Now In Stores | Around the Block by Skinny laMinx

Around the Block is a flower-filled walk around some of Heather Moore’s favourite block prints, made in her studio after a trip to India, where she learned about traditional Indian woodblock printing. We’ve been stitching up lots of inspiration for you, too!



The Around the Block quilt – free project – click for download.


Clockwise starting top left: Zip Pouch from Weekend Sewing book by Heather Ross, Roll Up Placemats from Simple Sewing book by Lotta Jansdotter, Half and Half pouch free tutorial Skinny laMinx (website), Geranium Dress by Made by Rae.


Vintage Simplicity halter dress #6385 and top #1365.


Variation on our Secret Garden quilt – pattern available on our Projects page.

Look Book | Quilt Market Booth Tour October 2014

Be inspired! Take a tour of our October ’14 Quilt Market booth.

Our Spring 2015 Line Up

Looking forward to a great International Quilt Market this weekend where we’ll be debuting our upcoming ranges.SPRING15_LINEUP

Fall 2014 Lineup

fall2014Quilt Market is upon us and here’s our lineup for the upcoming Fall 2014 season!

  • Aug • Fanfare Flannel by Rae Hoekstra with coordinating solids
  • Aug • House & Garden will start shipping to quilt shops
  • Sep • Wildwood by Elizabeth Olwen
  • Sep • Cirrus Solids – crossweave yarn-dyed broadcloth
  • Oct • Cosmic Convoy by Michéle Brummer Everett
  • Nov • Revelry by Lisa Congdon in voile with touches of metallics!
  • Nov • Time Warp by Jessica Jones in barkcloth… yes, barkcloth!
  • Dec • Biology by Sarah Watson

Up, Up & Away | Soaring High Quilt

Another treat from Maureen Cracknell – The Soaring High Quilt featuring Skinny LaMinx’s Up, Up & Away, blends modern and tradition with her take on the Flying Geese block.

Soaring High Quilt

Up, Up & Away‘s beautifully bright and earthy colors form a copacetic pairing accentuated by the brilliant autumnal sky and a lofty breeze.

View the free downloadable PDF.

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Debut | Cut Out & Keep by Heather Moore

Cut Out & Keep

So pleased to be introducing the first in our Designer Series for 2011 featuring South African surface and product designer, Heather Moore whose brand name is Skinny laMinx. For a closer look at all the loveliness, pop over to her Flickr page.

Cut Out & Keep

Cut Out & Keep is a striking collection of 8 prints based on her paper-cut designs. This is the first range of fabrics of this type for Heather and we’re really excited about this collaboration. We received the strike-offs just before the holidays and I quickly sent them half way across the world to Heather’s studio in Cape Town, where you can see, she didn’t pause to get busy with her new creations. Amazing what she managed to produce with such smallish pieces of fabric in what seems like no time at all. Everything is so clean and breezy with her cool color palette and infusion of whites.

Cut Out & Keep
Cut Out & Keep is part of our Price-Sensitive offerings which will retail for under $12/yd for high quality, 100% certified organic cotton quilting fabric. This range won’t be available in shops until April, but if you’re hoping to see it in your favorite shops- in the US and abroad- please be sure to request it and steer them our way as we’re already taking pre-orders.