Posts tagged ‘robert kaufman’

Robert Kaufman: London Calling 2

When the weather starts to warm up, a gal’s mind turns to spring sewing (especially when a gal was superpregnant at this time last year and the torching of that wardrobe has left her closet skirtless this year). London Calling 2, a collection of high-count combed cotton lawn prints from Robert Kaufman fit the bill [...]

Fabric 8

Here’s another fun fabric design contest, and I want a True Up reader to win! Spoonflower and Robert Kaufman Fabrics have teamed up for Fabric 8. They’re looking to glorify eight of the world’s best amateur textile designers, and one of those eight will go on to receive $1000, a design contract with Robert Kaufman [...]

Kokka Labels and Ads

… spotted at Quilt Taffy on Etsy. And while looking around for a Japanese fabric to feature today, I came across this text print, from the Maxine licensed collection by Hallmark for Robert Kaufman fabrics. Not Japanese, but it would go so well in all your Kumiko Fujita Patchwork 318-like endeavors! In fact there are [...]

Quilting Solids Roundup

Solids have gained (re-gained, maybe) a lot of respect as a quilting fabric in recent years. There’s no better proof of that than the abundance of choices on the market now. Manufacturers small and large are offering their own unique palettes. I thought a little overview of what’s available these days might be useful for [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2011: Robert Kaufman – Marie Perkins

If you read True Up you probably also read Print & Pattern by bowie style. But you may not know that bowie style’s real name is Marie Perkins, and that she also runs her own surface design studio called Inkjet Designs (here’s her blog, another must-read). Some of the most exciting news for me to come out [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2011: Robert Kaufman – Basics

Robert Kaufman has some exciting new basics. (And I know you’re with me when I call basics “exciting.”) My favorite for sure is the new Essex cotton-linen yarn dyes. The denim color wants to be paired with something Colette. Next, there are 16 new Quilter’s Linen colors, bringing the total up to 42. Quilter’s Linen [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2011: Robert Kaufman – Holiday 2012

Here are Robert Kaufman‘s collections for Halloween and Christmas 2012. Industry-wide, Holiday collections usually come out around May, but these may be slated for earlier. Pink Light Design takes over the ongoing Eerie Alley Halloween line this time around.   Nordica Flannel is a cozy collection with with traditional Scandinavian winter motifs. Makes me want [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2011: Robert Kaufman – Lesley Grainger

Lesley Grainger has a collection each for boys and girls. Launch, above (December 2011); and the all-flannel Pretty Paisley, below (2012). Flannel panel! Related posts: Fall Quilt Market 2011: Robert Kaufman – Dr. Seuss Fall Quilt Market 2011: Robert Kaufman – Ann Kelle Fall Quilt Market 2011: Robert Kaufman – Holiday 2012 Fall Quilt Market [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2011: Robert Kaufman – Stockholm

The big, bright, Scandinavian-inspired Stockholm is by Robin Zingone. It will be out January 2011. Related posts: Fall Quilt Market 2011: Robert Kaufman – Holiday 2012 Fall Quilt Market 2011: Robert Kaufman – Dr. Seuss Fall Quilt Market 2011: Robert Kaufman – Ann Kelle Fall Quilt Market 2011: Robert Kaufman – greenSTYLE Fall Quilt Market 2011: [...]