Posts tagged ‘winter 2009’

Japanese Fabric of the Week: Spicy Scrap by Lecien

                I can’t get over how great this collection is. I love how the designer didn’t shy away from bold, contrasty colors that ring true to the 40s-50s. You might remember it from Quilt Market coverage — well now it’s available in the shops. Look for “sushi rolls” [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2009: Windham

On Sunday I got to eat dinner with a wonderfully assorted crew: Kathy Mack of Pink Chalk Fabrics and her mom, quilt artists Susan Brubaker Knapp and Sarah Vedeler, and Windham designers Jessica Levitt and Paige Stanley Miller. (I was exhausted by this time and embarrassingly started crying uncontrollably when I tried to tell Kathy’s [...]

Preview: Tanya Whelan’s Dolce

Another preview of upcoming FreeSpirit collections today: Tanya Whelan‘s Dolce. Tanya snapped these images in transit to her new home in Belgium (le sigh! doesn’t that sound wonderful?). This collection is a significant departure from her more traditional floral collections. It brings to my mind a 20s Hollywood starlets’ dressing room, art deco vanities, silk [...]

Preview: Denyse Schmidt’s Hope Valley

Hooray! As hinted at earlier this year, Denyse Schmidt‘s upcoming collection for FreeSpirit, Hope Valley, is inspired by homesteading, fresh starts, and pioneering. I just love everything about this collection: the colors, the vintage feel, the sweet, happy florals and simple small-scale coordinates. The images above from Denyse give you a good idea of the [...]