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{ Melody Miller‘s booth for Ruby Star Spring 2012, by Ellen Luckett Baker } Finally! The Spring Quilt Market 2012 coverage is all wrapped up. I know it took forever, but on the other hand, it was the most thorough coverage yet, and I wasn’t even there! Four people tirelessly covered the floor for me [...]

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: Benartex

The biggest news from Benartex was the launch of their new brand Kanvas. I don’t have all the info on it, but it looks like it’s primarily novelty prints, with an emphasis on photo-realistic, modern, and whimsical motifs. It will even include a group of laminates. Benartex’s (non-Kanvas) designer collections will also certainly attract attention [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Henry Glass

I don’t often manage to cover Henry Glass at Quilt Market, but thankfully, with four people on my side this time, we got them! Henry Glass was once home to Michelle Engel Bencscko, now owner of Cloud9 Fabrics — they also produced the memorable Polly Goes to Paris collection, about which I still get emails. [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Oilcloth by the Yard

I’m a huge fan of oilcloth and its awesome vintage patterns. There are at least two oilcloth wholesalers routinely at Market — Lauren stopped by Oilcloth by the Yard (who sells retail online as well — yardage and sewn products!) to see what’s up. I love faux bois (woodgrain) fabrics and I love even more [...]

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: Timeless Treasures – Novelties

Timeless Treasures‘ 2012 in-house and designer novelty collections feature vikings on organic cotton (earth friendly plunderers!), a bowling  by Samarra Khaja, a fruit and jams print that speaks to my inner sticker-collecting 80s child, beautiful black-and-ivory prints to add to their continuously growing library, and mini ice cream and animal prints. I hope these last [...]

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: Marcia Derse

Marcia Derse‘s colorful booth is always a treat. I love the notebook presentation of her Lines collection (with Troy). The triangles especially should speak to the trend-conscious modern quilter who maybe hasn’t yet gotten hooked on working with this type of fabric. You can get all of Marcia’s fabrics at Glorious Color.     { [...]