Posts tagged ‘kona cotton’

Spring Quilt Market 2013: Robert Kaufman – Basics

Robert Kaufman is famous for their basics, and basics seem to be more popular and appreciated these days (maybe as the “new generation” of sewists becomes more savvy?), so now when I gush about solids and basics, people won’t think I’m being ironic! RK just rolled out new Kona solids last year, and this year [...]

Blog Tour/Giveaway: City Quilts by Cherri House

Today I’m thrilled to host the grand finale of Cherri House‘s blog tour to celebrate her new book City Quilts. OK, confession — I was just late in asking to be included, so Cherri was kind enough to tack me on to the end of the tour! Jessica is the rightful grand-finale host, but I [...]

Giveaway: Robert Kaufman Kona Cotton Solids Roll-Ups

{Classic Palette} I’m excited to announce that Robert Kaufman Fabrics is a new True Up Sponsor (hooray)! To celebrate they’re offering five readers a shot at a Kona Cotton Solids Roll-Up, which include 2.5″x44″ strips in 40+ colors, conveniently pre-arranged in the order of the color wheel. They’re even going to throw in a Sample [...]

Giveaway: Robert Kaufman Kona Cotton Color Cards

Robert Kaufman Fabrics has introduced 42 new colors of Kona Cotton Solids (including new organics and a premium jet black), bringing the total number of available colors up to 221. My friends at Robert Kaufman recently sent me a few of the newly updated sample cards. These cards are essential if you use Kona solids [...]

Blog Giveaway Day: Robert Kaufman Kona Cotton Color Card

One winner will receive a Robert Kaufman Kona Cotton Solids sample card. This is an indispensible tool if you are (or want to be) a regular user of these high-quality solid cottons. To enter, leave a comment on this post — make up a name for a color that features prominently in your life. This [...]

Q&A: Washing Pre-Cuts, and Kona at Joann’s

Wee Play Jelly Roll pre-cut pack from Moda — a jelly roll is made up of 2.5″x44″ cuts. Q: I recently ordered a set of smallish, pre-cut quilting squares from Etsy and did not know whether I should pre-wash or not. I didn’t pre-wash, made a small quilt and still haven’t washed it. I’m curious [...]