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Cloud9 Fabrics and Mo Willems Join Forces!
Photo: Hawthorne Threads, used with permission

Photo: Hawthorne Threads, used with permission

April marked the 10th anniversary of the release of Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, Mo Willems’s now classic picture book. If you have raised, taught, or been in the presence of anyone in the five and under set over the past 10 years, you probably know all about The Pigeon. Now Cloud9 Fabrics, a fabulous New Jersey-based organic fabric company, has teamed up with Mo Willems to produce a line of organic cottons featuring that bird with big dreams.

I have dreams, too, you know. Big dreams of Pigeon quilts, Pigeon pinafores for my toddler, Pigeon lunch bags…endless possibilities! I have been stalking this collection for months, and after a bit of a delay it is now officially shipping to stores. You can check the list of Cloud9 retailers under Where to Buy. These online shops are definitely stocking this line: Sew Modern (in stock now!), Hawthorne Threads (in stock now, going quickly!), and The Fat Quarter Shop (in stock now!).

And if you don’t already know about The Pigeon, you should!

Jackie Reeve

Jackie Reeve is a Senior Editor on the Content Team at GeekMom. She is a librarian, a writer, and a quilter. She's wife to an Englishman and mom to a little geek girl, and she blogs about life and crafts at The Orange Room. She is obsessed with cardigans and thinks Die Hard is the best Christmas movie there is.

4 Comments
Sandy Soderberg

June 6, 2013 12:51 pm Reply

Mo Willems fabric is also available at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. All proceeds help the museum. http://www.carlemuseum.org/shop. The non profit museum in Amherst, MA will also host a Mo Willems exhibition — opening on June 22nd. Meet Mo on June 23 and July 13.

Marci

June 6, 2013 1:03 pm Reply

This is so many kinds of awesome. I don’t know whether to thank you or chastise you, Jackie.

That said, I see an order in the very near future (aka payday). While I’d love to put together a quilt with these fabrics, I don’t see me tackling such a large project anytime soon. However, I do think that I could have some fun with kitchen items – i.e., quilted potholders and tea towels. Those would definitely be conversation pieces!! :-)

Hannah

June 7, 2013 3:01 pm Reply

I just made a cute tutorial using this fabric for a Pigeon Fabric Headboard Bookshelf: http://www.sewadorablefabrics.com/mo-willems-pigeon-fabric-tutorial/

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