It’s been 4 days since we got back from market and I don’t know if we’ve recovered from the excitement and the exhaustion yet! Things are more inspiring than ever in the quilt industry though. The community is growing and there are so many new great things at our fingertips. We wanted to share a bit of we saw that will be coming into the shop.
I’ve been yearning for neon fabrics for a while (It must be that I’m a child of the 80′s) and we found Robert Kaufman’s upcoming Stockholm line for a neon fix. We expect it to arrive in January, a perfect bright pick me up for Winter.
Also arriving in January is a new Dr. Seuss collection, the Lorax! We know how much you guys love the Dr. Seuss stuff, and we spotted this especially darling Lorax quilt in the Robert Kaufman booth.
You might find this hard to believe, but it’s hard to find just the right “pretty” fabrics. But we found a winner in Moda’s Papillon collection by 3 Sisters that will be arriving in February. It was inspired by the fabrics on the back of an antique quilt, which you can see here with the new quilt made of the collection.
Anna Maria Horner’s booth is always one of the most vibrant and breathtaking at market. This time she had her new velveteens (arriving next month) and embroidery on display. Supergorge.
Butterflies seemed to be really popular at Market, and embroidery is still going strong too–as it should! This particular piece is from Anna Maria also.
One of our favorite voices in quilting is Australian author Sarah Fielke, of Material Obsession fame. She’s got a new book, Quilting from Little Things, and we got to see some of the quilts from the book on display in her booth.
Love her hand quilting. And check out those cute tabs around the border.
The buzz started before market about new Moda designer Lucie Summers and her upcoming (April) collection, Summersville. Her perspective is so fresh and happy, and of course we picked up her entire collection! We’ll even have kits of this string quilt in the shop.
I couldn’t get enough of this Summersville quilt. The reverse applique is so darling!
I hope you get a bit of a sense for the thrilling things that are happening in quilting. That’s really just the tip of the iceberg. You can see many more photos in our Flickr Market photo album, and we’ll keep bringing you more good stuff.