Posts tagged ‘interview’

Meet the Sponsors: nido

  Phiona, owner of Burlington, Vermont-based nido always closes her emails with “warmly,” and warmth perfectly encapsulates her shop. The brick-walled retail store and sewing hub just turned three years old (and had an enviable party!), and just visiting the online branch gives a sense of comfort, coziness, openness, and inspiration. She carries the finest modern fabrics [...]

I’m on the Jolly Jabber!

My Blogger’s Choice Fat Quarter Bundle is now available from The Fat Quarter Shop. For the occasion they interviewed me for their blog the Jolly Jabber. The interview includes a little guessing game and giveaway, so get on over there and put your name in the pot! Related posts: My Blogger’s Choice Bundle An Interesting [...]

My Interview With Pattern Observer

Slow Blog Tour stop #2! Michelle Fifis of the highly magnificent blog Pattern Observer asked me to participate in a webinar interview. She had some students from her e-classes listening in and messaging questions to us at the end. I also ask Michelle about how she started Pattern Observer, and about her design work. She [...]

Blog Tour: Deborah Moebes on Stitch by Stitch

I always knew Deborah Moebes was a powerhouse, but lately her empire has grown exponentially! Her shop Whipstitch Fabrics was one of the first major fabric shops on Etsy. She recently went from teaching sewing classes at Atlanta’s Beehive Co-op to opening her own brick-and-mortar shop and sewing lounge (also called Whipstitch). For the locals [...]

Meet the Sponsors: Cloud9 Fabrics

Mmmm, who wants a little urea-formaldehyde on their quilting cotton? No? Then consider going organic. Cloud9 Fabrics is a two-woman organic fabric company, the brainchild of Michelle Engel Bencsko and Gina Pantastico. They teamed up last year to create a contemporary, eco-sensible alternative to traditional quilt and craft fabrics. Their wholesale+ fabric line bridges the [...]

Blog Tour/Giveaway: Natalie Chanin on Sourcing Sustainably

{ photograph by Robert Rausch } Natalie Chanin is the chief designer and owner of Alabama Chanin, a fashion and lifestyle company focused on sustainable materials and practices. I’m very pleased to host her today as part of her blog tour to promote her new book, Alabama Studio Style: More Projects, Recipes, & Stories Celebrating [...]

Book Month: Meg McElwee’s Sew Liberated Blog Tour

Interweave Press invited us to be part of their virtual book tour for Meg McElwee’s new book, Sew Liberated (see my review, too!). How could we pass up a chance to interview one of our favorite bloggers and authors about her stash? We could not, that’s how. Hi, Meg! Thanks for talking with us today. [...]

Meet the Sponsors: Blugirlart

Shadow Blossom Fabric by Suzanne Meyer Pistorius for Blugirlart On True Up we write mostly about quilting weight cotton prints, and that’s what a majority of our sponsors sell or make. It’s a given that we love it! But one of my primary goals is to branch out and explore other types of fabric, and [...]

Felt Week: Interview With April of Felt-o-rama

Editor’s note, 11/13/09: In some very unfortunate timing on my part, April temporarily shut down Felt-o-rama yesterday for maternity leave. This interview took place some time ago and I hadn’t communicated recently with her re: my publishing timetable, so my sincere apologies to April and to those of you excited about checking out her shop [...]