Posts tagged ‘spring quilt market 2012’

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Alexander Henry – Holiday

The next round of Alexander Henry holiday/seasonal collections include some beefcake for Valentine’s Day AND Christmas, a bright bold large-scale Christmas damask, a winter version of It’s a Small World complete with a snowman, and Halloween cuteness via Gwendolyn the Good Witch and kiddo trick-or-treaters.                  { Keli Faw is the [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Alexander Henry – Larkspur and More

  In the collection Larkspur Vivienne, Alexander Henry brings vibrant and eye-catching florals to light with beautiful dots and other coordinates. In three different colorways, you’re bound to find one you love – be rich and dark or light and airy.              Calico Cat is a a vintage-inspired collection centered around an [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Windham Fabrics

Known for more traditional designs and motifs, Windham scored the golden ticket when they signed Lotta Jansdotter. Her first licensed collection, Echo, was a hit and it’s rather safe to say that Bella, her second collection, will be no different. The colors – tangy orange, rich indigo, aqua, yellow and a warm gray – combine [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: FreeSpirit/Westminster – Anna Maria Horner

Headline, folks: Anna Maria Horner has gone wild. I mean, there was a panther in her booth. A purple and orange panther. It was crazy, and also?  AMAZING. Anna’s new line(s), Field Study No 1 and 2, have diverse and unique sources of inspiration, from avian migratory patterns to plant DNA slides. They are all, however, united [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Anthology Fabrics

Anthology Fabrics was showing three new collections from their ever-expanding Print Collection. The wonderful Ms. Khristian A. Howell’s newest is Sweet Tea, inspired by her growing up in the south. It’s available in July 2012.   Adrienne Looman is a new designer with Anthology. Her first collection, Flying Free, is just out.   Raining Rainbows was [...]

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 [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Michael Miller In-House Collections

Michael Miller came on strong with its bright and cheery presence at Quilt Market. Not only did they showcase some fantastic new licensed collections, but they also debuted some exceptionally fun in-house collections which focus on the color stories they have been providing for the past few years as well as continuing to be a [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: FreeSpirit/Westminster – Denyse Schmidt

Like a lot of other “Modern Quilter” hoodlums, the first quilting book I ever owned was Denyse Schmidt Quilts. It completely shaped the way I make quilts, so of course I was a bit intimidated to meet The Denyse Schmidt! Denyse’s new fabric collection Chicopee (arriving in stores third quarter of 2012!) is bright and [...]