Posts tagged ‘novelty’

Daily Swatch: Election Week

Overtly political fabric is rare, but I’ll try to find all the examples I can this week! And the rest will be filled out with donkeys and elephants. Unfortunately for my own political persuasions, donkeys aren’t as popular a motif as elephants (maybe I can fudge it with ponies and horses), but I think we [...]

Daily Swatch: Roy G. Biv With Guest Curator Jenny (Blempgorf)

+ Jenny writes: V is for Very Favorite Vintage Normally, V is for Violet, but I have virtually no purple fabric in my collection.+ So here V is for Very Favorite and Vintage.+While I do not buy much fabric online, I did splurge on this one – a couple yards of vintage toweling fabric with [...]

Daily Swatch: Roy G. Biv with Guest Curator Jenny (Blempgorf)

Today it’s Y for Yellow … Jenny writes: A map print – I only have a set of small rectangles of this print, found in a $2 bag of scraps at an antique mall. I love the whale. I saw a yard of this fabric at a quilt show for $75 – sparking a new [...]

Daily Swatch: Roy G. Biv With Guest Curator Jenny, From Blempgorf

This week it’s a Roy G. Biv theme with guest curator Jenny from the blog Blempgorf. I’ve long been an admirer of Jenny’s quilting and vintage fabric collection … we’ve remarked more than once that we seem to have the same exact tastes. She’s been writing Blempgorf since May 2005. You can also find her [...]

Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week

Shanna of Pink Trees sent this fabric in. She said that the ships were at least 12″ high, and the print reminded her of Lisa Congdon (here‘s a representative piece) so she gave it to her. I’d love to see more woodcut-y and/or tattoo-flash-y ship imagery on contemporary fabric, wouldn’t you? Related posts: Daily Swatch: [...]

Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week

1950′s Colourful Yachts Fabric (sold out), at Donnaflower.com. She has a whole section of nautical fabrics. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week Daily Swatch: Ribbons and Bows Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week

Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week

Shiver My Timbers!, from vasilisa on Flickr. She has an AMAZING collection of vintage kids’ fabric, heavy on Euro-70s prints … check out the whole set. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week Daily Swatch: Circus [...]

Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week

Vintage Fabric – Sea Dwellers from Vintage LOVE on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week

Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week

Fishies, from KitschDesigns on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade} Daily Swatch: Ships and Sea Week Daily Swatch: Butterflies