Posts tagged ‘indie designers’

Umbrella Prints: Rock Garden

Back in November, some of my favorite indie Australian indie fabric designers, Umbrella Prints, released their second quilting cotton collection. Though Rock Garden is composed of just three prints, you can see from the quilt in the picture above that less can be more. Rock Garden, along with their first collection Oasis and their hand-screenprinted [...]

New From Boosterseat

Boosterseat is Anda Corrie of Berlin, Germany. She sells her Spoonflower digitally printed fabrics (and coasters and sewing patterns) on Etsy. I’ve posted about her before but since then she’s added tons of new designs to her shop. I was tickled by Hopscotch — you usually think big, bright, more-is-more with digital printing, but it’s [...]

Laura Slater Textiles

UK designer Laura Slater screenprints her line of textiles by hand in her Wakefield, West Yorkshire studio. From her About page: Designs evolve through an interplay of colour and pattern with architectural and organic elements. Hand drawn design concepts involving line, mark and texture are developed directly onto cloth in parallel to the hand finished [...]

Melbomba: Owls

Owls is the newest fabric from Melissa Bombardiere (Melbomba), hand screenprinted in four colorways onto a 55% linen/45% cotton blend. I have a bit of all of her other fabrics (mix pack!) and just love them. Related posts: Fabric by Melbomba Loops by Lu Summers Scratch by Lu Summers New Print From Pippijoe: Elka Tara [...]

Jordan Elise

{ Unidentified Animals } Jordan Elise Perme is a freelance toy and textile designer based in Cleveland, OH. She has creates what she calls Horrible Adorables, which are these amazing, elaborate, faux-taxidermied wool felt creatures. She also designs textile patterns, available though Spoonflower — some in the Horrible Adorables theme and some not, some made [...]

Tara Davy Textiles

{ Partridge } There is a new designer of hand-screenprinted fabrics on the Australian scene — Tara Davy Textiles. This collection is a collaboration between Ms. Davy and Kelani Fabric Obsession, so it’ll be sold through Kelani exclusively. Tara Davy is designer/illustrator in the magazine industry by trade. The two designs are printed in different [...]

Scratch by Lu Summers

U.K. designer Lu Summers (Summersville) has added a new hand-screenprinted fabric to her collection, called Scratch. The design was “created from a mark making exercise in pen and ink.” It comes in four colorways currently, printed on a natural cotton and is sold by the piece (9.5 x 14″/25 x 36 cm). Related posts: Loops [...]

BunnyBunnybyPinks

I posted about BunnyBunnybyPinks more than a year ago, but had forgotten about them completely till I stumbled across their crazy sweet 60s-inspired fabrics again on Etsy. So I assume you have forgotten too and would appreciate the reminder! This is a brick-and-mortar and webshop in Osaka, Japan that produces their own exclusive fabric collection [...]

Jeanne McGee

{ Brown Flower } Jeanne McGee is a printmaker living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She handprints fabric and paper with hand-carved woodblocks. I’m amazed by the consistency and clarity of these prints — something I could never achieve with rubber and linoleum blocks for the book, but that has its own charm, I think . Jeanne [...]