Posts tagged ‘voile’

Prints Charming at Spotlight

  Prints Charming has been designing collections for Australian craft & fabric store chain Spotlight. It’s their signature happy, bright, hand-screenprinting-inspired look, only on fashion fabrics! Their next collection (bottommost photo) will be on pinwale corduroy. Related posts: Prints Charming: Rainbow Garden Prints Charming: Daisy Chain Fall Quilt Market 2011: Kokka – Daisy Chain by [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Rowan – Melissa White, V&A Museum

Camille by Melissa White, which will also ship in July, is another collection where the botanical prints take on a new look depending on the colors used. Rich greys, loden green and mustard play together quite nicely to offer a modern sensibility.     Bromley by Victoria & Albert Museum turns your head. Particular prints really stand out [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: FreeSpirit/Westminster – Valori Wells

Stepping into Valori Wells’ booth was like stepping in to a summer picnic, with fabric EVERYWHERE, including the floor! Somehow I resisted the urge to climb into her hammock filled with quilts, but I was definitely tempted. Valori’s nature-inspired designs and friendly demeanor really seem to embody the idea of a free spirit! Like most of the [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: FreeSpirit/Westminster – Amy Butler

I was very excited to be tasked with photographing the Westminster/FreeSpirit designer booths; they are always such incredible displays of creativity and inspiration, and this year was no exception! As always, Amy Butler‘s space was immaculately styled and a perfect representation of her new line, Cameo. Cameo seems to marry the Asian-inspired aesthetic of Amy’s [...]

Bird Textile

Bird Textile in Australia hand-screenprints a range of fabrics and also offer a full range of products made from them. They print on certified organic cottons using water-based inks, and their studios are even solar powered! Each of the prints you see here is available on voile for garments, quilting cotton, and heavyweight drill for [...]

Q&A: Sheer Fabrics

Hi! I am new to the fabric world and I was looking for some good tips on what is the best sheer or gauze fabric. I keep seeing the term voile used and organza. I want something that is really sheer and with a great color print. Any ideas where I can get this or [...]

Blog Tour: Amy Butler on the New Soul Blossoms Substrates

Recently Amy Butler and her assistant Mallory got in touch to see if I’d be willing to kick off a blog tour for Amy’s new fabrics. Of course I immediately said yes! I know everyone is thrilled to see Amy’s designs on the new apparel-friendly substrates of rayon, corduroy, and voile for the first time, and [...]

New Release Tuesday: 6/28/11 Part 1

New Release Tuesday is my periodic roundup of new fabric sightings (mostly quilting cottons). 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. Wow, I’ve put this off so long that the new [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Westminster/Rowan – Amy Butler

Amy Butler‘s fabric was some of the first fabric that I ever bought, so I was thrilled to meet her in person and see the new lines. The booth featured Amy’s new line, Organic Soul, features prints “derived and rescued” from Amy’s Soul Blossoms collection. These prints will be available in FIVE substrates: corduroy, a [...]