From guest blogger Christine Traub
Hi, I am Christine, I blog (irregularly) at www.grapes-hearts.blogspot.com. Two years ago I read about Brigitte’s first booth at Quilt Market and soon discovered that she lives only 30 minutes away from me. Some months later we met in real life and she has since become a real friend. Together we founded a local Modern Quilt Guild and every now and then I enjoy helping her prepare for Quilt Market.
She is quilting up a storm for Spring Quilt Market right now and I’m honored that she asked me to introduce to you her new fabric line for Moda.
So without much further ado here is “Barcelona”:
Brigitte’s third fabric line for Moda is a homage to the city of Barcelona and one of it’s most famous citizens, Antoni Gaudí i Cornet (1852-1926). The great architect Gaudí found his main inspiration in nature and in geometric forms. He is considered as one of the masters of Catalan Modernism.
Brigitte’s fabric line features colorful cathedral windows or tiles like Gaudi used so often in the Parc Güell
… multicolored stripes…
… bicolor dots and
…some prints that read like solids but that are slightly structured, called “rain in Spain”.
The colors range from black, gray, dark green, apple-ish green, blue, orange to off-white. Sparkled with hints of red and yellow. Perfect for quilt patterns that show off graduated colors.
In the last couple of weeks our modern quilt guild has become a group of little elves. Almost every one with a slightly advanced skill level helped piecing quilt tops following Brigitte’s newest pattern collection. Tune in next week for an overview of her brand new Zen Chic patterns that will be available just in time for Spring Quilt Market.
Here’s a little teaser:
So what do you think? We would love to hear what you think of “Barcelona”. What projects would you like to make from Brigitte’s newest fabric collection? Leave us a comment and we will draw a random winner of a bag full of scrap strips of “Barcelona” (by the end of May, when Brigitte will be back from Quilt Market). Brand new and months before Barcelona will be available at quilt stores (due Fall 2013).
See you next week for a reveal of Brigitte’s new patterns!