Posts tagged ‘spring 2011’

Daisy Janie: Shades of Grey

Daisy Janie‘s Shades of Grey is now making its way to stores! Like her first major organic collection, Geo Grand, Shades of Grey is a fabulous, versatile group. Betsy of Bon Bon Atelier pointed out that DJ fabrics are a favorite of customers seeking fabric for men’s projects (or things like bedding that have to [...]

Helen Dardik: Toomuchery

Woohoo! The previews are starting to come out in force in advance of Spring Quilt Market. Here’s a sneak peek at Helen Dardik‘s second collection for P&B, Toomuchery. I’m going nuts over here, this is so perfect. A panel print! Butterflies! Crazy Helen florals unleashed! Color color color! And it comes out on merely a [...]

New Release Tuesday

New Release Tuesday is my periodic roundup of new fabric sightings (mostly quilting cotton) . These fresh arrivals have started to arrive in fabric shops and are ready to buy. Retailers, as always, if you carry any of these collections, let us know in the comments. Seems like it’s either feast or famine with new [...]

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 [...]

New Denyse Schmidt Fabrics at Joann Fabrics and Crafts

{ image from Heather Ross’ blog } Denyse Schmidt is working with Fabric Traditions to produce fabrics especially for chain stores, under the name DS Quilts. Be assured, though, that the fabrics are of a higher quality than typical chain-store quilting cottons! The fabrics are arriving now at Joann Fabrics and Crafts in the U.S. [...]

Marie Jacobi

… The number and magnitude of natural disasters lately has been really frightening — Haiti, Chile, Australia, New Zealand, and now Japan. I’m sitting comfortably here at my computer, trying to picture what it would be like to have a terrifying earthquake then having but two minutes to escape something like this. Of course I [...]

Saffron Craig: Magical Lands

Saffron Craig’s latest collection of quilting/craft-weight cotton fabric is called Magical Lands, inspired by the Australian landscape. Her press release provided a rundown of the prints — Love it! Everyone should do that! — so if you don’t mind I’m just going to copy n’ paste: · Magical Lands: a texturised landscape of little rounded [...]

Liberty Spring 2011

Liberty of London‘s Spring 2011 collection of Tana Lawn prints is out. The prints were collaborations between Liberty’s Design Studio and British children’s book illustrators. One of the illustrators in Lauren Child, creator of the Charlie and Lola animated TV series. I love C&L not only for the writing, but because the charming collage-style animation [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Moda – Urban Chiks

I know a lot of you, like me, have always wondered who the Urban Chiks are — I have always loved their collections, but there is nothing out there on the internet about them. Well, this market the Moda catalog finally revealed their identities! They are in-house designers Alison Scully and Holly Hickman, who also [...]