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Fall Quilt Market 2013 Trend Report

Fall Quilt Market 2013 Trend Report

By on Oct 31, 2013 in Quilt Market | 302 comments

Fall Quilt Market 2013 was held last weekend in Houston, Texas. This open-to-the-trade wholesale show takes place twice per year. Houston hosts the Fall show which is then followed by Quilt Festival (open to the public). Each May, the Spring show rotates between 5 cities located across the US making it more accessible to quilt shop owners in different regions of the...

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Quilt Market Spring 2013 Reflections by Diana

Quilt Market Spring 2013 Reflections by Diana

By on Jun 25, 2013 in Quilt Market | 2 comments

Dresses, dresses and more dresses! (Art Gallery Fabric above) The atmosphere was playful, fun and energetic at Quilt Market.  The first thing I noticed was the clothing in each booth which displayed a designers fabric or pattern. Maybe it’s just that I’m sewing more garments now but, dresses seemed to be everywhere. (Violet Craft Waterfront Park above)...

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Quilt Market Spring 2013 Reflections by Lydia

Quilt Market Spring 2013 Reflections by Lydia

By on Jun 21, 2013 in Quilt Market | 1 comment

An intense swirl of colors, textures and sounds perfectly describes the first day of Quilt Market. I walked into the exhibition room and was immediately overwhelmed by the immensity of the space and the number of exhibitors. There was no way that I could see everything, but I was determined to do my best. (Mo Bedell above – Fabric) I set off with my travel...

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Quilt Market Spring 2013 Reflections by Becky

Quilt Market Spring 2013 Reflections by Becky

By on Jun 15, 2013 in Quilt Market, Sewing | 1 comment

I am not a quilter… Well, I’ve dabbled with it but would never venture to say that I am one. Not yet, anyway. After the Portland Quilt Market, I must say I am close to getting the ‘bug’.  The amount of fantastic creations in technicolor just about sent me to another land.  I might have actually left my body a couple of times! I love to sew and craft. This was...

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Quilt Market Spring 2013 Reflections by Jacqui

Quilt Market Spring 2013 Reflections by Jacqui

By on Jun 11, 2013 in Quilt Market, Sewing | 1 comment

When Kathy told the team she was taking us to Quilt Market in Portland, I was like “Sweet! I’ll get to see a sneak peak at the upcoming releases.” I had been viewing the trip like those previews you see when you go to the movies. But instead of feeling like I was watching a movie, I felt like I was standing outside the ropes of the red carpet at the Academy Awards....

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Quilt Market Spring 2013 Reflections by Megan

Quilt Market Spring 2013 Reflections by Megan

By on Jun 9, 2013 in Quilt Market, Sewing | 1 comment

My first impression walking into Quilt Market was “Wow, am I dreaming?! This is incredible!” The size of the convention center and the number of booths was so impressive. I was excited to try and see it all. Walking through the aisles, passing countless people and trying to read their name tags to put faces to names. There was a sense of excitement in...

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