Posts tagged ‘1940s Fabrics’

Daily Swatch: Wool

1940s wool crepe dress fabric, from Donna Flower. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Wool Daily Swatch: Wool Daily Swatch: Wool Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tossed Daily Swatch: Butterflies

Daily Swatch: Butterflies

1940s butterfly floral from the collection of thefabricofmylife, aka Donna Flower, on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Two-Way Daily Swatch: Past Theme Rewind Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Block Repeat

Daily Swatch: Words and Letters

Vintage words in lozenges, estimated 1940s by the seller (though that’s doubtful — see comments). Looks like it’s a tribute to an unidentified trivia board game. 13.5 x 17 inches, buy-it-now $6.99. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Words and Letters Daily Swatch: Words and Letters Daily Swatch: Words and Letters Daily Swatch: Words and Letters Daily [...]

More About Rayon

Also see part 1: Know Your Rayon Sewing With Rayon – Pre-shrinking the fabric is recommended for garments. This can be achieved by pre-washing or steam ironing. – Universal needles and all-purpose thread are OK for most weights and weaves of rayon. – It ravels easily, so finish those seams. – Use the cool setting [...]

Daily Swatch: Rayon

Floral Climber ~ vintage rayon fabric, circa 1940s, 40 inches x 2 yard 23 inches, $75, from Revival Fabrics. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Rayon Daily Swatch: Rayon Daily Swatch: Rayon Daily Swatch: Rayon Daily Swatch: Dogs

Daily Swatch: Rayon

Vintage 1940s silky rayon dress fabric – “stylized purple roses with hand drawn black outline against white leaves … on a robin’s egg blue background.” Four yards. On ebay, current bid $50, ends Feb-19-09 21:55:00 PST. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Rayon Daily Swatch: Fruit Week Daily Swatch: Rayon Daily Swatch: Cats Daily Swatch: Butterflies

Daily Swatch: Rayon

The Daily Swatch shows one piece of vintage fabric (almost) every day. Themes change periodically. You are welcome to add your own examples of the theme to the True Up and/or Vintage Fabric Flickr Pools. I don’t know much about rayon other than it’s a garment fabric. It’s high time I found out more! It’s [...]

Daily Swatch 4/29/08

People Watching, c.1940s from Revival Fabrics. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Rayon Daily Swatch: Wool Daily Swatch: Words and Letters Daily Swatch: Rayon Daily Swatch: South of the Border

Daily Swatch 4/26/08

New feature! The Daily Swatch will feature one piece of vintage fabric every day. It might be from someone’s stash, or it might be on sale somewhere. Enjoy! Today, a farm animal border print on organdy, on sale at Antiquefabric.com. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Landscapes Daily Swatch: Gingham Daily Swatch: Children’s Prints with Guest Curator [...]