Posts tagged ‘solids’

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Michael Miller – Basics and Brights

It’s the economy, it’s the modern quilt movement, it’s the trend … whether it’s one of these or all of these things, the theme of this market was definitely Back to Basics. Several companies emphasized solids and versatile basics, and just the pure joy of color color color. Having fabrics with longer shelf lives is [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: In the Beginning

Seattle’s In the Beginning Fabrics is feeding the modern quilt movement’s hunger for simple, unfussy, graphic prints and interesting solids with Bloom Modern by Jason Yenter (March 2013) and Modern Solids, which are yarn-dyed and use subtly different thread colors for the warp and weft, which add a bit of depth and dimension to these [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Michael Miller – Designers

I’m (finally!) wrapping up Spring Quilt Market coverage with Michael Miller‘s designer booths. Keli covered the in-house collections, while Lauren got the designer booths — and, even though I forgot to ask, she got MM’s main, award-winning display. (Thanks, Lauren!) The Portland and NYC Modern Quilt Guild’s collectively created quilts showed off Michael Miller’s Cotton Couture [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Clothworks

Here’s a look at Clothworks‘ newest offerings. Alyssa Thomas of Penguin & Fish is up first, with her second organic collection Picnic Pals. Clothworks expanded their organic solid colors to go with the Pals, and Alyssa has a companion embroidery pattern which you can get for free by signing up for her newsletter. Which you [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Suzy Ultman, Mod Green Pod, Laurie Wisbrun, Caleb Gray

Pop Posies is the next organic collection by Mod Green Pod, which means new colors of coordinating Pure Organic solids.    Laurie Wisbrun revisits some of her famous digital designs with Perfectly Perched. I’m loving that Suzy Ultman went deeper into Russian folk motifs than your average matroyshka collection with Little Kukla.    Cone Zone [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Robert Kaufman – Kona Solids

Modern Quilting is taking over and Robert Kaufman‘s Kona Cotton Solids have always been a big part of this movement. The RK booth was a big celebration of the Modern Quilt Guild and the new book We Love Color: 16 Iconic Quilt Designers Create with Kona Solids. They are upping the solids ante with 28 [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Moda – V & Co.

{ all photos by Ellen Luckett Baker of The Long Thread } Vanessa Christenson (V & Co.) has a new book, Make It Sew Modern: Gather, Twist, Pleat, Texture and, lo and behold, she’s also one of Moda’s new designers! Her first collection, Simply Color, is meant to appeal to a wide variety of tastes [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Riley Blake Designs

Riley Blake Designs has several new lines coming out in the next few months, from simple solids and basics, to feature prints. Chevrons were the focal print of their booth. { Chevron Craze } { Ombre Dots } Riley Blake’s collection Avignon will be available in September and features bright, bold colors. { Avignon: Orange Avignon [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Art Gallery Fabrics

First off, thanks to Kim for reaching out to fabric obsessed Quilt Market attendees for help with the Quilt Market Re-Cap! It was lots of fun to see and learn about all the new fabric lines coming out! I started off my rounds by stopping at Art Gallery Fabrics. { Eye catching booth – Photos [...]