Posts tagged ‘block printing’

Fall Quilt Market 2011: Yara African Fabrics

Kristen’s Spring Market post on Yara African Fabrics was a hit, so we made a point to visit them again. Yara is based in Harlem and offers beautiful woven mud cloths, wax prints, block prints, batiks, tie dyes, and brocades. Related posts: Fall Quilt Market 2011: In the Beginning Fabrics Fall Quilt Market 2011: Anthology [...]

Jeanne McGee

{ Brown Flower } Jeanne McGee is a printmaker living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She handprints fabric and paper with hand-carved woodblocks. I’m amazed by the consistency and clarity of these prints — something I could never achieve with rubber and linoleum blocks for the book, but that has its own charm, I think . Jeanne [...]

A Field Guide to Fabric Design

Guess what? I wrote a book! I’m in such a surreal state, being able to finally announce it and show you the cover! I can’t don’t think I can form a coherent introduction, so here’s a disconnected list. It’s called A Field Guide to Fabric Design, and it is set for release in October of [...]

Textile Stew: 10/20/10

First off, I just wanted to let you know that posting will be light for the next two weeks — it’s crunch time for Quilt Market. Then the market post deluge will begin! This time I hope to Twitpic pictures from the market floor, so follow me on Twitter to live vicariously through me. I [...]

Textile Stew: 9/8/10

Central Texans! Here’s something to look forward to after being soaked by Hermine. The Austin Area Quilt Guild Show is September 17-19. It has moved to the Palmer Events Center so you know it’s going to be the biggest and best one ever. And Malka is one of the vendors! If you’d like a pair [...]

Textile Stew: Indie Designers Edition

Textile Stew is a compilation of True Up’s favorite Tumblr and Twitter posts. moopy & me: We love pure colour blu-shed: snowflakes Jesse Breytenbach: Vintage Pattern Ladies — she’s got a few more great new designs too! kalla Textile Design PataPri is back! Crafting a Green World points us to Baby Bird Designs (top) and [...]


COLOURLovers recently featured this extensive look at batik which included the video above. The processes shown here look nothing like what I imagined, and now I’m eager to try them out. Related posts: Happy Batik Day! Video: Behind the Scenes at Moda Gingham Is Good. Milk Fabric Put This On Is Awesome.

Textile Stew: 07/20/09

Block-printed textiles from Roberta Roller Rabbit via Fibercopia Oh, Fransson!: “Map of the States” Blocks with tutorial. Nettie of a quilt is nice chose the color scheme and almost all of the fabrics for these blocks. Charley Harper Needlepoint Canvases at Purl moopy & me: Grand vintage trompe l’oeil Tootal fabric from Retro Age Vintage [...]

Linky Tuesday

Block-Printed Hemp/Cotton Blends from Home Sweet, via Crafting a Green World Blempgorf shares her pick for the Best fabric ever — I don’t disagree! Hello, nice to meet you too, Daisy Janie’s Urbana collection! A La Mode is giving away MORE out of print Heather Ross fabrics — deadline to enter April 10. Enter to [...]