Posts tagged ‘daisy janie’

New Release Tuesday

Free to Grow 100% organic cotton collection by Nancy Mims (of Mod Green Pod) for Robert Kaufman has a companion collection of organic solids. We’ll be hearing more from Nancy soon! And speaking of organic, the much anticipated Geo Grand by Daisy Janie has started to arrive in the shops. I know what a journey [...]

Textile Stew: Strikeoffs Galore

Daisy Janie’s Geo Grand (organic) — expected to deliver in March. Birch Fabrics‘ Circa 50 (also organic) — well, these aren’t strikeoffs, but one step beyond that which is sample bolts. The mill airmails these in advance of the main shipment. Castle Peeps by Lizzy House for Andover Fabrics. Slated for delivery sometime this spring. [...]

Daisy Janie: Geo Grand

Jan Dicintio, aka Daisy Janie, last week unveiled her February 2010 collection, Geo Grand. It’s “six large-scale, bold, sleek+& dynamic+designs,+presented in a rich palette of espresso brown, smoky aqua, sky blue and a sweet apple chartreuse.” I’m loving the retro motifs and fresh, cool colors. Like her current organic cotton canvas and sateen collections, Geo [...]

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 [...]

Daisy Janie: Urbana

It’s sneak preview day! Daisy Janie (Jan DiCintio) has just announced her new collection Urbana, a lovely assortment of prints on organic cotton sateen in some of my favorite color combinations: orange and gray, brown and powder blue, chartreuse with candy red and muted purple. Read here about the great inspiration for the name. The [...]

Best Fabric Posts of the Week

Sew Serendipity gushes over her continuous steam iron. Bee Square Fabrics is holding a Dr. Seuss Doll Quilt Contest through March 31 — with a $75 gift certificate as top prize! All of Sew Mama Sew’s Fat Quarter Project links in one handy post. And more stash interviews: Lara from Thornberry, Alissa from Handmade by [...]

Tweets Last Week

On the Bee Square Blog: Monday Giveaway – Japanese Charm Pack 2 On the Textile Blog: The 1970s and Textra Furnishing Fabrics On the Rickrack Rag: Feedsack Friday – Paisley Prints On the Revival Fabrics Blog: Vintage Feedsack History On the Sew, Mama, Sew! Blog: Stash Interview ~ Manda from Tree Fall On the Distintive [...]

Best of 2008: Rifferaff

Shannon Riffe is a designer/entrepreneur who handprints and sells screenprinted paper goods through her Etsy shop Rifferaff. She shares her learning process as a largely self-taught businessperson on her blog Make It. As a former intern at the organic fabric company Mod Green Pod, she is familiar with the indie/boutique fabric scene. It’s one of [...]

Swatch Book Tutorial by Daisy Janie

As more independent designers produce their own fabric with digital printing technology and old-fashioned hand printing, they’ll need a way to present collections to buyers. Daisy Janie makes her own fabric, and true DIY spirit, she’s made her own swatch book … and shared how she did it. Definitely one to bookmark! P.S. Here are [...]