Posts tagged ‘sewing’

Blog Tour/Giveaway: Kelly Lee-Creel on Experimenting With Different Fabric Types

Kelly Lee-Creel is a crafter, photographer, fabric designer for Andover, and now author for Stash Books (which makes her my book sister!). She has stopped by True Up today as part of her blog tour for Handmade Hostess, a book about adding handmade touches to all kinds of parties and gatherings. The book is full [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Green Bee Design & Patterns

{ Alexia and Michelle Abegg of Green Bee Design & Patterns } Green Bee Design & Patterns had a booth at market for the second time ever to show off their hot-off-the-presses sewing pattern collection, and how great they look paired with Rob Bancroft’s new fabric collection, MicroMod for Cloud9 Fabrics. (Rob is 1/3 of Green [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Marie Madeline Studio

This was Marie Madeline Studio‘s first Quilt Market booth, and they won a booth award for Merchandising! Here are their most recent additions to their growing pattern line: { the Francie dress & jumper } { the happy girl apron fits momma too! } … Sam is a fiber artist and quilt designer behind Hunter’s Design Studio. Related posts: [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Betz White

{ Polar Babies Quilt and Polar Pal Appliqués } Betz White debuted her new pattern collection, Wildlife with Love ™, at Market. This collection offers techniques for everyone: quilting, appliqué and sewing! Betz was inspired by her son who is concerned with saving endangered animals — so much so that he donates his own money to the National [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Sew Liberated

{ Meg McElwee in her Quilt Market booth } Meg McElwee has been featured on True Up before –True Up was a stop on the blog tour for her book, Sew Liberated.  Meg started her pattern company, also named Sew Liberated, in 2007 but this was the first time with a booth at Market for [...]

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 [...]

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: Jaybird Quilts

Jaybird Quilts is the creative home of blogger and quilter Julie Herman. Julie’s booth featured several of her new patterns in some of today’s most popular prints.  Julie’s quilts also feature the impeccable quilting of Angela Walters. Julie is the author of an upcoming book, Skip the Borders: Easy Patterns for Modern Quilts. The book [...]

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 [...]