Posts tagged ‘gray’

Preview: Shades of Grey by Daisy Janie

Jan Dicintio of Daisy Janie gets the prize for being the first entry in the “Fabrics 2011″ category! She also gets the prize for producing the first all-grey fabric collection (at least that I know of). Risky? Maybe, but I can’t get enough grey fabrics, and I think there are plenty of people who feel [...]

Daily Swatch: Feathers

Again, these could be feathers, could be leaves … but if they are leaves they are feathery leaves. Circa 1950s, from Pindot.net (in the gray/purple section). Related posts: Daily Swatch: Feathers Daily Swatch: Feathers Daily Swatch: Feathers Daily Swatch: Feathers Daily Swatch 4/27/08

Daily Swatch: Let’s Ride Bikes

This vintage pre-packaged percale was scored by Erin of A Dress A Day last year. Man, I never score like this anymore! Related posts: Daily Swatch: Let’s Ride Bikes Daily Swatch: Let’s Ride Bikes Daily Swatch: Let’s Ride Bikes Daily Swatch: Let’s Ride Bikes Daily Swatch: Christmas

Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade}

These punchy-fun yellow strawberries have {kimmymade} wishing she had more than a mere remnant of this print in her collection. 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 Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade} Daily [...]

Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade}

In addition to strawberry prints, {kimmymade} is also a big fan of vintage fabrics with gray backgrounds. This print happily merges both. From her personal collection. 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 – Tossed

Little pink flowers and petals on gray, from my own collection. This design still shows a lot of the ground color but is more packed than yesterday’s example. The petals add interest and movement to the design. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tossed Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tossed Daily Swatch: Pattern Types [...]

Daily Swatch: Butterflies

One from my own collection. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Butterflies

Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green

Vintage green leaves on gray barkcloth, 70″ by 46″, from eBay seller sodapopdreams. Starting bid $38, ends Mar-18-09 19:01:50 PDT. I seem to be picking a lot of gray + green fabrics … must be the season. I love early spring, when the chartreuse of new leaves is set against the still-dreary skies. Related posts: [...]

The Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green

The Daily Swatch shows one piece of vintage fabric (almost) every day. Themes change periodically. You are welcome to add your own examples of the theme to the True Up and/or Vintage Fabric Flickr Pools. Vintage plissé floral fabric, from the collection of Sarodeo on Flickr. Plissé is lightweight fabric treated with a caustic soda [...]