Posts tagged ‘australia’

Umbrella Prints: Floating World

  Umbrella Prints has a new collection called Floating World. It’s a mix of classic Umbrella Prints prints on quilting cotton in a palette of burgundy, peach, pink, mint, and kelly green. There  awesome new print called New Horizon that is hand-screenprinted on organic hemp/cotton. These fabrics can be bought through the Umbrella Prints shop or Umbrella [...]

Hand Quilted With Love by Sarah Fielke

Hand Quilted With Love by Sarah Fielke Cico Books buy on Amazon | buy directly from Sarah in Australia I’ve been thinking a lot lately about “collections” as applied to designing things like fabric and projects for books — why we make them and how consumers respond to them. Having a theme can serve as [...]

Knit-Inspired Prints From Aunty Cookie

Knit Sampler and Cable Knit are the newest from Aunty Cookie (Shannon Lamden) in Australia, in yellows, greys, and blacks and hand printed on a (woven, not knit!) linen cotton. Read more about them on her blog and buy them on Etsy! Related posts: Flocked Fabric From Aunty Cookie Aunty Cookie: New Colorways Aunty Cookie’s [...]

Blueberry Ash

{ Through Streets }   Maria in Sydney, Australia handprints fabrics under the name Blueberry Ash. The linen and cotton fabrics are printed with water-based inks and sold on Etsy to a worldwide audience. Maria is also involved with the company Digital Fabrics, which I will have to add to the list of digital print bureaus!   [...]

Saffron Craig: Valley View

Valley View is Saffron Craig’s newest organic cotton collection for Fern Textiles in Australia. It is composed of eight prints in a bright spring/summer palette of pink, yellow, purple, and black, with elements of mod 1960s, cross stitch, and (as always!) the Australian landscape. There is a cheater print and a signature Saffron border print [...]

Prints Charming at Spotlight

  Prints Charming has been designing collections for Australian craft & fabric store chain Spotlight. It’s their signature happy, bright, hand-screenprinting-inspired look, only on fashion fabrics! Their next collection (bottommost photo) will be on pinwale corduroy. Related posts: Prints Charming: Rainbow Garden Prints Charming: Daisy Chain Fall Quilt Market 2011: Kokka – Daisy Chain by [...]

Shannon Lamden: Hipster Prints

Shannon Lamden aka Aunty Cooky is one of the original Australian Fabric Mafia members, and now she will have some of her sewing- and needlework-inspired designs printed in the upcoming Hipster quilting cotton fabric collection from Riley Blake. Each print will come in three colorways — see them all here. They’ll be out in May [...]

Sarah Fielke: On the Pond

Sarah Fielke‘s newest collection is for Spotlight, a fabric store chain with locations in Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore. There she joins the ranks of Denyse Schmidt’s DS Quilts collection, Prints Charming, and Reprodepot. The colors are perfectly spring for us (though they’re deep into summer there) and I like how subtle the water theme [...]

Utopia Goods

  In the recent post on Banksia Bloom by Saffron Craig, Rebecca mentioned Utopia Goods as another textile producer featuring Australian flora and fauna in their designs. Flowering Gum, above, “features Bruce [Slorach]’s illustrated honeyeater birds feasting on the nectar of a feathered flowering gum nut. If you look closely, there are different varieties of honeyeaters on the backdrop of a subtle organic polka [...]