Thursday, December 13, 2012

Designer Tidbits: Anna Griffin


Olivia Collection by Anna Griffin is a timeless collection. With pops of pink and green and exquisite botanical prints, Olivia will become a classic for girls of all ages. Anna Griffin is on the Jolly Jabber today to tell us a little about her newest beauty, Olivia.


Q: What inspired this collection?
A: My new Olivia Collection is inspired by the beautiful bouquets of flowers from my Grandmother’s garden – just in time for Spring. Growing up, my view from our kitchen window was of her special bed of bearded iris. The main print in Olivia is a swirling, over-sized bouquet of iris and cabbage roses much like my Grandmother would have made for her dining room table.



Q: What is your favorite project using this collection?
A: My favorite project has to be the quilt that we just showcased at the International Quilt Market. It’s light and airy and begs to be taken on a picnic!


Q: What would be your collection’s theme song?
A: Eighteen Yellow Roses by Bobby Darin.

Q: If you could live in a movie, what movie would it be?
A: It would have to be the original version of An Affair to Remember.



Q: What do you get nostalgic over?
A: Things my Mother left me, like her letters and cards.

Q: What is your favorite TV show of all time?
A: The Brady Bunch


Q: If you could be a modern day fictional character, who would you be?
A: Carrie Bradshaw

Q: What’s the strangest compliment you’ve ever received?
A: That I have beautiful feet...Ha!


Fat Quarter Shop's Chelsey Kilzer had the pleasure of interviewing Anna at Fall Quilt Market 2012.   For a bit more and a peek inside Anna's Fall Quilt Market booth, watch our Fat Quarter Shop exclusive interview!





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