Posts tagged ‘1920s Fabrics’

Denyse Schmidt News

I was wondering if Denyse Schmidt was going to have a new fabric collection at Quilt Market in Pittsburgh next week, since (if I remember correctly) her last two collections were unveiled at spring markets. The bad news is, no new collection yet, but the good news is there IS going to be one this [...]

Silk Series: A Vintage Silk Manual Online

In the course of my research, I came across this lovely guide to silk through the Google Book Search. Silk by Eliza B. Thompson, copyright 1918 and 1922 by the Ronald Press Company, is a manual primarily intended for department store salespeople. This is back when they sold fabric in department stores — anyone remember [...]

Daily Swatch: Christmas

1920s Christmas Children Fabric, from Little girls with bobs dance around a Christmas tree, but not a speck of green or red in sight. £15.00 per half meter. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Christmas Daily Swatch: Christmas Daily Swatch: The Painted Floral Daily Swatch: Christmas Daily Swatch: Christmas

Antique Swatchbook Online

The Powerhouse Museum of Sydney, Australia, has a virtual swatchbook on their website. The patterns, from 1849, 1893-4, and 1923, are in the public domain in Australia. You can download high resolution versions of your favorite swatches. Here are some examples. via Retro Age Vintage Fabrics Related posts: Silk Series: A Vintage Silk Manual Online [...]