Posts tagged ‘red’

Daily Swatch: Dekoplus

1970s Dekoplus floral, from Something Fine on Flickr. Vicky has the largest collection of Dekoplus fabrics I’ve seen — check out this Flickr gallery for more. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Dekoplus Daily Swatch: Dekoplus Daily Swatch: Those 70s Colors Daily Swatch: Dekoplus Daily Swatch: Ogee Week

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Diamond

Red and White feedsack, from the collection of Just-a-Mere on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Diamond Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Diamond Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Diamond Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Diamond Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Diamond Repeat

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Half-Drop

Vintage Red Flower Fabric from marjieww on Flickr. Can you find the repeat? More or less. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Half-Drop Repeat Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Half-Drop Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Half-Drop Repeat Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Half-Drop Repeat Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Half-Drop Repeat

Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel

This is the most retro-video-game-like of them all. Again, from Antiquefabric.com (they must have a special place in their hearts for this style). One yard of 35″ wide fabric, c.1950s, $16. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel Daily Swatch: Cross Stitch/Pixel

Daily Swatch: Pennsylvania Dutch

Red Pennsylvania Dutch-y fabric from Japanese shop Pindot. I’m hosting my first Thanksgiving dinner this year so I’m going to sign off till Friday, when I’ll post a holiday edition of the sale alerts. Happy Thanksgiving and long holiday weekend, everyone! Related posts: Daily Swatch: Folky Geometric/Pennsylvania Dutch Daily Swatch: Pennsylvania Dutch Daily Swatch: Pennsylvania [...]

Daily Swatch: Cats

Kitty detail from a vintage nursery fabric, from Niesz Vintage Fabric (shop) on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Cats Daily Swatch: Cats Daily Swatch: Gingham Daily Swatch: May Flowers Daily Swatch: Pennsylvania Dutch

Daily Swatch: Gingham

This wacky border print with coquettish ostriches accented by black and white gingham is from Make Me! Vintage. It’s 45″ cotton canvas c.1970′s, priced at $14/yard. Updated to add: here’s another print from the same collection — an allover print in brown — for auction on eBay. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Gingham Daily Swatch: Gingham [...]

Daily Swatch: Houses

Sheep in Sheep Houses, from the collection of vasiliisa on Flickr. I didn’t notice at first, but houses have sheep head and sheep feet. Isn’t that the oddest/coolest thing? In case you want to add a dose of surrealism to your kid’s bedroom … Related posts: Daily Swatch: Houses and Buildings Daily Swatch: Animals of [...]

My Fabric on COLOURlovers

My vintage red fabric collection got the COLOURlovers treatment — thanks evad! I knew about this site previously, and thought they just pulled palettes out of inspiring images, but the inspiration and usefulness doesn’t end there. First, you can click on the palette, rank it, favorite it if you’re a member, download the palette image [...]