Posts tagged ‘black’

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, [...]

Daily Swatch: Feathers

Feathers and Quills rayon blend, two half meters available, AUD $19.99 each from Retro Age Vintage Fabrics. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Feathers Daily Swatch: Feathers Daily Swatch: Kitchen Daily Swatch: Feathers Daily Swatch: Feathers

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Two-Way

Cycling fabric from the 1950s collection of The Fabric of My Life (Donna Flower) on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tossed Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Block Repeat Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Hexagons Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Two-Way Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Four-Way

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tossed

I was looking around for a tossed print that has uneven coverage — areas where the motifs are packed together in areas but dispersed in others — this almost fits the bill, but not quite! I still love it though. It’s from the collection of knittingiris on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – [...]

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tossed

I’m running low on motif-based theme ideas for the Daily Swatch, so I thought I’d take a breather for a while and turn my attention pattern types. You might remember this post on directionality that I wrote with the help of Michelle of Cicada Studio and now Cloud9 Fabrics. I’ll be devoting a week to [...]

Daily Swatch: Medallions

Black ground Pennsylvania Dutch medallion print, from the feedsack collection of Just-a-mere on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Medallions Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade} Daily Swatch: Medallions Daily Swatch: Medallions Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Diamond

Daily Swatch: Butterflies

70s Butterflies & Tulips, from the small but powerful collection of QueenofTarts on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Butterflies

Daily Swatch: May Flowers

Trellis from the collection of damselfly58 on Flickr. I think this qualifies as a floralmetric. On black! Therefore, perfect. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Diamond Repeat Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers

Daily Swatch: Gingham

I like the idea of screenprinting onto a gingham basecloth. I don’t know if that’s how this black gingham, part of this six-fabric bundle from Etsy seller paperdollproductions was made, but it looks like it. And I like it. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Gingham Daily Swatch: Gingham Daily Swatch: Gingham Daily Swatch: Gingham Daily Swatch: [...]