Archive for the ‘Textile Stew’ Category

Textile Stew: 9/8/10

Central Texans! Here’s something to look forward to after being soaked by Hermine. The Austin Area Quilt Guild Show is September 17-19. It has moved to the Palmer Events Center so you know it’s going to be the biggest and best one ever. And Malka is one of the vendors! If you’d like a pair [...]

Textile Stew: 8/25/10

Two cool things happening tomorrow (8/26/10): Spoonflower’s second Free Swatch Day starts at noon EST and runs through noon the next day. Details here. And if you’re anywhere near Berlin, don’t miss this Organic Cotton Info Event co-sponsored by Volksfaden. Details here. – And speaking of Spoonflower, Rayela’s Fiber Focus has posted a tutorial by [...]

Textile Stew: 8/18/10

New wallpaper by Amy Butler for Graham & Brown. So pretty! Color Mastery author Maria Peagler’s e-book The Frugal Fabriholic is on sale for only $3.99. Sis Boom‘s famous tag sale is happening tomorrow and Friday, 40 East Meadow Road, Wilton, CT 06897. FabshopU is offering another teleclass on the Basic Finance of Opening a [...]

Textile Stew: 7/30/10

First up, the winner of the book City Quilts by Cherri House + a Kona solids fat quarter pack is …. Tricia L. (#279)! Thanks to everyone for all the wonderful comments and for following the tour. Speaking of Robert Kaufman — a lot of interesting stuff going on lately on their blog, the Swatch [...]

Textile Stew: 7/15/10

A textile designer makes the front page of Google! Josef Frank, architect and father of modern Scandinavian design, would have been 125 years old today. New Vintage Lady is showing the fashion and textiles pages from vintage department store catalogs every Sunday. (via Retro Age Vintage Fabrics) Deborah of Whipstitch has an amazing post on [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Textile Stew: 4/28/10

The textiles of Club Geluk are too good, and I love the website too! (via Bloesem Kids) And could this photo styling be any more perfect? Little girl’s dress made with vintage Hawaiian fabrics, from Mette. Issue #1 of The Fat Quarterly e-zine launched yesterday! It’s a collaboration between six modern quilter/bloggers and promises to [...]

Textile Stew: 4/21/10

oliver + s just announced they have a fabric collection called City Weekend coming out with Moda. And it will include knits! Congrats Liesl & co.! And speaking of Moda … here is a sneak peek of Fig Tree & Co.’s next collection, Breakfast at Tiffany’s. OK, one more sneak peek: Poodle by Jennifer Paganelli, [...]