Posts tagged ‘sandi henderson’

Fall Quilt Market 2011: Michael Miller – Secret Garden by Sandi Henderson

  Sandi Henderson‘s gorgeous and sprawling collection Secret Garden has been out for a little while now, but it’s gotten some new life with the addition of Michael Miller’s new solids collection, Cotton Couture, which has several colors drawn from Sandi’s palette. Related posts: Spring Quilt Market 2010 – Michael Miller Designers – Sandi Henderson [...]

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 [...]

Review: Sewing Bits & Pieces: 35 Projects Using Fabric Scraps

Sewing Bits and Pieces: 35 Projects Using Fabric Scraps by Sandi Henderson, Wiley Books, 2010 If you sew, then you have them. You have loads of them, and maybe you know what to do with them, and maybe you don’t. Either way, Sewing Bits & Pieces: 35 Projects Using Fabric Scraps, the first book from [...]

New Release Tuesday

New Release Tuesday is my weekly roundup of new fabric sightings (a very springy bunch this week!). These fresh arrivals have started to arrive in fabric shops and are ready to buy. Retailers, as always, if you carry any of these collections, let us know in the comments. The self-produced, 100% organic Monaco by Monaluna [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2010 – Michael Miller Designers – Sandi Henderson

Sandi Henderson, Ms. Portabello Pixie herself, had her own booth again this market to promote her new book, new sewing patterns, and a gorgeous new colorway of Meadowsweet. Here she is, posing with a copy of Sewing Bits and Pieces, which she signed for me to give away as a door prize at my Textile [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2009: Michael Miller — Designers

Sandi Henderson introduces her new Meadowsweet I’d like to think my lack of pictures from the Michael Miller designers’ booths indicates that I was entranced by the gorgeous designs and riot of rich, happy color, and was just living in the moment. But I was entranced by everyone I covered, so that’s no excuse. I [...]

Preview: Meadowsweet by Sandi Henderson

Aaah, we’re starting to get glimpses of the fall-winter 2009 collections that are making their debut at Quilt Market next month. Sandi Henderson just posted a preview of her followup to Farmers Market, called Meadowsweet. Thirty prints in two colorways (pear and peach) make up the quilting weight cotton collection. In what is looking to [...]

Quilt Market Fall 2008: Michael Miller

It was close to closing time on the first day of Quilt Market, so we were all in a bit of a visually overstimulated daze at that point, but Kathy Miller of Michael Miller Fabrics was nice enough to sit down with Michelle and I for over an hour talking about their new fabrics (their [...]

Sandi Henderson: Farmers Market

I heard somewhere that Sandi Henderson’s debut line, Ginger Blossom, was Michael Miller‘s best selling line in the company’s history. (Can someone confirm or deny?) What’s definitely true is that Sandi Henderson, her children’s clothing patterns, and her new line for Michael Miller, Farmers Market, were all the buzz at Spring Quilt Market in Portland [...]