Posts tagged ‘australia’

Harvest Textiles

This is Totem, a hand-screenprinted fabric collection by Harvest Textiles in Melbourne, Australia. Harvest Textiles is run by three women — Jess Wright, Emma Byrnes and Lara Davies — who design and print these fabrics for clothing, home decor, accessories, sewing kits, and for their own sake. They also run screenprinting and textile workshops. Totem [...]

Cloth Australia

Cloth Fabric is probably the first Australian hand-screenprinting fabric company to appear on my radar. I realized I hadn’t checked in for a while and it turns out they have several new prints and other product lines going on. If you’re not familiar, Cloth is a small independent fabric company that has been operating out [...]

Tara Davy Textiles

{ Partridge } There is a new designer of hand-screenprinted fabrics on the Australian scene — Tara Davy Textiles. This collection is a collaboration between Ms. Davy and Kelani Fabric Obsession, so it’ll be sold through Kelani exclusively. Tara Davy is designer/illustrator in the magazine industry by trade. The two designs are printed in different [...]

Meet the Sponsors/Giveaway: Selkie’s Stash

Because I wrote some fightin’ words against Australia yesterday, here’s a Meet the Sponsors interview and giveaway JUST for my friends down under. (Is using that Northern-hemisphere-centric cliché worse than saying the U.S. is just as awesome in the hand-screenprinted fabric department?) Selkie’s Stash owner Melinda Smith is offering a a $20 gift voucher to [...]

Preview: Imaginary Flowers by Saffron Craig

Saffron Craig‘s next fabric collection, expected to be available for retail sale next month, is called Imaginary Flowers. So cool and Scandinavian-modern, yet very Saffron with the purple/yellow combo! Read her blog post to learn more about it, and to hear a harrowing tale about being a fabric manufacturer. By the way, she’s offering free [...]

New Print From Pippijoe: Elka

Australian designer Pippijoe has just introduced a gorgeous new hand-screenprinted fabric print, Elka. Elka in the Storm colorway, above, is currently available in her Etsy shop. It’s printed on a hemp/organic cotton blend that is suitable for light home decor items and clothing. Elka also comes in black on hemp/cotton blend and 100% upholstery-weight hemp, [...]

Interview: Sarah Fielke on From Little Things

One of the coolest surprised of Fall Quilt Market for me was sitting down at the Lecien schoolhouse session and learning that Sarah Fielke, the co-author of the amazing quilt books Material Obsession and Material Obsession 2 and creative director of the Australian sewing supersite SEWN was one of the speakers, and was there to [...]

Saffron Craig: Magical Lands

Saffron Craig’s latest collection of quilting/craft-weight cotton fabric is called Magical Lands, inspired by the Australian landscape. Her press release provided a rundown of the prints — Love it! Everyone should do that! — so if you don’t mind I’m just going to copy n’ paste: · Magical Lands: a texturised landscape of little rounded [...]

Organic Cotton Jersey by Ink & Spindle

Australia’s Ink & Spindle have introduced a wonderful new hand screenprinted organic cotton jersey range, which includes their first kid-centric designs. They’ve also just announced some new designs and colorways for their wovens — pay a visit to their blog or shop to see! Related posts: Ink & Spindle Ink & Spindle Up & Running [...]