Posts tagged ‘painted’

Daily Swatch: The Painted Floral

Vintage painterly flower fabric from jennifer helen (blog | shop) on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: The Painted Floral Daily Swatch: The Painted Floral Daily Swatch: The Painted Floral Daily Swatch: The Painted Floral Daily Swatch: The Painted Floral

Daily Swatch: The Painted Floral

1950s painterly floral fabric from Donna Flower, £12.00 per half meter. Related posts: Daily Swatch: The Painted Floral Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tossed Daily Swatch: The Painted Floral Daily Swatch: The Painted Floral Daily Swatch: The Painted Floral

Daily Swatch: The Painted Floral

Of course before computers most fabric designs were derived from paintings, but only some purposefully preserved the brushstrokes. I’m crazy for the c.50s dress fabric florals especially — this one is from Sarodeo on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: The Painted Floral Daily Swatch: The Painted Floral Daily Swatch: The Painted Floral Daily Swatch: The [...]

Daily Swatch: The Painted Floral

Painted fabric designs are a rarity these days, at least on the contemporary fabric scene. But thanks to artists like Blugirlart and Laura Gunn, maybe they’re making a comeback? Vintage painted florals are a favorite of mine, so I’ll be featuring them all week. Add yours to the Vintage Fabric and True Up Flickr pools. [...]

Daily Swatch: Butterflies

Vera napkin, from the collection of janssendesigns on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Reunited Colorways With Guest Curator Samatha Daily Swatch: Elephants Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Butterflies

Daily Swatch: May Flowers

Vintage painterly floral, from the collection of Bella Dia (blog) on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: The Painted Floral Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers

Daily Swatch: May Flowers

Here is something bright and happy to start the week. Watercolor floral, part of my collection. Related posts: Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers

Daily Swatch: May Flowers

Vintage floral fabric from Urban Burp. How I love the painted floral! Urban Burp owner Electra just wrote in to let me know that she recently acquired a warehouse full of vintage deadstock from the 50s-60s and beyond, the stash of a famous drapist who made the drapery for midcentury Burbank Studio sets. She’ll be [...]