Posts tagged ‘josephine kimberling’

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 [...]

Blend Fabrics July 2012

I’m looking forward to seeing what Blend Fabrics has to offer for its sophomore effort. By the looks of these two collections, set to be in stores in July, it’s going to be great. Hope Chest is by Josephine Kimberling, and features her always fashion-forward florals (including a cross stitch floral), this time paired with [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Robert Kaufman

I will admit that I have been putting off these posts because there is just so much to write about! The folks at Robert Kaufman had tons of new stuff to show at market and were very excited to share it all. One corner of the booth featured Kaufman’s Kona solids and the quilts created [...]

New Release Tuesday: 5-10-11

New Release Tuesday is my periodic roundup of new fabric sightings (mostly quilting cottons). These fresh arrivals have started to arrive in fabric shops and are ready to buy. Retailers, as always, if you carry any of these collections, let us know in the comments.   The Needle Shop: Outside Oslo cotton canvas by Jessica [...]

Robert Kaufman Spring 2011 Previews

Pick a Bunch is Mod Green Pod‘s second 100% organic collection for Robert Kaufman. The three colorways, sunflower (above), olive, and orchid are so gorgeous and jubilant. Pick a Bunch is out very soon, likely by the end of April. There will also be some new coordinating solids in RK’s Pure Organics line. More April/May [...]

Textile Stew: 2/9/11

Helen Dardik + Retrosaria = quality ribbon by quality people! What’s Up With Cotton? A dozen or so statements from the major quilting manufacturers on the causes of the price increase of cotton, and what it means for you. (via Fabritopia‘s twitter) Here’s Whipstitch on the same topic. Marimekko is tripling their textile production capabilities, [...]

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 [...]

Guest Post/Giveaway: Josephine Kimberling on Glam Garden

Thanks so much to Kim for inviting me back to True Up, to guest blog about my new fabric collection, Glam Garden! Last time I was here Kim interviewed me about my debut fabric collection Hot Blossom, and today I’m going to share with you the inspiration and creative process behind Glam Garden. For Glam [...]

2010 Already …

I’m home! I hope your holidays were warm and happy. Thank you SO much for the compliments on the yo-yo wreath! As requested, I will post a little tutorial soon. And people are already thinking about 2010. Marimekko just revealed a bit of of their spring 2010 collection (Kotona by Pia Holm, above). Meanwhile, Josephine [...]