Archive for the ‘Fabrics 2013’ Category

It’s Time for Me to Say Goodbye.

You may have noticed that things have come to a screeching halt around here. I made the decision a few months ago that I had to close down True Up. I’m sorry for trailing off without saying anything, but it’s been difficult to come up with the right farewell post, and to finally pull the [...]

Umbrella Prints: Floating World

  Umbrella Prints has a new collection called Floating World. It’s a mix of classic Umbrella Prints prints on quilting cotton in a palette of burgundy, peach, pink, mint, and kelly green. There  awesome new print called New Horizon that is hand-screenprinted on organic hemp/cotton. These fabrics can be bought through the Umbrella Prints shop or Umbrella [...]

Anna Ka Bazaar: New Fabrics

Anna Ka Bazaar in France has just added lots of new fabrics to their already substantial collection of fashion-friendly prints and solids. Worldwide shipping is available! Related posts: New Prints from Anna Ka Bazaar Anna Ka Bazaar Spring 2013 New Fabrics at Anna Ka Bazaar Anna Ka Bazaar New Fabrics at Anna Ka Bazaar

New Knits and Cottons by Hamburger Liebe

{ Happy } Susanne Firmenich aka Hamburger Liebe‘s debut collections for Hilco were (naturally) a big success! Her subsequent collections have been coming out over the past few months and it looks like there will be a steady supply of her great prints for all ages on jersey knits, cottons, and coordinating ribbons. You can [...]

New From Sara Lee Parker

Husband-and-wife team Sara Lee Parker and Simon Hunt screenprint original designs by hand on a hemp/organic cotton blend basecloth. These newest designs represent the Spring 2013 collection and are available by the yard from HoneybeGood. Aprons, Totes, napkins, and other finished products can also be found direct from Sara Lee Parker’s shop on Etsy. Related [...]

Dashwood Studio

  { Enchanted Forest by Phyllida Coroneo }   Now this doesn’t happen every day – a new fabric company! Dashwood Studio is a U.K.-based quilting cotton company, which has to be extra great news for the British home sewing community. I first met Creative Director David Sweet when he was with P&B Textiles, and [...]

Cloud9 Fabrics at Joann

  Joann Fabrics is stepping up its game with designer collections (DS Quilts, Lisette, Juliana Horner) and they are even bringing organic cotton to the masses for the first time with Cloud9′s collection, House & Garden. I understand designers having collections in independent shops and chain stores simultaneously is not without controversy (and we can certainly [...]

New IKEA Fabrics

  Here are some of the newest print fabrics available now at IKEA, with a selvage-to-selvage and a close-up view. Take a look at the woodgrain print — do you suppose IKEA is experimenting with digital printing?                                   Related [...]


Nesshome is a Korean craft brand/shop/community with its own line of fabric. They are starting to pop up around Etsy but Miss Matatabi has my favorite prints (and of course you can pick up some Nani Iro and other Kokka favorites while you’re there). Related posts: Petit Pan Happy Labor Day Weekend! New From Quarter [...]