Curated Studio Fabric Feature August 2019

While shopping in your favorite local quilt store recently you may have noticed that Christmas fabrics have hit the shelves. Two of our favorite lines this season are Sweet Christmas by Urban Chiks for Moda and Tinsel by Clairice Gifford for Cloud 9 Fabrics. Both lines have a retro vibe with a modern aesthetic.

Sweet Christmas by Urban Chiks for Moda Fabrics

Sweet Christmas

Urban Chiks’ Christmas line, Sweet Christmas, echoes and coordinates with the fabrics from Swell Christmas, their collection from last year. The highlight of Sweet Christmas is a Snowman plucked right out of the 1950s. This snowman can be found on one of the prints from the collection, as well as on a 58” x 73” applique panel.

Sweet Christmas

Tinsel by Clairice Gifford for Cloud 9 


In Tinsel, Clairice Gifford has created a vibrant and playful collection. The scale of the prints is larger, making for a big visual impact. With steaming cups of cocoa, vintage ornaments for trimming the tree and an atomic-ranch style star, Tinsel promises to keep you content and cozy through the coming wintry nights.




I start my Christmas sewing projects...
when Starbucks starts selling pumpkin-spice everything.
as soon as I recover from the post-Thanksgiving dinner coma.
Christmas eve.
I’m still working on Christmas projects from last year.

Christmas is around the corner! Get a head start on your holiday projects now with the Sweet Christmas and Tinsel fabric collections. Fabrics are now available online and from brick-and-mortar retailers. 

To see more of our favorite fabric picks, check out Curated Studio, found in the latest issue of Curated Quilts. 

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