In the days and weeks that lead up to Quilt Market, Moda designers are in a frenzy of sewing. While sewing on-the-job sounds like a dream come true, trying to get it done on a tight deadline can be tough. And trying to create multiple quilts, bags, garments, and other items and display them beautifully is no easy task. Continue reading →
Shop owners Phyllis and Gary Lively stand in the back left, along with staff members Barbara, Betty, Dede, Cyria, Randalyn, and Lisa.
Talking with Phyllis Lively is fun. For one thing, Must Love Fabric, the Grapevine, Texas, shop she co-owns with her husband Gary has a sense of humor—just check the sign over the door to the restroom.
Debbie Maddy loves to teach, and she’s well known for making diamond and Y-seam blocks accessible to quilters of all skill levels. But she’s also got another obsession: indigo. And she’ll be sharing that with quilters everywhere when her indigo-themed Moda fabric debuts at the end of the month.