Posts tagged ‘digital textile printing’

Liberty Rocks Digital Collection

Did I not just wonder aloud about the possibilities of major manufacturers incorporating digitally printed fabrics into their regular offerings? Liberty of London recently unveiled their extensive and awesome Liberty Rocks collection for Autumn/Winter 2011. It has groups of prints Inspired by Musicians, Inspired by Artists, Classic Liberty Prints, Music Decades in Design, Rock & [...]

Tablecloth Designs by Vanessa Sorensen

I like it when people think big, and beyond simple pattern repeats, for digital printing. Vanessa Sorensen has created three folky tablecloth designs, spanning 2-3 yards of fabric, which also include matching tea towel designs. Cool idea and very cute designs! See her warning about shrinkage in this post though. Vanessa’s tablecloths and other fabric [...]

Fabrics by Frumafar

{ Birds } Frumafar is actually two people: Mariko, who studied Textile & Surface design at FIT in NYC, worked in the fashion industry for four years, then moved back to Japan; and Yuko, who worked at a textile design studio NYC for 4 years and is now back in Japan working in the textile industry [...]

Whale Fabric by Made by Rae

Rae Hoekstra of Made by Rae designed this cute mode whale print and has it up for sale at Spoonflower. In this post she shows what the different repeats (basic, half-drop, half-brick, and mirror) look like, and hey, they all work! Here she uses the fabric as trim for her new Charlie Tunic sewing pattern [...]

Hilco Digital Prints

I’ve been wondering if/when this would happen — a major manufacturer offering digitally printed fabrics. German apparel fabrics company Hilco is the first I have known of. This print, Ink Rings, is on a viscose jersey knit and is sold through the Netherlands-based Jersey Fashion (who ships worldwide, for those of you looking for women’s [...]

Alice Apple: New Fabrics

Just two of the many new Spoonflower-printed fabrics from Alice Apple. I just love her! ( images from Alice Apple’s blog ) Related posts: Alice Apple Oliver + S Little Things to Sew Fabrics Digital Fabric of the Week: Hamburger Liebe Pixel Fabrics on Spoonflower Fabrics by Frumafar

Project Selvage Winner!

Houston, Texas-based designer Patty Sloniger is Michael Miller‘s newest fabric designer! Her collection Backyard Babies won the hotly contested Project Selvage contest. I was won over by her charming coordinates. I’m looking forward to seeing it and the girl version when it’s introduced at Fall Quilt Market later this year. Related posts: Project Selvage Finalists [...]


{ African Royale } Take a bit of fellow South Africans Shine Shine, a little Timorous Beasties, and a little bit of Vlisco, and you have something like Fabricnation. That’s not to say they’re derivative, though! Fabricnation partners Jann Cheifitz and Jane Solomon are inspired by the South African landscape and by traditional African motifs [...]

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 [...]