Archive for the ‘Quilt Market’ Category

Spring Quilt Market 2013: Robert Kaufman – Jennifer Sampou

  Jennifer Sampou‘s new collection for Robert Kaufman, Studio Stash, is described as “refined basics.” These blender designs in turquoise, raspberry, citrus, and emerald colorways are sure to find fans from varying traditions/styles. Studio Stash will be out in August 2013.   — Photos and legwork by Sam Hunter. Sam is a fiber artist and quilt designer [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2013: Robert Kaufman – Basics

Robert Kaufman is famous for their basics, and basics seem to be more popular and appreciated these days (maybe as the “new generation” of sewists becomes more savvy?), so now when I gush about solids and basics, people won’t think I’m being ironic! RK just rolled out new Kona solids last year, and this year [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2013: Lecien

Sam supplied me with pictures of Lecien‘s new collections. I like the smaller scale and folky vibe (with text!) of Australian designer Lynette Anderson‘s Wildflower Wood.     Candy Cane Angel is a holiday collection, also by Lynette Anderson:     Snowflake by Meg Hawkey of Crabapple Hill features a big snowflake panel and lots of gold. [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2013: Stof

This Market, Danish company Stof showed a simple, minimalist modern print collection called Uno. Yarn-dyes and textured solids look to be a trend, and Stof’s version is also printed with quiet dots and other simple patterns. Stof is distributed exclusively in the U.S. by Brewer, in case you are a shop owner or want to [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2013: Camelot Fabrics

Camelot Fabrics out of Montreal has undergone big changes in the last few months. Owner Steve Haupt says that the launch last year of Camelot’s new logo was an outward expression of how he envisions Camelot —- “a new, fresh company in an older trade.” Steve notes that one of the big changes is his [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2013: P&B Textiles

P&B Textiles featured five exciting new collections at the Spring Quilt Market, alongside an updated basics collection, Bear Essentials Two, which consists of eleven tonal patterns and textures in a variety of colors. In total there are 64 different options in this collection! One of my favorite collections at market was Intersections (above), designed by [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2013: In the Beginning

  In The Beginning Fabrics was showcasing a number of contemporary fabric lines at Spring Quilt Market this year. Known for their artistic print collections, In The Beginning has recently released a line of solids called Modern Solids. The collection has 40 colors from crisp grays to vibrant reds and oranges to soft blues and was [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2013: Monaluna

The Spring Quilt Market was a wonderful experience and I am delighted to share my observations with the True Up community over the next few weeks! First up is Monaluna, which specializes in 100% organic cottons. The brand debuted two collections: Raaga, which is available next week (early June 2013) and Free Range, which will [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2013: Rashida Coleman Hale for Cloud9 Fabrics

Alongside Cloud9 Fabric’s booth (Part 1 | Part 2) was designer Rashida Coleman Hale’s inviting booth, featuring her two Cloud9 lines Tsuru and Koi. (Rashida previously designed three lines for Timeless Treasures.)   Rashida’s booth walls were papered with pages cut from old books, letters, and telegrams, with her business card artfully washi-taped at intervals [...]