Posts tagged ‘geometric’

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — One-Way

It’s a little trickier to find geometric one-way designs but I think I’ve done it. Although this print could be turned upside down or sideways and still work, it wouldn’t look exactly the same — the pink/orange/brown rainbows would be frowning and the yellow/black rainbows would be smiling. From Robotic Kid on Flickr. Related posts: [...]

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tossed

A couple geometric tossed patterns for you today. Up top, a closely packed design of interlocked leaf-like triangles, a feedsack from Antique Fabric, that still shows some background color. Then below, an example of a densely packed design. This mod 60s cotton is from Niesz Vintage Fabric (shop) on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern [...]

Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel

Vintage feedsack from Atomic Sisters on Etsy. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel

Daily Swatch: Cheater Prints

Here are two shots of a c.1950s cheater print at Antique Fabric. I just adore all these plaids and checks together. It’s 36″ wide fabric, $14/yard, 2 available. Also, I just decided that there are enough cheater prints out there to do another week of them. So keep them coming! Related posts: Daily Swatch: Cheater [...]

Lecien Color Basic Vol. 2

I wasn’t sure you’d want to see a whole slideshow of just stripes and polka dots in different scales, so I just included a couple images here. But you can see the entire set of Lecien’s Color Basic Vol. 2 in my True Up Flickr account or on the Lecien website. I think I’ve mentioned [...]

Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green

Cool atomic-era stretchy abstract shapes, from the collection of Retro Age Vintage Fabrics (shop) on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green The Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green

Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green

Estate sale fabric from the collection of velostricken on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green The Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green

Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Love

(Squarish) red and blue hearts, from the collection of Kathy (Pink Chalk Studio / Fabrics) — blogged here. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Love Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Love Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Love Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Love Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Love

Daily Swatch: Those 70s Colors

Dekoplus Gloria Vintage Fabric, by Something Fine (eBay shop | blog) on Flickr. Those 1970s colors (brown, orange/rust, mustard/gold, avocado green) are done justice in Vicky’s collection of graphic prints from the 1960s-70s. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Those 70s Colors Daily Swatch: Those 70s Colors Daily Swatch: Those 70s Colors Daily Swatch: Those 70s Colors [...]