I’m so happy to see people using the Comma fabric for all kind of inspiring projects. For a fabric designer it’s a satisfying feeling to see what people are making from your prints, what different things – quilts, bags, pillows and so on – they make from it, how it all looks, new ideas of how to use some prints – just wonderful!
One of my big, big favorite of projects I have seen with Comma is this STUNNING Travel Duffle bag my friend Diane has made. I am soooooo jealous (yes, I could make one my own, please send me some extra time over), I’d really, really love to fill in all my weekend travel stuff (or I could use it as a tool bag when attending the sewing time of my quilt guild. Rulers, iron, fabric, small mat and notions all packed up cool). This Travel Duffle has plenty of room - who don’t want have such a kind of bag her own?
Hop over to her blog post to learn more about the sewing process.
Yellow, orange and white made a cute pillow
while the other colors are right now in progress for an upcoming project
Speaking of pillows – Casey is working on her newest contribution for modabakeshop and has designed some cool pillows from the newest lines. Comma was one of the groups she used for the easy to sew pattern. Stay tuned to get the free project.
Not only the fabrics pop up here and there, I found also a cool variation of one of the newest patterns, CROSS IT.
Karie from the Aurora Sewing Center, which offers the pattern, used Vanessas fresh fabric line and got a fresh rainbow colored variation – looks beautiful, doesn’t it? She did an awsome pepple quilting on her home sewing machine, read more on her blog.
BTW: The pattern asks for a Jelly Roll, actually you need only half of a Jelly Roll to make the quilt. It’s just that a Jelly Roll gives you such a variation of fabrics. But you can make two quilts out of one Jelly Roll or use the left overs for the backing or make matching pillows like the ones from Casey. You could even use the scrap bag from etsy, to get enough strips to make this quilt.
Enjoy all the ideas from these creative people and show me what you were inspired to sew!
picture courtesy of www.freshmoderfabric.com