Posts tagged ‘plisse’

Daily Swatch: Seersucker

The Daily Swatch features a piece of vintage fabric (almost) every day. Themes change periodically. Please add your own examples of the theme to the True Up and/or Vintage Fabric Flickr pools. Seersucker gets its characteristic puckered texture from a special weaving process. Some warp yarns are put on the loom with regular tension, while [...]

Daily Swatch: May Flowers

This kinda wild vintage plissé-looking floral fabric with geometric accents is on sale through falbala on Etsy. 2.7 yards, $16. Related posts: Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: May Flowers

The Daily Swatch: Two Weeks of Green

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 plissé floral fabric, from the collection of Sarodeo on Flickr. Plissé is lightweight fabric treated with a caustic soda [...]

Daily Swatch: Fruit Week

Pixelly-looking vintage watermelon and cherry plisse, one yard, buy-it-now price $7.99 on eBay. Wouldn’t this go great in a Super Mario quilt? P.S., I found this previously featured fabric overprinted on a blue ticking stripe on eBay: four yards, auction ends on August 23. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Fruit Week Daily Swatch: Silk Week Daily [...]