Posts tagged ‘fabric collections’

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Carolyn Friedlander

Carolyn Friedlander, paper piecing pattern designer, debuted her first fabric line with Robert Kaufman, and over at her own booth, introduced her new patterns Local, Stripes, and Shirts. Drawing on her background in architecture, Carolyn’s line Architextures explores topography, maps, and blueprints. Find Architextures in your local quilt shop starting in late November…   { Stripes [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Adornit

Carolee McMullin’s Adornit touts itself as the crafter’s one-stop shop. Adornit offers scrapbooking papers and trims that coordinate with their fabrics. Adornit, run by Carolee and her three daughters, has been manurfacturing fabric with a company in Korea for three years. Adornit’s fabric is available on their website and quilt shops all over the U.S. [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Michael Miller – Basics and Brights

It’s the economy, it’s the modern quilt movement, it’s the trend … whether it’s one of these or all of these things, the theme of this market was definitely Back to Basics. Several companies emphasized solids and versatile basics, and just the pure joy of color color color. Having fabrics with longer shelf lives is [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Michael Miller – Patty Young

Patty Young introduced her new line of quilting cotton called Textured Basics. While it is quilting cotton in terms of weight and feel, the fabric is overprinted with faux texture that makes the fabric look like a canvas. Tricky, tricky.  The faux texture creates the illusion of an added dimension on the surface of the fabric [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Michael Miller – Laura Gunn

Next was Laura Gunn‘s booth.  Featuring her latest line for Michael Miller, Cosmos, which includes panel prints.  Laura’s painterly prints have a different feel than a lot of fabric on the market. Light and airy in spirit, but saturated in color, Cosmos is a lovely combination of large scale floral prints and plaids and dots. Cosmos is [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Michael Miller – Patty Sloniger

In 2011, Michael Miller partnered with Spoonflower to launch Project Selvage. Project Selvage was an opportunity for designers to make the jump from Spoonflower to being a licensed designer for Michael Miller. Patty Sloniger was the  winner of Project Selvage with her collection Backyard Baby.  At Market, her booth was centered on her collection Les [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012 – Monaluna

{Havana} {Havana} Monaluna‘s organic offerings are lovely.  Sadly the fabric’s awesome hand can’t be translated via blog, but next time you are around some Monaluna fabric, just touch it … It’s a medium-weight poplin that is 100% GOTS-certified organic. One of Monaluna’s new collections, Havana, is the perfect combination of cars, birds, scooters, flowers.  Mix [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Andover Fabrics Part I

{ Lucky Penny Quilt by Alison Glass, Quilted by Lisa Sipes } Over the past several years, Andover has been making a name for themselves on the modern scene by offering fabrics with a fresh perspective, and they did not disappoint this time around. Andover unveiled three new collections this year at Fall Market: Lucky Penny by [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Modern Quilt Studio

Weeks Ringle tag-teamed with her husband Bill Kerr this Market. Bill talked about the modern quilting movement to a standing-room-only crowd at schoolhouse (yeah!), then Weeks took the bulk of the booth-staffing through Market and into Festival. The recently rechristened Modern Quilt Studio booth showcased their distinct and cerebral take on modern quilting, as well [...]