Posts tagged ‘super shirting’

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Alexander Henry

Alexander Henry‘s booth centered around their new collection Somerville, which is arriving in stores now. I didn’t get to hear about the inspiration behind it, but the booth (to me) was like an eccentric retiree fantasyland. Somerville Study, the bookshelf print, is supported by florals that seem to combine a mixture of cultural and historical [...]

Alexander Henry: Olympia

Alexander Henry‘s new collection Olympia is not about the Olympics exactly, but it seemed a propos to show it to you during the games. Some of the prints, including the trippy-chevrons-with-transparency Tropolis, are printed on Super Shirting, AH’s newish super-soft, drapey plain weave cotton that will work for apparel or quilting. Pink Chalk Fabrics has [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2011: Alexander Henry – Barcelona

Barcelona (and you have to say it with a “th”) was featured in Alexander Henry‘s booth along with Folklorico. It’s a mini collection printed on “super shirting” — a beautiful, drapey, soft, apparel-friendly basecloth that can still easily pass for a quilting cotton. Barcelona comes in four colorways: Fiesta (brights), Bougainvillea (pink and blue), Indigo, [...]