Posts tagged ‘indie designers’

Sara Lee Parker

{ Crepe Myrtle } Sara Lee Parker designs and prints yardage, fat quarters, and home textiles, and greeting cards with the help of her husband and mom in her home studio in rural Georgia. She prints on a hemp-organic cotton blend with water-based inks, and many of the designs are available in two or more [...]

Preview: Daisy Janie – Tilly

On the heels of releasing her newest collection Shades of Grey into the world, Jan Dicintio (Daisy Janie) has unveiled her fall 2011 collection, Tilly. The inspiration behind it will make you a little teary … read all about it on her blog. Specs-wise, it’s 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton (as always), and will be less [...]

Loops by Lu Summers

Lu Summers (Summersville) has added a new hand-screenprinted fabric to her arsenal, called Loops. It’s a natural oatmeal-colored cotton with natural slubs and flecks of cotton seed. She says it’s an experiment in larger-scale designs for her. It comes in four colorways, and is sold by the 10″x14″ piece. Related posts: Scratch by Lu Summers [...]

Preview: Imaginary Flowers by Saffron Craig

Saffron Craig‘s next fabric collection, expected to be available for retail sale next month, is called Imaginary Flowers. So cool and Scandinavian-modern, yet very Saffron with the purple/yellow combo! Read her blog post to learn more about it, and to hear a harrowing tale about being a fabric manufacturer. By the way, she’s offering free [...]


{ African Royale } Take a bit of fellow South Africans Shine Shine, a little Timorous Beasties, and a little bit of Vlisco, and you have something like Fabricnation. That’s not to say they’re derivative, though! Fabricnation partners Jann Cheifitz and Jane Solomon are inspired by the South African landscape and by traditional African motifs [...]

New Print From Pippijoe: Elka

Australian designer Pippijoe has just introduced a gorgeous new hand-screenprinted fabric print, Elka. Elka in the Storm colorway, above, is currently available in her Etsy shop. It’s printed on a hemp/organic cotton blend that is suitable for light home decor items and clothing. Elka also comes in black on hemp/cotton blend and 100% upholstery-weight hemp, [...]

Daisy Janie: Shades of Grey

Daisy Janie‘s Shades of Grey is now making its way to stores! Like her first major organic collection, Geo Grand, Shades of Grey is a fabulous, versatile group. Betsy of Bon Bon Atelier pointed out that DJ fabrics are a favorite of customers seeking fabric for men’s projects (or things like bedding that have to [...]

New Prints From Sarah Waterhouse

{ Bows } Sarah Waterhouse has some new prints and new colorways of older prints. She screenprints these designs by hand with waterbed inks on environmentally friendly fabrics like hemp and organic cotton, and offers them by the piece through both Folksy (U.K.) and Etsy. { Pods } { Knitting } { Bird Brolly } [...]

Chomp Industries

The hand-screenprinters are coming out of the woodwork! Hooray! Chomp Industries is Dana Fehsenfeld’s textile design business in Savannah, Georgia. She draws repeating patterns directly onto vellum and then (I assume) uses these as her positives for burning screens — very cool. She uses natural and sustainable materials for printing. She offers pieces of fabric [...]