Rain, Rain, Sew Away! Announcing our rain fabric winner

APR 14, 2011 updated Jul 3, 2018

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We've truly found the ideal fabric for a rainy day with this week's Fabric Of the Week winner, Whatever the weather by Tamara Serrao. Congratulations to Tamara on her first win, which emerged from a field of 361 fabrics that included many, many lovely designs. Well done!

See the Top Ten Rain Fabrics

The final votes were:

1. 828 votes for whatever_the_weather by kayajoy 
2. 662 votes for RAIN, RAIN GO AWAY – papercut by stagemother 
3. 600 votes for Rainboots in NYC by deesignor 
4. 537 votes for Spring Rain by melisza 
5. 533 votes for Little_Buggies_Want_to_Play by nicole_tamarin 
6. 524 votes for Autumn Showers by bee&lotus 
7. 492 votes for Rain, Rain, DON'T Go Away – gray by yellowkitty 
8. 488 votes for Standing Water (blue colorway) by jennartdesigns 
9. 476 votes for I love a rainy day! by cynthiafrenette 
10. 461 votes for rainy_london by amel24 


11. 450 votes for light_rain by rabble 
12. 448 votes for Rain Clouds ( zoom please) by newmom 
13. 422 votes for a rainy country day by fabgirl42 
14. 417 votes for LayeredRain by tanyamauler 
15. 415 votes for droplets by luciesummers 
16. 406 votes for Rainbow Rain by vo 
17. 398 votes for beautiful_drops_swatchgreener by nativebee 
18. 384 votes for Garden Rain by twobloom 
19. 376 votes for drops upon drops by katrinazerilli 
20. 364 votes for pretty_rainy by marygrace 
21. 360 votes for rain by mamo 
22. 350 votes for rain or shine by endemic 
23. 342 votes for It's a Froggie Day by ttoz 
24. 338 votes for Lime and Black Rain by ankepanke 
25. 335 votes for pink umbrellas by rebekah_sellers 
26. 328 votes for Rain_Fabric_Final by kalinadesigns 
27. 327 votes for Umbrellas by pennycandy 
28. 325 votes for Sunny Day Rain by pattysloniger 
29. 325 votes for puddles by antoniamanda 
30. 323 votes for dance_de_la_pluie by nadja_petremand 
31. 317 votes for Flying in the Rain by gracedesign 
32. 310 votes for Puddlescape by ormolu 
33. 309 votes for Rainy Day Mod by ninjacrepes 
34. 303 votes for Breezy Brollies by kezia 
35. 293 votes for Rainy day by lukaluka 
36. 287 votes for april_fool by bird_is_the_word 
37. 285 votes for Rain falls by mrsjellyfish 
38. 279 votes for rainbow_raindrops by cherii 
39. 277 votes for Chinese Grandmas in the rain by karenharveycox 
40. 275 votes for krople by ravynka 
41. 272 votes for rain_copy1 by graydensmama 
42. 271 votes for funbrellas by marley ungaro by marleyungaro 
43. 270 votes for Rain by tracibixby 
44. 265 votes for rain drops by nadjagirod 
45. 264 votes for rainy by kec19 
46. 261 votes for rainydayrepeat_yellow by kpmdoodles 
47. 260 votes for Rain_drops_are_falling by cjldesigns 
48. 253 votes for Douce pluie by katiavial 
49. 252 votes for A happy rainy day! by bora 
50. 248 votes for Rain Gear Rhythm by ceanirminger 
51. 248 votes for april_showers by christiem 
52. 244 votes for Umbrellas! by smitchell 
53. 242 votes for rainy day doodles by liz-adams 
54. 241 votes for Thirst Quenchers by sammyk 
55. 235 votes for Lucid_puddles_ms_Ellise by ms_ellise_ 
56. 233 votes for lime umbrellas by dsavage 
57. 229 votes for Rainbow Rain by andybauer 
58. 229 votes for april_showers by katarina 
59. 219 votes for A_Rainy_Day by illustrative_images 
60. 219 votes for Portland: Double Border by nightgarden 
61. 217 votes for Pitter Patter by jenh 
62. 215 votes for on the bright side by 4myhoneypie 
63. 213 votes for RainNavy by kimsa 
64. 210 votes for PlayingInTheRain by mrshervi 
65. 209 votes for Rainy Day Play by artzy 
66. 207 votes for Rain & Fish by the_lovely 
67. 205 votes for Rain by loolu 
68. 203 votes for happy weather by berrysprite 
69. 203 votes for Splish-Splash (please zoom for detail) by jmckinniss 
70. 199 votes for April Shower by hitz 
71. 199 votes for Tea Time in the Spring Time by simboko 
72. 198 votes for UmbrellasInTheRain by thali 
73. 194 votes for 1 happy earthworm by zombie_stitch 
74. 191 votes for Playin' in the Rain by cathyheckstudio 
75. 191 votes for Milly Mouse in the Rain by bzbdesigner 
76. 190 votes for Rainflower Rhapsody in Blue by moonflowergarden 
77. 190 votes for Clouds and rain. by panova 
78. 185 votes for rapporgotitass by vireta 
79. 183 votes for RainFour2011 by nikky 
80. 183 votes for Happy Rain by jazzypatterns 
81. 177 votes for rain-01 by poachiche 
82. 177 votes for Trying to make a rainy day by tripledot 
83. 175 votes for You May Rain On Our Parade! by supercoop 
84. 174 votes for c'est la viv_rain by c'est_la_viv 
85. 174 votes for it_s_raining umbrellas by mimi&me 
86. 174 votes for Celtic Rain (see yard 4 full view) by ingrid_the_crafty 
87. 174 votes for April Showers by melissamelissa 
88. 173 votes for Rainy Days in Gumdrop Land by bindy 
89. 173 votes for Clouds and rainbow rain by mimi_oshi 
90. 173 votes for fish pond in rain by thatswho 
91. 170 votes for Rainy Days by iota1617 
92. 168 votes for rain by wubba_zang 
93. 164 votes for April Showers by mytinystar 
94. 162 votes for clear to cloudy by annosch 
95. 160 votes for umbrellas by lighthearts 
96. 160 votes for Rain Down by project_design 
97. 160 votes for it's Raining Cats and Dogs by irrimiri 
98. 159 votes for Cloudy Day by flowerpress 
99. 159 votes for Impresionist_rain by MG by mg 
100. 158 votes for Cloud swirl by joybea 
101. 153 votes for April March by jillian_morris 
102. 153 votes for Raining Coffee, Cats, and Dogs by kaerushisho 
103. 153 votes for Maggies Spring Rain by petrune 
104. 151 votes for Rainy Day Clouds by pocketcarnival 
105. 150 votes for Singin' in the Rain by aa 
106. 148 votes for Raining_Hearts by tuesdaydesigns 
107. 146 votes for rain_gear by nomenclature 
108. 143 votes for Pitter Pattern by pininkie 
109. 143 votes for chats_et_chiens by cinqchats 
110. 141 votes for watercolor drops by domesticate 
111. 139 votes for come_rain_or_come_shine_ by alx 
112. 138 votes for rainshower by loveolamb 
113. 137 votes for Walking in the rain by savime 
114. 136 votes for A Visual Guide to Rain (Please zoom) by victorialasher 
115. 128 votes for umbrella_toss_rainFAT by diane_marie 
116. 128 votes for whirls_and_swirls by cricketswool 
117. 127 votes for Puddle Ducks by shadowfell 
118. 127 votes for Water Cycle Starry by shirayukin 
119. 124 votes for acid rain by aperiodic 
120. 120 votes for Blueberry_Brolly_Big_Drops by stacysix 
121. 120 votes for rain_final_pattern-1 by studio9:05 
122. 117 votes for ogd_fabric_rain by outletgd 
123. 117 votes for skrainbow-bright by shala 
124. 117 votes for Raindrops on Roses by kristopherk 
125. 115 votes for A World of Rain Fish by quiltsmith 
126. 115 votes for Raining Cats & Dogs by susanm45 
127. 114 votes for Rainy_Days_are_Fun_ by beebumble 
128. 114 votes for Rain March by beettlebuggies 
129. 114 votes for It Rains in the City by pond_ripple 
130. 114 votes for rainstorm_on_a_blue_day by kelceyloomer 
131. 113 votes for Droplets On My Window (zoom for detail) by tamarack 
132. 113 votes for Raindrops and doodles by gsonge 
133. 113 votes for Raindrop Doodle-Zag by siya 
134. 112 votes for Raindrop Emotion by fattcheese 
135. 112 votes for Britannia Rain by jag0812 
136. 112 votes for rain tree by uzumakijo 
137. 110 votes for Spring Rain – Daffodils by ccreechstudio 
138. 110 votes for aprilshowersbringmayflowers by harry 
139. 109 votes for raindrops by ravyn42 
140. 108 votes for Welcome Spring! – Border (zoom in to see the whole design and details) by majo_bv 
141. 107 votes for Rainy by jadegordon 
142. 106 votes for Daisy Rain by kdl 
143. 105 votes for Galoshes Galore by amy_pie 
144. 103 votes for Cherenkov rain 900 by sef 145. 103 votes for splash by sherwooddesign 
146. 100 votes for rain on the patel by raasma 
147. 99 votes for splishsplash2 by kimsiebold 
148. 99 votes for Rainy Blues by charldia 
149. 99 votes for rain dance by chelmers 
150. 98 votes for raindrops by kreativeomgivelser 
151. 98 votes for The love rain by aureliapaoli 
152. 98 votes for Icy Droplets in Ohio by robinrice 
153. 98 votes for Rain Dancing by woo 
154. 96 votes for Stormy Weather by kaijusmall 
155. 95 votes for rain_stripe by myzoetrope 
156. 95 votes for Under My Umbrella by meg56003 
157. 94 votes for puddles & rain by emeyemoh 
158. 93 votes for Zoetrope Droplets by theboerwar 
159. 93 votes for Showers & Flowers by springwaterdesigns 
160. 92 votes for Here Comes the Rain by leighr 
161. 91 votes for rain elephants by letterkdesigns 
162. 91 votes for april_showers_bring_may_flowersA by designcrafty 
163. 91 votes for rain_duck by lovecats-design 
164. 90 votes for Champagne Rain by l_o_c_ 
165. 90 votes for HeimatKinder Girl and Boy in Rain by heimatkinder 
166. 90 votes for raindrops by isabear_designs 
167. 89 votes for rainy by scrummy 
168. 89 votes for Rubber_Duckie_in_the_Rain by jen-etic 
169. 89 votes for rain_drops by lula_belle 
170. 89 votes for Cherry Blossom Rain by glimmericks 
171. 88 votes for Love Cloud by cateanevski 
172. 87 votes for flower drops by frumafar 
173. 87 votes for Gardening by catru 
174. 86 votes for SwirliusClowds by gg33 
175. 86 votes for WatermelonSeedz1 by andrealivingston-shuman 
176. 85 votes for stylin_in_the_rain by our_miss_brooks 
177. 85 votes for Cobwebs in the rain by edsel2084 
178. 85 votes for raining_day by teet 
179. 84 votes for rain falls by tairyland 
180. 84 votes for Rubber Boots by bsrochon 
181. 84 votes for persimmon_raindrops by leahshaeleen 
182. 83 votes for binkiebo_Raindrops2 by kristinschneider 
183. 83 votes for redwellies1 by rustypolo 
184. 82 votes for Happy rain by aldara 
185. 81 votes for After the sun comes rain, After the rain comes sun again by purplegoat 
186. 80 votes for Umbrellas Large by chippanfire 
187. 80 votes for Rain by alaina_marianne 
188. 80 votes for WHEN SKIES ARE GRAY in STORMY GREEN by lollybug 
189. 80 votes for Baby_Weather_Fabric_Book by karenmayo 
190. 79 votes for It's raining, whoepie! by verycherry 
191. 78 votes for rain by suzanne_ 
192. 76 votes for debrahgoble's letterquilt by debrahgoble 
193. 76 votes for drip_drop by snork 
194. 76 votes for rainy days by uni 
195. 76 votes for London Rain by annagalvin 
196. 75 votes for Summer_Rain by royalrhubarb 
197. 73 votes for SARAH_rainclouds by sarahdreaming 
198. 73 votes for Dogs with Umbrellas by kiwiandsteve 
199. 72 votes for Oh No Rain! by checkerboardskirt 
200. 72 votes for Rain Flowers by merttu 
201. 71 votes for rainclouds by babysisterrae 
202. 71 votes for Spring rain by syko 
203. 71 votes for Ploc_Plic_Ploc by kobaitchi 
204. 71 votes for Crystal Water by sibirin 
205. 70 votes for rect5630_3 by shannonkornis 
206. 70 votes for rain1 by ulrikaln 
207. 69 votes for LaraGeorgine_Rain by larageorgine 
208. 69 votes for Rain by brandymiller 
209. 68 votes for Rain Blossoms by lana_kole 
210. 68 votes for Rain Girl by heidikenney 
211. 68 votes for NightFlowerCushionFabric by cbraunc 
212. 68 votes for Boxed_Rain by home_designs 
213. 68 votes for Free Rain by tracydmc70 
214. 68 votes for Bunny Boy's Rainy Day by feathered_nest_studio 
215. 66 votes for Ducky & Monkey / rain by paragon_studios_one 
216. 65 votes for rain dance by sarah_joseph 
217. 64 votes for froggy_final-ed by ndesigns 
218. 63 votes for On a Cloudy Day by kiwicuties 
219. 62 votes for Rain by lehua 
220. 62 votes for parisrainyday-ed by bussybuffu 
221. 61 votes for Rain Flower by rosapomposa 
222. 61 votes for Sad Little Rain Cloud by robyriker 
223. 61 votes for 70's Rain by rachel_alice 
224. 61 votes for Raining hearts by rockin'_juke 
225. 60 votes for Spring Rain Buddies! by jmariewlkr 
226. 60 votes for birdsandrain by pinomino 
227. 59 votes for raindrops and yellow boots by melisse 
228. 59 votes for fabric_2_copy by kate's_frocks 
229. 59 votes for candy rain by kri8f 
230. 59 votes for Frogs under the rain by made_in_shina 
231. 57 votes for April shower by martinaness 
232. 55 votes for raindrops by summerr 
233. 55 votes for Rain_cat___dogs by gem_graphics 
234. 55 votes for an April shower makes me smile by shiny 
235. 55 votes for April Showers by crowlands 
236. 55 votes for Slumber Showers by thumbkin 
237. 54 votes for Rainyclouds by loki_and_lamb 
238. 53 votes for wave dots-ed by jmr 
239. 53 votes for april first rain jackets by piecelove 
240. 52 votes for It's raining cats and dogs by magneetje 
241. 52 votes for April Shower May Flowers by simplysweet 
242. 52 votes for Rain_pattern2 by pattersk 
243. 52 votes for Dewy day by bstorandt 
244. 49 votes for Lightning Strikes on Chesnut Lane by melodycharlotte 
245. 48 votes for Rainfall by jazilla 
246. 48 votes for Rain in a Can! by chickie 
247. 48 votes for I'm Melting by kalika_kay 
248. 47 votes for rain seed by karokarolinko 
249. 47 votes for Kawaii Rainy Day by fancycloth 
250. 47 votes for Rainy Day by bettyzone 
251. 45 votes for Marcellus_Shale by mandakay 
252. 44 votes for bebe by sherri@sdg 
253. 44 votes for Rainy Dayze by debhrabik 
254. 44 votes for Elephant Spray by oliveleaf 
255. 44 votes for April Showers Bring May Flowers… by asilo 
256. 44 votes for Peacocks dancing in the monsoon rain by veezdreemz 
257. 43 votes for pépin by corentine 
258. 43 votes for Lemon Drops and Gumdrops by mayabella 
259. 43 votes for Puddles by flufflepot 
260. 43 votes for AprilFlowers by Ellarbee 
261. 42 votes for rain by espadrille 
262. 42 votes for Princess Silhouette in Rain by snowsparklegems 
263. 42 votes for rain-ed by mobelladesigns 
264. 41 votes for Rainy Day by eerie_doll 
265. 41 votes for Saved by the Sun by stickelberry 
266. 41 votes for Rainy by beanthecat 
267. 41 votes for a rainy day by skb 
268. 40 votes for colored_drops by t_t_ 
269. 39 votes for rain by vinson 
270. 39 votes for Cloud bullies by itybitybags 
271. 39 votes for A day in the rain by etrain 
272. 39 votes for Rain Dance Flower by doodletrain 
273. 38 votes for Friendship by joybucket 
274. 38 votes for Rainy Day by walnuts_n'_kimchee 
275. 38 votes for drizzle-Shannon by shannon_marie 
276. 38 votes for Retro blue umbrellas on pink by lullalady 
277. 38 votes for Everybody's Friend by tallulahdahling 
278. 37 votes for rain drops by itagstudios 
279. 37 votes for Raindrop-01 by janehooy 
280. 37 votes for rain_girls_new_colors_tilev2-01 by cht222 
281. 36 votes for Rain_Rain-ed by designer57 
282. 36 votes for When the rain gods cry by zesti 
283. 36 votes for tile by duchess 
284. 36 votes for Lightning by sydneyg 
285. 35 votes for April Showers by ibcfan 
286. 35 votes for Tiny Droplets by eythink 
287. 35 votes for nina_s_last_rain by burchnin 
288. 35 votes for Rainbow Tears by spicetree 
289. 35 votes for Rain_Birds by kantakaa 
290. 35 votes for rain4 by fabricia_pitschi 
291. 33 votes for umbrella by sodi-podi_ 
292. 32 votes for Rain Rain by create_shades 
293. 32 votes for rain by melk 
294. 31 votes for Puddle Jumpers by farmhousegirl 
295. 30 votes for La pluie by speers 
296. 30 votes for Multi-Color_Rain by moodymayi 
297. 30 votes for AprilShowersMayFlowers by saralou 
298. 30 votes for raining_cats_and_dogs_copy by megansly 
299. 29 votes for Vine_Glow-ed by artquills 
300. 29 votes for seattleRain by fabricfarmer 
301. 29 votes for Raining Corgi's by rusticcorgi 
302. 29 votes for Rain by whetstc 
303. 28 votes for Modern Drizzle by chris_jorge 
304. 28 votes for 55150030 rain droplets tumbling by josephinefletcher 
305. 28 votes for My Brain is My Heart's Umbrella by sparegus 
306. 26 votes for Rain-Rainbow by bavv 
307. 25 votes for flowergrid by janelle_piotrowski 
308. 25 votes for rain fabric – contest entry by parksidepalace 
309. 25 votes for diputacio by awindfallway 
310. 24 votes for Rain-1 by griggs313 
311. 23 votes for Alana_Paris by lanaparis 
312. 23 votes for Raindrop2 by grannynan 
313. 23 votes for 305_water_serpent_dreamingCC by weerongabartoo 
314. 23 votes for April Rain Showers by poetryqn 
315. 23 votes for swirls-of-rain by myfavoritebug 
316. 22 votes for Angry / Happy Rain by jannasalakdesigns 
317. 22 votes for Peek A Boo Rainforest by jenniferfranklin 
318. 22 votes for Aisforaeroplane by missjessm 
319. 21 votes for Color rain by cveta 
320. 21 votes for RAIN SMILE by glendat 
321. 21 votes for pink raindrop by arteija 
322. 21 votes for Raining Cats and Dogs by mckeearts 
323. 21 votes for Coeur Magenta by créations_bme 
324. 21 votes for A 28 Marzo 2011 – Sweet icecream tears of joy by rupydetequila 
325. 20 votes for Magnetism__Blue Violet by patsijean 
326. 20 votes for multi-drops by wpgsonya 
327. 20 votes for RAIN by xxxjenxxx 
328. 19 votes for rain_love-_love_rain by camillacarraher 
329. 19 votes for Make it Rain! by don't_quilt_your_day_job 
330. 19 votes for Rain Gear by julie_old_crow 
331. 19 votes for Duckie_Day_copy-ed by regalneedle 
332. 19 votes for seagulls by starbirdink 
333. 18 votes for Rain_Holly by holly_sue 
334. 18 votes for Rainy Day (blue background) by aunt_raine 
335. 18 votes for bugs_and__bubbles001sm by jwd 
336. 17 votes for Watchfull ,during the storm by jellybeanquilter 
337. 17 votes for GEMS FOR RAINDROPS by pippi-moo 
338. 17 votes for Love the Rain by claudiaowen 
339. 16 votes for Rain Dots by tarheelhandsome 
340. 16 votes for rain drops on spiders webs by becca_lou 
341. 16 votes for somebunny_s_umbrella by rubychilde 
342. 16 votes for Resonating Rain by treasunique 
343. 15 votes for Pattern_Quilt by daisyqueen_ 
344. 15 votes for Rainforest by justmakeitshort 
345. 15 votes for Rain, rain go away! by leslipepper 
346. 15 votes for Rain_Day(please zoom) by ekh98 
347. 14 votes for Wet Crabapples by haleystudio 
348. 13 votes for tear drops by susanousiainen 
349. 13 votes for rain-umbrella by denisedian 
350. 13 votes for Rainy Blues by sappy_lady 
351. 13 votes for gnomey_rain by thechronicseamstress 
352. 13 votes for DSC_0146 by sunbellsmith 
353. 12 votes for rain__by_marilyn_n_sturner_march_2011 by mailyn 
354. 12 votes for rain-final1 by huneebee1976 
355. 11 votes for rainfabric by craftinomicon 
356. 10 votes for Drops by chovy 
357. 9 votes for rainy by faery83 
358. 8 votes for Watercolor by ateliergigi 
359. 8 votes for Rainy play day by mustardpots&butterscotch 
360. 7 votes for stormy clouds by thymbre 
361. 4 votes for Summer Rain by positivenegative
 

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