Textile Stew: 3/17/10

Gorgeous new ribbon designed by Camilla Engman, produced by Rosa Pomar for sale in her shop Retrosaria.

Anna Maria Horner writes about her Little Folks voile fabrics — including detailed information on sewing with them.

And speaking of fabric types, here’s a post about the proper feeding and care of oilcloth.

Picclick has been a godsend for my vintage fabric searches! Use it to search Etsy or eBay. Items load all on one page and expand as you scroll down — no more endless clicking between pages. (via How About Orange)

U.K. folks, be on the lookout for the upcoming issue of Computer Arts magazine, which contains an article on creating plaids for digital printing by Melanie Bowles, co-author of Digital Textile Design.

Sew, Mama, Sew!‘s newest designer fat quarter pack was created by Rashida Coleman-Hale of i heart linen. (Have you gotten a look at Rashida’s new arrival? Man, what a cutie. Congratulations Rashida!)

The lovely Ms. Sheree is holding a big fabric giveaway; entry deadline 3/31/10.

Adri of Miele shares a peek at a vintage fabric sample book from the 1930s-40s belonging to her printer. A treasure indeed!

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