A little while back, I got an email from Michelle of Cloud9 Fabrics, asking if I might be interested in making a couple of animals from my patterns for the Cloud9 Quilt Market display. For reference, this is exactly the sort of thing that I say "yes" to. Quickly. I have long been a fan of Michelle's design work for her personal fabric line, Cicada Studio, and the previous Cloud9 collections have all been lovely.
The new collection, Nature Walk, is no exception. I love the diverse color palette and the brightness of the prints. Like the rest of the Cloud9 collections, these fabrics are organic and are printed with low impact dyes. They are also incredibly soft, which is somehow very important to me. I'm planning to incorporate some of these fabrics into the quilt that I am now thinking very hard about making. But that is another story altogether.
So, these friendly fellows are headed for Quilt Market. I'm sure they will have a wonderful time. I kind of wish I was going along.