Posts tagged ‘knits’

New Knits and Cottons by Hamburger Liebe

{ Happy } Susanne Firmenich aka Hamburger Liebe‘s debut collections for Hilco were (naturally) a big success! Her subsequent collections have been coming out over the past few months and it looks like there will be a steady supply of her great prints for all ages on jersey knits, cottons, and coordinating ribbons. You can [...]

Girl Charlee: Vintage Revival

Girl Charlee is an online shop dealing in knits. I got to hang out with owner Heather at Quilt Market and she is super awesome and driven. She has recently started producing her knit prints and the next collection, Vintage Revival, is out next month. preorder now. Related posts: Vintage Folk Twill The Great Knit Fabric [...]

New Knits at Ottobre

It has been a while, so I checked in on Ottobre‘s Etsy shop to see the newest knit prints. These are definitely a splurge, but you are getting quality fabric from Europe in unique prints, and hey, kid’s clothes don’t use too much yardage, right? This last one is inspired the Norwegian tradition of telling [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Birch Fabrics

{ images courtesy Birch Fabrics } Birch Fabrics is growing by leaps and bounds. Go Birch Go! Coming this season they’re expanding into new substrates and bringing on new licensees, including a very huge name. Jay-Cyn Designs will have three variations on a theme in three fabric types: organic quilting cotton, organic cotton canvas, and [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Rimmon Imported Fabrics

Quilt Market is perceptibly shifting to cater to sewists-at-large. We not only have an ever-expanding range of fashion and home decor fabrics, but a growing presence of jobbers. Jobbers purchase fabric directly from mills and supply fabric stores, designers, and small manufacturers. The thoroughly delightful Rimmon Brothers are jobbers who are also U.S. distributors for a [...]

Preview: Elk Grove Knits from Birch Fabrics

Birch Fabrics is introducing their first organic knits collection! Elk Grove Knits is expected in stores May 2013 and I’m sure we’ll be seeing more of it at Quilt Market (along with the companion quilting cotton and home dec collections). I already have a chevron T-shirt and some elk baby rompers formed in my mind. [...]

Emma One Sock

Finding great fashion fabrics to sew with takes a certain eye, and the difficulty is compounded by the limitations of online shopping. Unlike quilting cottons, which have a certain level of reliability, you just have to see and feel fashion fabrics before making a commitment. Emma One Sock has always done a great job sourcing [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Michael Miller – Designers

I’m (finally!) wrapping up Spring Quilt Market coverage with Michael Miller‘s designer booths. Keli covered the in-house collections, while Lauren got the designer booths — and, even though I forgot to ask, she got MM’s main, award-winning display. (Thanks, Lauren!) The Portland and NYC Modern Quilt Guild’s collectively created quilts showed off Michael Miller’s Cotton Couture [...]

Hamburger Liebe for Michas Stoffecke

You may know German designer Susanne Firmenich, aka Hamburger Liebe, from her Spoonflower designs, which I have featured here before. Some of her Spoonflower designs and dozens more were picked up by two European companies — Hilco, which I’ll show you in the next post, and Michas Stoffecke. Michas Stoffecke has produced a whole slew of designs, and if you count up all [...]