Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Anna Maria Horner, from Market to Shoppe

Anna Maria Horner's booth at Quilt Market, Fall 2010

I'm sure I've professed my love for Anna Maria before.. but just in case you've forgotten, "I LOVE Anna Maria Horner!!" In fact we all do. She has been a steady favorite since we first opened our doors. Each of her fabric lines have been just as special as the one before. Her newest line, Innocent Crush is certainly no exception. It is modern and romantic, infused with her brilliant eye for color and print. It is very Anna Maria, with  references to past favorites.

I really enjoy how clearly we can see her progressions in design.

Garden Party
Good Folks
Innocent Crush

Not only do I adore Anna Maria's fabrics but I also truly admire her. Firstly, for continuing to produce amazingly creative work while simultaneously being a mother of six (a fact which leaves me completely baffled)! And secondly, for sharing herself so fearlessly on her blog. Meeting her has shown her to be just as genuine and clever in really life as she is there, not to mention even more beautiful then she looks in photographs.

Speaking of being more beautiful in real life, this too holds true for Innocent Crush. I'll admit it was not love at first sight when we saw the first photographic glimpses of this line, we were a bit unsure, but now having seen the cloth in hand, we have certainly fallen for it. So far we have received 9 of the quilting cottons, five of the home decor weight and three of the luscious velveteens. Bellow are photos of the quilting and home dec weights. I have not had the chance to photographed the velveteens yet.

We hope you delight in them as much as we are and we cannot wait to see what you make with them! As always we encourage you to share with us in our Sew To Speak Flickr group or via Facebook.
Plus Anna has already posted a Flickr group for all things made from Innocent Crush, so be sure to share there too.


p.s. You can shop for Innocent Crush and other Anna Maria Horner prints right here! :)


andrea creates said...

oh how fun!i will check out the flickr page,as i've made a few goodies with fabric from the shop :)

Beth said...

Can I come in and pet the fabric?!?!

April Rhodes said...

But of course, Beth!!! ;)

Pink Daisys Blog Spot said...

What a great post!!! I LOVE her too!! Read her blog, have her fabric and books.. WOW I want to be her, lol.. Thanks again for the great pictures.. I wish all the designers would take more photos of their booths..

RedPanties said...

I don't what rock I've been hiding under, but WOW! I will make a trip to your shop on Saturday, because it looks fabulous!

suzanne antique lover said...

I adore your pics.. really fantatstic!

Em said...

I want to thank you for such a wonderful weekend shopping at your shop 2 days in a row and I am already wishing I was back in COlumbus to see you all and chat! What a wonderful shop and I look forward to celebrate you on my blog this week!!!!!!!!!! Used some of the fabric already and love your fabric! Love, Em