collection by Mama's Cottons is our nod to 1930's and 1940's feedsack
prints. Our Mama's Cottons vintage reproduction collections have always
been very popular and I feel are quite necessary to the world of
quilting, so Nana's Pantry is the latest installment of vintage reproductions for you to enjoy!
As I started to design Spring Terrace
I wanted to do something reminiscent to Whirlwind Romance, a collection
I did a few years back. But I wanted to make this group new and fresh
and have a feel of its own. I knew I wanted to incorporate scrolls, for
two reasons. One, Whirlwind Romance had a scroll print and it was very
popular. And two, because if there’s one thing I know about Connecting
Threads customers by now is that they LOVE scroll designs. Scroll
designs are delightful because they naturally lend to a non-directional
composition as well as having a sense of whimsy, so they are very useful
as well as pleasing to the eye. In Spring Terrace you get not only one, but two to play with…the focal “Flourish” and coordinates “Tendrils”.
Over a year and a half ago when Richard from The Design Library was
in town to show us vintage artwork we leased a very special piece. The
focal in Indigo Patchwork
looks very different than it did from its original form. What we
purchased was a painting of only two colors, it was a red ground with a
I really love how the colors from the Mix It Up! Collection peek out (aptly named!) of the black background like little jewels.