Posts tagged ‘feedsack’

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Misc. Tessellations Continued – Houndstooth

How fortuitous! The same print in two colorways — the top one is on eBay now and+bottom one is from Retrolabs on Etsy. The trouble with this print in particular and houndstooth-esque designs in general is that they are thisclose to looking like swastikas. Which is not their fault of course, and +it’s not even [...]

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Misc. Tessellations

Rainbow spools feedsack, 9″ square piece, from Nauvoo Quilt Co. on Etsy. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Misc. Tessellations Daily Swatch: Pattern Types- Misc. Tessellations – Houndstooth Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Misc. Tessellations – Houndstooth Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Misc. Tessellations Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Misc. Tessellations Continued – Houndstooth

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Misc. Tessellations

A tessellation (or tiling) is a repeating shape or collection of shapes that fit together with no gaps or overlapping. I’ve been trying to read about and understand the different types of tessellations and what does and does not qualify, but it’s making my brain hurt, so suffice it to say for our purposes here [...]

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Hexagons

Little star-shaped flowers form the hexagon grid in this feedsack from the collection of cluttershop on Flickr. Here is Ms. Cluttershop’s interview, in case you missed it. Hmmm … about time to do another vintage fabric collector series, what do you say? Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Hexagons Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — [...]

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Hexagons

The Daily Swatch features a piece of vintage fabric (almost) every day. Themes change periodically — right now we’re in the midst of a series on pattern types. So far we’ve covered block and half-drop, diamonds, and bricks, and ogees. We’d love to see your own fabrics relating to the theme in the True Up [...]

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Diamond

Now here’s something you don’t see often — a diamond brick repeat. They are two colorways of the same feedsack, from the collection of kimmymade (shop) on Flickr. I should have covered brick repeats right after half-drops, since they are so similar. If you imagine a perfect grid, in a half-drop alternating columns are staggered [...]

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Diamond

Red and White feedsack, from the collection of Just-a-Mere on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Diamond Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Diamond Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Diamond Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Diamond Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Diamond Repeat

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Diamond

Feedsack print from the collection of Primrose Design (blog | shop) on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Diamond Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Diamond Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Diamond Repeat Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Diamond Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Diamond

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Diamond

About as simple as it gets, and that’s why I love it. Brown & Orange Diamonds Feedsack from Antiquefabric.com. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Diamond Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Diamond Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Diamond Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Diamond Repeat Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Four-Way