Archive for the ‘Fabrics 2012’ Category

Preview: Tsuru and MicroMod from Cloud9

I can hardly believe it, but it’s already getting to that time where companies are rolling out their previews of their collections debuting at Fall Quilt Market. We have already learned that the ever-growing Cloud9 Fabrics has brought Rashida Coleman-Hale, Rob Bancroft, Eleanor Grosch, Steffie Brocoli, and Lisa Congdon onto their designer roster for Fall [...]

Art Gallery Fabrics: New Designers

{ Bari J.’s Lillybelle, Cool Sunrise colorway } When it was announced that Bari J. would be Art Gallery Fabrics’ first licensed designer, I knew that signaled a huge sea change for the company. I didn’t realize that the shift would be happening so quickly, though, did you? Of course Art Gallery is anything but [...]

New Prints From Tara Davy Textiles

Kelani Fabric Obsession in Australia commissioned these sweet prints from designer Tara Davy. Her first prints for the Kelani were on woven cotton and jersey knit, these are hand-printed on on a 55-56″ (140cm) wide 55% linen / 45% cotton blend. It’s cute how both have a swoopy thing going on, but two totally different [...]

Saffron Craig: Wombat Wonderland

Wombat Wonderland is the newest organic cotton collection from Saffron Craig. I hope the new animal trend is weird animals that no one else has yet committed to print! Available from her shop now and I’m sure it will also be exported to be sold in indie fabric shops around the world soon. Also, her [...]

Alexander Henry: Olympia

Alexander Henry‘s new collection Olympia is not about the Olympics exactly, but it seemed a propos to show it to you during the games. Some of the prints, including the trippy-chevrons-with-transparency Tropolis, are printed on Super Shirting, AH’s newish super-soft, drapey plain weave cotton that will work for apparel or quilting. Pink Chalk Fabrics has [...]

Hamburger Liebe for Hilco

In addition to Michas Stoffecke, Hilco¬†is also producing Susanne Firmenich (Hamburger Liebe)’s fabrics on Oeko-Tex certified organic plain woven cotton. It’s a big wonderful group in three colorways, called¬†Dutch Love. In fact the first printing has already sold out and a reprint is happening as we speak. And … matching ribbons! I have seen Hilco [...]

Umbrella Prints: Elephants Love Water

Elephants Love Water is the new, 100% organic quilting cotton collection from Umbrella Prints. It is expected to start shipping this month from the Big Cartel shop (for Australian customers and neighbors) and the Etsy shop (for the U.S. and elsewhere). It features two designs popularized by their hand screen printed work in new scales [...]

Vlisco: Palais des Sentiments

Oh, Vlisco, you are just so cool. Their newest collection is called Palais des Sentiments. Upgrade to the luxury edition of the collection, which is embellished with sequins and gold and copper inks. Related posts: Vlisco: Silent Empire Vlisco: Tableau Vivant Vlisco: Frozen Dreams Vlisco: Sparkling Grace HAND/EYE Magazine

Liberty Art Fabrics Lifestyle Collection

Here is some serious hyperventilation-worthy news: Liberty of London is launching its first Lifestyle fabrics collection this weekend at the Spring Quilt Market in Kansas City! Their first collection is called Bloomsbury Gardens, inspired by the historic district of the same name in London. There will be 11 designs total in five colorways, printed on [...]