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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Interview with Loes van Oosten, Guest Expert for May in the Textile Design Lab

Monday, May 11, 2015

Loes van Oosten is an illustrator and designer from the Netherlands who is joining us this month as our guest expert in the Textile Design Lab. In addition to…

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Interview with Bari J, Guest Expert for April in the Textile Design Lab

Monday, April 6, 2015
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Bari J. (Bari J. Ackerman) is “an artist who is well known in the fabric industry for her whimsical designs and bold eye for pattern and color. She has created…

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