Preview: Cut Out & Keep by Skinny LaMinx

Cut Out & Keep Bird-and-Proteas

Cut Out & Keep by textile designer extraordinaire Heather Moore (Skinny LaMinx) is the first Designer Series collection for Cloud9 Fabrics. It’s based on her papercut designs, and as you can see, the collection is composed of four pairings of two prints using the same colors. I really like this approach — not that I don’t also like more traditional collections made up of focus and coordinating prints, but sometimes I wonder what is lost when that’s all designers and manufacturers become accustomed to doing.

Anyway! Heather’s midcentury-modern-inspired yet also very modern-modern designs are so up my alley it’s not even funny. I always dream of being able to travel back in time just to go fabric shopping, but collections like these make me more than happy to stay put in 2011.

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Cut Out & Keep Shards & pots

Cut Out & Keep - BerryBush&Splinter

Cut Out & Keep

Cut Out & Keep is available for pre-order for wholesale customers and is expected in shops in April of this year.

In other Skinny LaMinx news, she has a new kitchen textile design called Pincushions, available through her Etsy shop.


  1. anna says:

    these are SOOOOO amazing!!! I really haven’t seen a lot of fabrics the last few months that have caught my eye like these, they’re wonderful, will be buying, thanks for the heads up!


  2. Melissa says:

    I, too, am really drawn to these. I love the pairings! Great prints.. I’m going to cloud9′s site now…

  3. Virginia says:

    Love them! Can’t wait ’til April!

  4. elsa says:

    gosh, love all these fabrics and what you did with them! off to cloud9!

  5. Great collection! Love these colours.

  6. Bella says:

    Gorgeous fabrics!! Especially love the print with the mid century vases ….just so happy! :) I will definitely be getting some of these…

  7. These are great and I prefer the way they are styled based on her four pairings I think this aims them much more towards the sewer than the quilter. I think I’ll have to buy some of these. thanks

  8. P├ętra says:

    I love these! If only they were available now. It’s just the fabric I’ve been looking for for a quilt in the works.

  9. Thanks so much for this lovely post, and so exciting to get such positive feedback. Thanks!

  10. Melissa says:

    I ADORE these fabrics and I can’t wait to get my hands on ‘em!!!

  11. Elizabeth says:

    Thank you so much for keeping us up to the minute with fabric news! This is a beautiful, beautiful line, and now I can plan for it, the same way I’ve planned for other releases you told us about. (Tammis Keefe, anyone?) TrueUp = best resource ever.