Posts tagged ‘amy butler’

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Amy and David Butler

Amy Butler‘s Alchemy collection is very complex! At 46 pieces you could be forgiven to not keep them all straight, but they’re divided up further into a lot of different substrates.   The Studio Collection contains 12 different prints in different fabrics, including rayon challis, sateen bliss, voile, velveteen, laminates, and linen rayon, aimed at [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: FreeSpirit/Westminster – Amy Butler

I was very excited to be tasked with photographing the Westminster/FreeSpirit designer booths; they are always such incredible displays of creativity and inspiration, and this year was no exception! As always, Amy Butler‘s space was immaculately styled and a perfect representation of her new line, Cameo. Cameo seems to marry the Asian-inspired aesthetic of Amy’s [...]

Designer Interview: David Butler on Curious Nature

{ David Butler, graphic artist and now fabric designer–he’s also in a rock band, the Black Owls! } We’re excited to speak with David Butler, the designer behind studio Art of the Midwest (and husband to to the wonderful Amy Butler) about his latest project, “Parson Gray.” Parson Gray will focus on print & design for [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2011: FreeSpirit/Westminster – Amy Butler

Ta-da! Here it is! The most wonderful Amy Butler introducing Lark (and the inspiration for it, Maxime de la Falaise) and giving us a tour of her booth. Amy Butler just released her own Lark video here. Related posts: Fall Quilt Market 2010 – FreeSpirit/Westminster – Amy Butler Spring Quilt Market 2012: FreeSpirit/Westminster – Amy [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2011: FreeSpirit/Westminster – Parson Gray

Happy New Year! Well, I wanted to have the Fall Quilt Market posts wrapped up at least by the end of 2011 — two months of posts was already getting ridiculous! — but I ended up taking the four-day weekend seriously. So, here are the first fireworks of the Quilt Market finale. Parson Gray, aka [...]

Giveaway Part II: Amy Butler’s Lark From Quilthome.com

First off, thank you so much for all the comments! The winners from yesterday’s giveaway are: Dianne Megenity, who wrote: “I love this line, but my favorites are: Lark PWAB075-Blue Sky Fabric by Amy Butler and Lark PWAB070-Cobalt Fabric by Amy Butler. Great line of fabric.” and Jill Bordokoff, who wrote: “Amy Butler is one [...]

Giveaway: Amy Butler’s Lark From Quilthome.com

Have you seen Amy Butler‘s beautiful new Maxime de la Falaise inspired collection, Lark? Quilthome.com is offering four of their exclusive “designer sampler packs” of Lark fabrics to True Up readers – these packs have 1/8 yard cuts (4.5 inch cuts x the whole width of the cloth) of an entire colorway. Today, leave a [...]

Blog Tour: Amy Butler on the New Soul Blossoms Substrates

Recently Amy Butler and her assistant Mallory got in touch to see if I’d be willing to kick off a blog tour for Amy’s new fabrics. Of course I immediately said yes! I know everyone is thrilled to see Amy’s designs on the new apparel-friendly substrates of rayon, corduroy, and voile for the first time, and [...]

New Release Tuesday: 6/28/11 Part II

New Release Tuesday is my periodic roundup of new fabric sightings (mostly quilting cottons). These fresh arrivals have started to arrive in fabric shops and are ready to buy. Retailers, as always, if you carry any of these collections, let us know in the comments. This week, there was so much to cover, I broke [...]