Posts tagged ‘Trends’

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Bring out your ‘stache!

Seen any good mustaches lately? If you haven’t, just wait until the end of the month. November is MOVEMBER, the month where facial hair sprouts in support of awareness of men’s health, specifically prostate and testicular cancers. The gentlemen grow their mustaches for thirty days, and the ladies gamely smile though itchy smooches. One can [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012 Intro — Tina G

Hi, Everyone! Tina Guthmann, aka BostonSewer and CrimsonBruin here! I am so excited to be reporting on Fall Quilt Market 2012 for True Up!  With this first post, I’ll tell you a bit about myself and my experience at Market. If you’ve read my latest blog post, you know I am a mild-mannered software developer by [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Trends and Themes

{ Orange Slices Quilt by Natalia Bonner at the C&T booth } Happy Halloween! I am back from Fall Quilt Market in Houston, have had my day of rest and recovery, and am ready to start the show over here. I had a whole crew helping me this time, so I was really able to [...]

David Walker: Get Together, and Quilting Collection Design Trends

I’ve always been fond of David Walker’s charming kids’ collections for FreeSpirit. His newest, Get Together, features bears, pigs, squirrels, birds, and hearts. So sweet! I’m also interested in how this collection is all novelty prints (with a lot of floral action mixed in) — in this case he is playing with density and scale [...]

Printsource’s Top 10 Print Ideas for Spring/Summer 2012

In advance of their upcoming trade show in New York City from January 10-12, 2011, Printsource has released a Top Ten list of print ideas for Spring/Summer 2012. The list was compiled by surface design studio Pattern People to highlight trends in the fashion and home textiles markets. (By the way, Pattern People is an [...]

Linky Tuesday

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Fabric Forecast 2009: Volksfaden

To help kick off the new year, I asked many fabric sellers, designers, and manufacturers one question: Where is the fabric world (or your corner of it) going in 2009? Here’s Linda Gaylord, owner of online fabric shop Volksfaden, sharing her wishes for her own corner of the world (Germany) and the fabric industry as [...]

Fabric Forecast 2009

To help kick off the new year here on True Up, I asked many fabric sellers, designers, and manufacturers one question: Where is the fabric world (or your corner of it) going in 2009? Over the next week I’ll be posting the responses. Many told me shared news of their upcoming projects, and others talked [...]

Contemporary Birds

Birds have been a huge trend in contemporary fabrics. Here are some under-the-radar prints that have caught my eye. 57″ wide polyester chiffon from Robert Kaufman, at Reprodepot Safari Birdland in aqua, at Superbuzzy Stencil birds from the Mercer Street collection from Hoffman, at eQuilter Bloom Where You Are Planted by Kokka, at Purl Birds [...]