Posts tagged ‘grand revival designs’

Blog Tour and Giveaway: Sew What You Love by Tanya Whelan

FreeSpirit fabric designer Tanya Whelan, of Grand Revival Design, is now an author too — her book Sew What You Love is fresh on store shelves. I welcome her today to introduce this unique sewing book, which, while infused with her clean, bright, sophisticated design sensibilities, offers an incredibly versatile selection of projects that can [...]

Preview: Tanya Whelan’s Dolce

Another preview of upcoming FreeSpirit collections today: Tanya Whelan‘s Dolce. Tanya snapped these images in transit to her new home in Belgium (le sigh! doesn’t that sound wonderful?). This collection is a significant departure from her more traditional floral collections. It brings to my mind a 20s Hollywood starlets’ dressing room, art deco vanities, silk [...]

Spring Market 2009 Sneak Peeks: French Hatbox by Tanya Whelan

Though Tanya Whelan‘s collections are more traditional than what I normally cover here on True Up, I do greatly appreciate her beautiful, spare, bold take on vintage floral motifs. Her newest collection for Freespirit is the French Hatbox, which will show in Pittsburgh. I love the description: Fresh, candy colors both saturated and pastel make [...]