Entries in Art Gallery fabric (20)
I hope you all have had a wonderful wind down to 2014. It has been busy around the store—thank you! And, thank you for the kind comments of understanding and support of our time away during this typically crazy-retail holiday time. This past year has been a year of transitions for us around the store with April and Heather moving on to new adventures, and Hannah starting quite a new adventure welcoming her son into the world. We gained a delightful new addition to the Bolt crew in the fall when Cameron came on board. We’ve been busy tidying up the store, changing fixtures, streamlining our inventory, generally working to make your shopping experience better and better.
Now at the start of the new year, we will be saying our fond farewells to Amy, after 7 years (!) of her wonderful service at the store. We have also started to welcome our latest team addition—Nate. We will make a more formal introduction soon. If you’re in over the coming weeks, be sure to wish Amy well on her next chapter. She will be missed, but we are excited for her to see what’s next. Thank you all very, very much for your continued support and participation in the Bolt community. We love hearing about and seeing your creations. We all excited share with the others what we’ve seen on our shifts, so please feel encouraged to send us photos or bring your projects in. It’s an honor to be a part of your creative endeavors.
We have been and will be busy catching up on reordering, restocking and making room for new things. We will be closed today for the holiday and tomorrow (Friday) for inventory. We are excited to welcome you back on the 3rd to see these brand new treats:
Cotton fleece! It’s been super cold here lately, making this new fleece an even more welcome addition to our selection. The cheerfully colored four pieces on the left are organic cotton fleece from Birch Fabrics. The darker three colors on the right are non-organic cotton fleece. All of it is plush, fuzzy and quite cozy.
A new box from Seven Islands (one of our Japanese suppliers) just arrived! It’s always fun to see what has arrived from them. This shipment had not just great fabrics—two traditional Japanese indigo prints and a bold woodsy canvas—but also something new for us, webbing. That top, striped one is reversible, with different stripes on either side. Perfect to add an extra nice touch to your next bag, or whip up some custom belts.
Last but not least, a box from Art Gallery had these beauties from Bari J’s newest line, “Petal and Plume.”
See you in the new year!
There’s always this feeling of flying to the finish line in the month of December. We’ve been seeing a lot of you doing some not-quite-last-minute crafting and gift choosing. We have lots to choose from and are full of ideas and help! We will have a few days off around here coming up soon. We’ll be closed from Monday, December 22nd through December 25th. We’ll reopen on Friday the 26th. We’ll be closed for New Years and inventory on January 1st and 2nd, back to our regular schedule January 3rd.
Ok, on to the latest arrivals. I think the newest arrival I’m most excited about is the Alison Glass batik group. Its organic deisgn and soft hand make this collection impossible to pass by.
The three prints from the left are by Lisa Congdon for Cloud 9, sweet metallic accents, organic cotton, what’s not to love?
The middle two prints are drapey, smart prints from Art Gallery’s Recollection group.
The two bright prints on the right are super soft and fluid rayons by Joel Dewberry for Westminster Fibers.
See you soon!
It has been a while since we’ve had a selection of African wax prints. I was excited to bust open the box today with our latest order. I love the bright colors and bold designs. With this order we also received an African mudcloth. It’s the black/white print in the upper right of the image. It’s quite special.
Also in this past week is “Priory Square” by Katy Jones for Art Gallery. i’m loving the cyclone fence design.
More blues from Cotton + Steel:
Absolutely gorgeous Nani Iro double gauze prints by Naomi Ito:
Moda continues to introduce fabulous new, fresh colors of dish toweling. Just in time for holiday entertaining and gift giving…stay tuned for all sorts of gift ideas!