Posts tagged ‘marimekko’

Textile Stew: 7/15/10

A textile designer makes the front page of Google! Josef Frank, architect and father of modern Scandinavian design, would have been 125 years old today. New Vintage Lady is showing the fashion and textiles pages from vintage department store catalogs every Sunday. (via Retro Age Vintage Fabrics) Deborah of Whipstitch has an amazing post on [...]

2010 Already …

I’m home! I hope your holidays were warm and happy. Thank you SO much for the compliments on the yo-yo wreath! As requested, I will post a little tutorial soon. And people are already thinking about 2010. Marimekko just revealed a bit of of their spring 2010 collection (Kotona by Pia Holm, above). Meanwhile, Josephine [...]

Textile Stew: 9/14/09

Retro Age Vintage Fabrics: Guest: Pip from Meet Me at Mike’s on her love affair with vintage fabric. Don’t miss Retro Age’s $20 store credit giveaway either! Awesome design printed with Spoonflower by My Paper Crane oliver + s provides an overview of the laminated fabrics out there that would make terrific school days jackets. [...]

Textile Stew: 9/8/09

jessica gonacha’s 2010 pattern calendars Sanna Annukka Display at Marimekko. Breathtaking. Textiles by Fiona Howard featured on Print & Pattern Mary Beth lists six sources of free fabric. I’m loving her Sew for Broke columns! A tip for sewing knits on the Gorgeous Fabrics Blog. Malka found that sewing talk is a good mood-altering substance. [...]

Textile Stew: 08/3/09

marimekko ♥ on mecozy Lucienne Day Graphica fabric – eBay (item 380145063884 end time Aug-11-09+12:32:32 PDT) One Designer’s Inspiring Rope Tricks | Design & Innovation | Fast Company via Spoonflower’s Twitter Store Locator map on Lilly Pulitzer Bloomin’ Workshop launching the Recycled Clothing Quilt-Along katy elliott: Smitten in Wiscasset, Maine & Paulette Rollo Blankets Related [...]

Marimekko Fall 2009

Marimekko’s new Fall 2009 collection. As usual, there are some brand new designs, and some classic prints in new colorways. See them all here. What do you think? Which are your favorites? I’m intrigued by the huge watercolor-y dots — they would look so cool as upholstery, or cut out for pillows. Related posts: Marimekko [...]

Marimekko Spring Preview

{feed readers … please click on over to see the slide show … I’m trying to figure out if it’s possible to make these slide shows visible to you all … } Marimekko recently previewed their extensive Spring 2009 collection on recently previewed on their blog. There are some new colorways of old favorites like [...]

Update on Marimekko / Dolce & Gabbana Lawsuit

The previously posted dispute between Marimekko and Dolce & Gabbana has been settled in Marimekko’s favor. A no-brainer if I ever saw one! According to this news story, D&G will be paying Marimekko for using the famous (and copyrighted) Unikko pattern. (via the Marimekko Blog) Related posts: Marimekko vs. Dolce & Gabanna Inside Marimekko Marimekko [...]

Marimekko Winter 08-09

The Marimekko blog has posted a sneak peek its Winter 08-09 collection. Here’s a small sampling, soon to be available for purchase at Related posts: Inside Marimekko Update on Marimekko / Dolce & Gabbana Lawsuit Marimekko Spring Preview Marimekko at the Olympics Marimekko Fall 2009