Posts tagged ‘windham’

Preview: Timber by Jessica Levitt

Jessica Levitt is “a mom, sewer, crafter and designer” as she writes on her blog, called Juicy Bits. This spring at Quilt Market in Pittsburgh, she became a fabric designer, too. Her new collection, Timber, was+ picked up then by Windham and she’s finally able to show us a little of it. It’s available for [...]

Interview: Bari J. on Full Bloom

Bari J. Ackerman is a designer and the owner of Bari J. Handbags & Accessories, a shop selling original vintage-inspired bags, brooches, cell phone cozies, and belts. (There’s even a design-your-own option, which allows you to choose your own fabric.) Bari was the talk of Fall Quilt Market 2008 — or at least she was [...]

Windham Fabrics: Feedsack V: c.1930s

(Feed readers: Please click over to see the slideshow if it’s not visible. I’m trying out a new slideshow generator — what do you think?) Windham Fabrics has a feedsack reproduction series, the most recent of which is Feedsack V (though I can’t find evidence anywhere of Feedsack IV — is that because that could [...]

Allison Jane Smith: Traffic Jam

Traffic Jam is the second collection for Windham by Allison Jane Smith, and it’s arriving in stores right now. Her first collection for Windham was the girly Charm Bracelet, and this time around it’s all about boys. The simple, bold graphics caught my eye — I like the signs (no speeds over 30, you gotta [...]

Spring Quilt Market Sneak Peeks: Full Bloom by Bari J.

Bari J. has such a cool story. More than a year ago she announced her interest in designing fabric. She learned how, printed her designs using Spoonflower, then took them to Quilt Market in fall of 08 and showed them to companies there. She landed a deal with Windham right then and there! Full Bloom [...]

Anna Griffin: Fiona

Feed readers, please click over if you’d like to see a slideshow of the fabric … ) Anna Griffin continues her prolific output for Windham with her newest collection, Fiona. Like the recently released Darcey and Riley, Fiona melds design eras in a cool and unexpected way. In this case, it’s Provincial stripes and other [...]

Presidents on Fabric

Happy Presidents Day, Americans! I hope you have the day off! This print is part of The Presidents Collection c. 1830-1910 by Nancy Gere for Windham. The collection has an interesting provenance. As the Windham site explains: History shows us that quilts were made from some of the most unusual fabrics, and this collection comes [...]

Best of 2008: More of Kim’s Picks

Best Juvenile Collections My two favorite juvenile collections last year both did “gender neutral” in unique ways. Jackie Shapiro’s Sweetpea line for Windham used bold graphics in yellow (the traditional go-to gender neutral color) with orange, green, and red, and touches of pink and gray. There is enough variety in the collection to go completely [...]

More Favorites

Huckleberry Friends loves the Japanese fabric red floral Olympus Soliel. Ritacor loves these swallows from Sierra by Anna Griffin for Windham Fabrics. Jessica of Crabtree Studio loves Lecien’s My Folklore: Forest Wonderland. Méri loves “buds” by Pippijoe. What is your favorite? Related posts: More Favorites Japanese Fabric of the Week: Ayumi’s Favorites New Print From [...]