Posts tagged ‘scandinavian’

New IKEA Fabrics

  Here are some of the newest print fabrics available now at IKEA, with a selvage-to-selvage and a close-up view. Take a look at the woodgrain print — do you suppose IKEA is experimenting with digital printing?                                   Related [...]


  Arvidssons is another Swedish fabric company producing textiles in the great Scandinavian mod/supergraphics tradition. This third-generation family business has been in operation since 1949. You can keep up with each new season’s fabrics and products on their Facebook page, and buy them retail from The Swedish Fabric Company and Scandinavian Textiles on Etsy.       [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Stof

Stof has been a major supplier of fabric to Europe since the 1970s. Based in Denmark, they recently started exporting to the US. Their Pure collection shares some obviously Scandinavian DNA with Lotta Jansdotter’s last two collections. The colors are bright in a classic kind of way – check out the navy and red:    [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2011: Kokka – Even More Trefle

And, rounding out this season’s new Trefle fabrics from Kokka, a group of simple retro-mod-Scandinavian-esque prints. Related posts: Fall Quilt Market 2011: Kokka – More Trefle Fall Quilt Market 2011: Kokka – Trefle Spring Quilt Market 2013: Kokka – Trefle Kokka Trefle Scandi Prints Fall Quilt Market 2011: Kokka – Cosmic Zoo Organic

Fall Quilt Market 2011: Kokka – Trefle

I’m not sure exactly what defines Kokka’s Trefle line — retro/European/mod/folk? But I know I love it to the ends of the earth. Here is a new assortment of big prints. Related posts: Fall Quilt Market 2011: Kokka – More Trefle Fall Quilt Market 2011: Kokka – Even More Trefle Spring Quilt Market 2013: Kokka [...]

More Marimekko Autumn 2011

Is anyone still resisting the fact that the 80s are back? Marimekko Autumn 2011′s collection has several prints from their 1980s archives, but it’s not about being retro. I think it’s more that after 20 years of computer-generated lines, people are longing for the genuine texture of hand-rendered art. These prints from the Fujiwo Ishimoto, [...]

Oilcloth From Butik 76

Butik 76 is a small U.S.-based web shop carrying a nicely edited selection of oilcloth (actually laminated cottons, it sounds like) all designed in Denmark and Sweden. The owner writes about using these fabrics as tablecloths: I am married to a Dane and travel regularly to Copenhagen where I fell in love with the Scandinavian [...]

Spira Fabrics

{ Eden by Linda Sjunnersson } Gorgeous prints by the Swedish company Spira, spotted at Hus & Hem (UK). All fabrics are screen printed onto a 150 cm (59″) wide cotton-linen blend basecloth, and each print comes in a few colorways. { Jaffa by Linda Sjunnerson } { Haga by Bitte Stenström } { Mallow [...]

Kokka Trefle Scandi Prints

Folky/Pennsylvania Dutch/Scandinavian motifs have been a trend in fabrics for a couple years now. Are you tired of it yet? Not me. These prints are part of the new Trefle offerings from Kokka. Spotted at Fabricworm — there are a few other colorways, including black and grey, and a cute little mushroom coordinate. Related posts: [...]