Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Earth Day Giveaway!


In celebration of Earth Day 2010, Jan from Daisy Janie has organised a mammoth blog-hop giveaway and Umbrella Prints has been invited to join in! If your already on the hop- hi from us!
**comments are now closed :-)

All of the amazing people involved in this giveaway use organic fabric in their range of printed textiles.
Why? Because we want to leave less of an environmental footprint, not to mention the superior look, texture and longevity of the cloth itself. And at the end of the day it just feels better.

Each individual fabric label is giving away something special so hippity-hop to each of the links below and do what you have to do to win!

Umbrella Prints is gifting one special person a whole bunch of our fabrics in too many sizes, patterns and colours to list; but a delicious representative mix it is....and you only have to do one thing....that is.......describe it.....describe Umbrella Print's fabric anyway you like in our comments right here and you are in the running!

and then keep jumping to:

Betz White
Birch Fabrics
Cloud9 Fabrics
Cottage Industrialist
Daisy Janie
Harmony Art
Homesweet
ink & spindle
loop
Monaluna
Swanky Swell


PS wowa Im in shock look at all your wonderful comments-thankyou everybody x!
Comments are now closed for this giveaway we are in the process of picking a winner

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letterwoman said...

I think Umbrella Prints fabrics are fun, playful, contemporary, yet down-to-earth. They would all certainly fit in at my home.

Terry said...

Thanks! They look yummy, and clean, and colorful and wonderful!

I'm going to follow your blog as well!

Kristy said...

FABULOUS!! Love the Elephants!!! :) Thanks for joining in the fun! Another new "follower" here!

Michele P. said...

vibrant, fun, funky and colorful. You have something for every personality, and to suit any decor. A great selection....

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thelastpiece said...

I have loved your fabrics for AGES and your elephant is one my fave fabrics ever! I would describe your fabrics as modern, graphic and elegant, and best of all, Aussie made!

kim said...

sharp, colorful, fun....unique!

Tammy James said...

Modern, Fresh, and Fun!

cygnetsmall said...

Your fabrics look intriguing, fun, and just plain lovely. I'll have to check them out in person so I can think of some better descriptive words. Found you via Betz White. Thanks for the chance.

Msartist said...

Wow! What a lovely giveaway~ I think your fabrics are bright, bold, enticing, and pure delicious!
Thanks for the chance~

Jennifer Ladd said...

Umbrella Prints fabrics are simple and elegant with a surprising bit of levity. They are just my style!

Jennifer
jennifereladd at yahoo dot com

nzgreenbuttons said...

delicious, fun, vibrant and lovely. I want them all, I wish had the cash to buy them by the roll!

ShareWorldLove said...

I would have to say - bold, modern, fresh. But I can go on and on....

Love your work - New follower. :)

Julia

Tiff said...

first time i've seen umbrella prints and my first thoughts were gorgeous and unique. i love them.

two hippos said...

Fun. Striking. Fresh. Modern. Bold.

tong said...

The prints are so lovely! They are fresh, fun, and modern! Love them! Thanks for the giveaway!

Rebecca Maples said...

Delicious, refreshing, soothing. Thanks for the great giveaway.

Ana said...

I love the whimsy touch in the prints. Especially the elephants!!

Craftymoose Crafts said...

Contemporary designs with eye-catching color!

Thanks for entering me!

One Shabby Chick said...

yummy, fresh, bold, fun, unique....love them!

Tanya said...

I would describe your fabrics as fresh and fun, perfect for all your projects

Wendy Martin said...

Fun, fantastic, artsy, contemporary, just great!

Krista said...

Colors and patterns and texture, oh my!

Breanne Smoley said...

i love the texture! it's beautiful and raw and real.

sewfunky said...

Great Designs - clean, modern, fabulous!

Val Miller said...

colourful, fun, funky, delicious, modern, and hopefully mine???? LOVE them. : )

Corrie Hill said...

I love this fabrics and follow & love your blog!!

Kelly O. said...

your fabric is energetic and whimsical and yet earthy and of course, organic!
:)

whitney reeder said...

just my style!

Meri said...

They are fabrics that inspire creativity. I find them alive with color, energy and song.

Jen said...

Umbrella Prints Fabrics are fun, funky, modern, and give me so much inspiration!

Amy said...

Are all about gorgeous colour!

POPPY SEED FABRICS said...

Love your elephants print, and earth day!!!

QuiltyGoodness said...

Wow--they look like they have great texture.

Tracy said...

Love the linen-ish texture and the fun prints.

Jane's Fabrics and Quilts said...

Fresh, bright, beautiufl colors, modern "down to earth"

Annie said...

modern, fun, and funky!

Ammie said...

Bold colors, modern designs, and elegant & rich textures.

Thanks for the great giveaway!

Lisa said...

Fun, fabulous, and beautiful.

Patty said...

I love the bold colors and the contemporary look of your fabrics.

Mal said...

modern, colorful and funky - I love them and the heavily textured fabrics are really pretty!

Honeybug said...

I-N-S-P-I-R-A-T-I-O-N-A-L! Walking to the beach to shell forage today and a beautiful warm autumn day in Pt. Lincoln, South Australia. What a better way to spend Earth Day. I would make a beautiful shoulder bag with these fabrics! Pam x

Elizabeth said...

"Modern nature" is how I would describe them.

Danielle said...

Fabric that adds style in an approachable way. I'm hooked.

possiblylove said...

Umbrella Prints fabrics are very colorful and fun! They're unique but gorgeous. They seem very modern, also bold. Energetic seems to fit too. (: I'll be following your blog as well, glad I found this giveaway! I found plenty of great blogs worth following!
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Nana56 said...

All the adjectives have been used ... multiple times. Your fabrics are every one of them. They are fresh and yummy and fabulous and funky and unique and just plain beautiful.

Teresa

Beth Gales said...

Your fabrics are so lively and vibrant! I love the colors!

lesley [smidgebox] said...

earthy, beautiful, vibrant, delightful. and darnit but those elephants are so cute! love these fabrics, thanks for the chance!

camelama said...

I'd say clean and fresh and smile-inducing! :)

Erin Mercer said...

Umbrella Prints are earthy and gorgeous and remind me of my year living in Kenya with the elephants and monkeys!

Mary said...

Umbrella fabrics are hip, edgy, fresh, modern, and fun. I love the fabrics' crispness and lightness. Perfect for summer!

Express said...

All I know is that I would love to touch each and every one of them! They are really a fabric lover's dream come true! Thanks for sharing!

julia said...

Sunshine watermelon and sprinklers! These fabrics remind me of lawn chairs and picnic blankets from my childhood, with their great texture and large fun patterns.

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kim at allconsuming said...

GUYS! I'm so glad to have found you through this comp. I think your designs look clean, fresh with a slightly nordic come retro feel. TOTALLY.

Jeanie said...

Your fabrics have a homemade, home spun look to them. Very comfy! Love them all!

Katie B. said...

Your fabrics are fresh and original! Thanks for the chance to win. And Happy Earth Day!!

La Alicia said...

earthy, bright, colorful, organic, new spin on nature, modern but classic, lovely with a sense of humor.

Nicki C K said...

Thank you for the chance to win such a generous giveaway! Your prints are absolutely beautiful. The word that comes to mind immediately when I look at your fabric is CHEERFUL! They just make me happy!

emma said...

great colours, simple but interesting designs which leave so many options for their use. love them.

Molly said...

So glad I found you! These look fresh and yummy! Elephants? Too fun!! So many ideas are swirling in my head now of what to make. Hope I win some!

mly

Carla said...

Beautiful- count me in please!

badlandsquilts said...

FRESH! Thanks for the giveaway!

beeware said...

Wow..Umbrella Prints fabrics jumped out at me in that montage. Fresh, beautifully coloured and fantastic texture.
And no doubt even better in real life!

Karyn at www.somewhathip.etsy.com said...

Fresh, bright, clean, modern, whimsical. I like how many of the patterns are scrolling and expansive.

Karen said...

Umbrella Prints are so unique, fun, beautiful,colorful and organic.

Grey Moggie said...

yum! they are all so deliciously bold!

MossyOakLane said...

Fresh vintage.Not my grandma's retro!

debbiekl said...

Bright, bold, and fun!

Janet said...

These fabrics look homespun with delightful muted colours. Beautiful!

Urban Crunch said...

Bright, beautiful and modern!!

Happy Earth Day!

Moni Rose said...

Umbrella prints are just screaming to me: new bed accessories!

Bright and soft and wonderful :)

Kari said...

Graphic, earthy, and well-balanced, with a lot of fun thrown in.

Infodetective said...

Modern, natural and funky.

Lisabee said...

bright, exciting but not overly busy. Also, responsible!

Rebecca said...

I think "fresh" when I see that splash of orange, and also a bit "earthy" when I see more of the earth-tones. Great prints!

Erin said...

Umbrella prints are vibrant and bold but soothing, almost whimsical (but certainly not silly), with clean lines and fresh designs.

Jessica Levitt said...

Texture is the first word that jumps out. Both in pattern and actual material. Also graphic. So modern and fresh.

miznyc said...

sophisticated whimsy!
beadsinthebelfry at gmail dot com

sweetsakurasky.com said...

i would say natural earth and vibrent at the same time very calm and clean jfleuriel(at)coa(dot)com

Sam said...

Bold, Modern, in the Bloomsbury sense, positively edible!

Jessica Hills said...

I think they are fun and creative, very modern too.

Emily said...

Umbrella Prints have the three C's they are colorful, clean, and contemporary love them!

kevnjacks said...

I find your fabric collection really creative, modern and super fun! :)

Emily said...

Umbrella Prints have the three C's they are colorful, clean, and contemporary love them!

Sarah said...

They are very earthy in colours and texture! How fitting for earth day :)

supernerdette(at)hotmail(dot)com

pklaw said...

Interesting and unique - love the how the texture and the design work together!

Miss Prickly said...

I'm so glad that I've discovered you. These fabrics are wonderful.

Umbrella prints are bold, organic and fresh.

Corrie said...

Beautiful and modern!

Michelle said...

Umbrella prints are fun, funky and fabulous. Happy Earth Day!

Crystal Hendrix said...

I think Umbrella Prints look modern and bold and mature.

Brenis said...

I think Umbrella Prints are fantastic, modern, fun & funky, full of texture, organic, YUMMY & DELICIOUS!!! :D

flowerpress said...

Always love your colours, so fresh, bright, contemporary!!

Linda said...

Umbrella prints fabrics are textured, warm, inviting bundles of comfort!

Fabiana Mattos said...

A rich mixture of joy and modernity.

Amy said...

Graphic and bold, yet sweet and charming! Thanks for the giveaway!

~ Kim ~ said...

Umbrella prints are like having a rainbow of sunshine in your life.

IzzysMa said...

fun,unique and fabulous!!

sharon said...

Unbrella prints are bold and fun and unusual to boot!

Jeannie said...

Umbrella Prints are fantastic fabrics that will make every project a joy to complete and they are Earth Friendly!

anne-laure said...

Fresh, simple and colorful!
I love them!

this humble abode said...

Umbrella Prints is: an absolute pleasure-to work with, to look at, to support!

Hazel Terry said...

Ooooooooooo I would love these so much!

Kathi said...

bohemian chic.

BonnieH said...

Umbrella prints are bold, colorful and fun!
Bonnie

Katrin said...

They have a vintage feeling to them, like the best of old times, but in a fresh new version. I really like them!

Signe said...

Looking at Umbrella Prints fabrics, which I've just discovered thanks ( to Daisy Janie, feels a lot like being tickled behind the ear (where creative inspiration lives) with a peacock feather :D
Just WOW!

Rocio said...

umbrella prints fabrics es.. diversion- color- actual- original- y ecologico!!
me encantan sus diseños!
ojala tenga suerte!
rocio de cordoba argentina

Julie K said...

innocent, but sophisticated. does that make any sense? i´ve had the bird in paradise in my favorites list on etsy for so long. amazing!

Meg said...

These fabrics look so yummy! They're natural, colourful, fun, playful and also inspirational :)

Happy Earth Day! And thanks for the chance to participate!!!

Cat said...

Fresh, cute, funky, organic - I love them!

Kelly said...

i would have to say contemporary, & always in such beautiful colour shades

Marina said...

I love the texture of the umbrella prints, the patterns give me a sense of calm and freshness. They remind me of my childhood. Happy earth day to all!
Marina_cerra@hotmail.com

Stasi said...

Fun cute textured organic fabric that can't wait to be used in a million ways!

stasigh at gmail dot com

Jona said...

Umbrella fabrics are colourful and vibrant yet with that clean touch that is so hard to get.

Mona said...

Uh, so happy to have found you - this fabric is just so special!

Natural luxury! Casual and chick. Modern retro - and YUMMY colours :)

dotsandyarn said...

Thanks for the generous give-away! Umbrella Print: colourful, funky and fun. Happy Earth Day to you!

Krys said...

Undiscovered!

That is the best word for me, totally can not believe that you have remained undiscovered to me for so long {until now}. What a natural, playful, friendly range of fabrics that you offer.

mary said...

Umbrella prints are vibrant, bright, bold and fun!
I love the elephants!

Adélie said...

I would descrive it as... warm, colorful, with a little neo-retro twist. Does that make sense? Thanks for the great giveaway (a good occasion to discover new favorite etsy shop, too :)).

ange_moore said...

Happy Earth Day to you,
Happy Earth Day to you,
Happy Earth Day dear planet,
Happy Earth Day to you!

Your fabrics look natural, textured, funky and fun! Lovely!

Susana said...

Clean, modern, fresh, yet welcoming, cute and cozy. Which is to say, perfect. I just discovered you, and have to say I can't think of anything I wouldn't want to make in your fabrics. Thanks!

uglygirl said...

They are a tangible happiness!

Jane said...

a bundle of deliciousness.

I would love to just look at them for a while as I imagine the many wonders I could make them into. Probably a modern quilt to show off the wonderful prints and colours - I'd have to keep it cos I'd never want to give it away!

Brenda said...

Such lovely fabrics, like the backyards of the world.

Mystica said...

They are colorful and so nice.

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Heather L. said...

I would love to be able to describe the drape, which I'm guessing is pretty terrific just from what I'm seeing. The colors and texture make me thinking "relaxing".

Lilly said...

They are fun, colorful, bright and adorable!
Thanks for the chance.
eli_green22 at yahoo dot com dot br

The Artists House said...

Umbrella prints are soft in color and print, yet eye catching. They look like a perfect linen for napkins or a table cloth. The pattern is simple, perfectly simple, yet unique, perfectly unique.

Jenny said...

Umbrella Prints are soft, full of texture and harken back to my grandmothers house. Umbrella Prints are all good things.

kimberly said...

umbrella prints are graphically detailed with a timeless whimsy. they're really delightful! thanks!

b*lota said...

I love love love your prints! I think they are the right amount of earthy, edgy and sweet.

Danielle said...

Hmm,very Aussie - colourful, quirky, somewhat relaxed and a bit cheeky - love them!

Megs said...

Umbrella Prints Fabrics are earthy, textural, Bright, Happy and Unique. Love them!

CindyLee said...

Earthy Retro with a smile! Happy Earth Day!!

Michele said...

Umbrella Prints are full of fun and not icky stuff!

Heather said...

Contemporary colors and patterns, all rich in texture.

Amy Sell said...

These umbrella prints remind me of summer and the beach. They are really nice!

Heidi said...

Earthy. Fun. Happy!

Green Bag Lady Teresa said...

I would love to win, they are gorgeous! Thanks much for the freebie and for going organic for the earth! LOVE THE PRINTS!

Kelley said...

Umbrella prints remind me of fruit on ice cream, spring, and color palettes in beautiful photos from gorgeous home mags. Umbrella Prints make me long to create, so wonderful!
Thank you for the opportunity to tell you how great I think they are! (and the opportunity to win some?!!)

The Chase Family said...

UP are fresh and unique, some with a seemingly stencil-like quality of a piece of art!

Liz Noonan said...

i love this idea! also your modular kits are great!

fieryone said...

its already been said but in one word....FRESH.... thats what comes to mind.

MoniCue said...

Pinkalicious! I like the blues and greens, too--but the pink makes me so happy!

Jeni said...

Definitely modern and fresh! I love the bright colors along side the natural tan color, beautiful!

Heather said...

The beauty of the thread shines through the ink - they look like they were meant for each other.

mehelldog said...

clean and cheerful! far from drab

sneezerville said...

distinctive. fun. cheerful. original.

Jessica said...

I would describe your fabric as down to earth! I love them!!!!!!!

Thanks so much for the chance to win!

KyTess said...

Funky Fresh! Love the fabrics.

Olivia's LLC said...

Definitely fun.

robinsnc said...

Fresh, youthful and relaxing. There is something calming about them. Thanks for the giveaway!

Ashley said...

oh my, I've been admiring your fabrics for some time now - I'm dying to make a quilt out of them!! They're fun, playful, modern and best of all... distinctive! Love them!
Thanks for the great giveaway (fingers crossed!!)

Kristal said...

Playfully earthy!

Erin said...

Modern and Fun! Thanks for taking part in such an amazing giveaway. Happy Earth Day!!!

Carol & Eddy said...

Everytime I look at your prints and colours, they remind me so much of my lovely lovely holiday in Australia. The colours and the unique play of prints - that's Australia to me.

nikki said...

Whimsical, yet sophisticated.

I love them all!

Jennifer Singer said...

fun, imaginative, colorful, fresh...all around beautiful and inspiring fabric.

EMR said...

The fabrics are all in earth colours, and the designs remind me of Art Deco and Art Nouveau designs, all swirly and flowing, definitely worthy of the label "organic".

Doina said...

Umbrella Prints fabrics are colorful and unique. Thanks for the chance!

Candace said...

umbrella prints are beyond awesome! Colorful, fun & modern. love them!
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Rachel said...

Whimsical and modern, yet with a touch of nostalgia. Lovely!

walklet said...

These look like linen, yummy!

Shannon said...

The first word that comes to mind when I look at the gorgeous colors and the weave of the fabric is: natural. It has a relaxed, natural look that just makes me want to touch it. :)

Stacey said...

beautiful visual texture! clean, they make me feel special just looking at them!

delitealex said...

Fun Colorful and bold. Great giveaway. Thanks for the chance to win.

zime said...

Thanks for this opportunity!! I love all Umbrella Prints fabrics cause are fun, playful, colorful and vibrant. Like me :D

momma rae said...

i have been a fan of umbrella prints for some time. they are spunky, modern, ecologically responsible, and desirable! thanks for the opportunity!

moira said...

they are really vibrant and funky - I love them

Jeannette said...

Funky & interesting! I love different prints and they are so cool!

hilary said...

Modern, fun and colorful!

Julie said...

beautiful, bright, comfortable

Sarah said...

Vibrant, fun, colorful, and natural.

Jessica's Photography said...

Umbrella Print Fabrics are beautiful, unique, vibrant...

chyanne said...

Vibrant, organic pieces of artwork designed to beautifully enhance our everyday lives...

{Jenna Lou} said...

Fresh, modern, FUN

Jenna Z said...

Ooh! They are so raw and rich, earthy, luscious and fun!!

Megan said...

I love these prints! They are very modern, but earthy. I love the texture. So glad I found your blog!

jane said...

Awesomely graphic, classic and bold with the right touch of whimsy.

Sol said...

Whimsical, yet earthy. Love them all!

Robin Edgerton said...

i've been a fan of vintage printed linens from the 1940s-60s, and your prints remind me of these...with a modern spin, ofc. They're lovely and unusual.

Jennifer said...

Earthy is the first word that came to my mind.

kaiolohiakids said...

I'd call them bold, edgy & fun! Love them

sb said...

Unique and inspiring. They also look like they would feel wonderful on the skin!

faithfullysteves said...

Vibrant, fun, warm, inviting and full of crafting possibilities!

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Crystal said...

Fun and kind of rustic, with lots of great colors.

Jamie said...

eco-chic and delish! i want!

Michael said...

Modern graphic with a bit of retro touch!

BreeAsInTheTown said...

vibrant, natural and cute, with a dash of sass!

Nicole R.J. said...

Casual, friendly and cheerful!

Kelly said...

Natural - part of nature! Great fabrics!!!

VeganCraftastic said...

Modern, playful, responsible.

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Shannon said...

Umbrella Prints fabric is...exactly what I have been looking for! Each fabric is so bright and graphic. Any of the prints would work in my house.

bawkbawk said...

yr fabrics make me want to TOUCH them. texture, ahhh.

Charlotte said...

I think Umbrella prints are gorgeous fabrics with an organic sensibility (in a design sense as well as ecological). I bought the kit to make the flip dolls some time ago and I saved every little precious scrap (which I later used to make my daughter potholders for her play kitchen).

I Love Baby Quilts! said...

Graphic, bold, colorful, AMAZING!!!!

Sarah Martin said...

The hand drawn feel of these fabrics is incredible, really special. And what a great palate! Happy Earth Day!

emily said...

Fresh and cheerful. A way of brightening up my day!

ampersandity said...

graphic! love them all :]

lazysaturday said...

I love your fabrics, they are down-to-earth yet modern and colorful.

Katie said...

I describe umbrella fabrics is happy, cheerful, and spring. They are so very fun!

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