Moda Designers Chill Out (or not) After Market

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

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Designing Women: Quilt Designers Share Their Stories

Northern Lights—a Cake Mix quilt pattern designed by Carrie Nelson

Seems simple enough—you take some fabric, cut it up, move the pieces around, sew them back together and what’ve you got? A quilt top.

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Quilt Market Trend: Pointy Things

Detail of a Jen Kingwell quilt

As per usual, Quilt Market was exciting and slightly overwhelming. Everywhere I looked, there were gorgeous fabrics, quilts, tools, books, and patterns. I saw things I knew I needed and things I never knew I needed…but now I do. The bottom line is that I came home inspired to sew, sew, sew. Continue reading

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Eight is Not Enough…More Market Prep

Yesterday we gave you a peek at eight of the Moda designers pre-Market activities. Today, we give you ten more.

Barb Groves—Me and My Sister

There is hardly a surface in the place that isn’t covered with fabric … that includes stools and chairs. Continue reading

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