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“Inventive and imaginative, Ultra Violet lights the way to what is yet to come.”
Leatrice Eiseman – executive director of the Pantone Colour Institute

Every year Pantone releases the Colour of the Year: 2018 is the year of the deep and intense Ultra Violet.

You might think that this specific colour must be hard to combine, while there is actually a lot out there that matches perfectly with this specific colour and makes it fun to use.

In this blogpost: The Rhinetex Top 10 Fabric Collections That Match Perfectly with the Ultra Violet; Colour of the Year 2018.


10. Night Hike by Heather Givans for Windham Fabrics

Ultra Violet already has a dramatic feeling itself, which matches good with the deep night feeling of this collection. It’s not just the deep colours of this fabric collection that match, also the softer pastels are in here to bring harmony and space. Heather Givans’ collection echoes the beauty of the night. It makes us want the day to be over as soon as possible, so we can explore the beauty of the night ourselves. This fabric collection comes out in May 2018. AND: Aurifil also made a designer collection box on this line. 


9. Big Sky by Annie Brady for Moda

The most notable thing about this collection is how surprisingly well both the yellow and minty hues are matching with the bold Ultra Violet. This unusual colour combination brings character. Tiny details in this collection as leaves, flowers and animals work well with the solid Ultra Violet. Is already been sent to stores. Please contact us if you are interested. 


8. Judith’s Fancy by Jennifer Paganelli for FreeSpirit

You may know that Judith’s Fancy is inspired by St. Croix; an island in the Caribbean Sea, where designer Jennifer Paganelli lived for a couple of years. When she was designing this bright collection, she felt it as if the island St. Croix was inside her paintbrush. All of her cherished memories came back while she was painting. The painted texture is what gives this collection the artistic, playful expression. Is already been sent to stores. Please contact us if you are interested. 


7. Butterfly Dance by Sally Kelly for Windham

When combining Ultra Violet with Butterfly Dance by Sally Kelly, Ultra Violet is making the designs a statement. The dynamic and wild collection is giving the ultimate summer feeling. Comes in May 2018.


6. Peacemeal by Tina Givens for FreeSpirit

Combining the artworks of Tina Givens’ Peacemeal Collection with Ultra Violet is a perfect example of experimentation with colour combinations. The diverse, fairy palette is popping out because of the versatile shade of Ultra Violet. Is already been sent to stores. Please contact us if you are interested. 


5. Lilac Ridge by Jan Patek for Moda

This calm collection brings a new perspective when matching Ultra Violet with the different shades of purple which is giving a nice and elegant effect. The green and creamy hues are complementing purple beautifully, for a wealthy touch. Is already been sent to stores. Please contact us if you are interested. 


4. Night Music by Amy Butler for FreeSpirit

Mythological and magical, that is how we’d describe Night Music by Amy Butler. Ultra Violet in combination with Amy Butler’s colour palette, including blue, green and pink neons is advantaging each other to make the ultimate statement pieces. Is already been sent to stores. Please contact us if you are interested. 


3. Shibori II by Debbie Maddy for Moda

Shibori II is celebrating the unique Shades of Blue, but in combination with Ultra Violet, it complements each other perfectly. Both intense and deep, unique and artistic. The Japanese dyeing technique Shibori breaks this solid and strong Ultra Violet in a way we haven’t seen before. Is already been sent to stores. Please contact us if you are interested. 


2. Romance by Whistler Studios for Windham

The combination of Romance by Whistler Studios and Ultra Violet is the swift away from the softer pastels into the bolder hues. The collection itself is in a perfect harmony, and we’re crushing on that. While staring at these fabrics, the yellow and green details are popping up and leaving again. Dreamy and stylish touches go well with jewel tones as Ultra Violet.

Comes in June 2018.


1. Summer on the Pond by Holly Taylor for Moda

In Holly Taylor’s fabric line Summer on the Pond there is no single thing that does not match with the Colour of the Year 2018. From creamy to green, blue and purple, this perfect colour combination is giving a dramatic and mysterious flare which is inspiring and matching all year round. This elegant collection in combination with Ultra Violet is a pleasure for the eyes, and that makes it our Nr. 1 in this list of the Top 10 Fabric Collections that Match Perfectly with Ultra Violet. This fabric is already been sent to stores. Please contact us if you are interested. 

We hope you’ve enjoyed this list. Of course these pretties are for sale at Rhinetex (only B2B) and our customers (B2C). We’re always open to help you find the fabric you want :-).

And, very soon to come: Colour Stories #2: Get Interior-Inspired by the Colour of the Year 2018.

Last but not Least: The Rhinetex Ultra Violette Basics