Posts tagged ‘fabric design’

Repeat(ed) Fabric Design Competition

Hello and Happy 2013! I think I am done with my New Year’s brain break and ready to get back in action. My resolutions for True Up 2013: improve my customer service, upgrade my wordpress, and change out my header patterns already, for pete’s sake. Chances are, if you read this website, your New Year’s [...]

Why, It’s a Forum!

The book is coming very soon! I made forum to serve as its companion, a place to go to ask questions about fabric design, to share your work, to find new resources and inspiration, and to be whatever else it morphs into. Once the book is out I plan to post downloads there, like free [...]

Fabric Design Contest at Connecting Threads — Deadline Tomorrow!

Are you familiar with Connecting Threads? They are the only fabric manufacturer I know of that sells their fabrics retail directly to the public, rather than opting for wholesale distribution. No middleman = lower prices, and they’ve got a wide variety of styles represented in their collections (including some beautiful modern designs). And now, they [...]

The Long Thread on Fabric Printing

The first recap of the recent Fabric Design Weekend in Atlanta is — Ellen of The Long Thread shares a big list of low-tech fabric printing techniques. Copy that list and paste it into your crafty bucket list! Update: Event host Deborah has a recap with plenty of pictures here. Related posts: Whipstitch Fabric Design [...]

Whipstitch Fabric Design Weekend

I can’t believe how much Deborah Moebes of Whipstitch is rockin the Atlanta sewing scene. She’s organized a Fabric Design Weekend, taking place tomorrow and Saturday, starring Melody Miller, Ellen Baker, and Rashida Coleman-Hale. The deets: We’ll begin on Friday night, September 10, with a Happy Hour meet-n-greet from 6-8 pm, giving you the chance [...]

Textile Stew: 9/8/10

Central Texans! Here’s something to look forward to after being soaked by Hermine. The Austin Area Quilt Guild Show is September 17-19. It has moved to the Palmer Events Center so you know it’s going to be the biggest and best one ever. And Malka is one of the vendors! If you’d like a pair [...]

Heather Ross’ Blog March: Inspiration to Fabric

Today I am thrilled to welcome artist/designer/writer extraordinare Heather Ross (blog). She’s here as part of her Blog March to promote her brand new book Weekend Sewing. The publisher, STC Craft, is giving away a copy of Weekend Sewing to one lucky reader. Just comment on this post by this Saturday, March 21, 2009, at [...]