Posts tagged ‘quilting’

Hand Quilted With Love by Sarah Fielke

Hand Quilted With Love by Sarah Fielke Cico Books buy on Amazon | buy directly from Sarah in Australia I’ve been thinking a lot lately about “collections” as applied to designing things like fabric and projects for books — why we make them and how consumers respond to them. Having a theme can serve as [...]

Vintage Quilts at Quiltcon

I’m back from Quiltcon and a few days of recovery! The show floor had a special exhibition of historical quilts from the collection of Roderick Kiracofe. Kiracofe is the author of several quilt history books. The quilts in this exhibition are also featured in his latest book, titled simply Quilts, which is self-published via Blurb. You can [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Modern Quilt Relish

( Marny and Jill of Modern Quilt Relish } I was excited to meet the ladies of Modern Quilt Relish for the first time this market. They were one of the forerunners of the Modern Quilt movement and they are the nicest people you could hope to meet. Their booth featured their patterns sewn up [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Cluck Cluck Sew

Cluck Cluck Sew is Idaho mama Allison Harris’ quilt pattern label. She has 27 patterns to date that would appeal to traditionalists and modernists alike. She also has about a gazillion free tutorials on her blog including a patchwork candy corn trick or treat bag, quilt blocks, and baby accessories.    Related posts: Fall Quilt Market [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Carolyn Friedlander

Carolyn Friedlander, paper piecing pattern designer, debuted her first fabric line with Robert Kaufman, and over at her own booth, introduced her new patterns Local, Stripes, and Shirts. Drawing on her background in architecture, Carolyn’s line Architextures explores topography, maps, and blueprints. Find Architextures in your local quilt shop starting in late November…   { Stripes [...]

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 [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Anthology Fabrics

    { Deerfield by Adrienne Looman – October 2012 }   Anthology‘s bread and butter is batiks, but they instantly gained the respect of the modern-minded sewist with their print collection when they launched a few years ago. They recently released two collections by Adrienne Looman, both with cute, smaller-scale focus prints and easy coordinates that will fit right [...]

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: 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 [...]