Posts tagged ‘windham’

Spring Quilt Market 2013: Windham Fabrics

  Windham Fabrics has lots of great new fabrics coming out. With a few headline names such as:   Heather Ross with her first range with Windham – Briar Rose. It’s Heather’s usual brilliant illustrations with great colour and design, and the quilting weight cotton looked like it would be great to sew anything with [...]

Windham Fabrics: Flour Sack

Reproductions of 1930s-40s fabrics, especially feedsack prints, were my first love when I started sewing 10 years ago, and I still love them (though I prefer the genuine article these days). Windham‘s new Flour Sack collection is a lovely assortment of small-scale floral prints and two focus prints of flour sack labels, a must have [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Windham – Bari J.

The illustrious Bari J. had her first booth at market to show off her latest fabric collection Country Lane and her scores of sewing patterns (including four new ones), and to preview her beautiful-looking book that comes out in early 2011. I knew Bari was a handbag-maker before she began in fabric design, but I [...]

New Release Tuesday

New Release Tuesday is my weekly roundup of new fabric sightings (a very springy bunch this week!). 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. The self-produced, 100% organic Monaco by Monaluna [...]

New Release Tuesday

Free to Grow 100% organic cotton collection by Nancy Mims (of Mod Green Pod) for Robert Kaufman has a companion collection of organic solids. We’ll be hearing more from Nancy soon! And speaking of organic, the much anticipated Geo Grand by Daisy Janie has started to arrive in the shops. I know what a journey [...]

New Release Tuesday

Cloud9 Fabrics‘ second 100% organic collection, Beyond the Sea, is just now hitting the shops. I love how it captures everything that inspires us about the seaside without being too literal. Can’t wait to see their next collection at Quilt Market! The Spring 2010 Echino Ni-Co by Etsuko Furuya has sunglasses, cameras, and transportation — [...]

Giveaway / Q&A: Jessica Levitt on Timber

Nearly a year after bringing her fresh designs to Spring Quilt Market 2009 to find a home, new designer Jessica Levitt sits down to share with us the tale. After you are thoroughly impressed, please enter our giveaway for one of three fat quarter packs of Timber — details at the end of the post. [...]

Preview: Gypsy Garden by Genevieve Gail

Just as her Flower Bucket collection hits shops this month, Genevieve Gail is already hard at work polishing her next one: Gypsy Garden. (You+ know, I’m not entirely certain that fabric designers sleep.) Her second collection for Windham, Gypsy Garden is just so … Genevieve. Very bohemian, lots of florals, very rich colors. Things are [...]

Preview: Art Journal by Bari J.

Coming in April 2010: Art Journal, the second line for Windham Fabrics by Bari J. Ackerman. Her first, In Full Bloom, premiered at Market in the Spring, full of hand-painted florals and soft romantic colors. Art Journal continues in the same vein, with more hand-drawn designs, flowers, and now delicate nests of sparrows. Beautiful and [...]