Archive for the ‘Meet the Sponsors’ Category

Meet the Sponsors/Giveaway: Selkie’s Stash

Because I wrote some fightin’ words against Australia yesterday, here’s a Meet the Sponsors interview and giveaway JUST for my friends down under. (Is using that Northern-hemisphere-centric cliché worse than saying the U.S. is just as awesome in the hand-screenprinted fabric department?) Selkie’s Stash owner Melinda Smith is offering a a $20 gift voucher to [...]

Meet the Sponsors: Hyggeligt

{ Mer Shell Tana Lawn by Liberty of London } Hyggeligt stands out not only for its unusual name — which you’ll learn about below — but for its colorful, sophisticated, focused inventory. Chantal Lynch is the proprietress of this Canadian brick-and-mortar shop, which is located in the Richmond Row District in London, Ontario. The [...]

Meet the Sponsors: Daisy Janie on Geo Grand

image by Edyta Szyszlo I’ve interviewed Jan Dicintio of Daisy Janie before here on True Up about her background and inspiration. Back then she was focusing on her digitally printed fabrics, which she continues to offer through Etsy. Now, she’s launched her very first self-produced, traditionally printed collection Geo Grand, a 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton [...]

Meet the Sponsors: Cloud9 Fabrics

Mmmm, who wants a little urea-formaldehyde on their quilting cotton? No? Then consider going organic. Cloud9 Fabrics is a two-woman organic fabric company, the brainchild of Michelle Engel Bencsko and Gina Pantastico. They teamed up last year to create a contemporary, eco-sensible alternative to traditional quilt and craft fabrics. Their wholesale+ fabric line bridges the [...]

Meet the Sponsors: Blugirlart

Shadow Blossom Fabric by Suzanne Meyer Pistorius for Blugirlart On True Up we write mostly about quilting weight cotton prints, and that’s what a majority of our sponsors sell or make. It’s a given that we love it! But one of my primary goals is to branch out and explore other types of fabric, and [...]

Meet the Sponsors/Giveaway: So Fun Fabrics

We’re finally back with our semi-regular Meet the Sponsors posts. Today I’d love to introduce you to Tisha Galloway of So Fun Fabrics. So Fun Fabrics is an Etsy shop with a small but quality selection of modern designer fabrics and boutique patterns. She also offers several irresistible fabric bundles. What caught my eye about [...]

Felt Week: Interview With April of Felt-o-rama

Editor’s note, 11/13/09: In some very unfortunate timing on my part, April temporarily shut down Felt-o-rama yesterday for maternity leave. This interview took place some time ago and I hadn’t communicated recently with her re: my publishing timetable, so my sincere apologies to April and to those of you excited about checking out her shop [...]

Meet the Sponsors/Giveaway: Quilted Treasures

Two of the many tempting fat quarter bundles found at the Quilted Treasures Etsy shop: Cosmo Cricket’s Hey Sugar (left) and for-some-reason-hard-to-find-as-precut-packs Kona Cotton Solids (right) I would love to see more brick & mortar shops doing things the way Quilted Treasures does: catering to all tastes with a wide and well-thought-out inventory, and maintaining [...]

Meet the Sponsors: The Fabric Shop Network’s FabShopU

I’m so proud to have the Fabric Shop Network as sponsors of True Up. Since 1997 this trade association has been dedicated to helping independent fabric shops from around the world get off the ground, grow, and thrive. For retail fabric businesses, they offer a trade magazine, business library, marketing tools, members-only forums, consulting, and [...]