Posts tagged ‘home decor fabric’

Fifi by Fiona Howard

{ Angelica – also see blue colorway } My recent post about Sanderson’s Fifties collection led to designer Fiona Howard, who designed for this collection and has also created textile prints and other surface designs for John Lewis, Ikea, and several other prominent companies in the UK and Europe. Ms. Howard also has her own [...]

Mod Green Pod: Anticipate Special Edition

Organic interior fabric and wallpaper company Mod Green Pod has just introduced a special edition of their Anticipate design for 2011. It is a 54″ wide, upholstery weight, organic cotton canvas that is grown, woven, and printed in the United States (with nine colors, no less). See more on the mgp blog. Related posts: Organic [...]

Sina Pearson: Coffee Berry

Sina Pearson Textiles is a NYC-based upholstery fabric company founded in 1990. Pearson herself studied textiles in the U.S. and Sweden in the 60s-70s, and those influences are evident in her designs today — especially in Coffee Berry, which was actually created from a papercut Pearson made for an undergraduate assignment in 1966. (See more [...]

Thomas Paul for Duralee

I feel like I’m betraying Quilt Market by my sudden interest in home dec fabrics, but I don’t think Quilt Market will mind. This eclectic and gorgeous bunch of prints is from the two Thomas Paul collections for Duralee. They are normally only available to the trade but Velocity has them for sale, retailing at [...]

Nicola Cerini

In addition to a range of textiles, homeware, and accessories (those rugs just kill me), Melboune-based designer Nicola Cerini also offers fabric by the meter. She further proves that Australia kicks the rest of the world’s butt in small independent textile design. Designs are printed on a wide selection of natural and synthetic basecloths ranging [...]

Interview: Nancy Mims on Free to Grow (With Giveaway)

+ { Nancy Mims in her booth at Spring Quilt Market 2010 in Minneapolis — outfit by Kathie Sever of Ramonsterwear } There were so many fabulous fabrics that debuted at Spring Quilt Market this year, and to me, Free to Grow by Mod Green Pod for Robert Kaufman was up there amongst the most [...]

Preview: Soul Blossoms by Amy Butler

Amy Butler has released a preview of her Fall 2010 collection for Westminster, called Soul Blossoms. It includes a range of quilting cotton collection three colorways (Bliss, Joy, and Passion), home decor weight cottons, and cotton laminates. We’ll look at the decor weight and laminates later this week, because there are some prints unique to [...]

Newest IKEA Fabrics

One of IKEA’s newest fabric collections is called Charlotta. Not something I’d ever pick for my home — too stark for me — but I like that it’s weird and different. Anime-like characters in a Swedish store? Sure, why not? At only $5.99 a yard you and your kids could go to town coloring these [...]

Modern Fabrics: New Arrivals

I’ve received quite a few emails asking where to find cool upholstery fabric. The first place I always send people is Modern Fabrics. I’ve posted about them before but their recent newsletter containing an impressive array of new arrivals has prompted me to post again. Owners James and Ewa reclaim fabrics from the high-end modern [...]