Posts tagged ‘basics’

Spring Quilt Market 2013: Newcastle

Longtime fabric designer Hoodie Crescent recently took the role of art director at Newcastle Fabrics and her influence really shows. She shared her market photos with me for this post — thanks very much, Hoodie! Maybe the biggest news is that designer/author/Quiltcon Best-in-Show winner Victoria Findlay Wolfe  will make her debut as a fabric designer with Newcastle. The [...]

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: 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: 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: Andover

Andover brought their A-game to market along with a fresh new red and white logo featuring a circle with a lower case ‘a’. Along with a host of fresh new collections, the buzz in the Andover arena centered around a new Textured Solids collection and the announcement that Andover was unveiling an exclusive Downton Abbey [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Birch Fabrics

{ images courtesy Birch Fabrics } Birch Fabrics is growing by leaps and bounds. Go Birch Go! Coming this season they’re expanding into new substrates and bringing on new licensees, including a very huge name. Jay-Cyn Designs will have three variations on a theme in three fabric types: organic quilting cotton, organic cotton canvas, and [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Stof

Stof has been a major supplier of fabric to Europe since the 1970s. Based in Denmark, they recently started exporting to the US. Their Pure collection shares some obviously Scandinavian DNA with Lotta Jansdotter’s last two collections. The colors are bright in a classic kind of way – check out the navy and red:    [...]