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Sunday, January 24, 2016

Modern Robe in Windham Fabrics

Happy 2016 to all !  I wanted to share a project made with our Modern Robe sewing pattern in one of Windham Fabrics' newest collections: Good Hair Day by Kim Andersson. The robe was made by Pati Fried at See How We Sew, and featured in a January 2016 blog hop.  Here is a photo of the robe from the Good Hair Day lookbook:

Pati Fried says:  "...when Laura [Nownes] and I were asked to create something out of this line to share in the blog hop, we jumped at the chance. What a perfect opportunity to embrace our girly side. Hmmm, combs, blowdryers, ribbons and curls – how about a girl’s pajama night? Laura chose a Butterick #B6225 pattern to make a pair of pajamas. I chose Modern Robe by The Modern Robe Company."

Modern Robe (right) by Pati Fried; Modern Robe pattern from The Cotton Patch
The turquoise Pati chose for the belt is a perfect complement to the red-orange fabric.  We love the way in which Pati added a flange of blue alongside the collar.  The Good Hair Day prints feature hair combs, bobby pins and other cute designs:


You can see Pati Fried wearing her Modern Robe at the See How We Sew blog hop post, and see the whole Good Hair Day collection - including several free quilt patterns - at Windham Fabrics.  Here is a free quilt pattern by Stacey Day:

Baubles quilt by Stacey Day, free pattern at Windham Fabrics
And speaking of QUILTS, you can find tons of quilt inspiration at Pati Fried.com and Laura Nownes.com. Here are two dazzling designs:

Shortcuts II quilt, 42 x 54", by Pati Fried, pattern available at Etsy

Making Waves quilt, 42 x 66",  designed by Pati Fried, Laura Nownes and Jennifer Rounds, pattern available at Etsy

Image Credits:  Photos are courtesy of Windham Fabrics (lookbook), See How We Sew, and Pati Fried, respectively.  The Modern Robe pattern used in this project was purchased at The Cotton Patch (Lafayettte, California).

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