Posts tagged ‘1970s Fabrics’

Daily Swatch: Gingham

This wacky border print with coquettish ostriches accented by black and white gingham is from Make Me! Vintage. It’s 45″ cotton canvas c.1970′s, priced at $14/yard. Updated to add: here’s another print from the same collection — an allover print in brown — for auction on eBay. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Gingham Daily Swatch: Gingham [...]

Daily Swatch: Mushrooms

Vintage mushroom tablecloth, from the collection of craftingmomof1 on Flickr. Love the different 70s browns accented with lavender, and the peeks at the stripey underbellies of the mushrooms. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms

Daily Swatch: Mushrooms

Mushroom fabric from the collection of the fabric of my life (aka Donna Flower), found on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms

Daily Swatch: Mushrooms

Giant Mushrooms border print from Peter Pan Fabrics Inc., c.1970s. Piece is 20×45″ (50x114cm). For sale from Fabric Deli on eBay, buy-it-now price AU $15.50. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch 5/26/08: Border Print Week Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms

Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green

Vintage Flower Power Daisies, curtains from the 1960s-70s, from the collection of Niesz Vintage Fabric (shop) on Flickr. I like how some of the flowers are stacked up. I’d say it almost qualifies as a floralmetric since the daisies are so graphic and in such regimented rows. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green [...]

Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green

Aqua blue, lime green, and yellow-green, and white flower clusters on an avocado green ground with a scattering of white dots — a bedlinen from the 1970s. From the collection of s n o r k on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green Daily Swatch: Two [...]

Daily Swatch: Houses and Buildings

“Talot” houses large-scale pattern, a rare collectible 1970s fabric by Tampella of Finland. Unused mint condition still on original bolt. Sold by the panel (47cm x 149cm, or 19 x 58 inches) by Atomic Textiles in Australia, over eBay or through their website. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Houses and Buildings Daily Swatch: Houses and Buildings [...]

Tweets Last Week

On the Bee Square Blog: Monday Giveaway – Japanese Charm Pack 2 On the Textile Blog: The 1970s and Textra Furnishing Fabrics On the Rickrack Rag: Feedsack Friday – Paisley Prints On the Revival Fabrics Blog: Vintage Feedsack History On the Sew, Mama, Sew! Blog: Stash Interview ~ Manda from Tree Fall On the Distintive [...]

Tweets Last Week

More stash sharing: Jennifer Ladd’s interview on Sew Mama Sew, and Oh Fransson shares pictures of her amazing Fabric Closet. Bee Square Fabrics’ Monday Giveaway – Red White & Blue 70′s Daisies found by Niesz Vintage Fabric How to donate fabrics and craft supplies to help crafters effected by the Victorian bush fires, on Moopy [...]