Have you heard of Tula Pink? She’s what Keepsake Quilting calls, “an original…illustrator, quilter, author and patron saint of DIYers.” Those are some serious accolades! Keepsake Quilting was so taken with Tula, they decided to strike up a partnership with this multi-talented entrepreneur. Very impressive! But, what exactly does she do?
Her name might not be synonymous with traditional quilting, but Tula Pink has plenty of traditional-inspired quilting projects with a fresh color palette. If you like modern quilting, she has plenty to choose from there, as well. Really, there’s something for every kind of quilter. Tula’s quilting projects are pretty exciting!
12-Part Video Series!
To get a better sense of all things Tula, you’re invited to get up close and personal with the designer. Tula opens the doors to her studio to share her life, her inspirations and creative practice with us. Tula’s House: Inside the Mind and Studio of Tula, brings us right in to Tula’s studio in Kansas City for a behind-the-scenes look at her design process. We get a front row seat as she designs her new fabric line, Eden, from A to Z and takes her concepts from sketch to fabric. It’s a rare opportunity to watch the imagination of a designer come to life and to learn how to do the same. Find out more about making appropriate color choices, choosing the best fabric for your projects and pursuing entrepreneurship. What else? Let’s see what she has to offer…
Look at this beautiful quilt called Himalayas (left). As I mentioned, Tula likes to take traditional ideas, like chevrons, and add a bit of a colorful twist. As you can see, Himalayas aligns simple diagonal pieced quilt blocks to create a majestic mountain vista inspired by a view of the Himalayas. If you were wondering about Tula Pink’s Eden fabric line, here it is in all its glory! This block quilt design is an experiment in subtle gradation, tone, and pattern, taking standard chevrons to the next level. In addition to quilts, Tula offers table toppers, pillows and bags, to appeal to all sewing enthusiasts.
Fabric & Ribbon!
Tula’s collection of fanciful fabrics and ribbons are playful and make a lasting impression in your projects. It’s fun to peruse her cutting-edge fabric bundles and eclectic Renaissance ribbon collection. They really add so much!
Tula blows us away with her quilting books. They’re informative and full of quilts and sewing projects that explore the imagination of an opportunistic quilter. Quilts From the House of Tula Pink (top) is a quilting adventure that includes 10 quilts and 10 patchwork projects that cover basic quilting techniques and color theory. Have you heard about Tula’s coloring book? Explore Tula’s incredible illustrations and ignite the child in you with the Tula Pink Coloring Book. Adult coloring books are great for relieving stress and fostering imagination. Once you’ve spent some time coloring your favorite page, you’ll be ready to tackle Tula Pink’s City Sampler: 100 Modern Quilt Blocks. Add a personal touch to these blocks to make them your own!
Tula Pink’s quilting world is a lot of fun! Come check out what makes her so great and see what you think. There’s something for everyone!