Posts tagged ‘etsy’

Umbrella Prints: Floating World

  Umbrella Prints has a new collection called Floating World. It’s a mix of classic Umbrella Prints prints on quilting cotton in a palette of burgundy, peach, pink, mint, and kelly green. There  awesome new print called New Horizon that is hand-screenprinted on organic hemp/cotton. These fabrics can be bought through the Umbrella Prints shop or Umbrella [...]

Blije Olifantje

I’ve thought before that it would be a great (and different) concept for a fabric shop to hoard fabric until it is sold out everywhere else, and only then put that stock up for sale. It’d be extremely difficult to pull that off without a crystal ball, though. Somehow, Blije Olifanje (Happy Elephant) on Etsy [...]


Here are some amazing fabrics from Etsy shop Neatokeen, which also carries high-quality vintage hankies, tablecloths, aprons, clothing, tea towels, napkins, and a few non-textile items too. I came for the crazy lightning feedsack, and stayed for the Almedahls tea towels, including great wall hanging above by Louise Fougstedt. Everything midcentury cool, no junk.   [...]

Four Birds Vintage

Four Birds Vintage on Etsy has a nicely curated selection of vintage fabric from around the 1940s-70s. Lots of dress fabrics among them too. Related posts: Vintage Dress Fabrics and Rayons at Sharon’s Daily Swatch: Birds Week Vintage Calico Vintage Plaid & Check Daily Swatch: Birds Week II

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 [...]

Sara Lee Parker

{ Crepe Myrtle } Sara Lee Parker designs and prints yardage, fat quarters, and home textiles, and greeting cards with the help of her husband and mom in her home studio in rural Georgia. She prints on a hemp-organic cotton blend with water-based inks, and many of the designs are available in two or more [...]

Knits by Loomservice

Loomservice is an Etsy shop selling a variety of cute things, but of course I’m most interested in their custom knit fabrics. That’s right, these fabrics are their own design, so you won’t find them anywhere else — I don’t know if they’re overruns from an apparel business (like True Up favorite Bolt 44) or [...]

Meet the Sponsors/Giveaway: Quilted Treasures

Two of the many tempting fat quarter bundles found at the Quilted Treasures Etsy shop: Cosmo Cricket’s Hey Sugar (left) and for-some-reason-hard-to-find-as-precut-packs Kona Cotton Solids (right) I would love to see more brick & mortar shops doing things the way Quilted Treasures does: catering to all tastes with a wide and well-thought-out inventory, and maintaining [...]

Butter Creative

Jayne Stewardson’s Butter Creative offers “quirky, vintage-inspired fabric prints” in her Etsy shop, featuring storybook-inspired ideas and motifs hand-screenprinted onto mid-weight cotton in her studio in Melbourne, Australia. Above is depicted a windy day in her Quirky Trees and Birds print, and below is a retro inspired flower print. That rake up there just kills [...]