Posts tagged ‘Apparel Fabrics’

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Alexander Henry – Lawns and Fashion for Home

{ Lydia } There were lots of fashion fabrics at Quilt Market that I intend to snatch up as soon as they are out — Alexander Henry‘s new round of their Lake Hollywood Cotton Lawns are chief among them. { Caetana } { Logan } { Dimitrios }     { Lydia } { Mariella }   [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Robert Kaufman – Fashion Fabrics

Robert Kaufman has been a major producer of fashion fabrics for designer/manufacturers all along. But they also supply them to retail stores — here’s what to look forward to this season. All these will be available starting in January 2013. First up, the fine-wale Cool Cords, featuring some great retro prints and coordinating solids. The [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Rimmon Imported Fabrics

Quilt Market is perceptibly shifting to cater to sewists-at-large. We not only have an ever-expanding range of fashion and home decor fabrics, but a growing presence of jobbers. Jobbers purchase fabric directly from mills and supply fabric stores, designers, and small manufacturers. The thoroughly delightful Rimmon Brothers are jobbers who are also U.S. distributors for a [...]

Preview: Elk Grove Knits from Birch Fabrics

Birch Fabrics is introducing their first organic knits collection! Elk Grove Knits is expected in stores May 2013 and I’m sure we’ll be seeing more of it at Quilt Market (along with the companion quilting cotton and home dec collections). I already have a chevron T-shirt and some elk baby rompers formed in my mind. [...]

Denver Fabrics

Certainly one of the widest, if not THE widest selection of fashion fabrics online can be found at Denver Fabrics (and their alias Fashion Fabrics Club). Most are a great value, and even better if you pay attention to the Sale Alerts. I found these prints just from looking at the first couple THOUSAND selections [...]

New Prints from Anna Ka Bazaar

Anna Ka Bazaar in France has a new collection of fabrics in purples and navy. These are easy, trendy/classic prints on lightweight cotton that would work for kids or adults’ garments, bedding, accessories, and crafts. Worldwide shipping is available, and be sure to sign up for their newsletter for info on their frequent sales. They [...]

April Johnston Fashion Fabrics at Joann’s

I hadn’t been to Joann Fabrics for a long, long time, but I stopped by this weekend to see what DS Quilts fabrics they might still have. Not much, it turns out, but I did discover the April Johnston fashion fabric collection, which has been out since last fall so I’ve really been under a [...]

Lela Rose Silk at Britex Fabrics

San Francisco fabric mecca Britex Fabrics has a small, well curated selection of their fashion fabrics for sale online, including wools, silks, cottons, and linens. This print by fashion designer Lela Rose is printed on lightweight China silk. Related posts: Flocking Birds Silk at Britex San Francisco Textile Tour: Britex Italian Digitally Printed Silks Silk [...]

Emma One Sock

Finding great fashion fabrics to sew with takes a certain eye, and the difficulty is compounded by the limitations of online shopping. Unlike quilting cottons, which have a certain level of reliability, you just have to see and feel fashion fabrics before making a commitment. Emma One Sock has always done a great job sourcing [...]