Posts tagged ‘benartex’

Spring Quilt Market 2013: Benartex and Kanvas

Sure, Contempo was being unveiled nearby, but in the meanwhile, Benartex’s Kanvas studio has been no slouch, winning the booth award for Maria Kalinowski’s Floral Philosophy. See here is the behind the scenes of their award-winning booth and those amazing tissue paper flowers. Under the Benartex brand, Jackie Robinson has debuted a new line called He Still Loves Me – a [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2013: Benartex – Contempo

Last year Benartex introduced their modern and novelty focused studio, Kanvas. This spring, Benartex debuted another new division, Contempo Studio, which will feature more modern and contemporary lines. Contempo’s slogan is “Modern Fabrics, Manhattan Style,” and who better to exemplify that spirit than the multitalented Michele D’Amore? Her debut collection for Contempo is “Cosmopolitan,” in a [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Benartex

Michele D’Amore is an extremely versatile (and prolific and talented) designer — just look at the breadth of these three collections she has coming out for Benartex this season! Manhattan Modern has a few epic geometric prints that can be cut up to look like a zillion different prints. The pairing with the soulful hand-drawn [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Benartex – Kanvas

Kanvas is a new studio under the Benartex umbrella that focuses on more modern and novelty-based collections. They won a double booth award for their display of the Lilly Pulitzer-inspired Lili-fied by designer Greta Lynn.     Rest your eyes with the pastel tones of Cabana, because from here on out it’s going to get [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Benartex

The biggest news from Benartex was the launch of their new brand Kanvas. I don’t have all the info on it, but it looks like it’s primarily novelty prints, with an emphasis on photo-realistic, modern, and whimsical motifs. It will even include a group of laminates. Benartex’s (non-Kanvas) designer collections will also certainly attract attention [...]

New Release Tuesday: 6/28/11 Part 1

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. Wow, I’ve put this off so long that the new [...]

New Release Tuesday

New Release Tuesday is my periodic roundup of new fabric sightings (mostly quilting cotton) . 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. Seems like it’s either feast or famine with new [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010: Benartex

Wow, I really thought I’d be able to get through all the Quilt Market coverage before Thanksgiving, but we’ve still got a good week to go! I hope you aren’t bored with it yet. I got to site down with Benartex for the first time ever … VP of Marketing Susan Neill showed me their [...]

Benartex: Let’s Play

I spotted this playground print on someone’s blog today (please let me know in the comments if it’s you! Usually I can locate these things through the magic of Google Reader’s search function, but not today). This reproduction-looking print is so cute, but a closer look reveals several things make me cringe as a modern [...]