Posts tagged ‘julia rothman’

Spring Quilt Market 2013: Windham Fabrics

  Windham Fabrics has lots of great new fabrics coming out. With a few headline names such as:   Heather Ross with her first range with Windham – Briar Rose. It’s Heather’s usual brilliant illustrations with great colour and design, and the quilting weight cotton looked like it would be great to sew anything with [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Windham

It was such a delight to visit Windham‘s booth – so much color, and a range of design styles from sophisticated to cheerily whimsical. Let’s start with Type by Julia Rothman. This image really doesn’t show off all the fabrics to their best, but you can see them hereĀ - I’m looking forward to using the [...]

Julia Rothman: Miscellany

Julia Rothman is a kick-ass illustrator who is known not only for her surface design work but for her blog Book by Its Cover. She’s one third of the design firm ALSO, who are responsible for the look of design*sponge and other illustrious websites. In fact Julia’s post on design*sponge about how to make a [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Cloud9 Fabrics

Admin note: The site is still experiencing outages and significant slowness, but I have a professional on the case now … we should be better-than-normal by this weekend. We’ll be posting whenever we can access WordPress ourselves. Thanks for sticking with us! { photo by Melissa Frantz } Cloud9 Fabrics has so much goodness going [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Cloud9 Organic Fabrics

Oh, Michelle and Gina, my camera must have been weeping tears of joy after learning of the artists of your upcoming Designer Series (Heather Moore of Skinny LaMinx, Julia Rothman, and Geninne D. Slatkis) because just about all my pictures turned out super blurry. I managed a few nice shots of your new Forest Friends [...]

How to Make a Repeating Pattern

Surface pattern designer extraordinaire Julia Rothman is guest-blogging at Design*Sponge this week. Today she shared her method for hand-drawing repeating patterns. Just draw, cut, reassemble, and fill in the blank space! Well, not “just”; there’s much more to making attractive patterns (technical drawing skills, artistic voice, and color savvy to begin with), but if you’ve [...]