Posts tagged ‘animals’

Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring

Weird lambs, part of my own collection. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring

Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring

Vintage Miffy fabric, from whimsylove (shop) on Flickr. Miffy has been around since 1953 and has never been popular in the U.S. (as far as I know) … though I recently saw stuffed Miffies at some big box stores so maybe we’re finally catching on. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring Daily Swatch: Animals [...]

Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring

Blue and green bunnies romping rose garden, part of my collection. This is a semi-sheer fabric of some kind, with 1/2″ squares of alternating horizontal-vertical texture lines. The effect is really lovely and subtle; I wish it was more visible in this scan! Related posts: Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring [...]

Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring

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! Happy spring holiday of your choice! It’s sheep, chicks, ducklings and bunnies all week. Above: Counting sheep, a vintage thrifted [...]

Daily Swatch: Mushrooms

Detail of vintage Waverly Glosheen pattern Forest Friends (more here, here, here, here, and here), from the famous Stitchy McYarnpants (blog) on Flickr. This is now my pick for the #1 most awesome fabric in existence. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Folky Geometric Week Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – One-Way [...]

Daily Swatch: Houses

Sheep in Sheep Houses, from the collection of vasiliisa on Flickr. I didn’t notice at first, but houses have sheep head and sheep feet. Isn’t that the oddest/coolest thing? In case you want to add a dose of surrealism to your kid’s bedroom … Related posts: Daily Swatch: Houses and Buildings Daily Swatch: Animals of [...]

Daily Swatch: Rayon

Horses & carriage rayon, c.1950s, 42″ wide, $18/yard, from Antiquefabric.com. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Rayon Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Rayon Daily Swatch 5/1/08 Daily Swatch: Rayon

Daily Swatch: Christmas

Vintage Novelty Christmas Flannel on eBay, 4+ yards, current bid $13.38, ends Dec-17-08 19:17:20 PST. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Christmas Daily Swatch: Christmas Daily Swatch: Christmas Daily Swatch: Christmas Daily Swatch: Christmas

Daily Swatch: Circus Week

Circus Train, from Primrose Design on Flickr. I love the rough hand-drawn lines. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Circus Week Daily Swatch: Circus Week Daily Swatch: Circus Week Daily Swatch: Fruit Week Daily Swatch: Not Polka Dots Week