Textile Stew: 6/16/10

Polly Danger Notions makes bias tape (and more) from vintage and new fabrics. (via the Fabric Bar blog)

Two articles about digital printing trends in fashion — Wall Street Journal, Khaleej Times.

Sewing tips for sheer fabrics, on the Fabric.com blog.

Superbuzzy just went to Japan, and got to see lots of new stuff that wasn’t even at the spring Quilt Market. If the nylon fabrics piqued your interest, she’s got more of the scoop!

Retro Age Vintage Fabrics recently launched a Vintage Fabric Lovers Club — sign up for a pack of vintage fabrics, delivered monthly!

Great hand screenprinted goods from Robin & Mould. (via Bloesem Kids)

Fabric designs Jenean Morrison (website) and Jessica Swift are designing customizable invitations/announcements for Pingg, and you can submit your designs too!

The Rickrack Rag‘s Feedsack Friday is back — the last two themes were new acquisitions and animal families.

Miriam (Madmim) sewed her own bathing suit — isn’t it great? And she insists it’s not as difficult as it seems. She credited my Spandex Superpost too — thanks so much!

“Like” Hyggelight Fabrics on Facebook by 6/22/10 and be entered in a drawing for one yard of Liberty Tana Lawn!

And don’t miss A La Mode Fabrics‘ month full of guest giveaways … happy blog birthday Heather!

Just captivated by this “Fifties Swing Number” from Nanette of Rummage.


  1. Oooh thanks for featuring our wee sleepy dog here. What lovely stuff… I can’t believe someone made that swimsuit – it’s gorgeous. I want!
    Lovely blog, glad to have found you.

  2. Mim says:

    Wow, SO flattered that you talked about my suit here! Thanks!!!