Posts tagged ‘nylon’

Blog Tour/Giveaway: Kelly Lee-Creel on Experimenting With Different Fabric Types

Kelly Lee-Creel is a crafter, photographer, fabric designer for Andover, and now author for Stash Books (which makes her my book sister!). She has stopped by True Up today as part of her blog tour for Handmade Hostess, a book about adding handmade touches to all kinds of parties and gatherings. The book is full [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Kokka – Misc.

Kokka’s other offerings included new big Trefle prints … Lots of new assorted prints for kids … Big crazy photorealistic mushrooms … A Mexico-inspired mini-collection: Smaller-scale prints to join the slightly creepy/cute stuffed animal-themed collection introduced last market: Cute sewing-themed cotton-linen blends: There were also new prints on nylon, a basecloth that Kokka introduced this [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2010: Kokka

Seven Islands is the U.S. distributor for several Japanese brands, including Kokka, Kiyohara, and Sun Felt. Kokka’s biggest release this season is Heather Ross’ Far Far Away II, which will get its own post. Here are shots of the other Kokka collections. One of my favorite prints of the entire Market was the Trefle carnival [...]

Swimsuit Fabrics or: the Spandex Superpost

Well, it’s 105 degrees Fahrenheit here today. Texas is in for a long, hot summer. A morning spent at the shady neighborhood wading pool today got me thinking about sewing my own swimsuit. I probably won’t this year, but it’s fun to think about. Are there any good fabrics available? The answer is oh, yes. [...]