Posts tagged ‘hearts’

Daily Swatch: Chenille

Ummm, WOW, right? This vintage peacock themed chenille bedspread (c.1950s-60s) was sold by Atomic Space Junk. See more examples of crazy insane chenille peacock bedspreads here on eBay. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Mushrooms

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Half-Drop Repeat

For a block repeat, you take your motif or group of motifs, bounded by a real or imaginary box, and line up the boxes straight up-and-down and side-to-side. But for a half-drop, every other column is staggered. (See graphic below.) The half-drop draws the eye diagonally in both directions and creates a pleasing balance — [...]

The Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tossed

Wrapping up this week of tossed prints, here’s a prototypical tossed novelty print — and a super sweet valentine-y one at that, from the collection of kimmymade (blog | shop) on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tossed Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tossed Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tossed Daily Swatch: Pattern [...]

Daily Swatch: Gingham

I like the idea of screenprinting onto a gingham basecloth. I don’t know if that’s how this black gingham, part of this six-fabric bundle from Etsy seller paperdollproductions was made, but it looks like it. And I like it. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Gingham Daily Swatch: Gingham Daily Swatch: Gingham Daily Swatch: Gingham Daily Swatch: [...]

Daily Swatch: Gingham

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. This week I’ll be taking a closer look at gingham. Since plain gingham wouldn’t be exciting enough to look at, [...]