Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Meadowlark by Melanie Testa

Miss Melly has beautiful new fabrics!!! My friend Melanie Testa has these fabulous new fabrics out by Windham called Meadowlark. How scrumptious are they?
 I can not wait to cut into them! It was great fun to see her play with her tools, to make prints at Quilt Market in Pittsburgh  in May! Check out the videos below!



    


   

Be sure to visit the other stops along the Bloghop! 

Melly Testa - June 2 
Vivien Zepf June 2 
Chrissie D - June 3 
Sue Bleiweiss - June 4  
Leslie Tucker Jenison - June 5 
Jamie Fingal - June 6 
Lyric Kinard - June 7 
Jen Eskridge - June 8 
Jacqui Holmes Calhoun - June 8 
Stephanie Forsyth - June 9 
Victoria Findlay Wolfe - June 10 
Teri Lucas - June 11 
Scott Hansen - June 12 
Helen Eckard - June 12 




Melanie's books:

 and Inspired to Quilt here.




give-away is now closed...



Marly won Melly's fabric giveaway!  Thanks for much for stopping by the blog hop! Congrats Marly!



114 comments:

  1. What fun fabric! It would great to win.

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  2. The videos are great and the fabric so unique and special. Congrats to Melanie.

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  3. You can just see the joy in Melanie's work. It's as infectious as her smile. I'd love to touch and experience creating with it.

    Michelle in Napa

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  4. This fabric is unique: modern in colours and traditional in the use of fauna and flora as design elements. I absolutely love it. I would like to use the fruit and foliage with the dots and tiles. TILES! just perfect for completing the mosaic idea.

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  5. oh it would be fun to play with these fabrics and make a little quilt…love birds in quilts, would be fun to do a little fussy cutting perhaps :)
    thanks….
    Kathie

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  6. I love Melly's fabrics - especially the dots!

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  7. These are such inspiring fabrics. I love them.

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  8. Love these creative colorful fabrics. Can't wait to read the inspiring books.

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  9. Ooooh what awesome fabric...the things I could do!!

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  10. Love, love, love the fabric, Victoria! And, your beautiful blog is an inspiration to me! Thank you!

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  11. Beautiful fabrics! Would love to win

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  12. Wow...would surely be a great win!!!

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  13. exciting prices thanks ahead of time!

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  14. Great fabrics...it would be fun to play with them!

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  15. Those are super sweet fabrics!!!! I would love to try something with them, Thanks.

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  16. Thanks for the chance to win some of these beautiful fabrics!

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  17. Just love the freshness of these funky new fabrics. Annie Andrew. Qld Australia

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  18. I would LOVE to play with Melanie's fabric. Thanks for sharing.

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  19. Do you think this could be my lucky blog? Fingers crossed.

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  20. I love the impetus behind Melly's bird designs, to bring attention to native birds in decline. Beautiful! Thanks for the chance to win some of her fabrics!

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  21. This fabric is so interesting and complex - I love it.

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  22. Count me in, would love to win some of that yummy fabric!

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  23. The fabric certainly has a different look than most. very nice!

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  24. Thank you for the opportunity to win some of this beautiful fabric!

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  25. I am always interested in winning fabric :) would love to win

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  26. Oohh yes, please I would love a chance to win Melanie's fabrics. I so enjoyed watching her print fabric.

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  27. Would love to play with some of that beautiful fabric too!

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  28. Pretty bundle of fabric. 24Tangent "at" gmail "dot" com

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  29. What lovely fabrics. Would love to play with it.

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  30. I just love Melanie and everything she does. I would be thrilled to have some of her fabrics or one of her books for inspiration.

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  31. These fabrics definitely speak to me.

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  32. YES ! I would love TO WIN A STACK OF HER FABRICS... her designs are wonderful ...I really like the music on her video too...she's very cute !

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  33. Each day when I open another blog hop,is filled with more fun interpretations and on your blog,videos..the colors are so lovely when they interact..

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  34. Count me in! Beautiful work.

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  35. I would love to work with her fabric! Thanks for the chance.

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  36. I would love to have her fabric! Beautiful!
    Terri.geesey@yahoo.com

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  37. Wow! These fabrics are very unique. I'd love to win them.
    Thanks

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  38. I would love to win!
    dez3b@yahoo.com

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  39. I looooovvvveee it! I especially like the watercolor effect with the colors not exactly in the lines.

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  40. Thanks for introduction to these lovely fabrics and Melanie. They are beautiful. I do so enjoy your blog and all the inspiration.

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  41. Beautiful fabric, the wheels are turning with ideas to use the fabric.
    bediale@yahoo.com

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  42. I would love to win . . . The colors, they're fantastic.

    pnconverse at hotmail dot com

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  43. Melly is awesome and I love her new fabrics. She is just so talented. I'm so excited for her. Thanks for sharing!

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  44. Melly is awesome and I love her new fabrics. She is just so talented. I'm so excited for her. Thanks for sharing!

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  45. This fabric looks like it is hand painted! Love it. Pick me, pick me!
    Mejayne
    Jalalonde@aol.com

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  46. Melly these fabrics are beautiful. I can't wait to get my hands on some. Exciting!

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  47. Ohh just loving her fabrics...thanks for the great chance to win...fingers crossed..hugs, Julierose

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  48. I have been following the hop and love what other's have done with her fabric, and can't wait to see what you come up with.

    Debbie

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  49. I adore these fabrics - more and more every day as I follow the hop!

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  50. love her new fabric line! they are so melly. i love birds!!!

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  51. What a fun, unique line! Thanks!

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  52. Nirvava = Meadowlark+15 Minutes of Play

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  53. I am so happy for Melly. It is a rare opportunity to see someone have a dream and make that dream a reality. Thanks for always inspiring me and for the opportunity to add my name to the random generator. Have a great week!!!

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  54. I love these fabrics. There's something fun and quirky about them.

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  55. this fabric line is so fresh looking. can't wait to get my hands on it.

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  56. Oh my gosh, I just love the fabrics and so wish I van see Melanie's whole print demo. I think I would have spent more time in her booth than anyplace else!

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  57. Very beautiful! sarah@forrussia.org

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  58. I guess you did not make a project with Melly's fabrics? I would love to see you make something from them!

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  59. Melly's fabric line is beautiful!!!

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  60. These fabrics would be fun to play with, and there is ALWAYS room for another inspiring quilt book on my shelves, no matter how crowded they may be!

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  61. The fabrics are very lovely.

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  62. Love the look of Melanie's new fabric! I already have her book and enjoy it a great deal

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  63. Melly is a brilliant, quirky artist and wonderful teacher! I love this line of fabrics!

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  64. I love Melanie's fabrics they are modern but also have a vintage feel as well. Her books look inspiring too.

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  65. What a beautiful fabric line- So painterly!

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  66. I love these fabrics - especially the spots. thanks for the chance of winning.

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  67. The last commenter said exactly what I wanted to say. I do love all those dots but the vines are cool too. I'd love to get my hands on some. Thanks!

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  68. I lov all your art work,,,Melanie's meadowlark fabric is very new,,,modern and I would love
    To plan sometinng special,,,,,

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  69. I love the dots and vines in this collection! Thanks for sharing and for the giveaway.

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  70. Thanks for sharing the videos! This fabric is awesome. And thanks as always for your inspiring blog Victoria!

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  71. Thanks for the videos. Loved them plus I love the fabrics. Love love the colors

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  72. Love those cute boxes you made and the new fabrics are a great color combo.

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  73. Absolutely gorgeous! Not JUST the designs but the COLORS...swoon..........

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  74. Beautiful fabrics that work together so well. They'd be beautiful no matter what the project is...

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  75. Can't wait to get my hands on some of this fabric!

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  76. No wonder you're excited about this--what a gorgeous line! Thanks for sharing the news. I'll be looking for this at our local quilt shop.

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  77. oooh gorgeous colors, will be keeping my fingers crossed! these will feed mod quilting muse just fine!

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  78. Such fabulous fabrics. Hope I win them. Janet Wright tai chi@rockisland.com

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  79. How wonderful are these fabrics!? Thank you for sharing! E

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  80. Love this fabric collection!

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  81. I love her fabric line, especially the dots! I would be thrilled to win! Thanks for this opportunity!

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  82. Her fabric is so beautiful and different from anything else I've seen. I would love to win some!

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  83. Great fabrics - so glad you're part of this hop or I wouldn't have known about it. I just had to hop backwards as much as I still could to catch up! And I'm definitely on board for the rest of the ride.

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  84. this fabric is really different, for with to play.

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  85. Thanks for the videos! Fun way to see Melly and everything!

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  86. Love those fabrics! Lucky you getting to play with them!

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  87. Melly is such a treasure and so are her luscious fabrics! Love all the things made with the line I've seen on the hop, very inspiring! :D

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  88. Her booth at market looks so amazing!

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  89. These are some of the most original fabrics I've seen lately. Beautiful!

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  90. I love these fabrics. They are truly unique.

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  91. It's been fun seeing these wonderful fabrics on the blogs in the blog hop and what you're doing with them. I've got my favorites already. Thanks for counting me in.

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  92. Love these fabrics, can't wait to see them in person!

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  93. Mellie's fabrics are fabulous! I can't wait to get hold of some to sew with. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  94. I would love to win some of Mellie's fabrics. I haven't seen them before and they are beautiful. Thanks for the chance! jspwarren at aol dot com

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  95. Great colors! I especially like the framed flowers. And the dots. The vines are nice too. And the birds. : ) Thanks for the opportunity! notwendy gmail

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  96. I love these fabrics! Thanks for the giveaway!

    sally.dixon@suddenlink.net

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  97. The colors are fabulous!

    Marymcmahon97@gmail.com

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  98. I love how she uses ordinary art supplies to create her hand stamped cloth designs. I've done lino cuts and carved my own stamps and it was interesting see how used them to create a fabric line with such wonderful textures and colors.

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  99. I forgot to include contact info with my comment. lsmucker@hotmail.com

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  100. Fun fabric. These squares would be fun to play with.

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  101. So fun and different fabrics. Would love to win some.

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  102. Great fabric! Love the birds and dots! Thank you!

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  103. Just met her - she rocks! As does her fabric!

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  104. Love the Meadowlark fabric! Montana's State Bird. May have to get some of this for my Montana peeps.

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