Posts tagged ‘patterns’

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Modern Quilt Studio

Weeks Ringle tag-teamed with her husband Bill Kerr this Market. Bill talked about the modern quilting movement to a standing-room-only crowd at schoolhouse (yeah!), then Weeks took the bulk of the booth-staffing through Market and into Festival. The recently rechristened Modern Quilt Studio booth showcased their distinct and cerebral take on modern quilting, as well [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Green Bee Patterns

{ all photos by Lauren Hunt } I can’t write enough superlatives about Alexia Abegg. She’s just one of my favorite people in the world. She started out selling her handmade bags and worked with Anna Maria Horner in her studio. Spring Market finally saw the launch of her new endeavor, Green Bee Patterns, which [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Jaybird Quilts

Jaybird Quilts is the creative home of blogger and quilter Julie Herman. Julie’s booth featured several of her new patterns in some of today’s most popular prints.¬† Julie’s quilts also feature the impeccable quilting of Angela Walters. Julie is the author of an upcoming book, Skip the Borders: Easy Patterns for Modern Quilts. The book [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Quilt Pattern Makers

I’ve never been able to cover all the fabric I want to cover at Quilt Market, so the pattern makers tend to fall completely by the wayside. Fortunately, I had more woman-power this time.¬†Ellen visited Carolyn Friedlander, Atkinson Designs (creators of Yellow Brick Road, my first-ever quilt!), and The Empty Bobbin Sewing Studio. Visit their [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Modern Quilt Studio

{Weeks Ringle in the Modern Quilt Studio booth} Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr of Modern Quilt Studio have lots of exciting news. They have partnered with Andover Fabrics and will be releasing a line of fabric at Fall Market called Victorian Modern. Weeks described the line as pretty and soft with a hand-drawn feel. No [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Freespirit – Denyse Schmidt

I’m even more excited for Denyse Schmidt‘s new collection, Greenfield Hill, now that I’ve seen it up close. Her geometric prints are always so perfectly simple and versatile and sweet. And the 3-Dness of the big floral print (the topmost print in the bottom photo) is really gorgeous. Above are the voiles, which you can [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – FreeSpirit – Tula Pink

Can I just say? Meeting Tula Pink for the first time had to be one of the highlights of this market for me. She is hilarious and awesome and her tales of living in the rural Midwest had me rolling on the floor at the Fabric 2.0 party. And of course her booth to promote [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – FreeSpirit – Anna Maria Horner

Since Innocent Crush has been in stores for a few weeks now and Anna Maria has written all about it (including this comprehensive intro to velveteen) on her blog, I hope I’m not too late to the party with this post! Hopefully I can add to your knowledge of the line. Like, you knew that [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – FreeSpirit/Westminster – Amy Butler

Did I say that Echino was probably the most-photographed display? Certainly that honor has to go to Amy Butler. This season her award-winning booth was devoted to her new fabric collection Soul Blossoms (which is just hitting stores now), two new sewing patterns (the Reversible Sunday Sling Bag and the Oval Patchy Pillow, which also [...]