Textile Stew: 8/18/09

Digital fabric printing student exhibition in Denmark, on Design*Sponge

fat quarters? what do you think? «+knick knacks & ric rac

More on Barack Obama’s mother’s batik collection exhibit, on The Textile Blog and NPR (hurry DCers, the show closes this weekend!)

This made me laugh: “Perhaps I can recommend the yak hair?” — on Duckcloth

Catching up on the past few Feedsack Friday themes on the Rickrack Rag: Back to School, Native American, End of the Rose Season

How jcaroline creative got into producing fabric. And you have seen the newly launched jcaroline home, haven’t you?

Cool … Laura Gunn’s new line will be called Poppy.

Marimekko is downsizing. It’s a move to keep all production in Finland, so that’s cool, but still sad. Related: does this mean the death-knell for U.S. textile manufacturers?

Stitch Simple now offering precut/prewashed organic fabric from HarmonyArt.

Spoonflower’s weekly contests are now themed! And the first theme is Christmas.

oliver + s Fall 2009 pattern preview (love!!)

Rayela’s Fiber Focus on “tithing” for textiles.

Ugh. The other Texprint 2009 winners are worth a look, though.

Nancy Mims of Mod Green Pod did a podcast interview on BlogTalkRadio.

Take this survey to help a reader in his endeavor to start an online fashion/textile design school.

Giveaways

Recycled Eco-Felt Giveaway on Felt-o-Rama (closes 9pm ET on Thursday, August 20)

Fabric square giveaway including some Denyse Schmidt Flea Market Fancy, on A La Mode Fabrics (closes 9pm PST Sunday, August 23)

One Comment

  1. Amber says:

    Thanks for all the fun links!! And that story about Lauren Nassef is unbelievable – how could someone think that was ok??!!