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Daily Swatch: Chenille

Hoffman lavender and white daisy vintage chenille bedspread cutter (sold) from classytrashgirls on Etsy. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Terrycloth

Daily Swatch: Chenille

Here’s another unusual find — a vintage chenille rug with a cowboy design, c.1940s-50s, from hbgordon on Etsy. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Wild West Week

Daily Swatch: Chenille

Ummm, WOW, right? This vintage peacock themed chenille bedspread (c.1950s-60s) was sold by Atomic Space Junk. See more examples of crazy insane chenille peacock bedspreads here on eBay. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Mushrooms

Daily Swatch: Chenille

Variegated plaid chenille from a vintage French-made bedspread, again from Chenille Bliss on Etsy. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: 5/18/08

Daily Swatch: Chenille

I’ve been really into texture lately, so I thought I’d make vintage chenille the next Daily Swatch theme. Chenille has its own set of fans, there’s a huge market for it, and they just don’t make it like they used to, so I’m really looking forward to showing you my picks. Above: Cabin Crafts bedspread [...]

Daily Swatch: Elephants

Elephants from the collection of janssendesigns on Flickr. ( vintage shop | blog — hey, she went to the Weekend Sewing Workshop in Vermont! ) Related posts: Daily Swatch: Elephants Daily Swatch: Landscapes Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Elephants Daily Swatch: Election Week

Daily Swatch: Elephants

I usually don’t feature finished products on the Daily Swatch, but this elephant fabric was too good. This super-sweet (and underpriced!) wallet made from c.1970s fabric is from the Naples, Italy-based manekiara on Etsy. She has a stand-alone shop too with more cool bags and accessories. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Elephants Daily Swatch: Elephants Daily [...]

Daily Swatch: Elephants

Oodles of elephants, from Kultur* (blog | shop) on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Election Week Daily Swatch: Elephants Daily Swatch: Elephants Daily Swatch: Elephants Daily Swatch: Reunited Colorways With Guest Curator Samantha

Daily Swatch: Elephants

The Daily Swatch features a piece of vintage fabric (almost) every day. Themes change periodically. Please add your own examples of the theme to the True Up and/or Vintage Fabric Flickr pools. Reproductions of Pamela Walker’s 1970s fabric designs, including “Elephant Walk” from 1973, are available from sproutdesign in Australia. True to the originals, sproutdesigns’s [...]