Posts tagged ‘lotta jansdotter’

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 here - I’m looking forward to using the [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Windham Fabrics

Known for more traditional designs and motifs, Windham scored the golden ticket when they signed Lotta Jansdotter. Her first licensed collection, Echo, was a hit and it’s rather safe to say that Bella, her second collection, will be no different. The colors – tangy orange, rich indigo, aqua, yellow and a warm gray – combine [...]

Lotta Jansdotter: Bella

It’s fair to say that Echo by Lotta Jansdotter for Windham Fabrics was one of the major hits of 2011. And just off the heels of its near-victory in the Fat Quarterly’s Modern Madness comes news of her second collection, Bella. Looks like it’ll debut at Spring Quilt Market, and be available in stores in [...]

Preview: Echo by Lotta Jansdotter

{ photo by Jennifer Causey } Designer-hero to many (and prolific author) Lotta Jansdotter will launch her first quilting-weight cotton collection in November 2011. It’s called Echo and it’s with Windham Fabrics. Visit the Windham blog to see the fabric in action — that large crosshatch texture print looks terrific as a guy’s button-down shirt! [...]

Battle of the Printing Books: Printing by Hand by Lena Corwin, Lotta Prints by Lotta Jansdotter

Printing by Hand by Lena Corwin Hardcover spiral-bound, 144 pages Publisher: Stewart Tabori & Chang   Lotta Prints: How to Print With Anything, From Potatoes to Linoleum by Lotta Jansdotter softcover, 120 pages Publisher: Chronicle Books Since the crafty community is very close-knit and supportive, I doubt there’s an actual battle between the two New [...]

Handprinting with Lotta Jansdotter

Lotta Jansdotter shows Etsy and the rest of us how to print onto fabric with stencils and yams (via the CRAFT blog). I like the nice bit about idea cultivation at the end. Related: Scientific American Mind article on How to Unleash Your Creativity (via Three Buttons). Related posts: Preview: Echo by Lotta Jansdotter Lotta [...]