Posts tagged ‘mexican’

Digital Fabric of the Week: Samarra Khaja

A propos of the Daily Swatch theme this week, here are some lovely prints by NYC-based designer Samarra Khaja (sammyk) in the Spoonflower marketplace. Samarra’s Just A Splash print happens to be the winner of the most recent fabric of the week contest. Love Fiesta (above) is based on the Mexican art of papel picado [...]

Daily Swatch: South of the Border

This vintage Mexican village scene print is in a typically 40s palette of blue, cactus green, yellow, and red. From Ms. Atomic (shop) on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: South of the Border Daily Swatch: South of the Border Daily Swatch: South of the Border Daily Swatch 5/13/08 Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth

Daily Swatch: South of the Border

Feedsack from nudeedudee (shop) on Flickr. These are the colors I associate most with South of the Border prints. But hold the phone — are these guys staging a cockfight?!? Let’s hope they’re just trading roosters, or maybe introducing them to each other for a fun playdate. Related posts: Daily Swatch: South of the Border [...]

Daily Swatch: South of the Border

Here is a 1940s feedsack from InWithTheOldVintage on Etsy. Like the first example I posted, the colors are atypical of vintage Mexican-themed fabrics, yet this one is sunny and striking. I’ll post more traditional colorways coming right up. {see disclaimer about these fabrics here!} Related posts: Daily Swatch: South of the Border Daily Swatch: South [...]

Happy Cinco De Mayo

A margarita, rocks no salt please. Here are some Mexican fabric links for you. (Sombreros print from my collection) There is lots of Mexican themed quilting fabric, but most has to do with Dia De Los Muertos, which is not today. I do like this Loteria cards print from Alexander Henry. Many people associate Oilcloth [...]