Posts tagged ‘basics’

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Marcus

Marcus Fabrics had a slew of fresh offerings, a little something for everyone. First up, some of the modern goodies! Marcus’ new division Studio 37 will offer collections for the modern quilter. Greta Songe is making her debut with two mini-collections for them, Kitschy Kitchen and Here to There:   And some in-house basics collections from Studio [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Moda

At market, Moda is a fixture and they often have a fun and whimsical theme to welcome you into their section of the floor, and they have a big compound of booths! This market they had a theme of Glamping and color. The dip-dyed paint stirrers were my favorite part of their area. It’s a [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Kids Collections and Basics

Jack & Lulu, Dear Stella‘s one and only licensed designer (all other collections are in-house), has a second collection out now that is quite irresistible. Their first, Shore Thing, was about the beach, and they go futher out to sea with All Hands on Deck.   Playdate (Stella’s ongoing kids collection) is an assortment of [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: David Textiles

Some of the most rockin’ fabric at market: David Textiles Hello Kitty KISS:   David Textiles Harmony offers a lovely palette of small tone-on-tone prints:   { Pretty florals and nature-inspired prints } David Textiles also offered some great choices for baby projects including Noah’s Ark, Tweety and farm scenes. Finally, because owls are still [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: P&B Textiles

P&B Textiles has lots of trend-conscious collections bursting with personality and soul coming out this coming winter and spring: Out of This World is the next collection from illustrator Jill McDonald. It’s a delightful collection centered around two big, fun panel prints.   Silvia’s Garden (pdf link), translated from paintings by Bulgarian fine artist Silvia Vassileva.     Dottie’s [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Michael Miller – Basics and Brights

It’s the economy, it’s the modern quilt movement, it’s the trend … whether it’s one of these or all of these things, the theme of this market was definitely Back to Basics. Several companies emphasized solids and versatile basics, and just the pure joy of color color color. Having fabrics with longer shelf lives is [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Robert Kaufman – Kona Solids

Modern Quilting is taking over and Robert Kaufman‘s Kona Cotton Solids have always been a big part of this movement. The RK booth was a big celebration of the Modern Quilt Guild and the new book We Love Color: 16 Iconic Quilt Designers Create with Kona Solids. They are upping the solids ante with 28 [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Moda – V & Co.

{ all photos by Ellen Luckett Baker of The Long Thread } Vanessa Christenson (V & Co.) has a new book, Make It Sew Modern: Gather, Twist, Pleat, Texture and, lo and behold, she’s also one of Moda’s new designers! Her first collection, Simply Color, is meant to appeal to a wide variety of tastes [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Riley Blake Designs

Riley Blake Designs has several new lines coming out in the next few months, from simple solids and basics, to feature prints. Chevrons were the focal print of their booth. { Chevron Craze } { Ombre Dots } Riley Blake’s collection Avignon will be available in September and features bright, bold colors. { Avignon: Orange Avignon [...]