Posts tagged ‘Cotton Corduroy’

Prints Charming at Spotlight

  Prints Charming has been designing collections for Australian craft & fabric store chain Spotlight. It’s their signature happy, bright, hand-screenprinting-inspired look, only on fashion fabrics! Their next collection (bottommost photo) will be on pinwale corduroy. Related posts: Prints Charming: Rainbow Garden Prints Charming: Daisy Chain Fall Quilt Market 2011: Kokka – Daisy Chain by [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Robert Kaufman – Fashion Fabrics

Robert Kaufman has been a major producer of fashion fabrics for designer/manufacturers all along. But they also supply them to retail stores — here’s what to look forward to this season. All these will be available starting in January 2013. First up, the fine-wale Cool Cords, featuring some great retro prints and coordinating solids. The [...]

Hamburger Liebe for Michas Stoffecke

You may know German designer Susanne Firmenich, aka Hamburger Liebe, from her Spoonflower designs, which I have featured here before. Some of her Spoonflower designs and dozens more were picked up by two European companies — Hilco, which I’ll show you in the next post, and Michas Stoffecke. Michas Stoffecke has produced a whole slew of designs, and if you count up all [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Alexander Henry – Fashion for Home and New Qualities

For a show that is primarily focused on quilting cottons, Alexander Henry took the opportunity to highlight their home decor weight fabrics. Twitter, Facebook and many a blog were lighting up with photos of this fantastic chair sculpture. The fact that none of the fabrics used were less than three to four years old was rather [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: FreeSpirit/Westminster – Denyse Schmidt

Like a lot of other “Modern Quilter” hoodlums, the first quilting book I ever owned was Denyse Schmidt Quilts. It completely shaped the way I make quilts, so of course I was a bit intimidated to meet The Denyse Schmidt! Denyse’s new fabric collection Chicopee (arriving in stores third quarter of 2012!) is bright and [...]

Blog Tour: Amy Butler on the New Soul Blossoms Substrates

Recently Amy Butler and her assistant Mallory got in touch to see if I’d be willing to kick off a blog tour for Amy’s new fabrics. Of course I immediately said yes! I know everyone is thrilled to see Amy’s designs on the new apparel-friendly substrates of rayon, corduroy, and voile for the first time, and [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Westminster/Rowan – Amy Butler

Amy Butler‘s fabric was some of the first fabric that I ever bought, so I was thrilled to meet her in person and see the new lines. The booth featured Amy’s new line, Organic Soul, features prints “derived and rescued” from Amy’s Soul Blossoms collection. These prints will be available in FIVE substrates: corduroy, a [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Daiwabo – Novelty Prints

Daiwabo produces a large range of Taupe fabric (for the quilts seen in books like Japanese Taupe Quilts by Susan Briscoe, but they are also the producers of the very popular Tip Top Elephants (they had mini versions at market!) and other whimsical prints on twill, canvas, and mini corduroy. I forgot to write down [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Daiwabo – Novelty Prints

Daiwabo produces a large range of Taupe fabric (for the quilts seen in books like Japanese Taupe Quilts by Susan Briscoe, but they are also the producers of the very popular Tip Top Elephants (they had mini versions at market!) and other whimsical prints on twill, canvas, and mini corduroy. I forgot to write down [...]