Posts tagged ‘fall quilt market 2012’

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Kokka – Melody Miller

Do you remember that scene in Amélie when the former occupant of Amélie’s apartment is reunited with his boyhood cigar box full of treasures? If so, you know a bit of how it felt to be in Melody Miller‘s booth this market. She had my childhood on those shelves and under that tree. It was, [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Kokka

Kokka’s distinctive prints are always one of the high points at Market.  A portion of the booth was dedicated to Ellen Luckett Baker‘s new line Stamped (which is new in stores now). Inspired by hand-prints, the simple shapes and designs are perfectly suited to the cotton-linen blend fabric and the amazing array of colors. Ellen’s fabric [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Blend

Blend, the recently introduced division of Anna Griffin Inc., continues to expand their designer roster and impress with a variety of artistic voices. As I said before, my photos don’t do justice to the collections, so I’ve included the company’s promotional images too where available. Everyone who is tired of birds, owls, and deer have [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Anna Griffin

This was my first time meeting the folks at Anna Griffin and their new division Blend firsthand, and I was not only impressed by their current and upcoming collections but also how they presented their brand as a whole. Everyone looked professional in sharp black dresses, their marketing materials are stunning, and I think there’s something to be [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Moda Home

The United Notions booth at Market featured just a few of the items from Moda Home line, a line of pre-made home items – mostly ones for the upcoming holidays. There were some great ideas for when your time-to-make-just-one-more-handmade-gift timer runs out! { Mittens instead of stockings – what a great twist on the tradition! [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: FreeSpirit

FreeSpirit fabrics have a special place in my heart — probably because they were the ones who brought us Amy Butler fabric. Do you remember how exciting that was??? I feel like that’s now “back in the day,” that’s how long it’s been. (Is this where I confess that I took a stack of Amy [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Dear Stella

With Kallianthi, Dear Stella comes full circle. They brought classic home decor motifs and looks to quilting cotton, and now this collection includes a home dec fabrics. Dear Stella’s cotton sateen is a light and drapey, perfect for breezy curtains. Kallianthi mixes ikat and block-print-like designs.        Kyani is all about blues and watercolor:   Cleo. [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Kids Collections and Basics

Jack & Lulu, Dear Stella‘s one and only licensed designer (all other collections are in-house), has a second collection out now that is quite irresistible. Their first, Shore Thing, was about the beach, and they go futher out to sea with All Hands on Deck.   Playdate (Stella’s ongoing kids collection) is an assortment of [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Green Bee Design & Patterns

{ Alexia and Michelle Abegg of Green Bee Design & Patterns } Green Bee Design & Patterns had a booth at market for the second time ever to show off their hot-off-the-presses sewing pattern collection, and how great they look paired with Rob Bancroft’s new fabric collection, MicroMod for Cloud9 Fabrics. (Rob is 1/3 of Green [...]