Interview with Jane Lewis, Guest Expert for October in the Textile Design Lab

Monday, October 17, 2016

Jane Lewis is our resident quilting expert in the Textile Design Lab and spends time on our private forums every Tuesday and Thursday, giving feedback on members’ patterns and…

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Creating Art for Digitally Printed Quilting Fabric with Kim Gann

Monday, November 23, 2015
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Each month in the Textile Design Lab we welcome an industry expert who offers training in their area of expertise, and for the month of November we have…

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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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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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Pattern Observer Instagram Challenge Recap: Quilting

Friday, April 10, 2015
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*Post by Chris Olson, who helped us organize the challenge!   Quilting patterns are trending over at Pattern Observer on Instagram. A big thank you to everyone who…

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