Oh Clementine!

Oh Clementine Fabric
I finally get to show you some Oh Clementine!
This is my second fabric collection for Windham Fabrics.  It will be showing at Quilt Market in Pittsburgh, and shipping in early September.  I’m really, really happy with this collection…the colors and prints have that “fresh farmhouse” feel that suit me perfectly.


My Mom saved the day and swooped in to make a few things for me to photograph for the Look book (link coming soon!).
Did I mention having my parents 5 minutes away is the best thing ever?  It might also be the reason they take so many vacations now.  😉


I have some quilts to show you in the next couple of weeks…and a recipe for the Lemon Cheesecake I ate for breakfast, lunch, and dinner yesterday.
I turned my artwork in for this line the end of last summer after working on it for months, little by little.  I knew what I wanted with this line…and Windham let me roll with it and have free reign…which is amazing for a manufacturer and I’m so grateful to them.
Just looking at these colors makes me ready for summer…now!  Happy Quilting!

106 Responses to Oh Clementine!

  1. Christine Barnsley April 22, 2014 at 5:03 pm #

    Beautiful fabric collection! I love the colours and the fabric patterns! Congratulations :)

  2. PamKittyMorning April 22, 2014 at 5:04 pm #

    It's so sunshiney good! Congratulations. Love all your wonderful photographs and projects.

  3. Christine S April 22, 2014 at 5:07 pm #

    So pretty! :)

  4. Melia Mae Quilting April 22, 2014 at 5:13 pm #

    Absolutely gorgeous!!!!

  5. Rebecca Grace April 22, 2014 at 5:31 pm #

    These are adorable fabrics, Allison — I especially love the sunflowers with button centers. And I know what you mean about having Mom close by. Grammy to the Rescue is a wonderful thing! :-)

  6. Mary @ Ms. Redo April 22, 2014 at 5:34 pm #

    So gorgeous, can't wait to get my hands on some!

  7. Auntie Pami April 22, 2014 at 5:49 pm #

    This is so adorable! I assume new patterns as well?

  8. AMcIntire April 22, 2014 at 5:51 pm #

    Beautiful fabric. Can't wait for it to be in stores.

  9. CurlyGirlMom April 22, 2014 at 5:56 pm #

    Oh my!! This line is just darling! I can't wait to get my hands on some and start sewing.

  10. Cille April 22, 2014 at 6:01 pm #

    Congratulations on your new line. It's lively, fun, cool full and yet has a good grounded feeling with the softness of the brights. It looks great.

  11. Melissa Miller April 22, 2014 at 6:07 pm #

    Sweet fabric. My great great grandmother was named Clementine. Her granddaughter (my grandmother) shared it as her middle name.

  12. Denise April 22, 2014 at 6:10 pm #

    OMGoodness! This is the prettiest collection of fabric that I've seen in a LONG time and I can't wait for it to come out! It's just beautiful and fun! Congratulations!

  13. carla April 22, 2014 at 6:14 pm #

    Hi!!! Wonderful fabric!!!! Love the colors and the prints!!!!! Beautiful!!!

  14. trish April 22, 2014 at 6:29 pm #

    How adorable Allison!! Congratulations! Definitely on my wish list! :0)

  15. SewPsyched! April 22, 2014 at 6:30 pm #

    So sweet, I love it :)

  16. Kay April 22, 2014 at 6:39 pm #

    Such happy fabric. Congrats. xx

  17. Farm Road Ramblings April 22, 2014 at 7:00 pm #

    Love it all! Very farmhouse-y. : )

  18. Sillysew April 22, 2014 at 7:02 pm #

    Beautiful colors! Congratulation! I love it!

  19. Kim April 22, 2014 at 7:19 pm #

    Beautiful, the colors are so happy. Congratulations.

  20. Michelle Jensen April 22, 2014 at 7:26 pm #

    Beautiful!! I am so impressed with all the prints and I bet it is fantastic to work with a company like that :) Thank you so much for sharing!!

  21. Cristina @ Pretty Little Quilts April 22, 2014 at 7:32 pm #

    I love that fabric! Can't wait:)

  22. Melanie April 22, 2014 at 7:33 pm #

    Love it! I can't wait to see more!

  23. Kellie April 22, 2014 at 7:48 pm #


  24. ThirdMargaret April 22, 2014 at 7:50 pm #

    It is Delightful! Congratulations on such a fun happy collection.

  25. Rosa April 22, 2014 at 8:01 pm #

    Yummy fabrics and pattern.Congratulations!!

  26. Martha C. April 22, 2014 at 8:17 pm #

    I LOVE this fabric line. I have to have one of each! Congratulations Allison!

  27. Quilt Hollow April 22, 2014 at 8:34 pm #

    I do love your farmhouse style in fabric! Yum!

  28. Penny April 22, 2014 at 8:50 pm #

    Great new fabric designs, Allison!
    Can't wait until Sept ~ I need entire collection now!

  29. Debra April 22, 2014 at 9:06 pm #

    Oh, my darlin' Clementine is beautfiul. I'll have to have some of this!

  30. patsy April 22, 2014 at 9:18 pm #

    I'm in love with it! It's absolutely perfect.

  31. Trisch April 22, 2014 at 9:43 pm #

    I can't wait for this to come out!! This is so sweet and fun! Love!

  32. Judith Blinkenberg April 22, 2014 at 10:08 pm #

    Wish I had it for this summer!! I love this line.

  33. Di~ April 22, 2014 at 10:23 pm #

    Sure looks cute! So happy…

  34. Debbie April 22, 2014 at 10:45 pm #

    Love the fabrics!

  35. Cindy April 22, 2014 at 10:57 pm #

    Love it!! Just makes me smile looking at it! Great job!:)

  36. Denise Russell April 22, 2014 at 11:10 pm #

    Really beautiful line! Now, about that lemon cheesecake… :-)

  37. Susan April 22, 2014 at 11:12 pm #

    What lovely fabrics! Congratulations !!

  38. Nurdan Kulluk-Rennert April 23, 2014 at 12:28 am #

    So pretty! Congratulations!

  39. Jocelyn April 23, 2014 at 12:39 am #

    It's wonderful-I love the farmhouse look! Can't wait to add it to my stash. :)

  40. Johanna April 23, 2014 at 12:48 am #

    As always, I love everything you do! How do you do it, do you stalk me or something? I'm sure you would have plenty of time to do that with the kids, patterns, fabric, etc. Curious, will the scraps from these go well with Wallflowers? Oh wait, I need actually cut into the Wallflower fabrics to have scraps.

  41. SeaBreeze Quilts April 23, 2014 at 1:09 am #

    Congratulations Allison – these are just gorgeous! They just make you smile :))

  42. Emily Carnes April 23, 2014 at 1:40 am #

    wow, i am so in love with this collection! you are so talented. can't wait to see more photos of your quilt! love those little apples!

  43. jenni April 23, 2014 at 2:00 am #

    It's fabulous!

  44. Cheryl April 23, 2014 at 2:24 am #

    I love this new line! I can't wait until September!

  45. mrsmcbee April 23, 2014 at 2:58 am #

    Oh my goodness, gosh, I LOVE IT..It is so farmhouse fresh, it just screams my name, all the colors of my home, so much FUN!!!

  46. Jude Jones April 23, 2014 at 4:35 am #

    Hi Al, This new line is adorable and oh so you! I am so happy for your successes and will miss you in Pittsburgh! Congratulations on another lovely hit in your ever growing line of accomplishments! Yay!!!!

  47. Charlotta April 23, 2014 at 4:40 am #

    Absolutely summer fabric! Lovely.

  48. Donna April 23, 2014 at 5:37 am #

    Beautiful fabric! Can't wait to have some….makes me want that lemon cheesecake recipe :-)

  49. A Quilter's Mission April 23, 2014 at 6:05 am #

    Congratulations…this line is amazing!! You must be absolutely thrilled.

  50. Terry@ a quilting blog April 23, 2014 at 6:05 am #

    What a beautiful fabric line…love the patterns and colors are so cheerful!!

  51. Susanne vb April 23, 2014 at 9:04 am #

    PeRfeCtIon! :) Congrats!

  52. Patricia De Baene April 23, 2014 at 10:11 am #

    All so pretty

    Patricia x

  53. Judy Ann April 23, 2014 at 11:54 am #

    I love this fabric; you've done a great job. Congratulations!

  54. Judy Ann April 23, 2014 at 11:54 am #

    I love this fabric; you've done a great job. Congratulations!

  55. helen April 23, 2014 at 12:05 pm #

    So pretty and fresh, can almost smell the lemons

  56. Angie April 23, 2014 at 12:08 pm #

    How exciting!! I LOVE the colors and prints! Can't wait for it to come out!

  57. Southern Gal April 23, 2014 at 12:30 pm #

    That is just gorgeous! Love all the prints in the line.

  58. Center Hill Clayworks April 23, 2014 at 12:33 pm #

    Just beautiful! You are so talented and I love the darling little dress. Congratulations!

  59. ✾Jamie Lee Cooley✾ April 23, 2014 at 12:35 pm #

    It's such a pretty line, Allison! 30s prints are my favorite but I love updated fresh modern 30s inspires even better! I like the name of the line–my sister and I had two dogs when we were growing up, Rosebud and Clementine. My birthday is September 10th so you know what I'll be asking for:). And kudos to windham for letting you be the designer!

  60. Kids and Sewing April 23, 2014 at 12:35 pm #

    BEAUTIFUL , I wish I lived 5 minutes away. I would love to play with these fabrics. I can't wait to buy them.

  61. kathy-o April 23, 2014 at 12:38 pm #

    SO fresh and pretty – just what we all need these days! The patterns for the quilts will be marvelous and hope you publish those darling kitchen towels, too! Congratulations!

  62. Renae Koehn April 23, 2014 at 1:51 pm #

    I love this fabric! Going to have to get me some!

  63. Megan Johnson April 23, 2014 at 1:51 pm #

    This is beautiful. I'm so sad that it won't be out in time for my daughter's sunshine themed first birthday in June. I'd love some of those for her dress!

  64. Sallie B. April 23, 2014 at 1:56 pm #

    Congratulations! Your fabric is beautiful–definitely worth waiting for! Especially love the towels with double frills; only problem is, they're too pretty to use. 😉

  65. Mary Jane Link April 23, 2014 at 3:09 pm #

    Congratulations! It's a beautiful collection, I cannot wait for it to come out!

  66. Lisa Henry April 23, 2014 at 3:26 pm #

    Absolutely yummy! Love the colors and adorable patterns. Scrumptious, is it summer yet?

  67. Siouxzq64@gmail.com April 23, 2014 at 3:33 pm #

    Such sunny and fun fabrics. Congratulations!

  68. Andrea April 23, 2014 at 3:39 pm #

    LOVE it!!!!

  69. Melissa Corry April 23, 2014 at 5:22 pm #

    Oh so very exciting Allison!!! Congrats, this lines is absolutely amazing!! Can't wait to sew with it 😉

  70. Sandra Walker April 23, 2014 at 6:42 pm #

    Sooo pretty! It just smiles and smiles of long, warm, happy days! I think we all in North America cannot WAIT for summer this year of awful winter that was. I love the little sundress too! So sweet. Must be so rewarding to see this after so many months, very happy for you!

  71. Theresa Henderson April 23, 2014 at 9:02 pm #

    lovely fabric

  72. Marsha April 23, 2014 at 9:53 pm #

    Super super cute!!!!

  73. Anne April 23, 2014 at 11:25 pm #

    Congrats on the new line. Its very cute and cheery.

  74. schmidt1016 April 24, 2014 at 12:44 am #

    Oh, this looks so yummy! I will have to get some of this line. Wish I could get it all. Those little teases you've given us make me drool. Great designs.

    Leslie D. in MN

  75. Barb April 24, 2014 at 1:25 am #

    So fresh and colorful! Congratulations!

  76. Barb April 24, 2014 at 1:25 am #

    So fresh and colorful! Congratulations!

  77. CJ April 24, 2014 at 1:43 am #

    Oh MY! I LOVE this collection! Now I have to finish all my current projects by September so I can justify buying it!!! Do you think you might have a give away? ; )

  78. allison April 24, 2014 at 2:09 am #

    I'd love to do a giveaway CJ….when I get a bit more yardage after market I for sure will!

  79. Lynette April 24, 2014 at 4:03 am #

    A great new fabric line and a lemony cheesecake recipe to follow!!! Woohoo!

  80. Kitty April 24, 2014 at 2:09 pm #

    This is a gorgeous fabric line indeed! So bright and cheery. Congratulations!

  81. Pam April 24, 2014 at 4:19 pm #

    Beautiful Fabric line!! Congrats!! I will be watching for it!

  82. Kayla Yapuncich April 24, 2014 at 4:29 pm #

    LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!! Congrats on such a wonderful line! Can't wait to add it to my stash :)

  83. Anna April 25, 2014 at 2:15 am #

    It's super lovely Allison!!! awesome awesome job!

  84. Buffy Skolnick April 25, 2014 at 2:03 pm #

    Fantastic collection and I love how it so fits your style. Very excited about these fabrics! Love the apples – very sweet and farm vintage and love the sunflower buttons tons too! Congrats!

  85. seamscrazyquilts.com April 25, 2014 at 6:00 pm #

    This collection will be on my BUY IT list for sure! Loving the bright and happy colors!

  86. Cheerful Homemaker April 26, 2014 at 1:19 am #

    Gorgeous! I'll definitely be buying several of these when they become available.

  87. Christina April 26, 2014 at 2:37 am #

    So sweet, bright and cheerful. And cheesecake for breakfast, lunch and dinner? Ummm, yes please!

  88. Sarah Fredette April 26, 2014 at 11:21 pm #

    Super excited for this! September can't come fast enough. 😀

  89. my happy bluebird April 27, 2014 at 1:36 pm #

    Right now my favorite print in this collection is the daisy on red background — but I could find a use for ALL the prints in this collection. Definitely a must have!

  90. Chris {frecklemama} April 30, 2014 at 2:11 pm #

    LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE this line! It is so fresh and easy! I love it. It is also very you. I can't wait to get some. Maybe I will have to pull in some favors with friends at Sample Spree! There are so many fabrics that I want to stash for basics in there. Can't wait!

  91. Live a Colorful Life May 1, 2014 at 9:58 pm #

    Looks like a lovely line–so fresh and spring-y.

  92. Maureen Murphy Boyd May 3, 2014 at 10:19 am #

    Love how happy this fabric is. I can't wait to see it in the stores.

  93. Anita May 4, 2014 at 2:17 am #

    Can't wait to buy some of this fabric! Great job! :)

  94. lillian May 4, 2014 at 2:43 pm #

    Beautiful fabric! Can't wait for Sept.
    Love that sweet dress ! Is that your pattern?
    Thank you.

  95. lillian May 4, 2014 at 2:43 pm #

    Beautiful fabric! Can't wait for Sept.
    Love that sweet dress ! Is that your pattern?
    Thank you.

  96. allison May 5, 2014 at 9:11 pm #

    Nope that's not my pattern Lillian….it's actually a See and Sew pattern from Joann's…it's quick and easy!

  97. Elaine May 6, 2014 at 8:56 pm #

    I just love your new line and the fresh bright colors. I used to have an apple dress like that…. Congratulations! Fabuloso!

  98. Linda at Roscoe's Ma May 8, 2014 at 1:53 am #

    Love Clementine! You've done it again…congrats from Amish country! (I think of you whenever I see a little donkey and some cream sticks!)

  99. Jan. .L May 8, 2014 at 9:54 am #

    Greetings from the UK. Really love your blog and especially the latest quilt designs. The free hand quilting is really superb.


  100. Windsong May 9, 2014 at 12:27 am #

    Beautiful fabrics. Congratulations!! Marquita

  101. Terri Larson May 9, 2014 at 4:53 am #

    love the new fabric line.. Its so bright and cheery. Cant wait to make wallflower with it.

  102. Sarah May 12, 2014 at 2:10 pm #

    Lovely fabrics, and your Mum has done a great job sewing up some accessories. I moved to live five minutes from my parents, and now they go on so many more holidays too! What's with that?!

  103. terrieannie September 4, 2014 at 10:10 pm #

    Just saw this new fabric line over on Hawthorne Threads website and the lookbook. I like it even better than your first line! Great to see the ditsy prints and blenders in the line, along with that splash of red. Excellent!

  104. Mary Clark March 13, 2015 at 1:09 pm #

    Hi, Allison, I recently read through your blog, pinning as I went. I ordered Clementine fabric and did a copy cat of your Mom's beautiful kitchen towels. I'd like to write a blog post along with the tutorial I put together, and of course will link back to you as fabric designer and this post … with your permission, if that's okay.
    Thanks, Mary

  105. allison March 13, 2015 at 9:37 pm #

    Mary – I would love that! Go right ahead and send me the link I'd love to see it when you do!! Happy sewing – Allison

  106. Mary Clark March 13, 2015 at 11:11 pm #

    Thanks, Allison, here's the link: http://120springstreet.blogspot.com/2015/03/handmade-kitchen-towels.html

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