Category Archives: Designers Series

Favorite Designers Series-Karen Kluba/Rosewood Manor

Two years ago I discovered a new (to me) designer to fall in love with.  Karen Kluba of Rosewood Manor.  Her Quakers are awesome and the Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter Quakers series was irresistible to me. They are still at the top … Continue reading

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Favorite Designers Series: Sarah Jane Studios

First, let’s ogle some fabric. I’ve fallen in love with Wee Wander by Sarah Wright of Sarah Jane Studios, which comes in two colorways, twilight and sunrise.  I first encountered it in the  Summer Stars Baby Quilt from Maryland Quilter on Craftsy.  The … Continue reading

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Favorite Designers Series-Urban Threads

Urban Threads, a small group of designers, offers embroidery designs for machine or hand embroidery.  What makes Urban Threads special is a sense of whimsy that creates designs which take us far from the standard teddybears and bows that we often see … Continue reading

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Favorite Designers Series-Banu Demirel

November’s favorite designer comes from Turkey and is an absolute sweetheart.  Banu Demirel of Seba Designs specializes in blackwork in its modern colorful form.  Her designs combine simple lines to create complex patterns, which is the essence of blackwork.  Unlike traditional … Continue reading

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Favorite Designers Series-Elizabeth Foster

The first time I heard music by Loreena McKennitt I had to ask who it was and I found myself collecting as many of her CD’s as I could get my hands on.  Later it was The Stranglers.  These two … Continue reading

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