Entries by Joy Cho

Tonga Stonewash by Daniela Stout

Introducing Tonga Stonewash by Daniela Stout, a new batik collection that takes inspiration from nature’s gems and minerals! It features a stunning blend of cool and warm neutrals. Tonga Stonewash is shipping to stores now. Request it at your local quilt shop or favorite online retailer. Bel Canto is an upcoming 110″ Block of the Month by Cozy […]

Introducing: Fantasy Forest by Chong-a Hwang

Imagine a rainbow brought to life in the form of nature-inspired shapes and patterns! Fantasy Forest by Chong-a Hwang is an alluring panel collection flush with vibrant colors. Available in stores now. The dark, mysterious tree and bright flowers create stunning and beautiful contrast. Click to view larger. Included are several Studio Basic coordinates that complement the […]

Summer Cook Out: Casserole Carry-All + Apron

Today we’re sharing tasty projects perfect for a late summer cook out! First up is this Casserole Carry-All by Indygo Junction. The Casserole Carry-All is a handy tool for bringing your favorite food, casserole or dessert for your next party! The insulated carrier even features sleeves to hold two wooden spoons for your dish. (Instructions also include a matching […]

Now Shipping: Fortuna by Chong-a Hwang

Chong-a Hwang unveils another decadent collection: Fortuna. Shipping to stores now. This collection evokes the feeling of stepping into a fragrant spice market with its crushed burgundy, burnt orange, and gold. Imagine all the beautiful handmade treasures you can make with Fortuna! The rich Italian marble texture of Venice makes it the perfect coordinate for this […]

New Basics: Venice + Echo

Say hello to Venice and Echo, two new quilting basics that are shipping to stores now! Ask for these collections at your local quilt shop or favorite online retailer. Scroll to the end for a free pattern! Venice Basics feature a decadent Italian marble paper texture in a rich, vibrant palette. Available in 24 colors. Echo […]

Tonga Focus Party! Tonga Sunburst

Welcome to the fourth and final day of the Tonga Focus Party! It’s also the last day to enter the Tonga Focus Party Giveaway! We’re sharing Tonga Sunburst, a funky and visually enticing collection has a cool crushed-fabric explosion look to it. This collection features fluid designs in an eye-catching palette. Click for larger swatches. Check out […]

Tonga Focus Party! Tonga Paisley

Welcome to day 3 of the Tonga Focus Party! In today’s post, we’re covering all things Tonga Paisley! This collection features a number of different paisley designs in a rich, jewel-tone palette. Hover for style numbers and colors. Click for larger swatches. Check out the projects for Tonga Paisley. The first one is a FREE download! The below quilt, Frequency by […]

Tonga Focus Party! Tonga Confetti

Welcome to day 2 of the Tonga Focus Party! Today, we’re showing off fun projects that use Tonga Confetti, a colorful batik that resembles, you guessed it, confetti! 🎉  We love the brights and pastels that make up this fun and cheery collection. Click for larger swatches. Check out the beautiful quilts you can make with Tonga Confetti! […]

Tonga Focus Party! Plus GIVEAWAY

Welcome to the Tonga Focus Party! 🎉 This week we are celebrating the release of our Tonga Focus batik collections! This new Tonga concept features a 60 piece batik collection in three distinct groupings of 20 pieces each. The debut assortment includes Tonga Confetti, Tonga Paisley, and Tonga Sunburst. Each of these collections is available […]

Introducing: Zephyr by Alice Kennedy

Introducing: Zephyr by Alice Kennedy! This decadent collection features viney florals, marble textures and geometric patterns in gold metallic highlights. Ask for Zephyr at your local quilt shop! Here’s how the group stacks up! It has a great range of light, medium and dark neutrals. We love the metallic basket weave texture that comes in two different […]

Introducing: You Are My Sunshine

Introducing: You Are My Sunshine, our new sunflower panel collection! It features busy bees, daisy vines, a chalky gingham, and more. This collection is hitting stores later this summer—request it at your local quilt shop or favorite online retailer this August. How sweet is this You Are My Sunshine panel? Daisy vines and a pretty […]

Introducing: Kinfolk by Vanessa Vargas Wilson

Introducing Kinfolk by Vanessa Vargas Wilson! This (mostly) black and white fabric line is equal parts classic and modern. It features 13 black and white pieces and 4 brights. Vanessa was inspired by her family’s ancestry when designing this line. The arrow fabric below comes from a hand-carved stamp that she created to design the fabric! Vanessa chose […]

Introducing: Wild Orchid

Introducing: Wild Orchid by Chong-a Hwang! Chong-a’s latest floral group is simply gorgeous. She uses magenta and purple in a range of beautiful designs—orchids, vine flowers, paisleys, toile and more. Wild Orchid is available in stores now! Ask for it at your local quilt shop. The floral pieces would make a lovely bag or dress, and 11″ stripes are always handy for […]

New Releases from Judy and Judel Niemeyer

We’re covering all the exciting new releases from Judy and Judel Niemeyer: Tonga Antique Garage, Heirloom Strip Set, and Tonga Cactus, a mini collection of batiks! All three are hitting stores this month—look for them or request them at your local quilt shop. Judy and Judel Niemeyer of Quiltworx design fabric collections that perfectly complement their […]

DIY Cummerbund and Bow Tie Sets

‘Tis the season for all things formal! Take parties up a notch with accessories that are quirky and unique. We love these DIY cummerbunds and bow ties by Dritz that feature our fun novelty fabrics! Read their full blog post on how to make a cummerbund and bow tie set with personality! Use our bold fabrics with […]

Introducing: Fly Away by Janelle Penner

Powdery blue, navy, cream and gold accents create an airy space for sweet sparrows! Introducing Janelle Penner‘s debut collection Fly Away. This collection is in stores now—look for it at your local quilt shop or find it at an online retailer. Janelle found her inspiration in the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest at an early age. Later in life, her […]

Introducing: Garden Journal

Find your botanical bliss with Garden Journal! This floral panel group is available now—ask for it at your local quilt shop or favorite online retailer. We love these bright semi-solid coordinates with Garden Journal. These sunflowers and gingham check fabrics make us want to go on a picnic! Check out these pretty projects that feature the Garden Journal collection: Tuscany […]

Get Your Sweet ‘n Savory Fix with Foodie!

Foodie is our new mouth-watering collection that include pizza, chips, donuts, cookies, bagels, and more. All available now! These delicious fabrics are perfect for potholders! We used our go-to oven mitt pattern from One Yard Wonders by Rebecca Yaker and Patricia Hoskins. Don’t forget the Insul-Bright to make them heat-resistant! How awesome do these look? […]

Tonga Mystical by Wing and a Prayer Design + New BOM!

The new Tonga Mystical collection by Wing and a Prayer Design features twenty batik fabrics in a palette of deep blue to turquoise with purple accents. It just started shipping to stores this month—be sure to ask for it at your local quilt shop! Tonga Mystical is available in our full Tonga Treat precut lineup—now machine cut! Mystical […]

To The Moon and Back

To The Moon and Back combines dreamy coordinates with our ever-popular Moon panel! Scroll to see more of this rustic, weathered wood panel collection and associated projects, including two free patterns. How sweet is this Cloud Mobile print? Have you seen our advertisement in the July/August 2017 issue of Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting magazine? It’s […]

Spring Quilt Market Recap! St. Louis – 2017

We are back from Quilt Market! We saw many familiar faces, lots of new faces, and plenty of spectacular quilts! We had a great time in St. Louis and have all the highlights from the show to share with you here. Half of our booth featured new Tonga Batik collections. The other half featured new quilting collections and novelties. […]

Spring Quilt Market Sneak Peek

This week we’re headed to St. Louis for Quilt Market, a twice yearly trade show for businesses in the fabric and quilting industry. We’ll be sharing our newest fabrics and incredible quilts and sewing projects that go along with them. If you’ll be at Quilt Market, be sure to visit us in Booth 428! We are very excited to show off all our new […]

Accessorize in Style with our New Novelties!

Leslie Meltzer of 50 sq ft studios posted a tutorial for these phone pouches using our novelty fabrics. We’re sharing the highlights here, but you can catch the full tutorial on her blog. This pouch is sized to hold an iPhone 7 Plus without a case, an iPhone 6 or 7 in a case, or […]

Now Shipping: Tonga True Love by Daniela Stout

Tonga True Love by Daniela Stout is hitting stores now! Earthy tones and aquas compliment each other beautifully in this new designer batik collection—be sure to ask for it at your local quilt shop. Here’s the palette at a quick glance. Hover for style number, click for larger image. Tonga True Love is available in our full Tonga Treat precut lineup—now […]