Category Archives: Design Challenge Two

Design Challenge Four

Designers… Thanks for all your hard work so far for REPEAT!  At Market the last few days, we have seen how hard work pays off for your fellow designers like Melody Miller, Marcia Derse, and Monaluna.  Keep it up and … Continue reading

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Industrial Revolution Fabric Available Now @Spoonflower!

Head on over to our Spoonflower shop to peruse all the Industrial Revolution fabric now available for sale! And don’t forget the Giveaway…

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Judge Remarks: Ellen Rushman

It has been super fun to see the creativity flow among the REPEAT contenders!  One of the reasons Madeleine and I dreamed up this competition is that we perceived a bit of a disconnect between the quilting and surface design … Continue reading

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Judge Remarks: Madeleine Roberg

Congratulations Emelia on your outstanding interpretation of the Industrial Revolution! The developments in cloth production during the Industrial Revolution truly shaped our history and your design captures this in a modern and fresh perspective. Ellen and I have both dabbled … Continue reading

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Whose REVOLUTION do you want to be a part of?

Which Industrial Revolution fabric inspired you?  Which one would look amazing in your next quilt?  Vote below to help determine the Reader’s Choice Award. The vote closes on Sunday, April 15th at midnight. You only get one vote so choose … Continue reading

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Design Challenge Two: Krissy Callahan

Where as tiny dwellings started with immediate sketching and brain storms, the industrial revolution challenge was more of a slow burn. Not that the topic wasn’t inspiring, it just was that I wasn’t sure exactly what it meant.  I had … Continue reading

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Design Challenge Two: Michele Rosenboom

    It was so fun to see everyone’s workspaces. (Thanks, ladies!) I am so excited to see what everyone has come up with for this challenge. It’s always fascinating to see how others interpret the same topic. For me, … Continue reading

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Design Challenge Two: Leah Sorensen-Hayes

What struck me when I did an initial Google search of Industrial Revolution images were the rows and rows and rows of machines in the early factories and rows and rows and rows of cables and girders in the iron … Continue reading

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Design Challenge Two: Krishna Chavda

The first thing I did to start the second challenge was to research the Industrial Revolution.  I started with wanting to create my patterns around the idea of the machine tools; a machine tool is a machine that aids in … Continue reading

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Design Challenge Two: Emily Herr

I had a lot of things rumbling around in my head while I was coming up with my Industrial Pattern. I wanted to work more graphically than my previous pieces, if only to stretch that muscle a bit – I … Continue reading

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Design Challenge Two: Jessica Pollak

For this months challenge I wanted to pay tribute to one of the most important inventions made during the Industrial Revolution.  At first, I thought about the typewriter and phonograph.  They were both monumental inventions, but over time they have … Continue reading

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Design Challenge Two: Emelia Haglund

The industrial revolution theme was single-tracked and a whirlwind all at once. As soon as I heard the challenge one word came to mind: jacquard. I am a weaver first and foremost, so I will naturally lean toward the idea … Continue reading

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Design Challenge Two: Tammie Bennett

thank you again for organizing such a great challenge!  when i read the challenge theme was industrial revolution, i must admit, i wasn’t too excited.  but then my history teaching husband came home and i brainstormed with him.  i immediately … Continue reading

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In the Studio with Krishna Chavda

With my graduate degree under my belt, I am in the process of job hunting and getting my illustration career started.  I moved back up north from Georgia to live with my sister who lives outside New York City.  I’ve … Continue reading

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In the Studio with Leah Sorensen-Hayes

Congratulations, Michele, on your double win and your elegant dwellings! And thank you, judges, for your very constructive feedback and analysis. It’s fascinating how many issues need to be juggled to make a fabric quilter-friendly, and how little a quilter … Continue reading

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Design Challenge Two

Designers… Your second challenge is to create one fabric design that embodies the industrial revolution.  The industrial revolution is marked by the shift in production from homes to factories.  The production of many goods moved from within the hands of … Continue reading

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