Archive for the ‘Meet the Sponsors’ Category

Meet the Sponsors: nido

  Phiona, owner of Burlington, Vermont-based nido always closes her emails with “warmly,” and warmth perfectly encapsulates her shop. The brick-walled retail store and sewing hub just turned three years old (and had an enviable party!), and just visiting the online branch gives a sense of comfort, coziness, openness, and inspiration. She carries the finest modern fabrics [...]

Meet the Sponsors/Giveaway: Aubrey Marshall of Southern Fabric

It’s been a long time since I’ve had a Meet the Sponsors post and good old fashioned giveaway, and I’m happy that Aubrey from Southern Fabric prompted me to return to the tradition! The “southern” we’re referring to here is the southern United States, but people in even more southern (and northern) countries will be [...]

Meet the Sponsors / Giveaway: Laura Coyle of Reneepearson.com

Last week I was The Expert on Reneepearson.com‘s Meet the Expert series, where Atlanta-based designer and instructor (and jazz vocalist!) Laura Coyle gave me a warm welcome and asked me questions. This week, I’m excited that the tables are turned! Laura is an extremely talented freelance designer whose client list will make your head spin. [...]

Meet the Sponsors: Sew Modern

Welcome to the latest installment of our Meet the Sponsors series! It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Lauren Hawley, owner of Sew Modern. Lauren’s shop is both online and brick and mortar — her Los Angeles, California shop is a haven for modern quilters, becoming a popular destination for touring designers and authors. In [...]

Connecting Threads Giveaway!

{ Pearadise by Jenni Calo } We’re topping off the Connecting Threads mini-series with a giveaway! Connecting Threads has three brand-new collections out: Pearadise, Tulane, and Sweetgrass Prairie. They also have 33 new colors of thread and 10 new Thread Sets. Just leave a comment on this post letting us know your favorite fabric collection [...]

More Connecting Threads

Wow! Based on the response to yesterday’s post, Connecting Threads does have a lot of fans — I’m glad to hear it! You readers are vouching for the quality of fabrics, and the fast shipping. Here of some more of their current collections, more of the folky/vintage/repro/traditional genre. First is my absolute favorite, Hope Chest by [...]

Meet the Sponsors: Voodoo Rabbit

There is no other fabric shop like Voodoo Rabbit. In their own words, “They specialise in a range of fabrics and sewing supplies that match their own tastes — eclectic, rockabilly, retro, vintage, punk, sleek geek, dark and ‘a bit goth.’ … Voodoo Rabbit loves skulls, cherries, black, red, white, space invaders, cotton textiles and [...]

Meet the Sponsors: Drygoods Design

This week’s Meet the Sponsors interview is with the lovely Keli, owner of the new shop Drygoods Design. I think you’ll love the beautiful, inviting design of her shop — everything is well organized and a cinch to browse, and I love the chalkboard backgrounds and the typography. And, boy, does she have a knack [...]

Meet the Sponsors: Pam Denesyk of Mad About Patchwork

Mad About Patchwork is a longtime sponsor of True Up, and I was happy to get to know owner Pamela better via my Meet the Sponsors series. MAP is one of the few online shops based in Canada. BUT WAIT! Don’t tune out if you live outside of Canada — Pamela carries lots of stuff [...]