Posts tagged ‘lecien’

Guest Post: Monica Solorio-Snow on Happy Mochi Yum Yum

Thank you all so, so much for all the kind words and wishes and welcomes for Theo! The sleep deprivation is really starting to set in but otherwise everything is going really well. Thanks for hanging in there with me! Today, I welcome Monica Solorio-Snow of Happy Zombie fame. She’s here to tell us all [...]

Lecien’s Fabulous Blooming, and Color Palettes

Get This Palette on Kuler Lecien has a few 1930s-40s vintage reproduction/retro collections out this season, and this one, Fabulous Blooming, has to be my favorite. I was struck by the sweet combination of different greens in the top print, and the use of gray as a neutral  – so characteristically 1930s-40s! It reminded me [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011 – Paris Apartment by Bari J.

Stash Books author and fabric designer, Bari J. Ackerman, showed off her new line for Lecien in her her own version of a Paris Aparment. This line should be shipping in June. View fantastic photos of the entire collection here! Related posts: Spring Quilt Market 2011: Lecien Spring Quilt Market Sneak Peeks: Full Bloom by [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Lecien

Monica Solorio-Snow’s new collection “Happy Mochi YumYum” for Lecien debuted at Market. You can read about her inspiration and see the full swatch sheet here. The line was showcased at their booth with kids clothes sewn from Patterns by Figgy’s. These are some new additions to the Mrs. March’s line: “Sweet Time” Retropop Sweet cross [...]

Interview: Sarah Fielke on From Little Things

One of the coolest surprised of Fall Quilt Market for me was sitting down at the Lecien schoolhouse session and learning that Sarah Fielke, the co-author of the amazing quilt books Material Obsession and Material Obsession 2 and creative director of the Australian sewing supersite SEWN was one of the speakers, and was there to [...]

Lecien: My Folklore

On the heels of last week‘s Euro-retro-folk-via-Japan print from Kokka, the newest iteration of Lecien‘s popular and ongoing My Folklore collection has just started arriving in stores. Each of the four prints comes in 4-6 colorways apiece. Long live Euro-retro-folk-via-Japan! Related posts: My Folklore by Lecien Folklore by Kokka Dutch Door Press for Kokka Japanese [...]

Preview: Sweet Broderie by Rosalie Quinlan

Rosalie Quinlan (of Melly & Me fame) has unveiled her next collection for Lecien, Sweet Broderie. I absolutely love it! These simple, versatile geometrics are exactly the kinds of prints I like to use for quilting. Related posts: Japanese Fabric of the Week: Grandmother’s Flower Garden by Rosalie Quinlan Preview: Safari Sweet by Penguin & [...]

Japanese Fabric of the Week: Ayumi’s Favorites

Though Japanese fabrics are now widely available in the U.S. and many other countries, there are still plenty of Japanese fabrics and textiles that rarely-to-never exported outside Japan. Last week I featured the Japanese shop Cotton Crayon, which is full of retro prints I’d never seen elsewhere. I found the link through Ayumi’s great blog [...]

New Release Tuesday

Free to Grow 100% organic cotton collection by Nancy Mims (of Mod Green Pod) for Robert Kaufman has a companion collection of organic solids. We’ll be hearing more from Nancy soon! And speaking of organic, the much anticipated Geo Grand by Daisy Janie has started to arrive in the shops. I know what a journey [...]