Happy Monday! Thank you so much for all of your comments on our Matsuri giveaway post. We had a blast reading through all of your comments, and really liked the ideas you had for projects using lawn.
Using a random number generator, we have selected our winners. As a reminder, each of our winners will receive a Fat Quarter sampler of our beautiful Matsuri lawn.
Our first winner is #19 - Mary Alice. Mary Alice's comment said:
I've used cotton lawn before, but not for a quilt. Just baby and little
girl's clothes. I think it would be wonderful to make a delicate,
feminine quilt using the beautiful Matsuri line.
Our next winner is #141 - Susan. Susan's comment said:
Have never used it before....I would use it for quilting of course!! and
possibly for curtains in my bedroom....the colours are perfect for my
What fun project ideas! We've emailed both of our winners and will be sending their prizes out as soon as we hear back. If you didn't win, but would still like to buy some of this beautiful fabric, you can do so here: MATSURI
I jumped at the chance to sew up this cute little halter top from Fabric by Fabric – One Yard Wonders and it only took me a few moments to decide which fabric I was going to use. I chose Mariner's Star in French Blue from my Smooth Sailing collection because I'm pretty obsessed with nautical theme.
My daughter is extremely sensitive when it comes to her clothing. She
flatly refuses to wear anything remotely scratchy or stiff, so she
pretty much lives in cotton knits. She also runs hot, like most kids her
age, and is always running around in shirt sleeves (or just undies)
when the rest of us are wearing warm sweaters and jackets. When I felt
our new cotton lawn fabric,
I knew it would be perfect for something special for Alice. It is so
whispery soft and lightweight. My new favorite sewing book, Fabric-by-Fabric One Yard Wonders had the perfect pattern, The 'O' Tunic.
Are you looking for a way to show your personality and quilting passion for your Reader or Pad? Whistlepig Creek Productions has the patterns that will let your imagination soar.
But wait, it gets better! Instead of having to wait for the pattern
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Hi! I'm Kiera and I blog at It's Sew Kiki. I want to tell you about my sewing experience with Connecting Threads new fabric line Matsuri.
First off, it's just so beautiful. It's soft and feminine and has a Japanese feel and look to it. It's 100% Cotton Lawn, which I had never heard of before, but I really like it. It's much lighter weight than quilting cotton, but I had no problem sewing with it and I like the versatility it gave me to make different projects with it.
The first thing I made was this 36" Table Topper that I'm calling Spring Breeze. You can get the pattern for this as a FREE download here! I was a little concerned that I would have a problem with stretching on the bias of the triangles, but I didn't. It was a breeze to sew with.