Posts tagged ‘lawn’

Q&A: Sheer Fabrics

Hi! I am new to the fabric world and I was looking for some good tips on what is the best sheer or gauze fabric. I keep seeing the term voile used and organza. I want something that is really sheer and with a great color print. Any ideas where I can get this or [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Timeless Treasures

As we saw in the Alice Kennedy post, Timeless Treasures is getting in on the trend of new substrates. In addition to laminates and home dec weight cotton, they’re also introducing their first cotton lawn collection, Darling Clementine. It is arriving in stores now — Pink Chalk Fabrics was the first to get it. Though [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Yuwa – Thrilling Black and More Apparel Fabrics

I think the apparel fabric experiments that we started to see over the last two Markets have been a success, because there were more blouse/dress-weight fabrics this time around. My market buddy Lauren and I were dying over these from Yuwa — the first five photos you see here are from their collection Thrilling Black, [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010: Alexander Henry – Larkspur

Well hello! I’m back from another spectacular quilt market and finally got the 10 Hours of Sleep Award last night so I’m ready to start sharing all the fabric goodness. We’ll start with one of my favorite companies, Alexander Henry, and their featured collection Larkspur. It’s a full quilting cotton collection in very different-feeling colorways, [...]

New Release Tuesday

New Release Tuesday is my weekly roundup of new fabric sightings. 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 much-anticipated cotton lawn collection from Alexander Henry is now available! And I [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2010: Alexander Henry – Cotton Lawn Collection

Alexander Henry has always produced the most apparel-friendly prints in the business, so one of my questions for them was going to be “are you ever going to introduce some retail apparel fabrics?” But before I could open my mouth, Nicole laid out before me their brand new cotton lawn collection. People, this stuff is [...]

Cute Lawn

Just ordered some of this cute cotton lawn because I’m of a mind to make a dress. It’s from Denver Fabrics (15% off sale right now!) and it also comes in stretch canvas and sateen in blue and pink. Related posts: Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Yuwa – Thrilling Black and More Apparel Fabrics Spring [...]