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Liberty Art Fabrics AW13

{ Manning digital print from the Seen group } The AW13 Liberty Art Fabrics collection is a unique interpretation of the five senses theme. Using the William Morris poem ‘The Earthly Paradise,”  as a taking off point, the collection is divided into six groups: Audio (a collaboration with actress Tamsin Greig), Fragrance (large florals, naturally), [...]

Liberty of London: The Flower Show

Liberty of London have carved out their own niche in textile history for their distinctive florals. For spring-summer 2013, their new Tana Lawn collection circles back to the subject that made them famous. But The Flower Show is not at all about the classic “Liberty Print” — it’s about how nature’s most enduring muse can [...]

Liberty of London: The Flower Show – Artist Florals

Each and every print from Liberty of London‘s new season collection The Flower Show is about the art of the flower, but these three groups-with-the-collection are more overtly so because they’re by artists, known and unknown. The group titled simply “Florals” features detailed and delicae artwork by Rachel Pedder-Smith, Debbie Smyth, and Josephine Gomersall, as [...]

Liberty of London: Flower Show – Botanical Garden Digital Prints

Liberty of London has been dividing their seasonal Tana Lawn collections into unique and electic groupings, and for the last few collections, one of the groupings has been all digital. Botanical Garden is the name of this season’s digital group, and it features art by Mary Fedden, Hugo Grenville, and Rachel Pedder Smith, as well as [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Liberty Lifestyle

One of the most anticipated collections (okay, at least for me) at Spring Market was the first ever Liberty of London Lifestyle collection. Liberty has long been known for its impeccable designs and amazing Tana Lawns, among other basecloths. The Liberty Lifestyle line is proving to be a similar quality in midweight – one of [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Rimmon Imported Fabrics

Quilt Market is perceptibly shifting to cater to sewists-at-large. We not only have an ever-expanding range of fashion and home decor fabrics, but a growing presence of jobbers. Jobbers purchase fabric directly from mills and supply fabric stores, designers, and small manufacturers. The thoroughly delightful Rimmon Brothers are jobbers who are also U.S. distributors for a [...]

Liberty Art Fabrics: Wightwick and Willow, AW12

{ Milliner from the Printing and Dyeing Group } The Autumn/Winter 2012 collection of Liberty of London Tana Lawn (and Saville Poplin) has just been released. Wightwick and Willow is a tribute to the evolution of textile printing techniques. There are six groups within the collection: Weave, Xylography (block printing), and Embellishment suggest the beautiful [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Liberty Lifestyle

One of the biggest announcements to come right before Quilt Market was the first Lifestyle collection by Liberty of London. What does that mean? It means that the beauty and loveliness that embodies the spirit of Liberty of London and its supple Tana cotton lawn prints will now be printed upon midweight/quilting cotton. The biggest [...]

Liberty Art Fabrics Lifestyle Collection

Here is some serious hyperventilation-worthy news: Liberty of London is launching its first Lifestyle fabrics collection this weekend at the Spring Quilt Market in Kansas City! Their first collection is called Bloomsbury Gardens, inspired by the historic district of the same name in London. There will be 11 designs total in five colorways, printed on [...]