Posts tagged ‘germany’

Hamburger Liebe: My Aunties and Life Is Sweet

Susanne Firmenich (aka Hamburger Liebe)’s designs have been featured before as the Digital Fabric of the Week and as part of Farbenmix’s first collection. She’s recently added two new collections for sale on Spoonflower which I wanted to share with you today. First is My Aunties, which Susanne says is “a collection of vintage designs [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Yuwa – Stern and Berlin Map Collections by Marie Jacobi

Yuwa has always incorporated international influences, now they’re making it official with two new collections by German textile and surface pattern designer Marie Jacobi. The Berlin Map collection is printed on a 44″ wide cotton-linen blend and a regular cotton sheeting. The gentleman above comes from an old business card — he appears in one [...]

New Fabrics From Farbenmix

Three new prints from German pattern, ribbon, and now fabric company Farbenmix are available now from Volksfaden. Above: Florafox by luziapimpinella; below: Owl Love by Hamburger Liebe and Raccoon Woods by paulapü. Owl Love is on 59″ wide corduroy, and the other two prints are 55″ poplin. Related posts: Digital Fabric of the Week: Hamburger [...]

Textile Stew: 8/25/10

Two cool things happening tomorrow (8/26/10): Spoonflower’s second Free Swatch Day starts at noon EST and runs through noon the next day. Details here. And if you’re anywhere near Berlin, don’t miss this Organic Cotton Info Event co-sponsored by Volksfaden. Details here. – And speaking of Spoonflower, Rayela’s Fiber Focus has posted a tutorial by [...]

Digital Fabric of the Week: Stoff’n

Thanks to my favorite European fabric-printing addict Smil, I’ve discovered the new German digital fabric printing service Stoff’n. Right now they offer four 100% cotton basecloths: a medium-weight plain-weave, a sateen, a jersey knit, and an upholstery weight, and ship within Europe only (sorry, rest of the world!) Despite that I’m very much enjoying looking [...]

Digital Fabric of the Week: Hamburger Liebe

{ Play With Me fabric and the cutest shirt ever made with the print on organic cotton interlock } { In the Forest fabric, and knit pajamas with fox patch available from kunterbunt design } { An Apple a Day and Strawberry Field } In case you didn’t take my advice yesterday and check out [...]

Giveaway: Farbenmix Fabrics

I previously featured the new prints produced by German pattern/ribbon/embellishments company Farbenmix in this post. The Farbenmix folks were kind enough to send me a big package of fabric and coordinating ribbons! And I’m here today to share the wealth. Tell me your favorite print in the comments, and I’ll draw four names to receive [...]

Fabric Forecast 2009: Volksfaden

To help kick off the new year, I asked many fabric sellers, designers, and manufacturers one question: Where is the fabric world (or your corner of it) going in 2009? Here’s Linda Gaylord, owner of online fabric shop Volksfaden, sharing her wishes for her own corner of the world (Germany) and the fabric industry as [...]

Europeans, Enter to Win the Volksfaden Gift Certificate Here.

For readers with European addresses only: For the 50€ gift certificate from Volksfaden, leave a comment on this post with at least one suggestion for future True Up content. You could tell me about the fabric scene in your country, describe its traditional fabrics, talk about your favorite local textile shop or market, etc. Good [...]