Posts tagged ‘fabric collections’

Saffron Craig: Banksia Bloom

Banksia Bloom is the newest GOTS certified 100% organic cotton collection by Saffron Craig for Fern Textiles. I know I’ve heard of these “kookaburras” and knew they were Australia-related but had no idea what they were, now thanks to Saffron I know they are birds that frequent rivers. The collection is also populated with Australian exotica [...]

Amy Sedaris: I Like You

Windham is throwing down the gauntlet on celebrity fabric collections with Amy Sedaris‘ I Like You. Take that, Marie Osmond and Ty Pennington! Aside from Amy’s celebrity, there sure aren’t enough funny/weird fabric collections out there so I hope this marks the beginning of a long and beautiful contract. Amy Sedaris is the author of [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Birch Fabrics

{ images courtesy Birch Fabrics } Birch Fabrics is growing by leaps and bounds. Go Birch Go! Coming this season they’re expanding into new substrates and bringing on new licensees, including a very huge name. Jay-Cyn Designs will have three variations on a theme in three fabric types: organic quilting cotton, organic cotton canvas, and [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Avlyn

Avyln had a few new batik patterns to share – first up, their popular Western-themed line, Fandango, but in colors for the ladies rather than the ranch hands: { Fandango hats, boots and horses } Next up, The Java Origins line (check out the firebirds and turtles):      Some great “solid” blenders : and Cascade [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Amy and David Butler

Amy Butler‘s Alchemy collection is very complex! At 46 pieces you could be forgiven to not keep them all straight, but they’re divided up further into a lot of different substrates.   The Studio Collection contains 12 different prints in different fabrics, including rayon challis, sateen bliss, voile, velveteen, laminates, and linen rayon, aimed at [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Anna Maria Horner

Hard to know where to look at Anna Maria Horner‘s booth – there was so much to see and it’s all so pretty. Field Study, previously released in quilting cotton and now with rayon challis, voile, and velveteens joining the range, was made up in clothing, quilt, and bag patterns.   Anna’s Needleworks embroidery and tapestry collection patterns and kits [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Tula Pink

As usual, a visit to the Westminster/Freespirit/Moda booth at Market did not disappoint. There is a lot of ground to cover these days – Amy has already told you about some Freespirit designers and surrounds, I’m here to cover the big guns, starting with Tula Pink. Tula Pink’s new range, Saltwater, is maritime themed and features [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Stof

Stof has been a major supplier of fabric to Europe since the 1970s. Based in Denmark, they recently started exporting to the US. Their Pure collection shares some obviously Scandinavian DNA with Lotta Jansdotter’s last two collections. The colors are bright in a classic kind of way – check out the navy and red:    [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Riley Blake Designs – Lila Tueller

Lila Tueller had both a segment of the Riley Blake Designs booth as well as an individual booth to showcase her latest collection, Mystique.  Lila has developed a signature style that includes lots of funky florals slightly reminiscent of the seventies, and Mystique continues with this theme except for one small detail – it’s in black, [...]