Textile Stew: 5/5/10

Pin Pals on Etsy make cross-stitch pins, buttons, barettes, and other ephemera. So sweet! (via Black Threads)

Melody Miller reports that her debut for Kokka, Ruby Star Rising, won’t be released till fall.

Alexia (Saki Designs) is selling some Flea Market Fancy and out-of-print Heather Ross for Nashville Flood Relief.

The book Pattern by Orla Kiely is available for pre-order at Amazon. Can’t wait to get my hands on this one.

And you already saw the preview of Hillary’s book, Wee Wonderfuls: 24 Dolls to Sew and Love, right?

Manda of Tree Fall writes about design inspiration and learning to screenprint.

Robert Kaufman Fabrics recently launched a blog, Swatch and Switch, featuring interviews with their designers (like Laurie Wisbrun), behind-the-scenes peeks into the company and the fabric design process, and sewing and quilting projects. Subscribed!

Jennifer Paganelli has a collection of UV-blocking Sunbrella fabrics she designed for Country Living, available now through Calico Corners.

A gorgeous roundup of trim, detail, and embellishment tutorials and inspiration at elsie marley.


  1. Artist says:

    The blue color combination is just amazing. Great post.

  2. alexia says:

    Thanks for the link Kim!!!!