Posts tagged ‘Organic Fabric’

Fall Quilt Market 2011: Daisy Janie

Jan Dicintio introduced her third organic collection, Tilly, which is shipping to stores this month. I have always had a thing for the harvest palette of 70s kitchens — I mean, that’s my childhood! It takes me right back to air-popping some ‘corn to setting in for an evening of Bowling for Dollars. And Jan [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2011: Kokka – Cosmic Zoo Organic

Let’s jump right in then, shall we? Kokka is introducing a small collection of 100% organic fabrics called Cosmic Zoo, which is the textile design brand of French designer Soizic Gilibert. They had me at the samples. Related posts: Kokka: Cosmic Zoo Fall Quilt Market 2011: Kokka – More Trefle Fall Quilt Market 2011: Kokka [...]

Kitzbühel from Westfalenstoffe

Westfalenstoffe is a fabric manufacturer based in Muenster, Germany. You may have come across their classic collection which they have had in print for 75 years! (Bunte Fabrics, which is sadly closing up shop, still has two of the prints in stock at this writing.) In addition to cotton wovens they also produce coated fabrics, [...]

Interview: Cynthia Mann of Birch Fabrics on Storyboek

{ Storyboek – Girl Palette } Today’s interview is with Cynthia Mann, mother of two, and the woman behind the online fabric shop Fabricworm. Not long after launching the shop three years ago, she started her own fabric company, Birch Fabrics, and helped expand the selection of modern, organic fabrics on the market. She also [...]

Harvest Textiles

This is Totem, a hand-screenprinted fabric collection by Harvest Textiles in Melbourne, Australia. Harvest Textiles is run by three women — Jess Wright, Emma Byrnes and Lara Davies — who design and print these fabrics for clothing, home decor, accessories, sewing kits, and for their own sake. They also run screenprinting and textile workshops. Totem [...]

Textile Stew: 8/2/11

The British brand Horrockses is re-launching this month! See my previous posts on Horrockses. “Cotton that looks like silk” from Reese Scannell in Australia (via Red Pepper Quilts) Casey’s Elegant Musings on Sourcing Vintage Fabric (and new fabric for vintage styles) Previews Tanya Whelan’s new book (out in December) Tilly strike-offs from Daisy Janie Circa [...]

Blog Tour: Amy Butler on the New Soul Blossoms Substrates

Recently Amy Butler and her assistant Mallory got in touch to see if I’d be willing to kick off a blog tour for Amy’s new fabrics. Of course I immediately said yes! I know everyone is thrilled to see Amy’s designs on the new apparel-friendly substrates of rayon, corduroy, and voile for the first time, and [...]

Cloth Australia

Cloth Fabric is probably the first Australian hand-screenprinting fabric company to appear on my radar. I realized I hadn’t checked in for a while and it turns out they have several new prints and other product lines going on. If you’re not familiar, Cloth is a small independent fabric company that has been operating out [...]

Tara Davy Textiles

{ Partridge } There is a new designer of hand-screenprinted fabrics on the Australian scene — Tara Davy Textiles. This collection is a collaboration between Ms. Davy and Kelani Fabric Obsession, so it’ll be sold through Kelani exclusively. Tara Davy is designer/illustrator in the magazine industry by trade. The two designs are printed in different [...]