Posts tagged ‘1950s Fabrics’

Daily Swatch: Leaves

Wow. Lots of fantastic contributions to the True Up Flickr Pool for the leaf and tree theme! This atomic leaf design in yellow, black, and white comes to us from Donna Flower. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Leaves Daily Swatch: Leaves Daily Swatch: Leaves Daily Swatch: Leaves Daily Swatch: Leaves

Daily Swatch: Leaves

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. Hooray, Fall is here tomorrow! Oh how I’ve been waiting for it. Let’s celebrate with a couple weeks of leaves and trees. The [...]

Daily Swatch: Landscapes

Here is an interesting 1950s polished cotton border print from Retro Age Vintage Fabrics. One half yard/meter piece is AUD $18.99. This is not the only painting-on-fabric that Vanessa has come across. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Ribbons and Bows Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: Landscapes Daily Swatch: Cats Daily Swatch: Landscapes

Daily Swatch: Butterflies

Brown 1955 barkcloth with peach butterflies, from Rubylane seller Turtle Creek Antiques. 4 2/3 yards (14 feet) long x 48″ wide, $85. I have some of this, and never noticed the butterflies before! But it’s not in this nice of condition. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Butterflies [...]

Daily Swatch: Cheater Prints

Here are two shots of a c.1950s cheater print at Antique Fabric. I just adore all these plaids and checks together. It’s 36″ wide fabric, $14/yard, 2 available. Also, I just decided that there are enough cheater prints out there to do another week of them. So keep them coming! Related posts: Daily Swatch: Cheater [...]

Daily Swatch: May Flowers

Three-yard piece of vintage roses fabric, dress or quilt weight polished cotton, c.1950s, from Etsy seller MsLegacySews, $24. Related posts: Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: Landscapes Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: Leaves

Daily Swatch: May Flowers

1950′s Graphic Flower Vintage Fabric from the collection of (blog) Something Fine on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers

Daily Swatch: Gingham

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. This week I’ll be taking a closer look at gingham. Since plain gingham wouldn’t be exciting enough to look at, [...]

Daily Swatch: Mushrooms

Mod pink and black mushrooms, c.1950s-60s, from (my favorite) eBay seller majikhorsevintage. Isn’t everything cuter when filled with little wavy lines or x’s? One yard, current bid $7.99, auction ends Mar-31-09 18:37:13 PDT. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms