Posts tagged ‘indie’

Karen Barbé

“Frutti” block-printed fabric “Square Biscuits” professionally printed fabric “Round Biscuits” professionally printed fabric Karen Barbé is a textile designer from Santiago, Chile who writes about her surface design work and inspiration on her blog. It’s really amazing work and I hope she will make her fabrics and/or finished products more widely available soon. Discovered through [...]

Barkcloth Week: Melinamade

“Mobility” in white “Boomerang” in gray Melinamade makes reproduction/retro 1950s-70s fabrics, wallpaper, glassware, and accessories (Tiki Christmas stocking, anyone?). The designs are hand-screenprinted on new, drapery/upholstery-grade barkcloth. The price range for fabric is about $40/yard — I’d call that affordable high-end! Minimum order is one yard. “Jetson” in pink Related posts: Barkcloth Sources Daily Swatch: [...]

Beth Rawlinson Textiles

Beth Rawlinson from Madison, Wisconsin designs fabric that is screenprinted in Belgium. She sells the fabric as well as finished products (pillows, lampshades, totes, and cosmetic bags) through her website. The fabrics are a cotton-linen blend upholstery weight fabric. Some of her designs are even on sale right now. Related posts: Tara Davy Textiles Harvest [...]

Skinny laMinx: New Design

Mugs tea towel, available now in the Skinny laMinx Etsy shop in three colors. Related posts: Cloud Birds by Skinny LaMinx kalla Design: New Prints Textile Stew: Tea Towel Edition Makumo Textile Design Misc. New Fabrics

Misc. New Fabrics

Kanga Speedbird, an “African inspired Japanese” quilting cotton (how about that?!), at Retrosaria. Houses & Bicycles by Lara Cameron of Kirin & Co., available in multiple colorways in her shop Monday, June 23. Orchard by Pippijoe, available from her Etsy Shop. Extra super cute Swedish Kids line at Superbuzzy. Related posts: New Print From Pippijoe: [...]

Domestic Element

“Parking Lot” Domestic Element is the Seattle-based textile business of Jessica Smith. She produces “hand printed, jacquard woven, and digitally printed textiles for the home which infuse the history of patterns such as Toile du Jouy, Chintz, and Americana with a contemporary twist.” Contemporary twist is an understatement! Her designs are edgy, witty, cerebral, and [...]

Interview: Daisy Janie

“Audrey” by Daisy Janie You may have seen Daisy Janie recently on Decor8 and the Spoonflower blog. Owner Jan DiCintio creates her own custom fabric and sews them into beautiful bags and other accessories, and also sells wonderful, affordable yardage featuring her original designs. Jan also runs Scoutie Girl, a blog dedicated to “fabulous finds [...]