Posts tagged ‘samples’

Multiple Choice: From Sample to Product

The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum (a branch of the Smithsonian located in New York, NY) recently ran an exhibition called Multiple Choice: From Sample to Product. It examined sample books and other sample media (such as this delightful button card) both as design tools and marketing materials for a variety of products, including textiles. Though [...]

Sample Scrap Shop

Sina Pearson Textile Bundle – $9.50 Sample Scrap Shop sells high-quality interior fabric sample bundles. The fabrics are either discontinued or surplus — think of it as a patchwork version of True Up favorite Modern Fabrics! Their website also sells packs with other materials (tile, carpet, etc.), or try the Etsy shop, which also carries [...]

Friday Scraps

The worldwide map of local fabric shops is growing. Is your town represented? Sewist and fabric archivist Manda of Tree Fall is editor for the new UK magazine Sew Hip. Congratulations Manda! Nice interview with Heather aka Skinny Laminx, maker of some of the best hand-screenprinted textiles on the planet. Anh-Minh got lovingly packaged fabric [...]