Kim at True Up wants to hear about what we liked in 2009! And she is having a giveaway for telling her!!  I couldn’t possibly turn down free fabric (have you seen my stash? I’m a serious fabric fiend!) so here goes!

– Favorite Quilting Weight Cotton Collection – A tie between Moda and Michael Miller, I probably have equal amounts in my stash
– Favorite Under the Radar/Sleeper Collection – “Hushabye” by Tula Pink and “Rouenneries” by French General
– Favorite Trend (Motifs) – Damask, Border Prints
– Favorite Trend (Colors) – Bright, saturated colors (Patty Young’s fabrics got me into it.)
– Favorite Overall Designer – Amy Butler (she’s the one who started the whole regenesis, isn’t she? Made sewing hip again?) 
– Favorite New Designer – Jay McCarroll (is he still new?)
– Favorite Floral Print – “Flora & Fauna” by Patty Ypung
– Favorite Geometric Print – “Mezzanine” by Patty Young
– Favorite Solid/Nonprinted – FreeSpirit Designer Solids
– Favorite Fabric Shop – Locally: Las Colchas ( Online: (
– Favorite New Fabric You Worked With in 2009 – Not a new fabric, just a new line, Pillow & Maxfield 
– Wildcard Category – “Meadowsweet” by Sandi Henderson