Posts tagged ‘election’

Daily Swatch: Election Week

Here’s a bit of history, albeit recent history, for you! This is the one of the very first fabric designed professionally by Harmony Susalla of Harmony Art. She said “it was the election print for Karen Neuburger pajamas back in 1999 for the 2000 election. We did an elephant, donkey and eagle design … I [...]

Daily Swatch: Election Week

Now I can post elephant fabric without worrying about jinxing the election (because, you know, a fabric blog does yield that kind of power). There are so many good vintage elephant prints out there — I’m going to have to make a week of it. This one is called “oodles of elephants,” from Kultur* on [...]

Daily Swatch: Election Week

I’m deviating from my own fabric-only rule a little here to bring you this eBay auction for 21 yards of vintage ribbon woven with the word “vote.” Buy-it-now price $19.99 + $7.45 shipping. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Election Week Daily Swatch: Fruit Week Daily Swatch: Election Week Daily Swatch: Silk Week Daily Swatch: Silk Week

Obama Fabric Design by Heather Moore

Heather Moore of Skinny LaMinx Photoshopped U.S. president-elect Barack Obama into this African commemorative cloth design. Wouldn’t it be great if something like this actually showed up on the market? Of course there’s always digital printing, but I’d rather have the genuine article. Link to Heather’s post. Related posts: Obama Commemorative Fabric HAND/EYE Magazine Textile [...]

Daily Swatch: Election Week

From amandajean on Flickr. It was nice of the artist to include a lowly donkey amongst her favourite horses. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Election Week Daily Swatch: Election Week Daily Swatch: Election Week Daily Swatch: Election Week Daily Swatch: Election Week

Daily Swatch: Election Week

Overtly political fabric is rare, but I’ll try to find all the examples I can this week! And the rest will be filled out with donkeys and elephants. Unfortunately for my own political persuasions, donkeys aren’t as popular a motif as elephants (maybe I can fudge it with ponies and horses), but I think we [...]