Posts tagged ‘westminster’

Westminster Spring/Summer 2011 Catalog

Westminster’s Spring/Summer 2011 catalog is online and available for download through Scribd. In it you can get close-up and personal with future collections including Amy Butler’s Organic Soul (and see which prints will be available on the voile, organic cotton, corduroy, and rayon challis), the new season of Kaffe Fassett Collective prints, Heather Bailey’s Garden [...]

Meet the Sponsors: Hyggeligt

{ Mer Shell Tana Lawn by Liberty of London } Hyggeligt stands out not only for its unusual name — which you’ll learn about below — but for its colorful, sophisticated, focused inventory. Chantal Lynch is the proprietress of this Canadian brick-and-mortar shop, which is located in the Richmond Row District in London, Ontario. The [...]

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 [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Rowan – Melissa White

You might have already seen Melissa White‘s line in your local quilt store, as it started shipping earlier this year. Fairlyte Garden is her first collection with Westminster/Rowan but her background in hand painted interiors, textiles, and frescoes makes it look like an effortless transition. The palette, is again, distinctly Westminster with five prints in [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Rowan – Kaffe Fasset Collective and Martha Negley

Westminster/Rowan had fewer of their designers on hand this year, maybe because Spring Market is a bit smaller? No matter, as their fabric offerings were, as usual, stunning (and their partner company FreeSpirit had plenty of designer booths to go around). The Kaffe Fasset Collective is comprised of Kaffe, Brandon Mably, and Philip Jacobs. While [...]

New Release Tuesday

New Release Tuesday is my periodic roundup of new fabric sightings (mostly quilting cotton) . 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. Seems like it’s either feast or famine with new [...]

(The Triumphant Return of) New Release Tuesday

New Release Tuesday is my weekly roundup of new fabric sightings. 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. It’s been a long time since the last New Release Tuesday … it [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – FreeSpirit – Misc.

Bunches more just-released and coming-soon FreeSpirit collections for your ogling pleasure … Mark Cesarik (a new designer on the FreeSpirit roster): Calypso Swing Terrie Mangat – The Bee’s Knees Dena Designs – Tea Garden Dena Designs – Kumari Garden Kathy Davis – Blossoming Annette Tatum – Mod Rosanna Bowles (also a new designer) – Darjeeling [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – FreeSpirit – Tina Givens

Here’s a peek at Tina Givens‘ next collection, Haven’s Edge. There are three colorways, her signature dramatic/fantastic style rendered in a bright, saturated palette, and … voiles! For you us voile fans, the bottom photo shows the prints — a sophisticated floral and a coordinating geometric trellis print. Haven’s Edge will be in stores soon [...]