Posts tagged ‘folk’

Daily Swatch: Pennsylvania Dutch

Pennsylvania Dutch floral medallions c. 1950s, 36″x36″, $14.00 from Antiquefabric.com. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Folky Geometric/Pennsylvania Dutch Daily Swatch: Pennsylvania Dutch Daily Swatch: Pennsylvania Dutch Week Daily Swatch: Pennsylvania Dutch Daily Swatch: Pennsylvania Dutch Week (Continued)

Daily Swatch: Pennsylvania Dutch

The Daily Swatch features a piece of vintage fabric (almost) every day. Themes change periodically. Please add your own examples of the theme to the True Up and Vintage Fabric Flickr pools. It was Penn Dutch designs with people motifs last week; this week it’s just the floral/hex/medallion/birds/hearts we’ve come to love. Above: Geo-Floral, Penn [...]

Daily Swatch: Pennsylvania Dutch – People

Dutch Curtain from the collection of {kimmymade} on Flickr. Here‘s her interview from our Vintage Fabric Collectors series. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pennsylvania Dutch – People Daily Swatch: Pennsylvania Dutch – People Daily Swatch: Pennsylvania Dutch – People Daily Swatch: Pennsylvania Dutch – People Daily Swatch: Pennsylvania Dutch

Daily Swatch: Pennsylvania Dutch – People

It is getting to that point in the life of the Daily Swatch where I’m running out of ideas and must re-visit past themes! And today is my birthday so I’m going to pick one of my all-time favorites, Pennsylvania Dutch, and focus on prints with people in them. The example above is from Kitsch [...]

Daily Swatch: Reunited Colorways with Guest Curator Samantha

This week, we welcome guest curator Samatha, a fellow vintage fabric collector who co-writes the blog Two Green Chickens and runs the Etsy shop of the same name. She will be reuniting different colorways of the same vintage designs. Here’s to Christmas in summer. When I found this I loved that it wasn’t in a [...]

Daily Swatch: May Flowers

Vintage floral from the collection of Ruth Singer on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers

Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels

1973 calendar wall hanging with folky houses and a house blessing prayer, $12.00 from Etsy seller createjacksonville. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels

Opa!

Wurstfest is a 10-day festival of sausage, fried food, beer, music, dancing, and German everything held annually in New Braunfels, Texas. Central Texas has quite a few towns founded by German and Czech immigrants in the mid-19th century. If you’re a German speaker and you’ve never heard Texas German, you’re in for a treat. I [...]

Quilt Market Fall 2008: Japanese Fabric: Lecien

I didn’t get to talk to anyone at Lecien — they were busy with buyers every time I came by so I didn’t want to interrupt. So this is the only picture I managed! I entertained the thought of snatching this FQ pack up and running away screaming maniacally, tossing away any future I might [...]