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Shannon Fraser and the making of “Etched Diamond”

Hello fellow quilters, I’m Shannon the quilter and pattern designer behind Shannon Fraser Designs. I’m popping in to share a little back story on how the Etched Diamond quilt came to be! I’m always fascinated by how makers come up with their designs and I thought it could be fun to share some behind the scenes thought process with you 😊 THE BACK STORY You know those creative play sessions where you let go of any expectations and just have fun? That was the starting point for the Etched Diamond quilt design. Ever since I stumbled upon a half square triangle […]

Marcy Horswill – Studio Tour!

We are so happy to Have Marcy as a designer for Honest Fabric. In March of 2022, we were able to collaborate on a raffle quilt that we auctioned off to raise funds for the Ukraine War Crisis. As we get to know Marcy more, let’s take a look at her awesome studio space! Perhaps you might get some inspiration for your own studio organization…. My Creative Space Since my life is more about design and less about quilting, I thought I would share my studio, where many ideas are born. First a bit about design. I began life as a graphic designer after completing a one-year college design program, well […]

Honest Quilting Episode 1 – Rainbow Wheel

Steph Skardal is a mind blowing generative artist. This means that she creates visual art by writing code that renders colors in specific ways. Instead of us trying to explain it, just watch this amazing video that will take you through the entire process of not only how this design was created, how Steph and Karlee (HF’s founder) were introduced to each other, and how you can quilt this beautiful quilt top just like Karlee did. Before we begin, if you’d like to pick up your own custom printed quilt top of this design you can order it by clicking […]

Allow us to introduce ourselves…

Humans have been making quilts now for more than 1,000 years. We have used everything from animal pelts, velvet, silk and satin, denim and wool, fleece and canvas, to cotton and polyester blends. Quilts have been made for many purposes- from the practical to the extravagant. I have been on both ends of the functionality-spectrum. Last week at Houston Quilt Market 2018, Honest Fabric was officially launched! So, I wanted to take a moment and introduce to you what this company is all about. But before I do, let me give you a little bit of a background about myself, […]