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Modern Madness 2014 – Quarter Finals

We’re down to our final 8! Unfortunately we had to say goodbye to Catnap by Lizzy House for Andover Fabrics after the knockout round.

Here are our remaining 8:

Charley Harper for Birch Fabrics
Sun Print by Alison Glass for Andover Fabrics
Simply Style by V and Co for Moda
Koi by Rashida Coleman-Hale for Cloud9
Glimma by Lotta Jansdotter for Windham Fabrics
Botanics by Carolyn Friedlander for Robert Kaufman
Bungalow by Joel Dewberry for Freespirit Fabrics
Waterfront Park by Violet Craft for Michael Miller Fabrics

Just click on the links to refresh your Memory of the lines and Register your vote on our form below!

By |April 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Round 3 Results and Knockout vote!

Charley Harper for Birch Fabrics – 53% (70 votes)
Nordika by Jeni Baker for Art Gallery Fabrics – 47% (63 votes)

Comma by Zen Chic for Moda – 50% (66 votes)
Sun Print by Alison Glass for Andover Fabrics – 50% (67 votes)

Tule by Leah Duncan for Art Gallery Fabrics – 47% (62 votes)
Simply Style by V and Co for Moda – 53% (71 votes)

Dowry by Anna Maria Horner for Freespirit Fabrics – 50% (66 votes)
Catnap by Lizzy House for Andover Fabrics – 50% (67 votes)

Koi by Rashida Coleman-Hale for Cloud9 – 55% (73 votes)
Briar Rose by Heather Ross for Windham Fabrics – 45% (60 votes)

Safari Moon by Frances Newcombe for Art Gallery Fabrics – 38% (51 votes)
Glimma by Lotta Jansdotter for Windham Fabrics – 62% (82 votes)

Hand Drawn Garden by Anna Maria Horner for Freespirit Fabrics – 33% (51 votes)
Botanics by Carolyn Friedlander for Robert Kaufman – 67% (103 votes)

Bungalow by Joel Dewberry for Freespirit Fabrics – 52% (69 votes)
2wenty Thr3e by Eric and Julie Comstock for Moda – 48% (64 votes)

Waterfront Park by Violet Craft for Michael Miller Fabrics – 68% (90 votes)
Carnaby Street by Pat Bravo for Art Gallery Fabrics – 32% (43 votes)

The votes are tallied and we have your picks to go forward into the Quarter Finals!!!

Just one slight problem! Instead of 8 lines we have 9 so we need to whittle down our contenders to just 8. We originally stated that we would do this by knocking out the line that received the least votes. But having thought about it that seems a little unfair.

So we decided the fairest way to do this was to put it to a vote again! But this time we want you to vote for the line you want to KNOCKOUT and not for your favourite line.

Once again vote for the line that you want to KNOCKOUT and NOT your favourite.

By |April 26th, 2014|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Modern Madness Round 3 – Hand Drawn Garden v. Botanics

Thank you for letting us know we were missing a pair in the voting.

Please vote for your favourite from Hand Drawn Garden or Botanics here:

By |April 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Modern Madness 2014 – Round 3

Charley Harper for Birch Fabrics
Nordika by Jeni Baker for Art Gallery Fabrics
Comma by Zen Chic for Moda
Sun Print by Alison Glass for Andover Fabrics
Tule by Leah Duncan for Art Gallery Fabrics
Simply Style by V and Co for Moda
Dowry by Anna Maria Horner for Freespirit Fabrics
Catnap by Lizzy House for Andover Fabrics
Koi by Rashida Coleman-Hale for Cloud9
Briar Rose by Heather Ross for Windham Fabrics
Safari Moon by Frances Newcombe for Art Gallery Fabrics
Glimma by Lotta Jansdotter for Windham Fabrics
Hand Drawn Garden by Anna Maria Horner for Freespirit Fabrics
Botanics by Carolyn Friedlander for Robert Kaufman
Bungalow by Joel Dewberry for Freespirit Fabrics
2wenty Thr3e by Eric and Julie Comstock for Moda
Waterfront Park by Violet Craft for Michael Miller Fabrics
Carnaby Street by Pat Bravo for Art Gallery Fabrics

If you have never heard of the line or just need a quick refreshment of all the prints, just click on the link to view more information on each line.

Voting to close on April 24th.

By |April 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Modern Madness 2014 – Round 2 Results

Region 1 – Round 2

Charley Harper for Birch Fabrics – 64% (89 votes)
Lottie Da by Heather Bailey for Freespirit Fabrics – 36% (50 votes)

Comma by Zen Chic for Moda – 77% (107 votes)
Legacy by Angela Walters for Art Gallery Fabrics – 23% (32 votes)

Tule by Leah Duncan for Art Gallery Fabrics – 51% (71 votes)
Minimalista by Pat Bravo for Art Gallery Fabrics – 49% (68 votes)

Dowry by Anna Maria Horner for Freespirit Fabrics – 68% (94 votes)
Geekly Chic from Riley Blake Fabrics – 32% (45 votes)

Koi by Rashida Coleman-Hale for Cloud9 – 58% (81 votes)
Field Day by Alison Glass for Andover Fabrics – 42% (58 votes)

Ruby Star Sparkle by Melody Miller for Kokka – 47% (66 votes)
Safari Moon by Frances Newcombe for Art Gallery Fabrics – 53% (73 votes)

Hand Drawn Garden by Anna Maria Horner for Freespirit Fabrics – 62% (86 votes)
Road 15 by Sweetwater for Moda – 38% (53 votes)

Bungalow by Joel Dewberry for Freespirit Fabrics – 61% (85 votes)
Honeysweet by Fig Tree & Co for Moda – 39% (54 votes)

Waterfront Park by Violet Craft for Michael Miller Fabrics – 71% (98 votes)
PB&J by Basic Grey for Moda – 29% (41 votes)

Region 2 – Round 2

Nordika by Jeni Baker for Art Gallery Fabrics – 66% (81 votes)
Posy by Aneela Hoey for Moda Fabrics – 34% (42 votes)

Technicolor by Emily Herrick for Michael Miller Fabrics – 19% (23 votes)
Sun Print by Alison Glass for Andover Fabrics – 81% (100 votes)

Simply Style by V and Co for Moda – 70% (86 votes)
Barcelona by Zen Chic for Moda Fabrics – 30% (37 votes)

Catnap by Lizzy House for Andover Fabrics – 55% (68 votes)
Tsuru by Rashida Cole for Cloud9 Fabrics – 45% (55 votes)

Chantilly by Lauren & Jessi Jung for Moda – 24% (29 votes)
Briar Rose by Heather Ross for Windham Fabrics – 76% (94 votes)

Glimma by Lotta Jansdotter for Windham Fabrics – 50% (62 votes)
Acacia by Tula Pink for Freespirit Fabrics – 50% (61 votes)

Botanics by Carolyn Friedlander for Robert Kaufman – 84% (103 votes)
Collage by Carrie Bloomston for Windham Fabrics – 16% (20 votes)

Fanfare by Rae Hoekstra for Cloud9 Fabrics – 31% (38 votes)
2wenty Thr3e by Eric and Julie Comstock for Moda – 69% (85 votes)

Chirp Chirp by Momo for Moda – 20% (24 votes)
Carnaby Street by Pat Bravo for Art Gallery Fabrics – 80% (99 votes)

By |April 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Hand London – Kickstarter Appeal

byhandlondon

By Hand London is a UK based sewing pattern label and little gang of general making and fabric enthusiasts which are now also moving into print-on-demand fabrics.

They are planning to offer not only a custom printing option (for if you feel up to designing yourself), but also a highly curated gallery of readymade designs (for if you don’t).

The gallery of readymade designs will be created through collaboration with emerging artists, designers and students and by open-to-anyone-and-everyone competitions voted on by our online community. They have already started building up our gallery! You can see their first fabric design from textile designer Eloise Jephson and the fabric design competition they just launched here.

For details of how to help them get started by supporting their Kickstarter fund visit here.

Modern Madness Region 2 – Round 2

Here goes with Region 2 – round 2:

Nordika by Jeni Baker for Art Gallery Fabrics
Posy by Aneela Hoey for Moda Fabrics
Technicolor by Emily Herrick for Michael Miller Fabrics
Sun Print by Alison Glass for Andover Fabrics
Simply Style by V and Co for Moda
Barcelona by Zen Chic for Moda Fabrics
Catnap by Lizzy House for Andover Fabrics
Tsuru by Rashida Cole for Cloud9 Fabrics
Chantilly by Lauren & Jessi Jung for Moda
Briar Rose by Heather Ross for Windham Fabrics
Glimma by Lotta Jansdotter for Windham Fabrics
Acacia by Tula Pink for Freespirit Fabrics
Botanics by Carolyn Friedlander for Robert Kaufman
Collage by Carrie Bloomston for Windham Fabrics
Fanfare by Rae Hoekstra for Cloud9 Fabrics
2wenty Thr3e by Eric and Julie Comstock for Moda
Chirp Chirp by Momo for Moda
Carnaby Street by Pat Bravo for Art Gallery Fabrics

If you have never heard of the line or just need a quick refreshment of all the prints, just click on the link to view more information on each line.

Voting is open until Friday 11 April.

Modern Madness Region 2 – Round 1 Results

Boho by Urban Chiks for Moda – 25% (36 votes)
Nordika by Jeni Baker for Art Gallery Fabrics – 75% (107 votes)

Posy by Aneela Hoey for Moda Fabrics – 76% (108 votes)
Stamped by Ellen Luckett Baker for Kokka – 24% (35 votes)

Flats by Angela Yosten for Moda – 35% (50 votes)
Technicolor by Emily Herrick for Michael Miller Fabrics – 65% (93 votes)

Sun Print by Alison Glass for Andover Fabrics – 74% (106 votes)
Cameo by Amy Butler for Westminster Fabrics – 26% (37 votes)

Wildflower Wood by Lynette Anderson Lecien – 15% (21 votes)
Simply Style by V and Co for Moda – 85% (122 votes)

Bark and Branch by Eloise Renouf for Cloud9 Fabrics – 50% (71 votes)
Barcelona by Zen Chic for Moda Fabrics – 50% (72 votes)

Elk Grove by Jay-Cyn for Birch Fabrics – 22% (32 votes)
Catnap by Lizzy House for Andover Fabrics – 78% (111 votes)

Sardinia By Jessica Swift for Blend Fabrics – 20% (28 votes)
Tsuru by Rashida Cole for Cloud9 Fabrics – 80% (115 votes)

Chantilly by Lauren & Jessi Jung for Moda – 42% (60 votes)
Free Range by Monaluna Fabrics – 58% (83 votes)

Just my type by Patty Young for Michael Miller fabrics – 47% (67 votes)
Briar Rose by Heather Ross for Windham Fabrics – 53% (76 votes)

Aspen Frost by Basic Grey for Moda – 24% (35 votes)
Glimma by Lotta Jansdotter for Windham Fabrics – 76% (108 votes)

Acacia by Tula Pink for Freespirit Fabrics – 78% (112 votes)
The Fall Collective 2013 by Kaffe Fassett for Westminster Fabrics – 22% (31 votes)

Full Moon Lagoon by Mo Bedell for Andover Fabrics – 22% (31 votes)
Botanics by Carolyn Friedlander for Robert Kaufman – 78% (112 votes)

Pam Kitty Picnic by Pam Kitty Morning for Lakehouse Dry Goods – 36% (52 votes)
Collage by Carrie Bloomston for Windham Fabrics – 64% (91 votes)

Wrens and Friends by Gina Martin for Moda – 49% (70 votes)
Fanfare by Rae Hoekstra for Cloud9 Fabrics – 51% (73 votes)

2wenty Thr3e by Eric and Julie Comstock for Moda – 73% (104 votes)
Henna by Beth Studley for Makower Fabrics – 27% (39 votes)

Chirp Chirp by Momo for Moda – 59% (84 votes)
First of Infinity by Kumiko Fujita for Lecien – 41% (59 votes)

Carnaby Street by Pat Bravo for Art Gallery Fabrics – 64% (91 votes)
Florence by Denyse Schmidt for Freespirit Fabrics – 36% (52 votes)

By |April 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|1 Comment

And the winner is …

And the winner of Thomas Knauer’s new book, Modern Quilt Perspectives …

 … chosen by random number generator …
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 … is Anita …  Congratulations Anita, please get in touch so we can send you your copy!  Screen Shot 2014-04-04 at 18.47.21
By |April 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Fat Quarterly Needs You!

We are now looking for submissions for our next two issues.  Zakka, deadline end June and Christmas, deadline end September.  We are also looking for eight volunteers for the Zakka issue’s Designer Challenge, each of whom will be sent seven fat eighths of these cute Retro Bake prints from Makower to make some kind of Zakka – pouches, slippers, eye masks, bags, tea towels, pot holders, tea cosies, tablet cases, cafetiere cosies – etc etc etc.

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If you are interested in either of the above, please email lynne@fatquarterly.com including (i) your proposal; (ii) a photo of something you’ve designed and made in the past – we are looking at design, finish, fabric choices and photography; and (iii) your social media links including blog, instagram etc.  Please put “Fat Quarterly Zakka Proposal”, Fat Quarterly Christmas Proposal” or “Fat Quarterly Designer Challenge” in the heading of your email.  We look forward to hearing from you!

By |April 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized|1 Comment