Carrie Nelson is a fan of variety—in her life and in her education. And her new book, Miss Rosie’s Farmhouse Favorites, makes clear she feels that way about quilting, too. Continue reading
Way back in May at Quilt Market, I noticed Moda designers stretching their wings and giving different fabrics a try. Continue reading
For Franny and Jane, the story’s the thing.
From the outside, Quilt Market looks like one big candy store—all those gorgeous new fabrics, all those fascinating books and notions. What gets lost sometimes is Quilt Market’s reason for being—to help quilt store owners do one-stop shopping, so they can share all that quilty goodness with their customers. And being surrounded by all that goodness can be stressful! So many options, so many choices. I asked a few experienced shop owners how they plan for Quilt Market, and about their strategies for navigating Market’s myriad temptations.