Posts tagged ‘green’

Daily Swatch: Fabrics From Horrockses Fashions

We’ll wrap up the tribute to Horrockses Fashions today with three green dresses featured in the book. The signature Horrockses’ look was a full-skirted dress with simple but interesting bodices in fabulous cotton prints. Image credits: Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, by Norwyn Ltd. (top); collection of Christine Boydell, photograph by Nigel Essex (middle); [...]

Daily Swatch: Vintage Sheets

Green, Brown, Yellow & White Pattern Vintage Textile fromKaiser Tia on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Vintage Sheets Daily Swatch: Vintage Sheets Daily Swatch: Vintage Sheets Daily Swatch: Vintage Sheets Daily Swatch: Vintage Sheets

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Half-Drop Repeat

Have you had your first seriously spring day yet where you live? Here’s a simple, springy half-drop floral from the collection of s n o r k on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Half-Drop Repeat Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Half-Drop Repeat Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Half-Drop Repeat Daily Swatch: Pattern [...]

Daily Swatch: Cheater Prints

Green and yellow cheater print, again from the amazing collection of

Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring

Vintage Miffy fabric, from whimsylove (shop) on Flickr. Miffy has been around since 1953 and has never been popular in the U.S. (as far as I know) … though I recently saw stuffed Miffies at some big box stores so maybe we’re finally catching on. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring Daily Swatch: Animals [...]

Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring

Blue and green bunnies romping rose garden, part of my collection. This is a semi-sheer fabric of some kind, with 1/2″ squares of alternating horizontal-vertical texture lines. The effect is really lovely and subtle; I wish it was more visible in this scan! Related posts: Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring [...]

Daily Swatch: Gingham

Vintage fabric ~ Daisies, Turtles, and Strawberries, by Niesz Vintage Fabric (blog | shop) on Flickr. Just a little gingham accent to fill the center of the daisies. Sweet! Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Block Repeat Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade} Daily Swatch: Gingham Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green [...]

Daily Swatch: Mushrooms

Mushrooms from the collection of mylaar (blog) on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Birds Week Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms

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