Posts tagged ‘floral’

Daily Swatch: Vintage Sheets

I am very late in getting into the vintage sheet craze, but I’m so in now. Too late to find good ones in my local thrift stores, probably, but not to late to find great bundles and uncut originals on eBay and Etsy. Above: a beautiful stack representing a few different styles/moods, belonging to mame* [...]

Daily Swatch: Terrycloth

I’ll wrap up this terrycloth theme with this very happy floral terrycloth from 1972, from moxie-girl on Flickr. Makes me want to lounge at the pool with a Virginia Slim (ewwww!) See Moxie’s great vintage shop on Etsy and stand-alone gift and novelty shop. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Terrycloth Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth Daily Swatch: [...]

Daily Swatch: Terrycloth

Here’s another terrycloth print from the delightful collection of Original Mischief on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Terrycloth Daily Swatch: Terrycloth Daily Swatch: Terrycloth Daily Swatch: Terrycloth Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth

Daily Swatch: Terrycloth

Vintage 70s Lazy Daisy Terrycloth yardage in four colorways, again from Witsister on Etsy. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Terrycloth Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth Daily Swatch: Terrycloth Daily Swatch: Terrycloth

Daily Swatch: Terrycloth

Love the pink + green in this one! It’s from moxie-girl on Flickr. I don’t see it in her Etsy shop but I do see lots of other treasures amongst her extensive vintage fabric offerings. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Terrycloth Daily Swatch: Trees Daily Swatch: Terrycloth Daily Swatch: The Painted Floral Daily Swatch: Terrycloth

Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade}

An unusually smaller-scale strawberry print for such a narrow-width fabric. From the collection of {kimmymade}, though also present in Kimberly Niesz’s collection in the pink colorway. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade} Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade} Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade} Daily Swatch: Strawberry [...]

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

Vintage feedsack floral on houndstooth background, from Dewitt & Co. (sold out). Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Misc. Tessellations Continued – Houndstooth Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tessellations Continued – Houndstooth Daily Swatch: Pattern Types- Misc. Tessellations – Houndstooth Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Misc. Tessellations – Houndstooth Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – [...]

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Hexagons

Not a hexagon, you say? Well, step back from the computer a bit, or blur your eyes — hexagons are all I see. This underscores the importance of negative space. I think the effect is cool in this case, but in designing repeats (and anything else for that matter) you really have to pay attention [...]

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Half-Drop

Vintage Red Flower Fabric from marjieww on Flickr. Can you find the repeat? More or less. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Half-Drop Repeat Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Half-Drop Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Half-Drop Repeat Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Half-Drop Repeat Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Half-Drop Repeat