Thursday, 23 September 2010

Fabric designed by Melissa Bombardiere

I was the lucky recipient of some excellent hand printed fabric after putting my name down in a giveaway hosted by Melissa from Mel Bomba.

Normally, I wouldn't enter a giveaway for fabric as sewing is not my forte, however when I saw these wonderful designs I was compelled to enter.

Fabric: Green bell bird design and blue lily design

Sydney-based Melissa is a graphic designer by profession. Her print designs and patterns are inspired by her obsession with vintage fabrics.

For me, her prints have a distinct Scandinavian flavour and are somewhat reminiscent of Figgjo Flint Norway ceramic designs which I love, love, love. (I owe this to some Norwegian ancestry from Mum's family in Tahiti - those Nordic explorers!)

image from here
So, I have plans for my new fabric. Something pretty for my room, I think.

Thank you, Melissa!

If you would like to find out more, Melissa's Etsy store is here.

7 comments:

  1. Lovely fabric ... bit partridge family ... bit scandinavian!

    I also admire your restraint at winning something!

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  2. Hi, what a lovey win, and perfect designs for you and your home.
    ps mum and dad had an original lime green Kartell storage thingy just like you posted. I remember the day they got it and they kept it in the bathroom for many many years :)

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  3. How exciting to win those wonderful fabrics. Melissa has a great blog. Can't wait to see what you do with them.
    Hope you are having a great weekend. Michelle

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  4. Lucky you! I can't wait to see what you do with it.

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  5. Yup, you better show us the "after" of such whimsical fabric. Will have to check out her blog, find out about her inspirations.

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