Posts tagged ‘tanya whelan’

Blog Tour and Giveaway: Sew What You Love by Tanya Whelan

FreeSpirit fabric designer Tanya Whelan, of Grand Revival Design, is now an author too — her book Sew What You Love is fresh on store shelves. I welcome her today to introduce this unique sewing book, which, while infused with her clean, bright, sophisticated design sensibilities, offers an incredibly versatile selection of projects that can [...]

Textile Stew: 8/2/11

The British brand Horrockses is re-launching this month! See my previous posts on Horrockses. “Cotton that looks like silk” from Reese Scannell in Australia (via Red Pepper Quilts) Casey’s Elegant Musings on Sourcing Vintage Fabric (and new fabric for vintage styles) Previews Tanya Whelan’s new book (out in December) Tilly strike-offs from Daisy Janie Circa [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – FreeSpirit – Tanya Whelan

I can’t get Tom Jones’ song out of my head when I look at Tanya Whelan‘s new collection Delilah — the two don’t go together at all, but I still like the juxtaposition! Delilah (the fabrics) is already available in stores, except, I believe, for the laminates. Related posts: Preview: Tanya Whelan – Delilah Fall [...]

Preview: Tanya Whelan – Delilah

Tanya Whelan has unveiled her upcoming collection for Freespirit, Delilah, which will debut at Fall Quilt Market and be in shops soon after. See all the prints on her blog. She writes, “It has some of the spirit of Darla, the big dotted roses feel so vintage kitchen to me, but with a few smaller [...]

Textile Stew: 9/25/09

Mod Green Pod’s new Luxury Solids Collection has arrived, and is in the shop. Ooh boy … another wave of Ed Emberley licensed textiles! via print & pattern Tanya Whelan is giving away a fat quarter pack of her new line Dolce, courtesy of the Fat Quarter Shop. Ink & Spindle is having another Open [...]

Preview: Tanya Whelan’s Dolce

Another preview of upcoming FreeSpirit collections today: Tanya Whelan‘s Dolce. Tanya snapped these images in transit to her new home in Belgium (le sigh! doesn’t that sound wonderful?). This collection is a significant departure from her more traditional floral collections. It brings to my mind a 20s Hollywood starlets’ dressing room, art deco vanities, silk [...]

Spring Market 2009 Sneak Peeks: French Hatbox by Tanya Whelan

Though Tanya Whelan‘s collections are more traditional than what I normally cover here on True Up, I do greatly appreciate her beautiful, spare, bold take on vintage floral motifs. Her newest collection for Freespirit is the French Hatbox, which will show in Pittsburgh. I love the description: Fresh, candy colors both saturated and pastel make [...]