Posts tagged ‘novelty’

Daily Swatch: Mushrooms

Vintage mushrooms, from the collection of Katinkontti on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms Daily Swatch: Mushrooms

Daily Swatch: Mushrooms

The Daily Swatch shows one piece of vintage fabric (almost) every day. Themes change periodically. You are welcome to add your own examples of the theme to the True Up and/or Vintage Fabric Flickr Pools. Mushrooms seem to me a strange motif to become as popular as it did in the 60s-70s. Veiled drug reference, [...]

Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green

Endle$$ $upply, from the collection of Giant Dwarf on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green

Daily Swatch: Houses and Buildings

The City, probably a former pillowcase, from the collection of vasiliisa on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Houses Daily Swatch: Houses and Buildings Daily Swatch: Houses and Buildings Daily Swatch: Houses and Buildings Daily Swatch: Cats

Daily Swatch: Houses

The Daily Swatch shows one piece of vintage fabric (almost) every day. Themes change periodically. You are welcome to add your own examples of the theme to the True Up and/or Vintage Fabric Flickr Pools. vintage house fabric, originally uploaded by Hillary Lang. This week’s theme: houses and buildings. This sweet folky print is from [...]

Daily Swatch: Words and Letters

WTF?, originally uploaded by calicoon. Oops! I realized I didn’t schedule this one properly so it didn’t make it up on Tuesday. Text beginning “once upon a time” floats behind images depicting Aesop’s fables (fox and grapes, tortoise and hare, etc.). The words disintegrate into unreadability — what an interesting design choice! Related posts: Daily [...]

Daily Swatch: Words and Letters

Vintage words in lozenges, estimated 1940s by the seller (though that’s doubtful — see comments). Looks like it’s a tribute to an unidentified trivia board game. 13.5 x 17 inches, buy-it-now $6.99. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Words and Letters Daily Swatch: Words and Letters Daily Swatch: Words and Letters Daily Swatch: Words and Letters Daily [...]

Daily Swatch: Words and Letters

The Daily Swatch shows one piece of vintage fabric (almost) every day. Themes change periodically. You are welcome to add your own examples of the theme to the True Up and/or Vintage Fabric Flickr Pools. Ink, pens, and ornate letters on colorful blocks, a corduroy print from the collection of Retro Age Vintage Fabrics on [...]

Daily Swatch: Rayon

Horses & carriage rayon, c.1950s, 42″ wide, $18/yard, from Antiquefabric.com. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Rayon Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Rayon Daily Swatch 5/1/08 Daily Swatch: Rayon