Wednesday, April 25, 2012


Bird Room
A BIG box with fabric from my Cloud 9 Fabrics Alegria collection arrived yesterday!
 I immediately made new pillowcases for our bed using the Walkabout fabric.
 I over-dyed the fabric to match my old green quilt from CB2.
It was wonderful to translate my watercolor images onto fabric
but what I had most fun with was designing the selvedge info :-)
Working with Michelle on this collection was an honor & real treat!

52 Lovely Comments:

Blogger Carolien said...

I saw it on Pinterest today and loved it! I love it even more now I see the cushions made with this fantastic fabric!!

4/25/2012 1:11 PM  
Anonymous Jamie said...

Beautiful fabrics, Geninne. I'll be trooping over to Bolt soon to see if I can snag some. Alegria for sure!

4/25/2012 1:20 PM  
Blogger Uncle Beefy said...

How awesome! And, what a joyous celebration of your new expression by making the pillowcases for your bed! Lovely!

Yay, you! :)

4/25/2012 2:07 PM  
Blogger Han Stoney said...

Beautiful! Well done. I'd love to see more of the peacocks one. The green one you used for the pillowcases is gorgeous.

4/25/2012 2:09 PM  
Anonymous paola said...

I really like it. poetic

4/25/2012 2:29 PM  
Blogger nikkijoy said...

Just wow! I can't imagine how great it must feel to be able to do this with something you dreamt up yourself. You are so incredibly talented =)

4/25/2012 2:55 PM  
Blogger Diana Shearer said...

You are so talented! I love the fabric with the blue birds and poppies! Beautiful!!

4/25/2012 3:34 PM  
Anonymous Aline said...

Poetic indeed!!! Congratulations!!!

4/25/2012 3:39 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is beautiful- my mind is spinning thinking about what to make !

4/25/2012 3:55 PM  
Blogger heleen said...

wow! congrats! hope to find it here in France somewhere!

4/25/2012 4:03 PM  
OpenID aracelisrandomness said...

Geninne que ganas de comprar la tela y hacerme un vestido para el verano! Un abrazo estrujao desde Toronto xx

4/25/2012 4:14 PM  
Blogger stacey yacula studio said...

Congrats! I just recently got a newsletter from our fabulous quilt shop here in Canada and I can't wait to have a chance to see your fabric in person. you create such beautiful pieces.

4/25/2012 4:28 PM  
Blogger Margie Oomen said...

look at you just hoping right to it :)

4/25/2012 4:33 PM  
Blogger Ahipara Girl said...

I love the green overdye Genine. Its beautiful. Clever you. I love your room. Everything you do is lovely. And the selvedge is awesome. x

4/25/2012 5:10 PM  
Blogger Nettie said...

How awesome is it that you take your already FABULOUS fabric and customize it further to suite your own needs?!?!? Your talent in really astounding!

4/25/2012 5:57 PM  
Blogger FryeStyle said...

The fabric is lovely! I will be looking for it in stores!

4/25/2012 6:11 PM  
Blogger nicole said...

Amazing! I love how you over-dyed the fabric for the cushions. A perfect match!

4/25/2012 7:11 PM  
Blogger Create by the Yard said...

This is absolutely gorgeous! I love the pillowcases!

4/25/2012 8:15 PM  
OpenID delightfilledart said...

These are so beautiful! I might just have to purchase some!

4/25/2012 9:21 PM  
Anonymous carolyn said...

Gennine.My order has literally just arrived-Canberra Australia-it is just divine- am about to order more for dresses for my Granddaughters-keep designing more of these gorgeous fabricsI LOVE the fact there is NO Pink

4/25/2012 9:54 PM  
Anonymous Linda in Waterloo said...

I've been reading through your blog after the recent discovery via your quilt fabric arrival. I thought I would send a link to an artist whose works might interest you. I buy from her at the One of a Kind show in Toronto and she too has a fondness for birds it seems. I have no other relation to this artist, just sending along a link I think (if you don't already know of it) might give you a chuckle:
Cori Lee Marvin at is the link.

4/25/2012 10:20 PM  
Blogger Yna said...

Wonderful fabrics. I like that green Pillow and of course the blue one. And I like the very sweet yellow birdie over your bed ;-)

4/26/2012 12:04 AM  
Blogger La Tulipe said...

J'adore, j'adore!!!!
Beautiful work.

4/26/2012 12:21 AM  
Blogger Fab said...

Very beautiful fabric. I love all the colors from you universe.

4/26/2012 1:15 AM  
Blogger Gabriela said...

No se puede creer la belleza de esas telas!!. Cual de todas más lindas.Felicidades, y felicitaciones!

4/26/2012 4:36 AM  
Blogger Marga Barrio said...

Preciosas telas,enhorabuena !
....y preciosos bordes,muy a tener en cuenta para quienes los coleccionamos y usamos.

4/26/2012 4:40 AM  
Blogger bobbi said...

They are so nice, I would like to sew something for my shop with these. And congratulation, it must be a real satisfaction.

4/26/2012 4:58 AM  
Blogger Mariela said...

Hermosas telas, muy alegres y perfectas para este tiempo. Es la primera vez que paso por aquí y me encanta tu trabajo, una maravilla. Que tengas un lindo día, saludos!.

4/26/2012 5:50 AM  
Blogger Molly & Bea & T., Tra-Lee said...

I love your work and love the fabric line! Beautiful overdyed as well. Just lively!

4/26/2012 8:05 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You are so very the overdye. Elaine

4/26/2012 8:52 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You did a super job.
I love your art.

4/26/2012 9:00 AM  
Blogger muzette said...


Since I have subscribed to your blog I look forward to your art in my email! I just love the way your fabric turned out and how you made it match what you had in your room. I wish you could come decorate my house! :)

4/26/2012 10:18 AM  
Anonymous Lasso the Moon said...

I want some of that! It looks so great! The selvedge alone is worth the fabric purchase. I'm so excited for you.

4/26/2012 12:21 PM  
Blogger Julie Clay Illustration said...

What sweet dreams you will have on these gorgeous pillows??? Dreaming up more lovely art I'm sure. :)

4/26/2012 1:18 PM  
Blogger Leszczynowa said...

I realy love what you do!grettings from Poland:)

4/26/2012 1:40 PM  
Blogger Veda Murthy said...

awesome collection....and i love the way u have used it.....just brilliant!!!!

4/26/2012 2:36 PM  
Anonymous marie do brasil said...

Lovely! I love the peacocks one! Congratulations. Abraços

4/26/2012 2:45 PM  
Blogger beecee said...

Just ordered two yards of Walk About so I can add more pillows to my guest bedroom. LOVE

4/26/2012 4:56 PM  
Blogger sandy said...

You are so crazy talented!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

4/27/2012 12:47 AM  
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4/27/2012 12:52 AM  
Blogger cynthia said...

After seeing your cute pillowcases, I ran right down to Cool Cottons and bought a couple of pieces of your fabric. There was not much left on the bolt, and the owner said that it had only arrive the day before! Yay.

4/27/2012 10:56 AM  
Blogger Carmal said...

Love it, love it so much have ordered the beautiful fabrics. They should be winging their way over here to Australia this week, I am so excited

4/30/2012 1:18 AM  
Blogger bc said...

yes the overdye is brilliant; as is all you do…

4/30/2012 1:52 PM  
Blogger Poobird said...

I'm big fan of your artwork! Sewing is a passion of mine and now that you have such a beautiful line of fabrics I can't wait to create something special.

5/03/2012 11:32 PM  
Blogger Karla - SpinningMermaid said...

Absolutely gorgeous!

5/07/2012 2:19 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Love it all! The bird picture above the friend and the blue glass heart hanging from the Sconce are amazing as well... Where did you find that heart? Or did you make it?! I would love to do something like this.

5/20/2012 10:30 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

thanks for sharing.

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Beautiful fabrics, Geninne. I can't wait to create something special like this..
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