Posts tagged ‘heather ross’

Show Us Your Stash: Collection Edition

I just love it when they all coordinate, don’t you? A stack of Rosalie Quinlan‘s Grandmother’s Flower Garden, from Penelope Waits (blogged here). A stack of Denyse Schmidt’s Katie Jump Rope from Badlands Quilts‘ blog, destined to become a Single Girl quilt. (Total parenthetical: I’ve wanted to make one of those for ages.) A nicely [...]

Textile Stew: 9/2/09

Cafe Cartolina on Ouno Design WREN handmade: Stockholm shopping (ummm? drool.) a la mode fabric’s collection of Heather Ross Munki Munki fabrics Birds of Ohio: Japanese Wax Resist The Purl Bee has a color of the week thing going on on Facebook. This week, it’s Peacock (my favorite blue!) Feedsack Friday on the Rickrack Rag [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2009: Kokka

This post is part of a series reporting on the Spring 2009 International Quilt Market by True Up East Coast Stringer Mary Beth of Supafine. OH. EM. GEE. You guys. I’ve never been up close and personal with any of Kokka’s fabric before. So if I get a little drool on this post, I beg [...]

Silk Week: Silk Jersey

Yesterday I covered silkworms and silk production, now let’s learn about different types of silk. Silk jersey is a stretchy knit fabric, and maybe it’s not the most common type, but it’s been on my mind since seeing the Saturday Night Silk Jersey Set (pictured above) in Heather Ross‘ book Weekend Sewing. It is very [...]

Linky Tuesday

Block-Printed Hemp/Cotton Blends from Home Sweet, via Crafting a Green World Blempgorf shares her pick for the Best fabric ever — I don’t disagree! Hello, nice to meet you too, Daisy Janie’s Urbana collection! A La Mode is giving away MORE out of print Heather Ross fabrics — deadline to enter April 10. Enter to [...]

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 [...]

Heather Ross’ Blog March

Heather Ross will be going on a blog tour to promote her awesome new book Weekend Sewing, and I’m very excited that True Up will be hosting a stop! Here’s the full schedule, so you can follow her around, learn lots, and maybe even win a book … 2/26/09 The Purl Bee (Technically not part [...]

Heather Ross News

First the good news … Heather Ross‘ book, Weekend Sewing: More Than 40 Projects and Ideas for Inspired Stitching, is available through Amazon now. I got to see a proof at the fall Quilt Market and it’s a keeper. I can’t wait to get my copy. Image courtesy Heather Ross And, Heather has received the [...]

Best of 2008: More of Kim’s Picks

Best Juvenile Collections My two favorite juvenile collections last year both did “gender neutral” in unique ways. Jackie Shapiro’s Sweetpea line for Windham used bold graphics in yellow (the traditional go-to gender neutral color) with orange, green, and red, and touches of pink and gray. There is enough variety in the collection to go completely [...]