Posts tagged ‘kimmymade’

Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade}

A trio of feedsack fabrics, all featuring blue strawberries. Coloring things blue, from daisies to fruits to vegetables, is an iconic motif in vintage textiles. From the collection of {kimmymade}. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade} Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade} Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator [...]

Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade}

I believe you’ve met Kim Steckler of {kimmymade} around these parts before? I show fabrics from her enormous and amazing vintage collection often on the Daily Swatch — it seems like she and I have the same tastes and no matter what theme I pick, she always has a handful of prints that exemplify it [...]

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Diamond

Now here’s something you don’t see often — a diamond brick repeat. They are two colorways of the same feedsack, from the collection of kimmymade (shop) on Flickr. I should have covered brick repeats right after half-drops, since they are so similar. If you imagine a perfect grid, in a half-drop alternating columns are staggered [...]

The Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tossed

Wrapping up this week of tossed prints, here’s a prototypical tossed novelty print — and a super sweet valentine-y one at that, from the collection of kimmymade (blog | shop) on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tossed Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tossed Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tossed Daily Swatch: Pattern [...]

Daily Swatch: Medallions

Vintage weathervanes and medallions, from the collection of kimmymade (blog | shop) on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Medallions The Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tossed Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade} Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Hexagons

Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel

From the vintage feedsack collection of kimmymade on Flickr. Here’s our recent interview with Kimmy, and here is her blog and shop. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel

Vintage Fabric Collectors Series: Kim Steckler of Kimmymade

Six of Kim’s favorite fabrics from her collection Please tell the audience a little about yourself, where you live, your blog and shop if you have them, what you do when you’re not sewing … I’m Kim, a 37-year-old stay-at-home crafty mama to a preschool-going girl, and a 10-month-old boy. We live in Berkeley, California. [...]