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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 [...]

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 [...]

Liberty Art Fabrics Spring Summer 2012

This season, Liberty of London introduces their Spring Summer 2012 Tana Lawn collection on video! Head Designer Emma Mawston explains the influences behind the groups. Glencot House, Whitworth, and The National Gallery were inspired by archives, antiques, and costume. Though the influences are very historical and classic, the prints are very fashion-forward and innovative. The [...]

Liberty Rocks Digital Collection

Did I not just wonder aloud about the possibilities of major manufacturers incorporating digitally printed fabrics into their regular offerings? Liberty of London recently unveiled their extensive and awesome Liberty Rocks collection for Autumn/Winter 2011. It has groups of prints Inspired by Musicians, Inspired by Artists, Classic Liberty Prints, Music Decades in Design, Rock & [...]

Meet the Sponsors: Hyggeligt

{ Mer Shell Tana Lawn by Liberty of London } Hyggeligt stands out not only for its unusual name — which you’ll learn about below — but for its colorful, sophisticated, focused inventory. Chantal Lynch is the proprietress of this Canadian brick-and-mortar shop, which is located in the Richmond Row District in London, Ontario. The [...]

Daily Swatch: Feathers

I couldn’t let this feathers theme go by without a nod to perhaps the most iconic feather print of all time, Liberty of London’s Hera. According to eBay U.K. seller The Airing Cupboard (who has two vintage versions of the print currently, including the c.1970s linen above), this peacock feather design was originally created for [...]

Where to Buy Liberty Fabrics: Some Additions

The Liberty of London Fabric Source Guide has moved here. Related posts: Where to Buy Liberty of London Fabric Liberty Art Fabrics Spring Summer 2012 Liberty Art Fabrics Lifestyle Collection Liberty New Season Fall-Winter 2010 Liberty Rocks Digital Collection

Fall Quilt Market 2009: Kaffe Fassett Collective (And Giveaway)

I had to laugh when I approached the Kaffe Fassett Collective booth this year: It was as if Liza Prior Lucy and Kaffe Fassett had stayed put right where I left them last year. Except that they had yet another amazing new quilt book, Quilt Romance, and a pile of captivating new prints to add [...]

Textile Stew: 07/15/09

jezze: There’s prints and then there’s prints Retro Age Vintage Fabrics: We love vintage sheeting…in various colourways Fabric Rehab – New season Kokka Vintage 50’s Girl Scouts Of America 1959 Fabric – eBay (item 220450553662 end time Jul-14-09+18:13:11 PDT) yeah, it’s over, and no, I didn’t win it! Amitie Textiles: New Liberty Fabrics Thu Tran [...]