It’s time for another sneak peek, and today we’re thrilled to give you a look at the gorgeous new Tea With Bea collection by Katherine Lenius.
When asked about the inspiration behind her new collection, Katherine said, “My china hutch holds a small collection of teacups of varying sizes and colors. Some with intricate floral designs and some with simple patterns; each a little memorial to a special person. I inherited these teacups from my grandmothers, and my husband’s grandmothers after they passed away, and they hold memories of each woman. My Grandma Bea, the namesake of this collection, was always as busy as her name implied. She loved to have people over for a visit or a meal, and you never left her house hungry. This collection is a tribute to her generous hospitality and genuine sweetness because those are gifts that remain long after we’ve gone.”
What a beautiful description of the inspiration behind this fabric line! The collection features a rich, yet slightly muted color palette filled with varying shades of pink, blue, gray, mustard, black, and green.
Take a closer look at the Main floral print. The bold, yet delicate poppy surrounded by lively little blooms and bits of greenery is such a beautiful combination! The Main floral print will be available in Charcoal (shown here), Off White, and Sky.
The Teatime print is a collection of the prettiest little mugs teacups you ever did see! From scalloped edges to polka dots to intricate handle details, this print gives us all the heart eyes.
One of our very favorite prints is the Bumble print which features numbers of tiny little bumble bees. So fun! We love this version with the pale pink bees on an earthy green backdrop. Bumble will be available in Green (shown here), Mustard, and Sand Dollar.
We can’t wait to start creating with Tea with Bea! We’re dreaming up quilts, table runners, aprons, bags and more! What will you make with Tea with Bea?
Tea with Bea, designed by Katherine Lenius, is expected to arrive on the shelves of your favorite local and online quilt shops. Pre-order yours today and share your makes with us on Instagram using #teawithbeafabric, #rileyblakedesigns, #iloverileyblake, and tag us @rileyblakedesigns.