Today is my turn on the Backyard Roses Blog Tour. This stunning range is the second collection from Nadra Ridgeway for Riley Blake Designs. If you loved her first range - Bloom and Bliss, then this will just compliment it so well and be a must on for your stash. Nadra's blog is filled with inspiration and lots of tutorials so check her out.
Back yard Roses is available now and (in Australia) is distributed through Millhouse Collections.
The range with its stunning florals and complimentary blenders are strong and passionate. The colours are vibrant and work so well together. There are also lots of fussy cutting opportunities for lovers of English Paper Piecing.
I would definitely say the reds and yellows are my favourites in this collection - but truly they are all beautiful. Just love the Yellow tiny roses!
I could not wait to cut into these and decided these would be perfect to make one of my Confetti Cushions (available as a PDF pattern in my store). With a Neutral Double Gauze these Back yard Roses prints just sing and stand out so well. But these would work well with any solid shade or any other background fabric you choose.
I found it hard stopping at one project so I also made one of my Mini Quilts - "When life gives you scraps!". Just for fun this Mini Quilt will hang in my sewing studio but makes me so happy with these colours and prints.
You can check out what everyone involved has made here