I am getting my quilt market schedule and assignments ready for my six-count-’em-six gracious assistants, so I will have to bow out of posting this week. Do follow me on Facebook and Twitter for live-from-Houston Quilt Market updates Friday-Monday, and we’ll get posting with the usual in-depth coverage starting Tuesday. I’ll leave you with some tidbits:
Sew Mama Sew posts a peek at Denyse Schmidt’s next Freespirit collection on their Facebook page.
Djerba Goldfinger of Reprodepot will have a fabric collection with Spotlight in Australia. Aww man, what about us?!? I will have to set up a trade with one of my Australian friends …
Weeks Ringle’s Designing Modern Quilts class is now live on Craftsy.
Dish Network got AMC back so I can watch The Walking Dead! OK, nothing to do with fabric, but I am just so happy about this I’m hyper.
Live in Philly (or want to)? Urban Outfitters is hiring a textile designer.
Tutorial for a bedsheet, fitted on the bottom, flat on top, from Whipstitch. “Why didn’t you think of that?” — Brini Maxwell.
Leslie Keating of Maze & Vale is having a first-anniversary anniversary misprint and sample sale and giveaway.
This instructional zine on mending your own clothes looks adorable, and a great gift too.
Pattern Observer’s Building Your Textile Design Business class opens up on Oct. 29.
Wise Craft’s Blair visits Drygoods Design. I’ve never seen Keli’s brick & mortar store — looks dreamy!
Spoonflower + Timeless Treasures join up for a Be My Hero design contest. Design a superhero print for boys 6-10, to be produced by Timeless Treasures. Entry deadline is coming up quickly — October 30!
The Fat Quarter Shop has self-published a wonderful-looking quilt pattern book, Simply Fat Quarters.