Posts tagged ‘spring quilt market 2009’

Spring Quilt Market 2009: OPPs Part II

Lecien’s Flower Sugar collection, up for grabs on Pink Chalk Studio Pink Chalk Kathy shows all her favorite pattern designers’ booths. You definitely want to get in on her HUGE giveaway. Melanie from Above All Fabric writes about partying with Moda on a riverboat and drooling over Laura Gunn’s booth. Jessica Levitt (Juicy Bits) has [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2009: Michael Miller

This post is part of a series reporting on the Spring 2009 International Quilt Market by True Up East Coast Stringer Mary Beth of Supafine. You know who had it together? Michael Miller. Their booth got great natural light, everything was very nicely decorated, and Kathy Miller herself was a veritable font of information and [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2009: Windham

This is the second in a series of posts reporting from Pittsburgh on the International Quilt Market (omg), by True Up East Coast Stringer Mary Beth of Supafine. Let’s start this party with the prolific Anna Griffin of Windham Fabrics. I did not get to meet her, nor did I take enough pictures of all [...]

Spring Quilt Market OPPs Part I

The Spring Quilt Market recap posts are starting to roll into my Google reader. Mary Beth’s will start shortly, but in the meanwhile, here is the first batch of OPPs (other people’s posts): FabTalk is posting about individual products and fabric collections spotted at Market: Amy Butler’s Sweet Life Bags, Camelot Cotton’s Bridgewater, Valori Wells’ [...]

Spring 2009 Quilt Market Eve

This is the first in a series of posts reporting live (not live) from Pittsburgh (really Pittsburgh) on the International Quilt Market (omg), by East Coast Stringer Mary Beth, of Supafine. I imagine this happens to you all the time, right? There you are, sitting at the dining room table, trying to piece a quilt [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2009 Sneak Peeks: Oh Boy by David Walker

David Walker is a an artist and illustrator out of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Oh Boy is his newest boy-leaning collection for FreeSpirit. I really liked his earlier release, Robots, and it even looks like you can mix and match between the two lines. Oh Boy has cute animals in varying scales, dinosaurs, vehicles (my [...]

Spring Quilt Market Sneak Peeks: Kaffe Fassett Collective

Liza Prior Lucy sent me this glowingly gorgeous stack of fat quarters representing some of the newest designs from the Kaffe Fassett Collective, which is composed of Brandon Mably and Philip Jacobs in addition to Kaffe. They will be presenting other color families of coordinated and cooperatively designed fabrics, which will be coming soon to [...]

Spring Quilt Market Sneak Peeks: Lantern Bloom by Laura Gunn

Lantern Bloom is the debut collection from Laura Gunn for Michael Miller. Laura is from an incredibly talented, artistic, and colorful family — her mother is Elinor Peace Bailey and her sister-in-law is Heather Bailey. It’s very refreshing to see these handpainted designs coming on the computer-graphics-dominated contemporary fabric scene. I’m loving the saturated colors [...]

Spring Market 2009 Sneak Peeks: French Hatbox by Tanya Whelan

Though Tanya Whelan‘s collections are more traditional than what I normally cover here on True Up, I do greatly appreciate her beautiful, spare, bold take on vintage floral motifs. Her newest collection for Freespirit is the French Hatbox, which will show in Pittsburgh. I love the description: Fresh, candy colors both saturated and pastel make [...]