Posts tagged ‘christmas’

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 [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Henry Glass

Henry Glass had a few new lines for 2013 to show:   { Hip Happier by Lizzie B Cre8tive – in both color and black/white/grayscale }     { Collection 4 of the Black, White & Currant line }     { Holiday Frost by Jan Shade Beach – modern and stylish. And it even [...]

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 Home

The United Notions booth at Market featured just a few of the items from Moda Home line, a line of pre-made home items – mostly ones for the upcoming holidays. There were some great ideas for when your time-to-make-just-one-more-handmade-gift timer runs out! { Mittens instead of stockings – what a great twist on the tradition! [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Robert Kaufman – Holiday/Seasonal

Cynthia Frenette is a fabric designer newish to Robert Kaufman, having recently released a print collection celebrating modern quilts. Next up from her is a Christmas collection, Retro Christmas.   And Ann Kelle is back for another round of Jingle! And now a complete mood-change … Halloween 2013! Sleepy Hollow will work year-around for you goth [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Andover Fabrics

Andover is becoming a major player on the contemporary/modern scene — they’re one of the small handful of companies who is going to be exhibiting at Quiltcon early next year, so that should tell you something!  Here’s what we got to see at Spring Quilt Market, and we know there’s lots more excitement to come. First up, once-Austinite, [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Anna Griffin

Anna Griffin brings a diverse array of vintage and antique design styles to life with this season’s new collections. Camilla (top) evokes English cottages, Fleur Rouge is a group of turn-of-the-century French reproductions, and Palmer is retro-Bahamas all the way. And we’re never left without a charming vintage Christmas collection from Ms. Griffin — Twinkle [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Dear Stella

In the weeks leading to Quilt Market, Dear Stella announced their second round of collections, which take their debut collections to the next level. Dear Stella was introduced to offer a unique and focused set of fabrics that differ from many manufacturers or licensed collections. With a set of coordinates that can work across all [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Alexander Henry – Holiday

The next round of Alexander Henry holiday/seasonal collections include some beefcake for Valentine’s Day AND Christmas, a bright bold large-scale Christmas damask, a winter version of It’s a Small World complete with a snowman, and Halloween cuteness via Gwendolyn the Good Witch and kiddo trick-or-treaters.                  { Keli Faw is the [...]