Posts tagged ‘jersey’

New Knits and Cottons by Hamburger Liebe

{ Happy } Susanne Firmenich aka Hamburger Liebe‘s debut collections for Hilco were (naturally) a big success! Her subsequent collections have been coming out over the past few months and it looks like there will be a steady supply of her great prints for all ages on jersey knits, cottons, and coordinating ribbons. You can [...]

Striped Knits at Raystitch

Spotted this entrancing stack of striped knits at Raystitch in the U.K. I know there are more and more striped knits available for fashion sewing all the time, but everyone has their preferences on colors and stripe widths — to me, these are just perfect. Related posts: Knits at Mussukat Preview: Elk Grove Knits from [...]

Hamburger Liebe for Michas Stoffecke

You may know German designer Susanne Firmenich, aka Hamburger Liebe, from her Spoonflower designs, which I have featured here before. Some of her Spoonflower designs and dozens more were picked up by two European companies — Hilco, which I’ll show you in the next post, and Michas Stoffecke. Michas Stoffecke has produced a whole slew of designs, and if you count up all [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Robert Kaufman – Fashion Fabrics

The beautiful London Calling 2 will also have coordinating cotton lawn solids.   I bet this Cotton/Linen blend chambray and denim feels uh. maze. ing. Dobby Stripe cottons have endless possibilities.   Rebecca Embroideries … available now!   Nantucket Patchwork, for summery clothes for the whole family.         Laguna Cotton Jersey features prints by Ann Kelle, animal [...]

Ottobre on Etsy

Ottobre is a very highly regarded magazine of children’s clothing patterns. The Finnish company also publishes women’s clothing issues a couple times a year. If you’ve ever sewn with them or just flipped through, you’ve probably wondered about the great fabrics they use and figured that the apparel fabric stores in Finland must be amazing. [...]

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 [...]

Znok Design

I hope you don’t mind me paying all this attention to knits lately … since I started sewing with them for baby #2 they’ve been an obsession. These are from Znok Design of Sweden, and can be purchased directly from Znok, the U.S.-based Nature’s Fabrics, Vermiljoenshop in Belgium, and Crafty Mamas in Australia. (That should [...]

Organic Cotton Jersey by Ink & Spindle

Australia’s Ink & Spindle have introduced a wonderful new hand screenprinted organic cotton jersey range, which includes their first kid-centric designs. They’ve also just announced some new designs and colorways for their wovens — pay a visit to their blog or shop to see! Related posts: Ink & Spindle Ink & Spindle Up & Running [...]

Blog Tour/Giveaway: Natalie Chanin on Sourcing Sustainably

{ photograph by Robert Rausch } Natalie Chanin is the chief designer and owner of Alabama Chanin, a fashion and lifestyle company focused on sustainable materials and practices. I’m very pleased to host her today as part of her blog tour to promote her new book, Alabama Studio Style: More Projects, Recipes, & Stories Celebrating [...]