Posts tagged ‘sewing patterns’

Spring Quilt Market 2012: FreeSpirit/Westminster – Joel Dewberry

Joel Dewberry is one of just a few guys in the row of Westminster/FreeSpirit designers, and I think that he holds the banner high: Real Men Aren’t Afraid of Ruffles.   This market, Joel was showcasing his rapidly expanding line of sewing patterns, Eclectic Modern. His booth was full of the bright floral and geometric [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: FreeSpirit/Westminster – Amy Butler

I was very excited to be tasked with photographing the Westminster/FreeSpirit designer booths; they are always such incredible displays of creativity and inspiration, and this year was no exception! As always, Amy Butler‘s space was immaculately styled and a perfect representation of her new line, Cameo. Cameo seems to marry the Asian-inspired aesthetic of Amy’s [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2011: Kiyohara – Kayo Horaguchi

Kiyohara also presented a new collection by Kayo Horaguchi. The sewing patterns used for these samples are from two Japanese brands, M and K:   Related posts: Spring Quilt Market 2010 – Kiyohara Fall Quilt Market 2011: Kiyohara – Bon Poche by marini*monteany Fall Quilt Market 2011: Kiyohara – Puti de Pome Fall Quilt Market [...]

Whale Fabric by Made by Rae

Rae Hoekstra of Made by Rae designed this cute mode whale print and has it up for sale at Spoonflower. In this post she shows what the different repeats (basic, half-drop, half-brick, and mirror) look like, and hey, they all work! Here she uses the fabric as trim for her new Charlie Tunic sewing pattern [...]

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 [...]

Textile Stew: Cinco de Mayo Edition

Anna Maria Horner, together with Anchor and Westminster, has launched Anna Maria Needleworks, packages of pearl cotton and stranded embroidery floss that coordinate with her fabric collections. And if you’re going to Spring Market, or just live near SLC, join her at Piper’s Quilts & Comforts, 1944 South 1100 East, Salt Lake City, on Friday, [...]

Textile Stew: 3/28/11

Denyse Schmidt has a new quilting pattern with McCall’s based on her Spool quilt. The Project Selvage deadline has passed, but there are two weeks left to submit a pattern for the Steven Alan Pattern Design Challenge on Threadless. Ever Kelly has great tips for sewing felt. And over on BurdaStyle, a nice detailed article [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2010: Art Gallery Fabrics

Hello, it’s Pat Bravo and I at Quilt Market, just hanging in her booth, pretending to drink tea and not pretending to eat fun-size chocolate bars. We’ve already gotten a glimpse at two thirds of Art Gallery Fabrics’ Fall 2010 collections here, and voilà, here is the third collection, Dreaming in French. I just love [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2009: Sheree’s Alchemy

Sheree (left) and Jona Giammalva of Fabritopia (right) I didn’t get a chance to see all the fabric I wanted to see this time around at Quilt Market — so I didn’t even get to scratch the surface of all the new sewing patterns being introduced. I’m glad the one booth I got to visit [...]