Posts tagged ‘shirting’

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Alexander Henry – Fashion for Home and New Qualities

For a show that is primarily focused on quilting cottons, Alexander Henry took the opportunity to highlight their home decor weight fabrics. Twitter, Facebook and many a blog were lighting up with photos of this fantastic chair sculpture. The fact that none of the fabrics used were less than three to four years old was rather [...]

Preview: Michael Miller

Here’s a peek at some of the collections Michael Miller Fabrics is introducing this weekend at Spring Market. Expect them in stores this summer!   Children at Play is by children’s book illustrator Sarah Jane, who is one of Michael Miller’s newest designers (there will be several more this year!). It’s an epic collection divided [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Michael Miller – Patty Young

Patty Young has been one of the industry leaders in educating the market about sewing with less familiar substrates. Here she is with her husband Jon, modeling samples of her new sewing patterns for polyester double knit and velour. Heh. Wouldn’t that be something? Really, their booth was to introduce Sanctuary, Patty’s first collection on [...]


A baby quilt made from shirting in the book Last-Minute Fabric Gifts inspired this eBay purchase. I think some of this stuff has polyester content going on, but I like the patterns, especially the top-rightmost ones. Note: A version of this entry was originally posted on Dioramarama on February 21, 2007. See original entry for [...]