Ruby Star Society Fall 2019: Aviary, Darlings, Speckled & More!

We’re always excited for what Melody Miller, Rashida Coleman-Hale, Sarah Watts, Alexia Abegg, and Kim Kight will do next at their new home, Ruby Star Society for Moda Fabrics, and Fall 2019’s new collections might be the most exciting so far!

Here’s a closer look at each of the Fall 2019 collections, which feature new and fresh lines, some old friends recolored and more gorgeous than ever, and goodies arriving just in time for holiday gifting (to yourself or others.) Let’s get started!

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Introducing Ruby Star Society

When we first heard last spring that textile designers Melody Miller, Rashida Coleman-Hale, Sarah Watts, Alexia Abegg, and Kim Kight were leaving behind their iconic Cotton+Steel brand, we anxiously awaited their next creative move. That move turned out to be a fresh, fun new label, Ruby Star Society for Moda Fabrics!

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What are Modern Batiks?

Most quilters are familiar with batik fabrics– cotton fabric that has been hand painted, stamped, or dyed over (similar almost to tie dye) to give a multicolored, handcrafted look. In addition to these classic prints (that may or may not be the modern quilter’s taste) over the last few years, a new type of batik has emerged: the modern batik!

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