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Inspiration: Kitchen Curtains to Sew

I'd love to sew up some cheery curtains for my kitchen and thought I'd share some of my favorites:

Hey, That's Swell! Organic Fabric Collection by June Craft

June Craft, also known as Kayanna Nelson, is the newest designer for Cloud9 Fabrics. Her debut organic fabric collection, Hey, That's Swell! is

full of retro-modern cuteness and bursting with sweet and simple projects.

This collection incudes panels with cutouts and instructions for a variety of cute projects. You can see those panels and the entire collection at Cloud9 Fabrics. This fabric is expected in stores this summer.

Fox Hollow by Monaluna

Fox Hollow is a new organic cotton fabric collection by Monaluna. Of course, the fox is featured prominently in this collection and her popular Foxy print is back (bottom right). I really love the cheater print in the upper left and the A is for Apple print (bottom left). Isn't that alphabet fantastic?!? Expect to see this collection in shops in May. 

Simpatico by Cloud9 Fabrics

On Tuesdays, I like to look at eco-friendly and/or organic sewing crafts and fabrics.

Simpatico is Cloud9 Fabrics' newest organic fabric collection. Designed by Michelle Engel Bencsko, it is perfectly on-trend with a palette of soft pastels and greys and geometric patterns. Expect to see this collection in stores in summer. See the entire collection on Cloud9's website.

Storyboek Two by Birch Fabrics

On Tuesdays, I like to look at eco-friendly and/or organic sewing crafts and fabrics.

Birch Fabrics has released a look at their next organic fabric collection. Storyboek Two is a follow up to their recent Storyboek collection with some new prints and motifs. Designed by Jan-Cyn Designs, you should see it in shops in mid-June. See the entire collection on Birch Fabrics' website.

Next Stop by Monaluna for Birch Fabrics

 On Tuesdays, I like to look at eco-friendly and/or organic sewing crafts and fabrics.

Another cute, camping-themed organic fabric collection by Monaluna for Birch Fabrics. (To refresh memories, Circa 60 Beach Mod by Monaluna for Birch Fabrics has a camping theme, too) Those vintage cameras are really fun, but I really love that map fabric! Look for this small collection to be in stores in March.

Chick Chick Organic Fabric Collection by Nancy Mims

 On Tuesdays, I like to look at eco-friendly and/or organic sewing crafts and fabrics.

Chick Chick is a new, organic fabric collection from textile designer Nancy Mims, of Mod Green Pod, for Robert Kaufman. This modern country barnyard collection is available in two color stories, Summer (above) and Country. See the entire collection on the Robert Kaufman website. The fabric is due in shops in February.

Etsy Inspiration: Upcylced Christmas

On Tuesdays, I like to look at eco-friendly and/or organic sewing crafts and fabrics. Today, a little inspiration via Etsy in the form of an upcylced Christmas.

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Eco Sewing Round Up: 7 Clothing Projects for Kids

Seven cute projects for kids using upcycled (or repurposed) t-shirts or sweaters.

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Happy Drawing by Ed Emberley for Cloud9 Fabrics

Happy Drawing is an exciting new organic fabric collection from Cloud9 Fabrics featuring images from Caldecott medalist Ed Emberley. From Cloud9:

Based on some of the iconic images from Ed Emberley's first first how-to-draw book, Ed Emberley's Drawing Book of Animals, originally published in 1970 and still in print today. This delightful book in which he teaches us that by using letters, numbers, shapes and things, anyone can draw has captured the hearts of many generations.

Below are the solids (scribbles!) and a panel of cut-out animals included in the collection. Expect to see these fabrics in shops around February.


Eco Sewing Round-Up: 8 Upcycled Holiday Decorations

There really is a lot of eco-friendly, sweater upcycling going on these days! Here are some cute holiday versions to inspire you.

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