Posts tagged ‘spring 2012’

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Timeless Treasures – Designers

Here’s a look at Timeless Treasures‘ designer collections from Spring Quilt Market 2012. These are all in stores now. Ship Shape is a dramatic and graphic take on nautical by the awesome Alice Kennedy. I’m seeing patriotic kids’ clothes as well as modern nursery decor and quilts.     Hoodie is keeping with the produce [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Andover Fabrics

Andover is becoming a major player on the contemporary/modern scene — they’re one of the small handful of companies who is going to be exhibiting at Quiltcon early next year, so that should tell you something!  Here’s what we got to see at Spring Quilt Market, and we know there’s lots more excitement to come. First up, once-Austinite, [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: FreeSpirit – Tula Pink

Oh, Tula Pink always gets me in my rainbow-lovin’ heart. Tula was at market in full force, with a huge booth to showcase two lines, Nightshade (out now) and The Birds and the Bees (July/August). The space was divided down the middle with the two line’s color palettes, but still meshed beautifully together, like a really well-adjusted split-personality.   The [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Dear Stella

In the weeks leading to Quilt Market, Dear Stella announced their second round of collections, which take their debut collections to the next level. Dear Stella was introduced to offer a unique and focused set of fabrics that differ from many manufacturers or licensed collections. With a set of coordinates that can work across all [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: FreeSpirit/Westminster – Valori Wells

Stepping into Valori Wells’ booth was like stepping in to a summer picnic, with fabric EVERYWHERE, including the floor! Somehow I resisted the urge to climb into her hammock filled with quilts, but I was definitely tempted. Valori’s nature-inspired designs and friendly demeanor really seem to embody the idea of a free spirit! Like most of the [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Birch Fabrics – Current Collections

{ Mod Squad by Dan Stiles }   Judging from the sheer number of collections and projects they had to show them off, Birch Fabrics is clearly growing! The market really seems to be embracing their innovative designs on organic fabric, which is great news.   { Mod Squad, Mod Basics, and Next Stop projects [...]

Anyan: Cotorienne

I have seen bits and pieces of this Yuwa collection around the shops and loved the prints individually, and now that I’ve seen the whole thing together thanks to Fancy Tiger in Denver, I love it even more. Related posts: Misc. Retro/Reproductions from Yuwa/Kei Yuwa Circles and Strawberries Yuwa Live Life Tea Patchwork Japanese Fabric [...]

Little Yellow Bicycle: Vintage Summer

I’m charmed by Vintage Summer by Little Yellow Bicycle for Blend Fabrics. The navy/red/white combination is very vintage and the prints are so versatile and pretty. Thanks to Fabricworm for the photos! Related posts: Spring Market Sneak Peeks: Summer Soiree by Paula Prass Previews: Moda Summer-Fall Collections Westminster Spring/Summer 2011 Catalog Lizzy House: Hello Pilgrim [...]

Art Gallery Fabrics: Rhapsodia

A little Bollywood, a little Missoni, all Art Gallery Fabrics … Rhapsodia is the newest in-house collection from Art Gallery Fabrics Studio. Did you catch that? Not only have they brought in Bari J. as their first licensed designer, they’re also starting to separate out in-house collections from owner/founder/creative director Pat Bravo’s. (This, in addition [...]