Posts tagged ‘cotton-linen’

Utako Yamada: Karel Capek

Utako Yamada is the Japanese illustrator behind a tea-centric product brand called Karel Capek, named after the Czech author who invented the term “robot”. These are not the first of Yamada’s designs to be put on fabric by Kokka, but it might be the largest and most cohesive collection to date. These fabrics are a [...]

Melody Miller: Ruby Star Spring

Ruby Star Spring, Melody Miller‘s second collection for Kokka, is now arriving in stores, and I can’t wait to get my hands on some. I love the pixelly designs and Melody’s inventive colorways. It’s a 62″ cotton-linen blend in a new lighter weight. “Bee” (center) is very large-scale (see this picture for reference) — the [...]

New Release Tuesday: 6/28/11 Part II

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. This week, there was so much to cover, I broke [...]

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 [...]

Japanese Fabric of the Week: Floating Animals

Here’s another Japanese fabric that is at once adorable and puzzling, and in the end even more adorable because it’s puzzling … these poor creatures seem to be hanging by their necks from the balloons, and then what of the ones without a balloon? And of course with the two-way print, some are floating and [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: More Yuwa/Kei

Both of these prints come from the Geo Style collection: Cotton Canvas Apples! All of these are cotton linen blends: These umbrellas were printed on cotton lawn and were three of my favorite prints on the table: Related posts: Spring Quilt Market 2011: More Yuwa/Kei Spring Quilt Market 2011: Yuwa — Yoshiko Jinzenji Spring Quilt [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: More Yuwa/Kei

Both of these prints come from the Geo Style collection: Cotton Canvas Apples! All of these are cotton linen blends: These umbrellas were printed on cotton lawn and were three of my favorite prints on the table: Related posts: Spring Quilt Market 2011: More Yuwa/Kei Spring Quilt Market 2011: Yuwa — Yoshiko Jinzenji Spring Quilt [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Yuwa — Yoshiko Jinzenji

These were a mix of quilter’s cotton, home dec weights, and cotton linen blends. The repeats on a few of them were up to a yard long. Related posts: Spring Quilt Market 2011: Yuwa — Yoshiko Jinzenji Fall Quilt Market 2011: Yuwa – Yoshiko Jinzenji Spring Quilt Market 2011: More Yuwa/Kei Spring Quilt Market 2011: [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Yuwa — Yoshiko Jinzenji

These were a mix of quilter’s cotton, home dec weights, and cotton linen blends. The repeats on a few of them were up to a yard long. Related posts: Spring Quilt Market 2011: Yuwa — Yoshiko Jinzenji Fall Quilt Market 2011: Yuwa – Yoshiko Jinzenji Spring Quilt Market 2011: More Yuwa/Kei Spring Quilt Market 2011: [...]