Tag Archives: batiks

Batik and Aurifil thread clubs – launching in September

Yes summer is still going strong – and I am certainly enjoying our great weather and lazy days of August.  But we’ve also been busy preparing for September — when we are launching two monthly subscription clubs! Thanks to everyone … Continue reading

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New batiks, pre-cuts, black and white – all in the month of May

May is the busiest month in the fabric business. Between the weekend quilt shows across Ontario as well as a quick trip to the wholesale fabric show called Quilt Market in Minneapolis, we’ve been on the go. We’re excited to … Continue reading

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It’s Pouring – Fabric That Is!

Spring is on its way and it’s pouring fabric at Flare Fabrics – April brings a huge selection of new inventory to our shelves. And no fabric speaks spring more than the incredibly vibrant and fertile collection by Stephanie Brandenburg … Continue reading

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Benartex Bali Gradation Batiks – Light to Dark All-in-One

We’re very excited to introduce the full collection of a very different batik “blender” from Benartex. The Benartex Bali Hand Dyed Gradations are batiks with colour that gradates from light to dark from one selvedge edge to the other! That … Continue reading

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Watch videos on how batiks are handmade in Indonesia

I haven’t been to Indonesia – it’s definitely on my wish list – but I love batiks! I love that they are handmade, most are made in small villages in a traditional setting, hiring local workers and families to carry … Continue reading

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The Labyrinth Quilt in 2 versions

A friend of mine and my sister’s recently had a baby and we wanted to make her a quilt using beautiful batiks. I’d also been eyeing the Labyrinth pattern for quite some time, as it looks fairly simple, but creates … Continue reading

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