Posts tagged ‘australia’

Bird Textile

Bird Textile in Australia hand-screenprints a range of fabrics and also offer a full range of products made from them. They print on certified organic cottons using water-based inks, and their studios are even solar powered! Each of the prints you see here is available on voile for garments, quilting cotton, and heavyweight drill for [...]

Twomonkeys Fabrics

Another Australian indie fabric producer! Twomonkeys is run by Jodie Drescher, mom of two little boys. She designs ultra-cute fabrics for the kiddos, and they’re available retail and wholesale through her website. Related posts: Surface Art FLUF Tara Davy Textiles Fabricnation Twine Organic Fabrics

Umbrella Prints: Rock Garden

Back in November, some of my favorite indie Australian indie fabric designers, Umbrella Prints, released their second quilting cotton collection. Though Rock Garden is composed of just three prints, you can see from the quilt in the picture above that less can be more. Rock Garden, along with their first collection Oasis and their hand-screenprinted [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2011: Kokka – Daisy Chain by Prints Charming

I’m sad to have missed Prints Charming‘s U.S. tour, but seeing their new collection Daisy Chain in action, complete with the beautiful embroidery that inspired it, was almost like having Cath and Kirsten there. Those oranges and corals are just magnetic, aren’t they?   Related posts: Prints Charming: Daisy Chain Fall Quilt Market 2011: Daisy [...]

Preview: St. Ives by Sarah Fielke

Open publication – Free publishing – More fabric Sarah Fielke and her husband Damian have put this little book preview together to introduce her second collection for Lecien, called St. Ives. (Click on the image to make it full screen, or else you won’t be able to read it!) It made me more than a [...]

Prints Charming: Daisy Chain

Prints Charming has a new home with Kokka for their volume-produced fabric collections, and I think it suits them perfectly! I say volume-produced because their roots are in hand-screenprinted fabrics — making them as well as teaching others to make them. In fact, Cath and Kirsten are touring the U.S. as we speak, holding embroidery [...]

Meet the Sponsors: Voodoo Rabbit

There is no other fabric shop like Voodoo Rabbit. In their own words, “They specialise in a range of fabrics and sewing supplies that match their own tastes — eclectic, rockabilly, retro, vintage, punk, sleek geek, dark and ‘a bit goth.’ … Voodoo Rabbit loves skulls, cherries, black, red, white, space invaders, cotton textiles and [...]

New From Umbrella Prints

Umbrella Prints has a new design, Patchwork II, available now in their shop (Etsy — U.S. dollars) (Big Cartel — AU dollars). It’s handprinted onto a 55% hemp/45% cotton basecloth. I love cheater prints — you can use them as-is or cut them up into squares and piece them back together, as you can see [...]

Melbomba: Owls

Owls is the newest fabric from Melissa Bombardiere (Melbomba), hand screenprinted in four colorways onto a 55% linen/45% cotton blend. I have a bit of all of her other fabrics (mix pack!) and just love them. Related posts: Fabric by Melbomba Loops by Lu Summers Scratch by Lu Summers New Print From Pippijoe: Elka Tara [...]