If you missed last night's guild meeting, you missed an entertaining and informative evening with Berkeley's own Sharona Fischrup. Funny, well-traveled, and as fabric-obsessed as the rest of us, Ms. Fischrup gave us a good sense for what both quilt shop owners and their customers want based on her experience as owner of New Pieces.
With all that in mind Abby Glassenberg's blog post detailing the benefits and trade-offs of designing fabrics for the quilting market seems particularly relevant. Ms. Glassenberg recently interviewed six artists who design for six different manufacturers, all on condition of anonymity. Click through, and read on for some good insights, honest reality checks, and inspiration!