Posts tagged ‘silk’

Thai Silks

Thai Silks is perhaps the mother lode of printed silks on the internet. They import silks from Thailand, China, Korea, and India, offering high-quality fabrics at reasonable prices. (Not bargain basement, but this is quality silk we’re talking about. And if you’re a professional or a school, they have discounts for you.) One thing I [...]

Geometric Silks at Mood

The made-famous-by-Project-Runway, bi-coastal fashion fabric mecca Mood has a huge online selection. These two geometric prints on silk (chiffon, above, and crepe de chine, below) caught my eye. (Sorry, but my Fashion Fabric of the Week feature may be a little geometrically biased, since that’s what I like to wear!) I think they’d work great [...]

Italian Digitally Printed Silks

Italian. Digitally printed. Silk. Floral. Painterly. GIMME. Spotted at Harts Fabric. Harts has several other digitally printed silks from Italy in their High Fashion Fabrics section. Related posts: Thai Silks Sew Bettie’s Digitally Printed Fabric Flocking Birds Silk at Britex Lela Rose Silk at Britex Fabrics Geometric Silks at Mood

Q&A: Sheer Fabrics

Hi! I am new to the fabric world and I was looking for some good tips on what is the best sheer or gauze fabric. I keep seeing the term voile used and organza. I want something that is really sheer and with a great color print. Any ideas where I can get this or [...]

Silk Polaroid Scarves by Philippe Roucou

Silk scarves by Philippe Roucou on Reborn. This is such a simple yet clever (and beautiful) use of digital printing. You could enlarge all kinds of images so that they are unrecognizable once draped or cut up, covertly adding personal meaning to your sewn objects. (via Poppytalk) Related posts: Silk Series: della Q. on Silk [...]

Meet the Sponsors: Blugirlart

Shadow Blossom Fabric by Suzanne Meyer Pistorius for Blugirlart On True Up we write mostly about quilting weight cotton prints, and that’s what a majority of our sponsors sell or make. It’s a given that we love it! But one of my primary goals is to branch out and explore other types of fabric, and [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010: della Q

You may remember della Q from our interview earlier this year and Silk Series post on working with silk taffeta. Unfortunately I didn’t get to meet Della in person, as she was in London, but I got to meet her lovely assistant, but failed to write down her name! So sorry! I got to visit [...]

Daily Swatch: Leaves

Herringbone weaved vintage kimono fabric, c.1950s-60s per seller. 36″ x 44″, $23 from Etsy seller tessimal. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Leaves Daily Swatch: Leaves Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Silk Week Daily Swatch: Leaves

Textile Stew: 7/10/09

Veer: Products: Merchandise: Candy-coated Cushions Ulf Moritz’s Nymfa Fabric, silk organza with hand-appliqued, laser-cut flowers. Featured on the Textile Source blog. Brita Sweden — Swedish textile company, offers a few prints as running yardage. Via print & pattern Kreier Swiss folk placemat set on eBay Related posts: Textile Stew: 6/25-6/26/09 Textile Stew: 7/3/09 Textile Stew: [...]