Posts tagged ‘Quilt Market’

My New Venture: Cotton + Steel

I hope you all have been well! Thank you for the sweet and understanding response to my shuttering True Up. It really means a lot to me. As promised, I’m finally posting about my new project. At Fall Quilt Market we officially launched Cotton + Steel, a new brand/division of RJR fabrics. Melody Miller is [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2013: Robert Kaufman – Basics

Robert Kaufman is famous for their basics, and basics seem to be more popular and appreciated these days (maybe as the “new generation” of sewists becomes more savvy?), so now when I gush about solids and basics, people won’t think I’m being ironic! RK just rolled out new Kona solids last year, and this year [...]

See You Next Week!

I am getting my quilt market schedule and assignments ready for my six-count-’em-six gracious assistants, so I will have to bow out of posting this week. Do follow me on Facebook and Twitter for live-from-Houston Quilt Market updates Friday-Monday, and we’ll get posting with the usual in-depth coverage starting Tuesday. I’ll leave you with some [...]

The “Who Is Going to Quilt Market?” Post!

I’m thrilled to be attending my first Quilt Market this weekend. I’ll be there Friday-Sunday. If you’re going, let me know in the comments — I’ll keep an eye out for you! Related posts: Spring Quilt Market 2008 Reports: Part IV Who’s Going to Quilt Market? Spring Quilt Market 2008 Reports, Part II Spring Quilt [...]

Behind the Scenes at Moda

Lissa Alexander, Moda/United Notions‘ Marketing Director, wrote on the Fat Quarter Shop’s blog about the company’s preparations for spring Quilt Market, which takes place in Portland, Oregon, this coming weekend (May 16-18). It takes two 18-wheeler trucks to haul all their supplies and products there and two full days to set up. (!) The Quilting [...]

Michael Miller Organic Cottons, and Laminated Fabric

Michael Miller’s Organic Cottons Michael Miller fabrics now has a blog, Making It Fun, written by co-owner Kathy Miller. I love seeing the inner workings of a fabric company, since it’s my dream job and all. Through the blog I learned of their new organic cottons line (shown above), which will be in stores in [...]