Archive for the ‘True Up News’ Category

Blog Tour Delay in Takeoff

Hey all! We’re sure you’re here looking for our interview with Meg McElwee of Sew Liberated on the occasion of her new book from Interweave Press of the same name. We’re experiencing some engineering difficulties, so please sit back, relax, visit the duty free shop, don’t storm the counter … we’ll be boarding as soon [...]

Welcome to Book Month

2009 was sure a fantastic year for craft books, wasn’t it? Over the next two weeks we’ll be running reviews of all the recent textile and pattern-related titles we could get our hands on. You might notice that we will be linking profusely to Amazon. As you might know, we receive a small commission if [...]

True Up Interview + Special Sale

Just a quick note to point you here: Sondra of Contemporary Cloth turned the tables and interviewed me. She is also offering a special coupon code for True Up readers: 25% (!) off your order (10-20% off fiber artists) with code trueup now through Friday, October 9. And you can sign up for the CC [...]

Author Introduction: Mary Beth

Thought I’d pop in and (re-)introduce myself — you’ll be seeing more contributions from me here on True Up, and some people like to know who it is what’s talkin’ to ‘em. So hello! I’m Mary Beth. When last we spoke, I was waxing rhapsodic about my Quilt Market fabricoma and giving you peeks at [...]

Birthday Boy.

Taking the day off today to heap love on my guy. And make cupcakes. See you Sunday! No related posts.

True Up Is 1.

One year ago today, on Tax Day, I launched True Up. I can’t believe it’s been a year already and that I’ve managed to write posts nearly six days a week! I’m not doing anything fancy to celebrate, no big giveaways or announcements (though there are plenty of those in store for the future). I [...]

Recent Press!

True Up has been featured in a few places recently. In case you missed it: Sew Mama Sew named True Up a “Site We Love” (I love you back!) and did an interview with me. I knew Sew Mama Sew was big, but I didn’t know HOW big — all my site traffic records were [...]

True Up Seeks Posse

Quilt Market was a big opportunity for me to increase the True Up audience, so I ordered 500 business cards from to help promote the site. I was going to challenge myself to get rid of all of them. Unfortunately, I waited too long to place the order, which forced me to have them [...]

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween, folks! I’ll be back next week with more Quilt Market reports — I haven’t even touched Westminster/Freespirit yet, and I’ve also got a post about the process of buying fabrics at Market with Diane of Bee Square Fabrics. Above is a tiny peek at next year‘s Halloween fabrics from Alexander Henry. Below, Trick [...]