiting to hear back from Moda, I just had to see how it would look on fabric, so I got it printed through Spoonflower. I took photos of it and shared it on social media to see what you thought. Y’all loved it!!!!! I got so many wonderful comments and messages, even a few of you were upset that you couldn’t buy it right then and there. You'll be able to get your hands on it very soon! Take a scroll back on my social media to see the full post. But I’ll also share it here:
Wow, I shared this on November 14th 2022!
I thought you all would love to read about how it all came to be. I know I love learning the backstory. I’ll be sure to share more later.
To celebrate my BIG NEWS and the debut of my new fabric collection, Flower Girl, with Moda Fabric, I’m excited to announce a special giveaway! See below for how you can get your hands on some Flower Girl fabric early!
One lucky winner will receive a Layer Cake of my new Flower Girl fabric AND my new Layer Cake-friendly pattern, Petal Patches. Don’t miss out on a chance to sew with the new fabric before anyone else! The giveaway is open to U.S. residents only and ends 10/06/23. The winner will be notified via email.
To enter the giveaway click the button below:
In order to enter the giveaway, you will be asked to sign up for my email list. Already on my email list? No problem. Still fill out your information to be entered into the giveaway.
New fabric means new quilt patterns! I designed 6 new throw-size quilt patterns which will be releasing October 13th, as well as two new free patterns that use the adorable panel from my collection. In a couple of weeks, I’ll be sharing each of the quilts on social media and on my blog. Stay tuned for that!
Top Left: Vintage Stitching - Moda Boxed Kit!
Top Right: Granny's Daisies
Middle Left: Petal Patches - Layer Cake Friendly
Middle: Basket and Bows
Middle Right: Garden Gate - Jelly Roll Friendly
Bottom Left: Sweet Spools
Bottom Middle: Heix Hop - Free Pattern
Bottom Right: Hexi Petals - Free Pattern
Releasing October 13th:
Vintage Stitching - Moda Boxed Kit
Baskets & Bows
Free Patterns: (releasing in a few weeks)
To see more of the Flower Girl Quilts, click the button below to head over to the special Flower Girl webpage.
Totally Tulip Mini Pattern (free gift until 10/05/23)
To get your limited time special gift, CLICK HERE
New Block of the Month:
New Block of the Month using Flower Girl fabrics? Yes, please! I won't be revealing this quilt until Quilt Market, but I can tell you it's going to be so much fun. The BOM will start in April and last for six months. Each month, you'll make two blocks to create a beautiful one-of-a-kind quilt. There will be tons of quilt shops carrying the patterns and making kits, as well as awesome prizes. I’ll share more details soon!
*This BOM will be separate from my 2024 BOM program starting in January.
I have a little surprise! I started a fun stationery line of products just for quilters using the designs from my Flower Girl collection. The new line will debut at Quilt Market at the end of October. Stay tuned for more goodness! I’ll also have needle minders, enamel pins, and some adorable stickers!
Aurifil Thread Box!
I’ve teamed up with Aurifil Thread to bring you an assortment of threads that match the Flower Girl collection. I’ll share more details about when this box will be released soon. Check it out:
Mockup Provided by Aurifil Thread.
Calling all shops and industry professionals! Will you be at the International Quilt Market this October? I’ll be in the Moda section in booth 834. Please stop by and see me. I would love to meet you. I’ll have some fun goodies for you!
Can you do me a HUGE favor?
There's only a short window of time for quilt shops to purchase the collection. Can please let your favorite local quilts shops know if you are interested in purchasing the Flower Girl fabric or precuts? That would help me out so much and help get the word out about my new collection. Thank you so much!
Stay tuned for more Flower Girl goodness!