Posts tagged ‘summer 2010’

Interview: Jessica Swift on Giselle

    Everything about Jessica Swift just radiates warmth: The colors of her website, her thoughtful and inspirational blog posts, the love she infuses into her custom portraits, her dazzling, mysterious paintings. Even her yet-to-be-fully-unvieled new project The Declaration of You looks to be a wonderful, warm, supportive whatever-it-is. So I was really excited back [...]

New Release Tuesday

New Release Tuesday is my weekly roundup of new fabric sightings. 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. Dagmar and Farmdale from Alexander Henry (spotted at Hawthorne Threads)   Paradise from [...]

Meet the Sponsors: Daisy Janie on Geo Grand

image by Edyta Szyszlo I’ve interviewed Jan Dicintio of Daisy Janie before here on True Up about her background and inspiration. Back then she was focusing on her digitally printed fabrics, which she continues to offer through Etsy. Now, she’s launched her very first self-produced, traditionally printed collection Geo Grand, a 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton [...]

Interview: Nancy Mims on Free to Grow (With Giveaway)

+ { Nancy Mims in her booth at Spring Quilt Market 2010 in Minneapolis — outfit by Kathie Sever of Ramonsterwear } There were so many fabulous fabrics that debuted at Spring Quilt Market this year, and to me, Free to Grow by Mod Green Pod for Robert Kaufman was up there amongst the most [...]

Shine Shine New Design

Meet Jackie. Her Boyfriend. Her hot date shoes. His truck? Or maybe Jackie’s? Jackie and her boyfriend communicate their feelings for one another via their relationship statuses on Facebook. I don’t think Jackie’s boyfriend stands a chance, do you? I love every detail of this fabric. It’s the latest of Heidi Chisholm‘s fabric designs for [...]

Vlisco: Sparkling Grace

And now for something completely different: Vlisco‘s Summer 2010 collection, Sparkling Grace. Those prints with percolating smoke and squigglies? Those are the sparkling parts — they’re printed in a metallic silver. Produced in conjunction with the cotton wax print collection are these gorgeous and awesome silk chiffon “Mama” shawls above. What a great gift for [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2010: Andover

I started this Quilt Market out at Lizzy House’s rocking, standing-room-only schoolhouse presentation, and ended it at the Andover booth for some quickie shots of their upcoming collections from our favorite designers. Lizzie is an AMAZING public speaker, people! She shared the results of this survey and had people laughing and sometimes even gasping at [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2010: Kaffe Fassett / Liberty Art Fabrics + Book Giveaway

Kaffe Fassett and Liza Prior Lucy were missing from Quilt Market this time, and it wasn’t the same without them! But there was new Kaffe fabric, of course. Marleybone (above) is the second installment in the Liberty Art Fabrics collection — these are prints chosen from the Liberty archives and colored by Kaffe. Learn more [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2010: Freespirit Part I – Now Available

I was thrilled to sit down with Freespirit/Westminster for the first time in an official capacity this Market … thanks to Sarah Bailey for taking the time to show me everything! First up, the newest collections that are in shops now (or will be in just a second). I also got to meet Valori and [...]