Posts tagged ‘previews’

Textile Stew: 8/2/11

The British brand Horrockses is re-launching this month! See my previous posts on Horrockses. “Cotton that looks like silk” from Reese Scannell in Australia (via Red Pepper Quilts) Casey’s Elegant Musings on Sourcing Vintage Fabric (and new fabric for vintage styles) Previews Tanya Whelan’s new book (out in December) Tilly strike-offs from Daisy Janie Circa [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Art Gallery Fabrics

Art Gallery Fabrics impressed with its prize-winning booth and lovely new prints. I spoke with Pat Bravo, who walked me through all that Art Gallery had to offer. The Pure Elements solids were a huge hit at market and at Sample Spree. They are remarkably soft and the colors are so vibrant. Pat said they will [...]

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: FreeSpirit — Mark Cesarik

This was Mark Cesarik’s first booth at Quilt Market. He and his wife Cara started releasing designs under the Sew Bettie moniker on Spoonflower. FreeSpirit picked them up, and they recently released Calypso Swing, a line of violets, pinks, black and grey quilt weight cottons. Mark takes care of the surface design, and Cara takes [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: P&B Textiles – Helen Dardik and Karen Tusinski

I just had a few minutes before closing to check in with the reps at P&B Textiles. They were getting a lot of deserved attention for two lines in particular — Toomuchery by Helen Dardik and Gallery Fiori by Karen Tusinski. Both artists are represented by Lilla Rogers studio, with whom P&B has been contracting [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Birch Fabrics

Cynthia and Jason, the partners behind Birch Fabrics, put together a super sweet double booth to introduce their two new lines, Avalon and Storyboek. Both lines are 100% GOTS certified organic. Avalon features bikes and birds in 8 prints, that boast deep color saturation and crisp lines, and is currently shipping. You can read the [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011 – Paris Apartment by Bari J.

Stash Books author and fabric designer, Bari J. Ackerman, showed off her new line for Lecien in her her own version of a Paris Aparment. This line should be shipping in June. View fantastic photos of the entire collection here! Related posts: Spring Quilt Market 2011: Lecien Spring Quilt Market Sneak Peeks: Full Bloom by [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Lecien

Monica Solorio-Snow’s new collection “Happy Mochi YumYum” for Lecien debuted at Market. You can read about her inspiration and see the full swatch sheet here. The line was showcased at their booth with kids clothes sewn from Patterns by Figgy’s. These are some new additions to the Mrs. March’s line: “Sweet Time” Retropop Sweet cross [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: More Hokkoh

More quilt weight cotton from Hokkoh designer Sayasans. This line is called “Wonder.” These four border prints by the same designer were called “uma flor e um leão.” I liked these paint box geometrics tagged under the name “Flora.” And finally, some of the cotton lawn I would like to wrap myself up in: Related [...]