Radiance by Robert Kaufman


Posted on December 1st, by Amy in Inspiration. 14 comments

Have you happened upon Radiance yet?  I mentioned it when I came back from Market, and have enjoyed petting this bundle, from Jackie, since it arrived last week -

Yum!  I love the sheen and smooth texture.  And with a 1/2 yard of each color, the options are many!  Radiance is 55% cotton and 45% silk and available in 50 beautiful colors.

I have visions of an entire quilt made with these (imagine a paper pieced quilt!).  It will be amazing, and I can’t wait to get to it!

Meanwhile, I was browsing online and found this coat.

Source: ideeli.com via Amy on Pinterest

I would love to make a trench and embellish a panel or two.   I looked around for a pattern and found a couple that I could see altering -

Trench Pattern OptionsVogue, Butterick, Indygo Junction, Simplicity

Are you inspired yet?  I have a few new ideas just writing this post!

Radiance is beautiful, and with the cotton to stabilize the silk, it doesn’t stretch as you sew, and a few pins will help keep it from sliding off itself as you sew.  Quilts, apparel, home decor – sew it all!

Check in with Jackie for your own bundle of Radiance, I can’t wait to see more of it popping up online.

Amy

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PS – How did December get here so fast!?





14 thoughts on “Radiance by Robert Kaufman

  1. 1

    Yes I’m inspired…and another really good thing about altering a coat is when you are finished with it…you have a good section of a quilt all ready to go :)

    These are the sorts of things I thought I’d see at Market…people wearing their creations…and I don’t see very many. I love the idea.

    Smiles,
    Kelly

  2. 2
    Laura says:

    Looks amazing! Giveaway, giveaway!!!

  3. 3
    Jean says:

    OOH! That fabric is GORGEOUS! Like you, I’d like to pet it, too! I love the depth of the color and that while it’s a solid, it’s not solid (due to the sheen). Makes sense?

    I can so see that coat… I say go for it!

  4. 4
  5. 5
    Joyce says:

    I LOVE Radiance by Kaufmann!! I use it when I do whole cloth quilting and with trapunto. A friend uses it to make dreamy nighties/sleepwear. It handles well and is washable and it definitely has a ‘wow factor’ going for it!

    JOyce

  6. 6
    Jacque says:

    It does look beautiful…there’s no LQS here, so I may have to fall off the wagon and order some! LOL

  7. 7
    Queenie says:

    Radiance looks quite yummy, no wonder there has been much petting… Silk is a fabooo fabric to handle. The Silk/Cotton combination sounds perfect for quilters of almost all levels. I sure hope you make the trench coat, it will be stunning.
    Have a great day.
    Always, Queenie

  8. 8
    Heidi says:

    I cried when I saw the date today. What happened to the year?

  9. 9

    Yes, I am very inspired! I just made a tote with some quilting and patch work and could certainly see extending to my next non-quilt item like clothing. And that cotton silk looks practically smooth as a … well you know :)

  10. 10
    Beth says:

    Oh, how pretty! I have throw pillows and a fun skirt in mind (now way I could tackle an entire trench coat!!) Can’t wait to see what your creative mind does with that fabulous stack! Smiles~Beth P.S. I am not sure!! December definately snuck up on me too!

  11. 11
    Karen says:

    Thank you for adding yet another thing to my wish list! Radiance looks lovely. I can only imagine how soft it must feel.

  12. 12
    Candy says:

    Guess what I ordered today???? ;-)
    Yup, 25 yards of PFD Radiance!

  13. 13
    Jackie says:

    So glad you love yours and can’t wait to see it in that project of yours!

  14. 14
    Claire Jain says:

    Ok, that fabric looks awesome. I want some.

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