Posts tagged ‘bias tape’

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Kokka/Seven Islands

Seven Islands is the U.S. distributor of Kokka fabric and other Japanese fabrics and notions. They were showing the new colors and patterns of Echino, which includes some favorite patterns in new colors: Some of the patterns are available on a woven nylon substrate, which would be great for bags or raincoats. Melody Miller‘s new [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: FreeSpirit — Joel Dewberry and Anna Maria Horner

Both of these collections have gotten a lot of press– you can see Laurie Dewberry’s recap of market including some more beautiful booth pictures here.  Anna Maria has also gone public with her Needleworks collection (there’s also a link there to a segment with the DIY Dish ladies explaining more details about LouLouThi). Kristen is [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – FreeSpirit – Anna Maria Horner

Since Innocent Crush has been in stores for a few weeks now and Anna Maria has written all about it (including this comprehensive intro to velveteen) on her blog, I hope I’m not too late to the party with this post! Hopefully I can add to your knowledge of the line. Like, you knew that [...]

Textile Stew: 6/16/10

Polly Danger Notions makes bias tape (and more) from vintage and new fabrics. (via the Fabric Bar blog) Two articles about digital printing trends in fashion — Wall Street Journal, Khaleej Times. Sewing tips for sheer fabrics, on the Fabric.com blog. Superbuzzy just went to Japan, and got to see lots of new stuff that [...]