Posts tagged ‘solids’

Spring Quilt Market 2011: P&B – Solids and Blenders

P&B has expanded its line of affordable solids, Color Spectrum. The lines includes some great chartreuses, greys, and blues. The P&B Rep said that the company is going to make efforts to make the color card more widely available which should help all of us become more familiar with the Color Spectrum solids. I am [...]

New From Art Gallery Fabrics

Art Gallery Fabrics has always been known for their beautiful, sophisticated, modern, floral-centric collections designed by Patricia Bravo, but this season’s offerings are taking up the gorgeousness to an even higher level, I think. I especially love Coquette, perfect for spring dresses with soft, Liberty-esque florals. Above is the Powder Room palette, and below is [...]

Preview: Safari Sweet by Penguin & Fish

Remember meeting Alyssa Thomas of Penguin & Fish? And the news that she has a fabric collection coming out with Clothworks? Well, not only do we now have a name (Safari Sweet), a preview, and a release date (August 2011), but also news that the collection is the first for a new organic brand that [...]

Textile Stew: 3/11/11

Good news for digital fabric designers — Spoonflower has released its official 3600-color standards map with RGB color codes. It’s much more extensive than their previous color guide, and it works in conjunction with an Adobe Swatch Exchange Library, which you can download from here. To make a long story short, working from a chart [...]

Beautiful Textures of Unika Vaev

Unika Vaev, meaning “unique weave” in Danish, was originally a mill in Denmark but changed hands to the American ICF Group in the 1970s. Simple woven geometric patterns and textures characterize their upholstery fabrics. Though prints and large-scale woven patterns tend to catch our eyes more, personally I’m more into beautiful, durable, retro-feeling textures for [...]

Giveaway: Freespirit Designer Solids (and Other Basics) Sample Card Giveaway

I think the universe is conspiring against me posting to True Up lately — last week I had a sick little boy that needed tending-to, now this week I have his crud, and we’ve had two days of major power outages — day one because windstorms, old trees, and power lines don’t mix, day two [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – FreeSpirit Designer Basics

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Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Art Gallery Fabrics – Future Collections

The always fabulous Pat Bravo showed me what’s coming from Art Gallery Fabrics in the new year. First up, the Arabic-world-inspired Bazaar Style (Feb 2011), which features some recolored prints from her French Riviera collection. Bazaar Style will come in two colorways, Desert (pink) and Oasis (blue). Second is Coquette (March 2011), which Pat explained [...]

Interview: Harmony Art

{ Fields of Honey organic sateen by Harmony Art } Today we welcome independent fabric designer/producer Harmony Susalla to talk about her company, Harmony Art. I was thrilled to get to meet Harmony earlier this year when she visited Austin. I’ve featured Harmony and her fabrics before, as part of the Organic Fabric series and [...]