Posts tagged ‘home decor weight’

DwellStudio

It had been a while since I checked in on Dwellstudio‘s fabrics. The newest collections of interior wovens and prints are called Global Modern Luxe and Modern Color Theory. They are produced by Robert Allen and, hooray!, are available directly to the public from Dwellstudio and from various outlets online. Related posts: Dwell Studio: Eclectic Modern [...]

Utopia Goods

  In the recent post on Banksia Bloom by Saffron Craig, Rebecca mentioned Utopia Goods as another textile producer featuring Australian flora and fauna in their designs. Flowering Gum, above, “features Bruce [Slorach]’s illustrated honeyeater birds feasting on the nectar of a feathered flowering gum nut. If you look closely, there are different varieties of honeyeaters on the backdrop of a subtle organic polka [...]

Echino Fall 2012

Some lost photos from Quilt Market! How I could let Echino fall through the cracks, I don’t know, but we’re all here together now and that’s what’s important. This season Etsuko Furuya is simultaneously releasing the latest iteration of her nature-themed collection AND more Ni-co, which is the more simple, graphic transportation-and-objects collection. We’re also [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Birch Fabrics

{ images courtesy Birch Fabrics } Birch Fabrics is growing by leaps and bounds. Go Birch Go! Coming this season they’re expanding into new substrates and bringing on new licensees, including a very huge name. Jay-Cyn Designs will have three variations on a theme in three fabric types: organic quilting cotton, organic cotton canvas, and [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Dear Stella

With Kallianthi, Dear Stella comes full circle. They brought classic home decor motifs and looks to quilting cotton, and now this collection includes a home dec fabrics. Dear Stella’s cotton sateen is a light and drapey, perfect for breezy curtains. Kallianthi mixes ikat and block-print-like designs.        Kyani is all about blues and watercolor:   Cleo. [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Michael Miller – Bekko by Trenna Travis

The last designer enclave on Michael Miller Island was the one that created perhaps the most buzz at Market, since it marks such a departure for Michael Miller. Trenna Travis‘ Bekko marks their entrée into home decor fabrics. Bekko’s basecloth is a lovely cotton sateen that hits that sweet spota — it’s intended for light [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Premier Prints

Premier Prints was at Quilt Market for the first time!  They had loads of awesome fabric in a variety of different materials and weights.  Many of their fabric options lend themselves to a home decor market, but they also had cotton prints for quilters. Michele, who spent a decade as an interior designer, was swooning [...]

More Dear Stella Fall 2012

{ Portico } One of the many interesting things Dear Stella is doing is translating interior design motifs and sensibilities into the quilting/lifestyle fabric domain. These two collections underline this idea — Portico (above), a modern yet soft black-and-tan floral-based collection, and Kallianthi, inspired by ikat and block prints. The latter will have a set [...]

Zak + Fox

Zak + Fox is a new-to-the-scene textile and interior design company founded by Zak Profera. Fox is the alias for Zak’s dog Shinji. He writes about the inspiration for the company: “I loved the idea of a boy and his dog traversing the globe, unearthing ancient treasures, and bringing them back to modernity. There’s an [...]