Specimen in Royal from Field Study by Anna Maria Horner for Free Spirit


Specimen in Royal – Moonlit Palette from Field Study

Anna Maria Horner for Free Spirit Fabrics

Fabric designer Anna Maria Horner created the Field Study collection for Free Spirit to create a sense of exploring the natural world both up close and from a distance.  Specimen in Royal is a gorgeous print of large scale clusters of Queen Anne’s Lace in medium and deep purples and light blue. A modern, bold fabric for a striking dress, skirt or quilt.

Medium weight cotton fabric can be used for dressmaking, quilting, light use home decor projects, bags and more!

Ready to order but unfamiliar with fat quarters and long quarters?  No probs!  All you need to know is explained here.

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Fellow Thread Heads, this fabric is powerful and makes a statement, but it’s so lovely, too!  Want some inspiration to create something that is simply elegant?  Have a look here at a gorgeous dress made with Specimen in Royal by blogger Telaria and another stunningly beautiful example here from a friend of Hawthorne Threads.  Just imagine the stunning dresses, skirts, quilts, tote bags and cushions you could create with this fab print!

Coming from an artist’s background, American designer Anna Maria is famous for her mastery of colour and composition in her fabrics.  She has developed her brand to include embroidery, needlepoint and tapestry designs and cotton and wool palettes, dressmaking, quilt and accessory patterns, clothing and home decor lines, fine art prints and more.  She is the mum of 7 children and brings an earth mother, Bohemian style to her designs which are so appealing in the modern home.

Manufacturer’s washing instructions:  Machine wash warm (30 degrees) with like colours.  Tumble dry low.  Remove promptly.  Use a warm iron if necessary.  Do not bleach.  Do not dry clean.

Thread Head Fabrics recommends you pre-wash your fabrics before you start your sewing projects as cotton fabric will shrink slightly when washed.

Fabric Colour


Fabric Designer

Anna Maria Horner

Fabric Manufacturer

Free Spirit

Fabric Theme

Abstract, Floral, Nature

Fabric Width

112 cm/ 44″


Fat Quarter, Long Quarter


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