Posts tagged ‘summer 2011’

Kokka Trefle Scandi Prints

Folky/Pennsylvania Dutch/Scandinavian motifs have been a trend in fabrics for a couple years now. Are you tired of it yet? Not me. These prints are part of the new Trefle offerings from Kokka. Spotted at Fabricworm — there are a few other colorways, including black and grey, and a cute little mushroom coordinate. Related posts: [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Timeless Treasures — Rashida Coleman-Hale

Rashida Coleman-Hale, who writes at I heart linen, has a new collection for Timeless Treasures featuring robots (really cute robots!) and flowers. The collections is called I Heart and prints will come on quilting weight cotton and some prints will also come on a linen-cotton blend. The fabrics should be in stores later this month. [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Windham Fabrics – Jessica Levitt

Jessica Levitt, of Juicy Bits, was promoting her new line for Windham Fabrics, Kingdom. The collection hits stores in August. You can see the whole line on Jessica’s blog here. Related posts: Preview: Timber by Jessica Levitt Spring Quilt Market 2013: Windham Fabrics Fall Quilt Market 2009: Windham Fall Quilt Market 2011: Blend Fabrics – [...]

Lecien’s Fabulous Blooming, and Color Palettes

Get This Palette on Kuler Lecien has a few 1930s-40s vintage reproduction/retro collections out this season, and this one, Fabulous Blooming, has to be my favorite. I was struck by the sweet combination of different greens in the top print, and the use of gray as a neutral  – so characteristically 1930s-40s! It reminded me [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Robert Kaufman – Organic Collections

Robert Kaufman also had a large showing of organic fabrics at market, including a line of organic solids, Pure Organic, which they continue to expand. The Little One collection by Katie Hennagir is also 100% organic and coordinates with the Pure Organic Solids. Pick a Bunch by Nancy Mims (Mod Green Pod) is also 100% [...]

Farmyard by Sentimental Studios for Moda

First off, the site is 95% fixed, and, cross your fingers, there should be no more significant downtime or interruptions in posting. We have a few more quilt market posts then we’ll be back on the regular schedule. *sigh of relief* Today, I just wanted to pop in to show you this wonderful somehow-flew-under-my-radar collection [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: FreeSpirit — Mark Cesarik

This was Mark Cesarik’s first booth at Quilt Market. He and his wife Cara started releasing designs under the Sew Bettie moniker on Spoonflower. FreeSpirit picked them up, and they recently released Calypso Swing, a line of violets, pinks, black and grey quilt weight cottons. Mark takes care of the surface design, and Cara takes [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: FreeSpirit — George Mendoza, Dena Designs, Nel Whatmore, and Heather Bailey

Let’s keep going, shall we? While I didn’t get all of FreeSpirit‘s new offerings, this covers the last of the the designers-without-booths that I did mange to collect. George Mendoza‘s Color of the Wind is all about the blues, oranges, and purples. FreeSpirit has printed two of the prints in two colorways on their microfleece, [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: FreeSpirit – Tina Givens, Jenean Morrison, and Erin Mcmorris

FreeSpirit will be shipping Tina Givens‘ Pernilla’s Journey this July. It’s a combination of quilting weight cotton and linen cotton blend prints and takes its inspiration from one of Tina’s favorite childhood books about a young girl who lived in a place called Parrot Jungle. Check out the whole line here (there is a great [...]