Melba Australis

Introducing Melba by Leesa Chandler

Leesa Chandler is an Australian fabric designer who is well known for creating fabrics that showcase our beautiful Australian wildflowers. Her first two Australian themed ranges, Under The Australian Sun and Under The Australian Sun 2, included images of flowers and leaves from our iconic Gum trees, Bottlebrush, Kangaroo Paws, Grevillea and Waratahs, among others.

Melba NoveauIn March this year Leesa introduced her gorgeous new fabric range, Melba, which was inspired by architectural and interior design elements of 1920’s Australia. The striking black and orange colourway is a must-have for your stash, while the grey and pink colourway is softer and reminds us of our Aussie pink and grey Galahs.

Melba features more of our stunning Australian flora including Wattle, Flannel Flower, Geraldton Wax, the Sturt Desert Pea and, of course, more Gumflowers. The range includes border prints, kaleidoscopes, feature panels and small florals so it can be used in a variety of projects from quilting to bags and aprons to cushions and placemats.

We love this range so much that we couldn’t resist stocking some of each colourway. Visit our store to order yours now. We have to warn you though … you won’t be able to stop at just one piece!

Melba Australis Kaleidoscope Print 1Melba Nouveau Kaleidoscope Print 1




Melba Nouveau Floral Print 1Melba Australis Floral Print 1



  1. Hi Tracey,
    Here are the fabrics I woul like to receive a sample of.
    Melba-Nouveau Kaleidescope ( Leesa Chandler Design) both cream & black backgrounds, p23 of site
    Australian Floral Bouquet (both black and white backgrounds) page 5 Fabrics on your site
    Melba Australis Floral print , black background, page 23 of site
    Melba Nouveau Kaleidoscope pink and grey page 24
    Melba Nouveau Floral Print pink and grey page 24 of site
    Native Australian Wildflowers , page 27 of site
    Shells , page 34 of site, both Lagoon and Navy.

    Thanks so much Tracey. I would love samples of these please.
    Marg Duncan
    5 Bona Vista Road
    Armidale NSW

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