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Coats & Clark, Tim Holtz Announce Line of Quilt Fabric

Fans of Tim Holtz who also take part in sewing and quilting activities will have something to celebrate soon as Tim announced today a new partnership with Coats & Clark that will have him designing that company’s debut fabric line.

Coats & Clark is well-known to sewers and quilters for their thread and sewing notions, and lovers of knit & crochet for their Red Heart yarn and their Susan Bates brand needles & hooks. But fabric will be a new endeavor for Coats.

The new line, called Eclectic Elements, will feature 24 SKUs of fabric designs that will be familiar to Tim Holtz fans from his paper lines. Some of the designs are being produced in two different color tones, taupe and neutral (seen below). The 100% cotton fabric is 44″ wide and will be available on 15 yard bolts. For quilters, the fabric will be available in fat quarters, design rolls, 5” and 10” charm packs and fat eighths, while it is being marketed for papercrafters in 6″ and 12″ fabric crafting packs. Continue Reading →

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It’s time to announce the new Craft Critique team! (Our apologies for the delay in the announcement – it is difficult to reach people this time of year and we wanted to wait for responses from all the new team members before making the announcement.)

I’d like to thank everyone who applied. The amount of talented applicants that we got was overwhelming, and made the decision very difficult. We are very excited to start sharing the talents of our new team with you!

So, without further ado…I’d like to introduce you to our new staff reporters:

  • Patti Sokol
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  • Linda Neff
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  • Chel Micheline
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  • Deborah Fox
  • Kortney Gold
  • Maria Soto
We’re also welcoming back some returning members of the Craft Critique staff:
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  • Christian Tamez
  • Eileen Hull
  • Fabrizio Martellucci
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