Thursday, October 4, 2012

It's Sew Emma Spotlight: Bordeaux

hi again. jolly jabbers. rachel here from ps i quilt.

i have a treat for y'all.
i'm still playing the mix traditional with modern game.

look at this beauty:

she's all dolled up looking perfectly traditional.
i love those traditional quilts, don't y'all?

well lookie at this knockout:

she's all spiffed up looking perfectly modern.
i do love me some modern looking quilts too.

i love it when designs/patterns can pull off a double life, don't y'all???
let's have a little fun, shall we?!?!
we're going to give FIVE lucky peeps a bordeaux pattern of their own.
to enter, go look at fat quarter shop's coming soon page.
pick two fabric lines, one traditional and one modern.
then come back here and leave a comment telling us which lines you'd like your bordeaux quilts to be.

i'll go first . . .
traditional: tapestry by fig tree quilts
modern: notting hill by joel dewberry

i'm excited to see all the different combinations y'all come up with.
giveaway closes one week from today, 10/10/12.
shop owners, you can find bordeaux as ISE-135 at united notions.

rachel griffith


thecalicocorner said...

traditional: Paris Flea Market by 3 Sisters
modern: Marmalade by Bonnie and Camille

so many beautiful fabrics to choose from!!

Rae R said...

For traditional I would choose Double Chocolat by 3 Sisters or Everlastings by Sandy Gervais. For modern I would choose Hot Chocolate by Jacqueline Savage McFee or Marmalade by Bonnie & Camille. I loved looking over all those delicious fabrics. Thanks for the giveaway! raybanfandango at hotmail dot com

Gill said...

So hard to choose!!
Traditional - Little Red Riding Hood
Modern - Dark Hot Chocolate

Susan said...

This is difficult! So many beautiful choices!
Traditional: French General Favorites
Modern: Lady Bug Garden

Gabriella said...

Traditional : Chateau Chambray by
Renee Nanneman for Andover Fabrics
Modern : Flirt by Sandy Gervais for Moda Fabrics

Love the pattern !!!!

Sue said...

WOW ! SO much to choose from

Traditional: French General Favorites
Modern: Be Happy

Lynn said...

Traditional: mama said sew by sweetwater, if I was going extremely traditional it would be athill range by cabbage & roses

Modern: vintage modern by bonnie & Camille, I love the red and blues

Karen said...

I think I would pick Audra's Iris Garden for the traditional look and Birds of Paradise Batiks for the modern look.

Kay said...

I think Double Chocolate would be pretty for the traditional quilt & Chocolate Sundae for the modern quilt. I think I see a chocolate addiction here.

jlk said...

Traditional: Hill Farm
Modern: Flutter

It would look fabulous in so many of the new lines!

Terrie said...

LOVE your new pattern. I would do:

Traditional: Paris Flea Market
Modern Noteworthy

Johanna said...

Audra's Iris Garden and Honey Honey! That coming soon page uses up so much of time! It is so fun to dream up new projects!

Linda said...

Traditional - Paris Flea Market
Modern - Flutter

B Greene said...

These are going to be interesting comments to read!! Fun question!

For the traditional version, I would use Indigo Crossing by Minick & Simpson.

For the modern version - hmmm... tougher to narrow down! I think I would use Ripple Salt Water by Tula Pink. I was also tempted by Meg Hawkey's Blotted Inkwell and Parson Gray's Babylon Seven Wonders.

Tiffany Ray said...

Traditional - Chateau Chambray Renee Nanneman for Andover Fabrics
Modern - Cuzco Kate Spain for Moda

Thanks for the Give Away!! Really I love all fabrics!!!

JaneB said...

My traditional choice would be: Incense & Peppermint by Robyn Pandolph and

My modern version:
Simply Color by V & Co.

I love reading everyone else's choices & that Coming Soon page is a wonderful mental vacation. Thanks.

Stacey Napier said...

Modern - Flirt by Sandy Gervais
Traditional - French General Favorites by Moda

Love this pattern!

Karen M said...

I would make my traditional pattern from Indigo Crossing by Minick and Simpson. I would make my modern version with Babylon Seven Wonders by Parson Gray. Thanks for the chance to do a little dreaming and for the chance to win.

Kasey said...

Hmm, perhaps...
Traditional: Cloudy Chateau Chambray
Modern: Ikebana
Wouldn't those be lovely?

Ellyn said...

traditional: Aster
Modern:Medium Cotton Dots Tone (I love everything dotty!)

Claire said...

Traditional: Civil War Melodies by Judie Rothermel
Modern: Calliope by Stitch Studios

Love this pattern!

Four dogs and one quilter said...

Traditional: Tiger Lily Garden Grove
Modern; Honey Honey

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Traditional: Indigo Crossing
Modern: Frippery

Amanda said...

What fun!
Traditional: Dancing in the Rain
Modern: 2012 Fire Kaffe Fassett

Jenniffier Kramer said...

Traditional: Double Chocolat
3 Sisters
Modern: Cuzco
Kate Spain

Thanks for the chance to win and for making me want more fabric :)

Monica said...

Traditional: Everlastings by Sandy Gervais
Modern: Posy by Aneela Hoey

The Amateur Quilter (Mike Pearson) said...

I would use Audra's Iris Garden for traditional and Bee Happy for modern :) Love the pattern!!!

Becky S. said...

traditional-Paris Flea Market or Indigo Crossing
modern-Marmalade or Honey Honey
I love the Bordeaux pattern. Thanks for the chance to win.

Trudie said...

Thanks for asking what I like. :)
Modern: Flutter
Traditional: Follow My Heart
Everything is beautiful, hard decision to make.

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Amy Martin said...

Traditional: Hill Farm
Modern: Honey Honey

But really, any line would look fabulous!!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Wow picking colors is so challenging for me. And there is such an amazing selection. But I think I would go with Dark Chocolat and Dancing in the Rain Batiks.

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

oops that was supposed to be Double Chocolat. Sorry for the typo.

Mommarock said...

Oooh! Pick two not so good at knowing what is traditional and what is modern, but I will give it a shot.
Modern: Hello Sunshine by Lori Whitlock for Riley Blake Designs

Traditional: Navy A Military Salute Dan Morris for RJR Fabrics (I can't NOT LOVE this one)

Melanie said...

Traditional: Hill Farm
Modern: Honey Honey
Looking at the coming soon gets me excited for new fabric!!

VickiT said...

I would love to see these used:
Traditional ~ Connecticut New Colonies by Nancy Gere
Modern ~ Amethyst by Exclusively Quilters

bhafer said...

Modern Cuzco By Kate Spain

Traditional Indigo Crossing by Minick and Simpson

Melinda said...

Ohh, what a beauty! Traditional, I'd pick Aster (and I see I'm not the only one!) For modern, I think this would look great in By the Sea!

Katy said...

It is amazing how a pattern can look so different with another fabric line!
Traditional: Field Notes by Blackbird Design
Modern: Salt Water by Tula Pink (of course!)

tubilinha tiacarminha said...

Moderno:Simplesmente cor por V&CO
Tradicional:Melodias da guerra Civil por JUDIE ROTHERMEL.

Ben D said...

Traditional: Dancing in the Rain cottons
Modern: Inkwell

Jaci said...

What a great pattern for both traditional and modern fabrics!
Traditional: Dancing in the Rain by Laundry Basket
Modern: Flirt by Sandy Gervais

abengel said...

traditional: Double Chocolat
modern: Marmalade

Anna O said...

Such a beautiful pattern! Love the versatility of modern or traditional. It's cool to see the two together to see the variations you can get with one pattern and different fabrics.

I think i'd try a low volume version using Camel & Fawn Creamery Neutrals by The Buggy Barn for Henry Glass Fabrics for the traditional version and Gypsy by Skipping Stones Studio for Clothworks Fabrics for the modern.

Jade said...

I LOVE this pattern!

Traditional: Paris Flea Market by 3 Sisters
Modern: Marmalade by Bonnie and Camille

bee said...

Traditional: Pirouette by Verna Mosquera for Free Spirit

Modern: Cuzco by Kate Spain

would love it either way. :)

Tiffany said...

Traditional: Chateau Chambray
Modern: Cuzco

Leslie can't stop quilting said...

Traditional....Double Chocolat by 3 Sister's
Modern...Blogger choice...Elizabeth Hartman

Karen said...

Traditional would be Double Chocolat. I like saying that in my head when I read it- Double Chocolat.

Modern would be Cuzco or Fresh

Cheryl W. said...

Tapestry-Fig Tree
Modern-Vintage Modern-Bonnie & Camille

Patchwork and Play said...

Traditional- French General
Would look great in either form. Thanks for the giveaway!

Nita said...

Modern: Cuzco by Kate Spain
Traditional: Victorious Civil War Melodies by Judie Rathermel

Keera @ said...

Traditional: Field Notes by Blackbird Design
Modern: Marmalade by Bonnie and Camille

Hard to go past either really! Gorgeous pattern rach!

Rachelle said...

Traditional: Chateau Chambray
Modern: Bee Happy

Spoolhardy Girl said...

For a traditional look I would TOTALLY do this in Minick and Simpsons Indigo Crossings. (Actually this is going to the top of my "must make" list)
For a more modern look, I think I'd choose Sweetwater's Noteworthy. Thanks for the shot at the WONDERFUL pattern!

Anonymous said...

Double Chocolat by 3 Sisters and Honey HOney by Kate Spain.

Carol said...

Traditional: Indigo Crossing by Minick & Smoson
Modern: Honey Honey by Kate Spain

Love this pattern!

Laurel said...

Traditional: Double Chocolat
Modern: Simply Color

Great pattern!

scottylover said...

Oh, this is fun!
Modern:Simply Fashionista or Aster, can't decide! :)

Traditional: The Morris Apprentice

Sandy A

Sandy D said...

Traditional Vigina New Colonies and Modern Potobello Notting Hill.Great Pattern

Pat said...

Hello Sunshine for modern
Hill Farm for traditional
I LOVE both of these collections and can't wait until they're available!

Deb said...

Traditional: Civil War Melodies
Modern: Cuzco by Kate Spain

Ellen in Oregon said...

Audras' Iris Garden for Trad. & Cuzco for Modern. Hard to pick from all those great choices.

Annabanana said...

Traditional would be Dancing In The Rain and Modern would be Hill Farm.

Andrea said...

Traditional: Phoebe by Windham
Modern: Milk Hot Chocolate by Camelot Cottons
Really I could have picked a dozen! What fun!

thisgalsjourney said...

Modern: Cuzco

Traditional: Antique Rose

hueisei said...

Traditional : Hill Farm
Modern : Cuzco

Krum Family said...

I would choose:
Traditional: French General Favorites
Modern: Chocolate Sundae

Julia said...

I would choose:
Traditional: Harvest Time, A year to crow about!
There's something about your pattern that reminds me of fall!
Modern: Birds of Paradise Batiks
I haven't worked with Batiks yet, but I love this line and thought it would give an entirely different feel to the quilt.

DIANA said...

im thinking harvest time and blushing

Denise Degnan said...

Kaye Prince's Blogger's Choice
by Another Point of View

Tough decisions with so many choices!

DonnaP said...

Traditional - Toasted
Modern - Amusement Park - seriously!
Thank you for the opportunity to win!

Jodie said...

traditional - paris flea market

modern - nottinghill

love the pattern!

Phyllis said...

Great choices here. My choices:

Modern: Aster
Traditional: Softly Blushing

Anonymous said...

So many choices....the pattern is beautiful! I like the modern take on it in your email.

Traditional: Sweetwater's Mama Said Sew

Modern: Sandy Gervais' Flirt

Debbie K.

SueB said...

Oh so many but i like the reds in Antique Rose and the Yellows in Aster.


Cecilia said...

This was so hard to choose.
Modern - Calliope
Traditional - French General Favorites

Thanks for the chance to win the pattern.

mary said...

I like Kindly follow My Heart
, but I do like the fabric you used.

StephAC said...

I would use the Amethyst collection - hot pink and purple! My favorite colorways! Such a great simple pattern - love, love, love it!

JoyceLM said...

Love this pattern. I'd try: Indigo Crossing (Traditional) and Cuzco (Modern). Thanks for the chance to win.

tarheelquilter said...

Traditional - Double Chocolat
Modern - Marmalade

Cathy said...

Hi! This quilt pattern lends itself so nicely to all different types of fabrics.
For a modern quilt, I would like to use Babylon Seven Wonders.
For a traditional quilt, I would go with Warmth Collections for a Cause.

Nana Jo said...

My traditional would be fro Aster by Williamsburg and the modern would be Lemon Cosmos by Michael Miller.

Lauradublin said...

My traditional would be Aster and my modern would be Ladybug Garden. Just LOVE this pattern !

Gunilla said...

Absolutely LOVE this pattern!!! For a traditional look I choose Indigo crossing by Moda. For a modern one I pick the oh so lovely coming Noteworthy by Sweetwater.

Elisabetta said...

my traditional: Crush Pam Kitty Love
my modern: Watermelon Tango Spot On

thank you so much for this nice opportunity ^_^

annemarie said...

Traditional - French General and Modern - Simply Color

LoBo333 said...

traditional: Totally Tropical Batiks
modern: Ticklish - this is GORGEOUS!!
Thanks for the giveaway and the opportunity to win!

Katie said...

Traditional: Tapestry by Fig Tree Quilts
Modern: Cuzco by Kate Spain

Sorcha girl said...

Traditional--Double Chocolate

Great pattern!!

LeAnne said...

I would choose pirouette for the traditional. I love the brown and pink. I'd have to choose notting hill by joel dewberry for the modern quilt. It is a beautiful line!

Sallie said...

tradtional: Thelma Childers' Blogger's Choice Fat Quarter Bundle
Modern: Cuzco
Thanks for the giveaway!

Anonymous said...

Winter a Year to Crow about is my choice. I love those muted colors. And winter is perfect for a warm snuggly quilt.


Malmbergs said...

Traditional - French General Favorites
Modern - Marmalade

Lyn said...

traditional: Judie's 25th anniversary (Judie Rothermel)
modern: Salt Water (Tula Pink)

<<>> :-)

legato1958 said...

traditional: Paris Flea Market by 3 Sisters

modern: Bee Happy by Henry Glasser


Darcy said...

I'd love it in Cuzco by Kate Spain or Field Notes. LOVE the pattern -- it's just beautiful!

Beth said...

Trad: Civil War Medallion (Victorious)
Modern: Summerhouse

What a fun question and a cute pattern.

Julie said...

Floressence and Gracefully Wingin' it. Loved Modern Method too!

Judy1522 said...

Traditional- Harvest Moon by Kansas Troubles Quilters for Moda Fabrics

Modern - The Birds and the Bees by Tula Pink for Free spirit Fabrics.

Ineke said...

French General Favorites for the traditional and Kaffe's Spot On for the modern. Must say it was very hard to choose from all those yummy fabrics

Slowpoke said...

Traditional - Double Chocolate by Three Sisters

Modern - Marmalade

Thanks for the giveaway! So very many pretties a coming. Luba

J. said...

Wow! Contemporary was easier than traditional: Fresh, by Windham Fabrics
Traditional: LaBelle Fleur, by Moda


Cathy said...

Traditional: Audra's Iris Garden by Brannock + Patek
Modern: Aster by Williamsburg
CathyC in Alberta

Patricia Steadman said...

Beautiful fabrics!!! I would chose the following fabrics

Traditional: French General Favorites
Modern : Lily's Forest Batiks

Thanks for the giveaway.

z's said...

Traditional: French general favorites
Modern: flutter by the quilted fish

Love this pattern! I love how you showed it off in both traditional and modern color ways!

Séverine D said...

I love so much this pattern! Forme : Traditonnal (?) Chocolat Sundae from Hoffman Fabrics and modern : Aster Williamsburg for Windham Fabrics.
Thanks for this GA! Best regards from France!


Marcia W. said...

Traditional: Civil War Melodies
Modern: Noteworthy

Marcia said...

Traditional: Empress Esmeralda -Kaufman
Modern: Ripple -Tula Pink

Beautiful lines coming out!!

Anonymous said...

Traditional: Paris Flea Market by 3 sisters and modern: Calliope by Stitch Studios. Annaleena

Malini said...

For the traditional quilt I would like to do Paris Flea Market by 3 sisters.

For the modern one, I going with kids line Boy Toys by Robert Kaufman.

M.W. said...

Traditonal Paris Flea Market
Modern good morning

JudyQT said...

I will ditto everyone with "hard to choose"!
Modern: Simply Color by V and Co
Traditional: Double Chocolate by 3 Sisters

Thanks for the chance!

Mylissa Gholson said...

Traditional : Double Chocolate by 3 Sisters
Modern: Flirt by Sandy Gervais for Moda

Hard to Choose! I can't wait to start this quilt. :)

Karen C said...

For traditional: Indigo Crossing
For modern: Mama Said Sew
This could be super cute with reds
and blacks, especially with those
polka dots here and there!
Good exercise, good pattern!

Dora, the Quilter said...

traditional: Sinta Borland's Bloggers Choice
modern: Birds of Paradise batiks

I love your modern version.

Cheryl said...

My choices are:
TRADITIONAL: Chateau Rouge by French General
MODERN: Ruby by Bonnie & Camille

CJ said...

Traditional - Tapestry -'sigh'
Modern - Flutter

thepiececorps said...

one traditional-Enchanted Pond
or Robin's Egg Gold Leaf Stonehenge ...can't decide!
one modern-Ticklish or Type ...again can't decide!

Beth Ingersoll said...

I want Civil War Melodies for traditional, and Cuzco for modern. Thanks for the opportunity--I love the Bordeaux pattern!!

Rebecca said...

Flutter- modem
Hill farm- traditional

Palmetto Pam said...

traditional: Double Chocolate
modern: Chocolate Sundae
Yum! I'm making myself hungry!

Bonnie said...

So many beautiful fabrics.

Traditional - Paris Flea Market, 3Sisters

Modern - Poppy Love, Swirly Girls

Love the pattern!

Susie at ProsperityStuff said...

For a modern, I'd pick one of the "All Hands on Deck", and make a cute kid-quilt ... For a (slightly) more traditional feel, I might choose batiks, like the "Totally Tropical Batiks" (Does that count as traditional enough?!) :-)

Pam said...

For the traditional I go for Athill from Cabbages and Roses, for modern it has to be marmalade from Bonnie and Camille. I have both in my stash and am busy collecting more marmalade as it becomes available.

equilter said...

For modern I pick Lillly Forest Batik and for traditional I pick the classic Aster Yardage Williamsburg. It's hard to choose...there are so many beautiful fabrics to choose from.

Michele said...

Modern-- Flirt

Traditional-- Double chocolat