Spring 2018 Quilt Market Recap

Welcome to our Spring 2018 Quilt Market Recap!

We recently came back from International Quilt Market in Portland, Oregon, and we have so much to share with you!

Set up:

Before Quilt Market even starts, our team puts in two days of hard work to get the booth up and running. Creating a bright, colorful, quilt-packed booth from the ground up in such a short time is quite an amazing process. We're very proud of our whole team and of the stunning booth we brought to life. Watch the video and click through the photos below to see it all come together!

Booth Tour:

Sit back, relax, and get scrolling! We're going to take you on a tour of our Quilt Market booth - and believe us - it's jam-packed with beautiful fabrics, quilts, and other sewing projects. There are even some FREE patterns, so keep an eye out :) All of the "what's in the booth" graphic keys are clickable, so make sure to check out your favorite patterns and bookmark them.

Valori Wells - Marmalade Dreams

Marmalade Dreams is more than Valori's newest collection - it's her 40th fabric collection (and her 20th year designing fabric). This booth received such praise - its stunning projects and decoration made this booth incredibly inviting. Valori welcomed passersby into her booth to knit (with yarn, dyed by Blue Moon Fibers to match her collection), to sew, or just to sit and chat. It was so well-loved, it deservedly received the award for Best Single Booth at Quilt Market this year. Congratulations, Valori!

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Diamond Days Marmalade Dreams Make a Bunch of Flying Geese Soaring Day Dream Starlight Log Cabin The Brooke Bag

Carolyn Friedlander - Polk

Carolyn's newest fabric line - Polk - consists of 3 different designs overprinted on Essex Yarn Dyed Homespun, creating a depth of texture and color that breeds endless possibilities. Explore this collection below!

Davie Lusk Mini A Lusk Mini B Lusk Mini C Babson Traverse Bag Uniform Tunic Pencil Pouch Petal Pouch Portside Dopp Kit Crew Pincushion Set West Water Tunic Adeline Dress

Elizabeth Hartman - Arctic

Elizabeth's new collection, Arctic, charms with its muted color palette and sweet designs, but stands out best through Elizabeth's newest quilt patterns! Check out Penguin Party, Swan Island, Feathers and North Star below. Plus, explore the few prints available in flannel, as well as Elizabeth's woven gingham coordinate collection, Kitchen Window Wovens!

Penguin Party Penguin Party (Child) Penguin Party Pillow Feathers Feathers Pillow North Stars Narwhal Pillow Otter Quilt Swan Island Swan Island (Baby) Swan Island Pillow

Violet Craft - New Patterns!

Violet's new patterns dazzled everyone this market! Check out her new farm-inspired EPP and FPP patterns - including the cutest new Cow Abstractions quilt, a rooster, sunflower, and so much more!

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The Cow Abstractions The Sunflower Pillow The Sunflower The Wolf Abstractions The County Star Barn Quilt The County Star Barn Pillow The Rooster

Anna Graham - Forage

We were so happy to debut Anna Graham of Noodlehead's first collection for Robert Kaufman - Forage! Printed on Essex and Essex Yarn Dyed, this 20 piece collection features versatile designs and a color palette perfect for quilts, garments and home dec projects alike. Get inspired by exploring below:

Smock Top and Dress Cargo Duffle Crystal Palace Forage Bag Handmade Style Baskets Kalle Shirt Dress Lined Drawstring Bags Minimalist Wallet Patch Nine Pearl Dress Petal Pouch Range Backpack Runaround Bag Tamarack Jacket Tiny Treasures Basket and Tray Trail Tote Traverse Bag

Darlene Zimmerman - Penny's Dollhouse

We featured two collections by Darlene this market. First off is Penny's Dollhouse - the most darling dollhouse themed collection. Featuring two panels (a dollhouse and a doll panel), and a selection of the sweetest '30s blenders, this collection will have you smiling from ear to ear. Take a look around, you won't regret it!

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Hummingbird Penny's Dollhouse Penny's Dolls Double Wedding Ring Runner

Darlene Zimmerman - Eaton Place

Eaton Place, the second Darlene Zimmerman collection featured at market, is the picture of elegance. Featuring enchanting florals in pinks, blues, creams and a touch of green - this line will leave you feeling perfectly at peace. Explore the free quilt patterns below! 

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Floral Kaleidoscope Stars and Bars Eliza Jane Buttons and Bows

Sewing Studio

Did you know that Robert Kaufman sells more than quilting cotton? It's true! We put together a sewing studio booth to showcase a great selection of the different substrates we offer. The best part is, there's a ton of room for creativity here, and you can use these different substrates in quilts, as well as garments and accessories. Some of the featured fabric collections include: London Calling, Essex Canvas/YD, Essex YD Homespun, Sevenberry Canvas Prints, Laguna Jersey Prints, Mammoth Flannel, Sevenberry Nara Homespunand more!
Check out the booth and its projects below!

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Range Backpack Range Backpack Range Backpack Range Backpack Explorer Tote Explorer Tote Go Anywhere Bag Explorer Tote Campfire Messenger Bag Petal Pouch Cheyenne Tunic Inari Tee Dress Baby and Toddler Harem Pants Beatrix Inari Crop Tee Kismet Trinket Boxes Maritime Sloan Leggings Hawthorn Ogden Cami The Kittens Linden Linden Inari Crop Tee Hunter Tank First Day Top Beatrix Granville Shirt Mori Top Zephyr Romper

Kona® Color of the Year: Tiger Lily

As you might have seen, our Kona® Color of the Year for 2018 is Tiger Lily - a unique, rich, red orange hue! Explore the free quilt patterns by some of your favorite designers below!

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Mushrooms Terrace The Giant Pineapple Tigerlily Autumn Bliss

Precut Pop Up Shop

We also sold some of our new precuts and kits at the Precut Pop Up Shop, and featured some of our Alphonse Mucha quilt patterns!

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Garden Goddess Rose

Tear Down!

After the show, we tear down our booth in a matter of a few short hours. Take a look at the timelapse below!