Posts tagged ‘midcentury’

New House Textiles

More mushrooms! This is “Wild Mushroom,” available from New House Textiles, a U.K.-based, family-owned company with a history reaching back to 1921. They sell homewares and accessories, including the herring collection that has made the rounds of the design blog world lately. The collections are originals reproduced from midcentury Swedish designs from the company Almedahls. [...]

Tweets Last Week

On the Bee Square Blog: Monday Giveaway – Japanese Charm Pack 2 On the Textile Blog: The 1970s and Textra Furnishing Fabrics On the Rickrack Rag: Feedsack Friday – Paisley Prints On the Revival Fabrics Blog: Vintage Feedsack History On the Sew, Mama, Sew! Blog: Stash Interview ~ Manda from Tree Fall On the Distintive [...]

Daily Swatch: Christmas

Christmas textiles by my hero, Tammis Keefe. Images collected from misc. eBay auctions, some current. More Tammis Keefe Christmas designs here. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Butterflies Tammis Keefe Birds In Search of: Tammis Keefe Daily Swatch: Christmas Daily Swatch: Christmas

Pausa Textile Company

Something Fine is doing a European textile research project. She got to visit the Pausa Textile Factory in Germany and browse through its 20,000+ samples. The factory has sat for six years waiting for funding to become a museum after undergoing liquidation in 2002. I hope that funding comes through, because what a mind-blowing resource [...]

Inspiration: Pottery

Heather Moore (Skinny LaMinx) has a new tea towel design out – LAVA, inspired by mid-century West German ceramics. Available in two colorways from her Etsy shop. LAVA also comes in tote bag form. I am also drooling over the Stig Lindberg Pottery bag she posted about here. And Made With Love by Hannah has [...]

Showers by Alexander Girard

Andy from Reference Library posted this 1958 fabric, Showers, by Alexander Girard. So lovely and classic in its simplicity. My previous post about Girard. Related posts: Great Designers: Alexander Girard Show Us Your Stash: Reference Library Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels Textile Stew: 6/29/09 Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels

Tammis Keefe Birds

I’ll wrap up these two weeks of vintage bird prints with some bird textiles by my superhero Tammis Keefe. Here’s a previous post about her. See more Tammis Keefe birds here, and more Tammis Keefe in general at the Tammis Keefe Textiles Flickr group. Related posts: In Search of: Tammis Keefe Fall Quilt Market 2010 [...]

Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week

Feed Dog (blog | Flickr) has lots of interesting barkcloth pieces, including some unusual novelty prints, like the Mother Goose one above. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week

Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week

From Vintage LOVE on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week