Posts tagged ‘apparel’

Missoni Zigzag Floral Lace

It is high time for me to start an Apparel Fabric of the Week feature. I know online apparel fabric shopping can be difficult — it can hard to find prints to suit your tastes, or to know the fabric’s quality without having it in front of you, so hopefully by featuring cool prints, known [...]

Nani Iro A/W 2011

Nani Iro Autumn/Winter 2011 fabrics are out, and Miss Matatabi is the first shop I know of to have them! The collection marks the introduction of a new basecloth, cotton viyella, which Matatabi describes as a soft, lightweight cotton twill. Free patterns (in Japanese) for the collection here. Related posts: Fall Quilt Market 2011: Kokka [...]

Vintage Dress Fabrics and Rayons at Sharon’s

Sharon’s Antiques Vintage Fabrics ( just added a dress fabric section to the site, with lengths of lightweight prints actually long enough to make dresses from. And while you’re there, don’t miss the vintage rayons page (a selection of which is shown above), or the rest of the site for that matter, full of amazing [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Yuwa – Thrilling Black and More Apparel Fabrics

I think the apparel fabric experiments that we started to see over the last two Markets have been a success, because there were more blouse/dress-weight fabrics this time around. My market buddy Lauren and I were dying over these from Yuwa — the first five photos you see here are from their collection Thrilling Black, [...]

In Search of: Tammis Keefe

I have posted about Tammis Keefe before. I still don’t own any of her designs … her hankies average about $10 + shipping on eBay so I haven’t been able to justify it. The next best thing is to collect images, so I just gathered any decently sized image I could find from current eBay [...]