Posts tagged ‘yuwa’

Fabric Fives: Ayumi Mills

{ Ringo Pie Bee Block by Ayumi Mills } I’ve gotten such a great response to the Fabric Fives posts I’ve been doing with authors on blog tours, I thought I would expand it to include everyone whose sewing, quilting, or tastes in fabric I admire. Ayumi Mills of Pink Penguin was one of the [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: More Yuwa/Kei

Both of these prints come from the Geo Style collection: Cotton Canvas Apples! All of these are cotton linen blends: These umbrellas were printed on cotton lawn and were three of my favorite prints on the table: Related posts: Spring Quilt Market 2011: More Yuwa/Kei Spring Quilt Market 2011: Yuwa — Yoshiko Jinzenji Spring Quilt [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: More Yuwa/Kei

Both of these prints come from the Geo Style collection: Cotton Canvas Apples! All of these are cotton linen blends: These umbrellas were printed on cotton lawn and were three of my favorite prints on the table: Related posts: Spring Quilt Market 2011: More Yuwa/Kei Spring Quilt Market 2011: Yuwa — Yoshiko Jinzenji Spring Quilt [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Yuwa — Yoshiko Jinzenji

These were a mix of quilter’s cotton, home dec weights, and cotton linen blends. The repeats on a few of them were up to a yard long. Related posts: Spring Quilt Market 2011: Yuwa — Yoshiko Jinzenji Fall Quilt Market 2011: Yuwa – Yoshiko Jinzenji Spring Quilt Market 2011: More Yuwa/Kei Spring Quilt Market 2011: [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Yuwa — Yoshiko Jinzenji

These were a mix of quilter’s cotton, home dec weights, and cotton linen blends. The repeats on a few of them were up to a yard long. Related posts: Spring Quilt Market 2011: Yuwa — Yoshiko Jinzenji Fall Quilt Market 2011: Yuwa – Yoshiko Jinzenji Spring Quilt Market 2011: More Yuwa/Kei Spring Quilt Market 2011: [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Yuwa/Kei

I was getting a bit giddy knowing I was going to get to see a lot of Japanese companies at Market. Now that these companies are procuring US distribution and attending trade shows like Market, they are a lot easier to find. Still — there’s nothing like thumbing through stacks of textiles that I am [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Yuwa/Kei

I was getting a bit giddy knowing I was going to get to see a lot of Japanese companies at Market. Now that these companies are procuring US distribution and attending trade shows like Market, they are a lot easier to find. Still — there’s nothing like thumbing through stacks of textiles that I am [...]

More Textile-y Ways to Help Japan

Master quilter and Yuwa fabric designer Keiko Goke is from Sendai, Japan, and while she is OK, she and her friends have a lot of trials ahead. Liza at GloriousColor.com let me know that they are going to be giving all the profits from the 2011 sales of her fabrics to her. Seven Islands, the [...]

Marie Jacobi

… The number and magnitude of natural disasters lately has been really frightening — Haiti, Chile, Australia, New Zealand, and now Japan. I’m sitting comfortably here at my computer, trying to picture what it would be like to have a terrifying earthquake then having but two minutes to escape something like this. Of course I [...]