Posts tagged ‘winter 2011’

Designer Interview: David Butler on Curious Nature

{ David Butler, graphic artist and now fabric designer–he’s also in a rock band, the Black Owls! } We’re excited to speak with David Butler, the designer behind studio Art of the Midwest (and husband to to the wonderful Amy Butler) about his latest project, “Parson Gray.” Parson Gray will focus on print & design for [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2011: Robert Kaufman – Stockholm

The big, bright, Scandinavian-inspired Stockholm is by Robin Zingone. It will be out January 2011. Related posts: Fall Quilt Market 2011: Robert Kaufman – Holiday 2012 Fall Quilt Market 2011: Robert Kaufman – Dr. Seuss Fall Quilt Market 2011: Robert Kaufman – Ann Kelle Fall Quilt Market 2011: Robert Kaufman – greenSTYLE Fall Quilt Market 2011: [...]

Preview: Curious Nature by Parson Gray for Westminster

I was so excited when I saw this on U-Handblog yesterday: David Butler, graphic designer, photographer, musician, and Amy Butler husband can now add textile genius to the list. He has a new brand, Parson Gray, and the first fabric collection will be introduced at Quilt Market later this month and is expected to be [...]

Interview: Jay McCarroll (Part 1)

Jay McCarroll’s fourth fabric collection for FreeSpirit, Habitat, was released last month and so far it has gotten tons of love all over the blog world. On the off chance you don’t know who Jay is, he was crowned the winner of the first season of Project Runway for his colorful, inventive final collection that [...]

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 – Jay McCarroll

I am so excited about Jay McCarroll‘s upcoming collection, Habitat. His first three collections were cute and quirky and cool but here he’s gone sophisticated and fashionable — maybe more what you’d expect from him! These prints are just gorgeous and innovative and would be great for apparel or quilts or anything, really. I took [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Daisy Janie

This was Daisy Janie‘s first Quilt Market booth (and owner Jan DiCintio‘s first trip to Quilt Market ever, in fact). I barely got to talk to her since we were both so busy, but I hope all your wildest dreams came true, Jan! She was there to introduce the QM world to her first two [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Moda – Kate Spain

I got to meet the lovely Ms. Kate Spain for the first time, and let me say she is just the nicest person, and so easy to talk to! She had her first booth at Market to show off Central Park, her fourth collection for Moda, as well as her other surface design work for [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Moda – Fig Tree & Co.

I didn’t get photos of Joanna Figueroa’s Fig Tree & Co. booth this time — kicking myself! — but you can see several here and here. Her next fabric collection, Buttercup, includes quilting cottons, three laminates, and two double-sided, prequilted prints. The latter two are put to great use in her new kid’s cape/poncho pattern. [...]