Posts tagged ‘portugal’

New Release Tuesday

New Release Tuesday is my weekly roundup of new fabric sightings. These fresh arrivals have started to arrive in fabric shops and are ready to buy. Retailers, as always, if you carry any of these collections, let us know in the comments. The much-anticipated cotton lawn collection from Alexander Henry is now available! And I [...]

Textile Stew: 08/13/09

blu-shed: new colours Hollabee : textiles – design – craft: last week in a nutshell… Saídos da Concha: Baixa de Lisboa :: Downtown Lisbon orange you lucky!: my new tote for BlueQ… Rummage: Mum’s and My Creative Space The Softest Canvas. – Bolt Neighborhood new from Aunty Cookie makeitdigital on textile designer Beatrice Moys Related [...]

Textile Stew: 8/10/09

A Lady Found a Culture in its Cloth: Barack Obama’s Mother and Indonesian Batiks: An exhibition at the Textile Museum in Washington, D.C., August 9-23, 2009   Art Gallery Fabrics: Peek at Upcoming Collections   decor8+» Imedagoze: My Favorite Things   please sir: Nightwood   jezze: Lace Exhibition   Saídos da Concha: Chitas   Tas-ka: [...]

Fabric Forecast 2009

To help kick off the new year here on True Up, I asked many fabric sellers, designers, and manufacturers one question: Where is the fabric world (or your corner of it) going in 2009? Over the next week I’ll be posting the responses. Many told me shared news of their upcoming projects, and others talked [...]


Australians aren’t the only ones producing great screenprinted fabrics these days. Rosa pointed me to Kido by illustrator Maria João in Portugal. She has recently branched out from soft toys and accessories into making fabrics. It looks like she does not have them available for sale online yet, but they will be soon. For now, [...]


New Japanese prints at Retrosaria You did know that Rosa Pomar of a ervilha cor de rosa has an online fabric and notions shop, Retrosaria, didn’t you? Thanks to her, I now know that “fabric” in Portuguese is “tecido.” I have to compile a big list of how to say “fabric” in other languages. We [...]