Interview with TJ Walker, Guest Expert for August in the Textile Design Lab

Monday, August 10, 2015
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TJ Walker is a fashion designer and the co-founder of Cross Colours, an urban streetwear brand founded in the early 1990’s that is was recently relaunched at www.crosscoloursla.com. The original…

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Quilt Market Interview: P&B Textiles

Thursday, July 16, 2015
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Post by Jamie Kalvestran, part of a series of interviews from the 2015 International Quilt Market. (Previous interviews found here: Part1, Part2, Part3, Part4, Part5.)   While at Quilt Market I was excited to…

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Interview with Naila Malik, Guest Expert for July in the Textile Design Lab

Monday, July 6, 2015
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Naila Malik is a British textile designer and lecturer and we are delighted to welcome her back for her second stint as a guest expert in the Textile Design Lab!…

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Quilt Market Interview: Marcia Derse

Thursday, June 25, 2015
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Post by Jamie Kalvestran, part of a series of interviews from the 2015 International Quilt Market. (Previous interviews found here, here, here and here.)   I remember the exact moment I met Marcia…

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Quilt Market Interviews: Cyndi Hershey and Sarah Watts

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
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Post by Jamie Kalvestran, part of a series of interviews from the 2015 International Quilt Market. (Previous interviews found here, here, and here.)   Cyndi Hershey – Director of Marketing, Quilting Treasures I…

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Quilt Market Interview: Cyndi Hershey

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
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Post by Jamie Kalvestran, part of a series of interviews from the 2015 International Quilt Market. (Previous interviews found here, here, and here.)   Cyndi Hershey – Director of Marketing, Quilting Treasures I…

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Quilt Market Interviews: Kirstyn Cogan and Pat Bravo

Monday, June 15, 2015
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Post by Jamie Kalvestran, part of a series of interviews from the 2015 International Quilt Market. (Part one found here, part two here.)   Kirstyn Cogan – Designer, P&B Textiles…

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Quilt Market Interviews: Cindy Lindgren and Jane Sassaman

Thursday, June 11, 2015
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Building on Tuesday’s post with interviewees Kathy Hall and Lonni Rossi, today we are excited to share two more of Jamie Kalvestran’s Quilt Market interviews, with textile designers Cindy…

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Quilt Market Interviews: Kathy Hall and Lonni Rossi

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
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The quilting industry designs and sells fabric, notions, patterns and accessories primarily to home quilters. Most of the fabric manufacturers in this market are wholesalers- meaning they don’t…

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Interview with Shyanne Clarke, Guest Expert for June in the Textile Design Lab

Monday, June 8, 2015
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Shyanne Clarke is an Australian textile designer who runs Print Sea, and creates “print ready, on trend designs, using watercolour, illustration, ink, photography + digital/graphic design.” Please enjoy this interview…

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