Designer Fabrics at the 2013 International Quilt Market: Part II

Posted by on Nov 6, 2013 in Quilting | Comments


Whether you are drawn to traditional fabrics and designs for quilting or modern prints and patterns, the 2013 International Quilt Market in Houston had something for everyone. From beautiful booth designs to stunning quilts, you are sure to fall in love with some of the new fabric and pattern releases found at the recent Quilt Market.

Yesterday on the Craftsy blog, Lindsay Conner shared her favorite designer fabrics from the show. Today, I’m sharing mine!

Patchwork Quilt at the Quilt Market in Houston 2013

Fabrics from Anna Maria Horner’s upcoming collection for Free Spirit Fabrics, Dowry

What’s new at Moda Fabrics:

Zen Chic Booth, International Quilt Market Houston 2013

Zen Chic booth at Fall 2013 International Quilt Market in Houston

Zen Chic for Moda Fabrics presents an ultra-modern aesthetic and design. Brigitte’s patterns and fabrics are bold and eye-catching, yet the blue hues are also incredibly soothing. The Zen Chic fabrics are perfect for quilts, home decor, bags and accessories.

Sewing Box Fabric and Creations by Gina Martin for Moda

Fabric selections from the upcoming collection Sewing Box by Gina Martin for Moda

Sewing Box by Gina Martin for Moda Fabrics is a fun, bright collection with lots of possibilities for sewers and quilters. Use these great sewing-inspired fabrics for quilts or sewing room decor.

Patterned Fabric Samples: Sweetwater's Wishes Collection for Moda Fabrics

Sample fabrics of Sweetwater’s Wishes Collection for Moda Fabrics

Quilts using Sweetwater’s Wishes collection

Wishes is a new collection presented by Sweetwater for Moda Fabrics, featuring the perfect prints and patterns for celebration sewing.

Anne Sutton Posing with Winter Wonderland Quilts
Winter Wonderland, presented by Anne Sutton of BunnyHill Designs for Moda Fabrics, is a beautiful red and white collection that’s perfect for your holiday projects.

Craftsy instructor Joanna Figueroa posing in font of Fig & Tree Booth

Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree & Company in front of her booth showcasing her latest collection, Mirabelle for Moda Fabrics.

Joanna Figueroa, instructor of the Craftsy class Simple Fresh Quilts, presented her new collection for Moda Fabrics. Mirabelle is a wonderful dreamy pastel floral collection with a good mix of coordinating patterns. These fabrics make beautiful quilts and are also perfect for home decor projects, bags, and accessories.

Sandy Klop: Ducks in a Row Display - International Quilt Market 2013

Sandy Klop’s Ducks in a Row Display

Sandy Klop introduced Ducks in a Row for Moda Fabrics. This bright collection is reminiscent of earlier days with a modern “pop.”

Quilt Featuring Umbrellas by Craftsy Instructor Camille Roskelley

Raincheck pattern by Camille Roskelley, featuring her new vintage-inspired collection April Showers

Star Patterned Quilt by Craftsy Instructor Camille Roskelley

Starlight quilt in April Showers; photo via Camille Roskelley

Moda designer Camille Roskelley, instructor of the Craftsy classes Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple and Playful Piecing Techniques, released the April Showers collection with her mom, designer Bonnie Olaveson. This vintage-inspired quilting cotton collection of polka dots, floral and prints is perfect for quilting and home decor projects.

More fabric inspiration from today’s top designers:

Tula Pink's Colorful Fox Field Quilt

Fox Field by Tula Pink

Tula Pink Quilt Featuring Circular Designs

Another Fox Field quilt by Tula Pink

Tula Pink’s latest collection with Free Spirit Fabrics, Fox Field, showcases a stunning palette of bright, cool colors. Simple designs allow the fabrics to make a stunning impact.

Dowry Clothing and Quilts

Dowry display at International Quilt Market 2013

Anna Maria Horner introduced her new fabric collection with Free Spirit Fabrics, Dowry, at Quilt Market. The stunning quilt seen above is a striking presentation of the gorgeous print. The simple quilt design allows the fabric collection to be the central focus. Anna Maria also displayed clothing options for this fabric collection in her booth.

Quilted Pillows at International Quilt Market 2013

Hapi showcases inspiration Amy Butler found on a trip to Egypt

Amy Butler’s Hapi for Westminster/Rowan is a gorgeous vivid presentation on cloth of Amy’s recent trip to Egypt. Her Schoolhouse presentation at market included vacation slides and inspirations for this stunning collection. Amy will have patterns for quilts and bags available at a later date, which will showcase the fabrics in her collection.

How have you been inspired to sew by these incredible designs and patterns?