Posts tagged ‘michael miller’

Preview: Michael Miller

Here’s a peek at some of the collections Michael Miller Fabrics is introducing this weekend at Spring Market. Expect them in stores this summer!   Children at Play is by children’s book illustrator Sarah Jane, who is one of Michael Miller’s newest designers (there will be several more this year!). It’s an epic collection divided [...]

Project Selvage Winner!

Houston, Texas-based designer Patty Sloniger is Michael Miller‘s newest fabric designer! Her collection Backyard Babies won the hotly contested Project Selvage contest. I was won over by her charming coordinates. I’m looking forward to seeing it and the girl version when it’s introduced at Fall Quilt Market later this year. Related posts: Project Selvage Finalists [...]

Project Selvage Finalists

Spoonflower has profiles of each of the 10 finalists in Michael Miller‘s Project Selvage (full disclosure: MM/Project Selvage is a sponsor of the site). I loved hearing about everyone’s thought processes, experience, and inspirations. These 10 are now hard at work on rounding out their collections (of six prints total), which will be up on [...]

New Release Tuesday

New Release Tuesday is my periodic 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! Bryant Park by Khristian A. Howell for Anthology Fabrics Bonjour by Diane Kappa [...]

Project Selvage

I’ve always wanted to see a fabric design reality show, of course I realize it wouldn’t be a chartburner … but then again, the market seems to support a half dozen reality shows about cake, so who am I to say? Anyway, Michael Miller Fabrics has teamed up with Spoonflower to give us the next [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Michael Miller – Patty Young

Patty Young has been one of the industry leaders in educating the market about sewing with less familiar substrates. Here she is with her husband Jon, modeling samples of her new sewing patterns for polyester double knit and velour. Heh. Wouldn’t that be something? Really, their booth was to introduce Sanctuary, Patty’s first collection on [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Michael Miller – Clubhouse and More

Another big cool new thing Michael Miller is launching is the Michael Miller Clubhouse. They teamed up with Swirly Girls Design to create a modern version of the hugely popular block of the month-type clubs (that I always hear about but have to admit I didn’t really understand, till now!) This version is one that [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Michael Miller – Tammis Keefe Tribute

If you’ve read True Up or my old craft blog Dioramarama for any amount of time, you probably know that midcentury textile designer Tammis Keefe holds a very special place in my heart (here’s a link to all my posts tagged with her name). Handkerchiefs were Keefe’s speciality but she was a surface designer in [...]

Review: Sewing Bits & Pieces: 35 Projects Using Fabric Scraps

Sewing Bits and Pieces: 35 Projects Using Fabric Scraps by Sandi Henderson, Wiley Books, 2010 If you sew, then you have them. You have loads of them, and maybe you know what to do with them, and maybe you don’t. Either way, Sewing Bits & Pieces: 35 Projects Using Fabric Scraps, the first book from [...]