Posts tagged ‘organics’

Fall Quilt Market 2011: More Birch Fabrics

{ Mod Basics} Maybe the sign of a fabric company’s official arrival is having a basics collection. I love that Birch Fabrics‘ Mod Basics line has a little bit of flair beyond your typical basic prints, and that it establishes Birch’s palette/brand. The orange and coral, by the way, are the perfect and much-sought-after shades, not [...]

Preview: Alegria by Geninne Zlatkis

Next in Cloud9 Fabrics‘ Designer Series is Alegria by the very talented Geninne D. Zlatkis. So pretty, and I love the depth and richness of the watercolor art. It is expected to arrive in shops in Spring 2012. Related posts: Fall Quilt Market 2011: Cloud9 – Michelle Engel Bencsko and Gennine Zlatkis Preview: Tsuru and [...]

Julia Rothman: Miscellany

Julia Rothman is a kick-ass illustrator who is known not only for her surface design work but for her blog Book by Its Cover. She’s one third of the design firm ALSO, who are responsible for the look of design*sponge and other illustrious websites. In fact Julia’s post on design*sponge about how to make a [...]

New Release Tuesday: 6/28/11 Part 1

New Release Tuesday is my periodic roundup of new fabric sightings (mostly quilting cottons). 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. Wow, I’ve put this off so long that the new [...]

Sara Lee Parker

{ Crepe Myrtle } Sara Lee Parker designs and prints yardage, fat quarters, and home textiles, and greeting cards with the help of her husband and mom in her home studio in rural Georgia. She prints on a hemp-organic cotton blend with water-based inks, and many of the designs are available in two or more [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Westminster/Rowan – Amy Butler

Amy Butler‘s fabric was some of the first fabric that I ever bought, so I was thrilled to meet her in person and see the new lines. The booth featured Amy’s new line, Organic Soul, features prints “derived and rescued” from Amy’s Soul Blossoms collection. These prints will be available in FIVE substrates: corduroy, a [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Robert Kaufman – Organic Collections

Robert Kaufman also had a large showing of organic fabrics at market, including a line of organic solids, Pure Organic, which they continue to expand. The Little One collection by Katie Hennagir is also 100% organic and coordinates with the Pure Organic Solids. Pick a Bunch by Nancy Mims (Mod Green Pod) is also 100% [...]

Textile Stew: 9/25/09

Mod Green Pod’s new Luxury Solids Collection has arrived, and is in the shop. Ooh boy … another wave of Ed Emberley licensed textiles! via print & pattern Tanya Whelan is giving away a fat quarter pack of her new line Dolce, courtesy of the Fat Quarter Shop. Ink & Spindle is having another Open [...]