Posts tagged ‘cotton-linen blends’

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: FreeSpirit/Westminster – Valori Wells

Stepping into Valori Wells’ booth was like stepping in to a summer picnic, with fabric EVERYWHERE, including the floor! Somehow I resisted the urge to climb into her hammock filled with quilts, but I was definitely tempted. Valori’s nature-inspired designs and friendly demeanor really seem to embody the idea of a free spirit! Like most of the [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Seven Islands

Seven Islands, the wonderful folks who distribute Kokka, Nani Iro, Kiyohara, and Echino, is a perennial oasis at Quilt Market. I find that very few sewing and quilting enthusiasts can refute the quasi-magical properties of Japanese fabric companies. The major barrier is price but really, the golden ratio between quality, color and design makes it [...]

New Fabrics at Anna Ka Bazaar

Simple, quiet, but beautiful prints for fashion are, for some reason, really hard to find. If this is your style (it is most definitely mine!) you must check out Anna Ka Bazaar. The shop is headquartered in France but they ship worldwide. Here are several of their newest prints, mostly on lightweight 100% cotton. They [...]