– – – – – Windham Weekend – – – – – Paper Obsessed & Mendocino

– – – – – Windham Weekend – – – – – Paper Obsessed & Mendocino

So lookie here, I managed to get PART Two of Windham Weekend up and going. Are you excited? I am!


Today I bring you two lines at once and though they are quite different, they can be fun together as demonstrated by the lead-in photo above!


Saturday of Windham Weekend is brought to you by the HEATHERS of Windham Fabrics. Heather Givans and Heather Ross. I have yet to meet Heather Ross in person, but I have loved her work for years. And Heather Givans? There is no way anyone cannot love her or her enthusiasm for all things creative. Both designers give a great line up! Heather G’s line comes out in stores June this year and Heather R’s is out there now, and likely selling fast so you better get some pronto if you haven’t already scooped some up.


We’ll start alphabetically by Last Name —

Paper Obsessed by Heather Givans coming to stores in June.




Based on mailing envelopes,  security linings, airmail, paper airplanes,  letters and Heather’s very own stamp designs!




There is mostly a lot of grey, blue, and white with that zippy little bit of legal pad yellow and just a touch of red. Fabulous low-key background prints that will let more boisterous prints shine!




Yeah, I made more of Monica’s Bags. They are obsessive I tell you! I am always so delighted when they work every time. Never ceases to amaze me. I know, I am easily entertained!




The Paper Airplane print has got to be my favorite! With the sheets of paper and notebooks as my second favorite, but that might be tied with the yellow legal paper.




And then we have Mendocino by Heather Ross – in stores now.

Really what is there more to say about having Mendocino back from Heather Ross? It’s just incredible. This line was printed with another company years ago (Free Spirit Fabrics – I am pretty sure) and it really is just one of her classics. I have some of the original buried — well, I know where it is, but I haven’t really compared it to the new stuff. Word is that there are new tweaks in the colors, but I am not knowledgeable enough to know what they were. Feel free to tell me in the comments below.




The Seahorse and mini octopuses make great tonal-blenders with just a pop of an accent color. And the mermaids are super for fussy cutting OR  just letting the cut- lines fall where they may and see where they poke their pretty little heads out!




More nine patches and bags!




Close-up of the bags.




That’s a wrap for this line. I may not have said a lot, but I think the pictures pretty much do a lot of speaking for themselves.  Make sure you comment on today’s post and yesterday’s post as well as The next couple of Windham posts. Every comment is entered to win a scrapbox of Windham Fabrics. Can’t guarantee the mix, but there will be at least a little bit of each line shown this weekend!


Keep Sewing, Keep Happy,



  • Nancy


    Thank you for showing these fabric lines. I may have to get some of the Paper Obsessed.

    April 30, 2016 at 6:22 am
  • Dayna


    paper obsessed would make for cute back to school dresses for little girls!

    April 30, 2016 at 6:41 am
  • Joyce Carter


    Gorgeous fabrics! I love the Paper Obsessed line. Thanks for the giveaway.

    April 30, 2016 at 11:03 am
  • I’ve already bought some of that beautiful mermaid fabric, but could always use more scraps.

    April 30, 2016 at 11:26 am
  • Quilting Tangent


    Pretty collection of underwater fabrics.

    April 30, 2016 at 1:21 pm
  • Ty foe show and tease,,lol Yes the pictures tell it all very nice… happyness04431@yahoo.com

    April 30, 2016 at 2:33 pm
  • Patty


    My favorite piece of all time is Heather R with the little schools of fish. It’s just too cute. I like the paper Obsessed also, something new for a light background.

    April 30, 2016 at 4:34 pm
  • charmingbubble2


    Paper Obsessed just might spur me on to make the envelope quilt that’s been on my list for years. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

    April 30, 2016 at 4:42 pm
  • Judy


    Both lines of fabric are great but paper obsessed has me obsessed and your bags made out of it are so cute.

    April 30, 2016 at 4:52 pm
  • Dianna Eickhorn


    Love the little mermaid fabric! You get the coolest fabrics!

    April 30, 2016 at 6:38 pm
  • Cecilia


    They are both really cute collections! My granddaughters would love the mermaids.

    April 30, 2016 at 7:01 pm
  • I think I need some orange octopuses!!!

    April 30, 2016 at 7:58 pm


    Both of these fabric lines are great. The Paper Obsessed belongs with me. Love the low volume work themed prints. And Mendocino prints and colors are perfect to create something wonderful. Clever use of the Windham ribbons as handles for the Monica’s bags. I have started saving all of my fabric ribbons lately.

    May 1, 2016 at 8:22 am
  • Wow – they DO look GREAT together! Thanks for the chance!

    May 1, 2016 at 11:33 am
  • Sandy K


    The bags are a lot of cuteness.

    May 1, 2016 at 6:05 pm
  • Vicki H


    I like the security lines fabric.

    May 1, 2016 at 6:09 pm
  • Marilyn


    Thanks for showing both fabric lines and how they can work together. I love scraps!

    May 1, 2016 at 7:22 pm
  • Love Paper Obsessed. Such a clever bunch of designs

    May 2, 2016 at 2:37 pm

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