Posts tagged ‘1980s Fabrics’

Fall Quilt Market 2011: Yuwa/Kei – 80s Colors

Yuwa is one of the essential stops of Quilt Market, not only because they consistently produce my favorite prints, but since they don’t have a website (though their cousin Kei does now) it’s hard to keep up with them otherwise. Unfortunately I was in a mad rush to leave so I could help my husband [...]

Daily Swatch: Vintage Sheets

Last week, the Daily Swatch featured the kind of sheets my parents slept on. This week, the kind of sheets my little brother and I slept on — those with characters and other novelties. Showing my age here! This retro basketball video game sheet is from the Australia-based Recyclarama on Etsy. Related posts: Daily Swatch: [...]

Japanese Fabric of the Week

Kind of 80s-feeling math- or drafting-themed fabric, spotted at chokichoki on Etsy. Related posts: Japanese Fabric of the Week Japanese Fabric of the Week: Hello My Friend Japanese Fabric of the Week Japanese Fabric of the Week: Clover Cross Stitch Prints Japanese Fabric of the Week: Sewing and Laundry

Daily Swatch: Space and Sky

You knew it was coming. Vintage Return of the Jedi sheets. Click on the pictures to go to the respective eBay auctions. I just saw that Pottery Barn Kids reproduced the 70s-80s Star Wars sheets last year. So if you’re ever on the lookout for vintage Star Wars sheets, make sure you’re getting what you’re [...]

Daily Swatch: Space and Sky

Empire Strikes Back bedsheet, from this eBay auction, ending Jun-24-09 18:58:03 PDT. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Space and Sky Daily Swatch: Space and Sky Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels Daily Swatch: Space and Sky Daily Swatch: Folky Geometric/Pennsylvania Dutch

Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels

1982 Vera calendar tea towel, from the collection of azcindy on Flickr. It’s a charming little touch, putting the calendars inside the jars. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels