Inspirational Articles

July 28, 2022

Pouch Tutorial: How to Make a Patchwork Pencil Pouch

This cute boxy pouch can be used for so many things, from pencils to small sewing supplies. Using up little scraps is also a fun reminder of past projects you’ve sewn and loved.

Featured Designers

March 17, 2022
Alli K Fabric Designer for Moda

Meet Alli, the Fabric Designer of Alli K Designs for Moda

Alli Koch is no stranger to creativity. As a muralist, podcast host, business coach, author, and—most recently—fabric designer for Moda Fabrics, Alli’s creativity knows no bounds.
March 1, 2022

Yukata Fabric Collection by Debbie Maddy for Moda

Shibori artist Debbie Maddy loves introducing people to the beauty of Japan through fabric. In her latest fabric collection Yukata, she captures the beauty and appeal of Boro and traditional Kimono fabrics.
November 16, 2021
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Christmas Morning Fabric Collection by Lella Boutique for Moda

The Christmas Morning fabric collection from Lella Boutique is sure to put you in the festive spirit and kickstart those holiday projects.
August 19, 2021
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Cozy Up by Corey Yoder for Moda

Quilt pattern designer Corey Yoder was contemplating going back to work after being a stay at home mom for 10 years, but instead found her true calling in fabric design. Cozy Up by Corey Yoder is her first fall themed collection.
July 22, 2021
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Jenelle Kent Lakeside Towelling

Jenelle Kent started her fabric design journey with quilting patterns, designing under the name Pieces to Treasure and working with Moda’s towelling fabric. Moda picked up her fabrics to distribute before accepting a design submission for her own line.
June 23, 2021
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Pumpkins and Blossoms Fabric by Fig Tree & Co for Moda

Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree & Co loves autumn - especially the decorations, the colours of the turning leaves and the changing light. Pumpkins and Blossoms fabric follows the huge success of her 2020 fall collection, and we think it’s going to be just as popular!
May 17, 2021
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Christmas Quilting Project Ideas from Me and My Sister Designs

It might seem early, but now is the time to start planning Christmas quilts to make sure you’re ready for gifting (or for just curling up on the couch watching your favourite movies). Here’s a fun new holiday fabric line to get you started.
April 20, 2021
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Cottage Bleu by Robin Pickens for Moda

Cottage Bleu is Robin Pickens’ 10th release outside her basics collection, Thatched. She regularly uses a lot of bright colours in her work, and the colour scheme of Cottage Blue is no exception—while additionally offering a calm and contemporary coolness.
March 15, 2021
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Violet Hill by Holly Taylor Designs for Moda

Holly Taylor Designs is a partnership between Lynn Hawley Bloomquist and Eileen Taylor, who have worked together designing fabrics for Moda for 21 years. In that time they’ve produced over 100 collections, working together to create a mainstay Moda design brand.
February 17, 2021
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Sophie by Brenda Riddle Designs for Moda

Traditional homely colour and designs are finding a growing audience today. The so-called “cottagecore” movement is this generation’s take on the bohemian ‘90s “shabby chic”, with a nostalgic and romantic rural and farmhouse design aesthetic being increasingly popularized by social media.
December 15, 2020
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Hello Sunshine by Abi Hall for Moda

Abi Hall’s latest collection for Moda is just what we need in the darker winter months. It’s full of fun, summerlike fabrics that are full of cheer to remind us of warmer days to come.
November 20, 2020
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Regency Zarafa by Christopher Wilson-Tate for Moda

Zarafa is a 10-piece collection: a small, yet accessible, selection of designs and colours inspired by a strip quilt from Christopher Wilson-Tate's personal collection.
October 15, 2020
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Bittersweet Lane by Kansas Troubles for Moda

Celebrate the changing of the seasons with Bittersweet Lane, the latest collection from Kansas Troubles. You’ll be inspired by the spectrum of warm, fall colours—rich reds, plum purples, deep blues, browns, and pumpkin shades.
September 15, 2020
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Balboa by Sherri and Chelsi for Moda

Mother and daughter duo Sherri and Chelsi proudly present Balboa, their tenth fabric collection for Moda, which will not disappoint fans of soft secondary colours and modern florals.
August 14, 2020
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Ombre Fairy Dust by V and Co for Moda

Both contemporary and timeless, V and Co’s latest ombre line Ombre Fairy Dust is perfect for stashing, as it will coordinate with so many other fabrics in your quilt projects. Here’s what you can expect from the latest collection.
July 15, 2020
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Homegrown Holidays by Deb Strain for Moda

Christmas in July is here with a festive collection by Deb Strain from Moda Fabrics! Incorporate the rich colours and farmhouse theme from Homegrown Holidays into your stockings, pennants, table linens, or tree skirts this year.
June 15, 2020
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Flea Market Mix by Cathe Holden for Moda

Flea Market Mix is a Moda Fabrics collection for fabric artists, quilters, and sewists alike. See the plethora of sweet vintage motifs—it’s not to be missed!
May 12, 2020
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Tres Jolie by French General for Moda

French General keeps giving us great fabric lines every season, and Tres Jolie does not disappoint. Who wouldn’t want a soft cotton lawn quilt for those chillier nights around the fire pit this summer?
April 20, 2020
Janet Clare Featured

Geometry by Janet Clare for Moda Fabrics

British designer Janet Clare has explored shapes and structured designs in her latest collection, Geometry.
March 14, 2020
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Brightly Blooming by Create Joy Project for Moda Fabrics

Laura Muir describes her first-ever fabric collection as a “floral extravaganza.” She’s known as a watercolour and acrylic artist, but also loves to sew. And for her, fabric and watercolour is truly a match made in heaven.
February 18, 2020
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Farm Charm by Gingiber for Moda Fabrics

Arkansas illustrator Stacie Bloomsfield specializes in sweet animal designs for the young—and the young at heart. She has been designing fabric lines for Moda alongside her successful stationery business since 2016.
January 15, 2020
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Indigo Gatherings by Primitive Gatherings for Moda

Lisa Bongean is back with another “gathering” of reproduction style prints— this time inspired by her collection of more than 700 antique quilts.
December 16, 2019
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Stiletto by BasicGrey for Moda

Stiletto is the latest collection by Rachel Brenchley, the designer behind BasicGrey.
November 13, 2019
Wonder Collection by Moda

Wonder by Kate & Birdie for Moda

We’re wonderstruck by Kate & Birdie’s collection for Moda, and know these sweet fabrics will make delightful gifts for the young—and for the young at heart.

Projects & Inspiration

July 28, 2022

Pouch Tutorial: How to Make a Patchwork Pencil Pouch

This cute boxy pouch can be used for so many things, from pencils to small sewing supplies. Using up little scraps is also a fun reminder of past projects you’ve sewn and loved.
June 12, 2022
advent calendar

The Easiest-Ever Advent Calendar Project!

Try your hand at triangles! For an interesting twist, we are going to take on split quarter square triangles. Grab half a layer cake and let's begin.
May 5, 2022

Skill Builder: Make a modern mini quilt

Try your hand at triangles! For an interesting twist, we are going to take on split quarter square triangles. Grab half a layer cake and let's begin.
March 24, 2022
Patchwork Cushion Tutorial

How to Make A Fun Patchwork Cushion using a Layer Cake

Try your hand at triangles! For an interesting twist, we are going to take on split quarter square triangles. Grab half a layer cake and let's begin.
January 26, 2022
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How to Make Simple Set of Fabric Tablemats Using a Jelly Roll

Fabric Tablemats - try this beginner-friendly project that you can easily make in a weekend—with just a handful of supplies!
December 18, 2021
Stacked up Shannon Fabric

Cuddle Up with Shannon Fabrics

Add some super softness to your quilts with Shannon Fabrics, exclusively distributed across Canada by TrendTex.
October 15, 2021
Lunch Bags & Masks Tutorial

Fabric Patterns for Lunch Bags and Masks for Back to School and Work

It’s that time of year when the kids go back to school and the rest of us settle into a regular work routine. What better time […]
March 11, 2021
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Mask Making For Quilters: 5 Top Tips & 3 Free Patterns

We’ve been living with the COVID-19 pandemic for a while, and it looks like masks will be a part of everyday life for some time yet. Why not use your craft to make the best masks possible for you and your family?
April 8, 2020
Quilts for Ronald McDonald House

Quilts for Ronald McDonald House Charities

TrendTex Fabrics recently partnered with Southern Ontario and BC quilt stores to provide the Ronald McDonald Houses in Hamilton and Vancouver with quilts.
August 6, 2019

True North by Kate & Birdie Paper

Breeze is the latest collection from Zen Chic for Moda, and it’s coming soon to Canada. Take a closer look at the inspiration behind the fabric (hint: it includes denim and sashiko!)
July 5, 2019

Jane Austen’s Patchwork Coverlet

Imagine making 2500 paper pieced diamonds  Jane Austen’s House Museum shared this beautiful quilt which was made by Jane Austin, her sister and Mother. We love […]
June 1, 2019

What’s Hot at Quilt Market

Get a sneak peek on what’s coming to your local quit shop in the next 6 months Last month I had the opportunity to attend Spring […]
January 19, 2019

Charity Projects

Beautiful pieces created from our donated fabric headers Several times a year we get samples that we send out to our reps across the country. These […]
December 15, 2018

Grunge by BasicGrey

Created by Rachel Benchley and part of Moda’s BasicGrey collection since 2008 Have you tried Grunge in any of your quilts? If you have, then you […]
November 22, 2018
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TrendTex Out and About

Bringing the quilting community together The TrendTex reps have been busy this month! Not only are they on the road showing all the new Fall Quilt […]
July 17, 2018

Quilting Community unites for Humboldt Broncos

We would like to acknowledge and commend the outstanding accomplishments of Wendy Toye from Haus of Stitches in Humboldt Saskatchewan for all her incredible (and ongoing) […]