Posts tagged ‘south africa’

Skinny LaMinx: Rough Cuts

Skinny LaMinx has a new collection out called Rough Cuts. The designs are all based on papercuts and are “inspired by Scandinavian style, but perfectly at home in Africa.” You can get fabrics by the meter and finished goods through Etsy, through these stockists, or if you’re in South Africa, through the web shop or [...]

Skinny Laminx: Flower Dreams

Skinny LaMinx just released a beautiful new self-produced collection. Flower Dreams is all about florals, of course, and features her signature papercut motifs. The fabrics are screenprinted in South Africa onto an approximately 7 oz/square yard (that’s a medium-heavy weight), 55″ wide cotton-linen blend. The fabrics (along with her other fabrics and textile products) are [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2011: Coral Tree Fabrics

Oh, what an adventure it is trying to process and upload a video for the first time … I can’t believe I’ve never done it before. Well, while we wait for Youtube to make my awesome Amy Butler video available, I’ll share a couple booths from far-off lands from you. Kristen came across South Africa’s [...]


{ African Royale } Take a bit of fellow South Africans Shine Shine, a little Timorous Beasties, and a little bit of Vlisco, and you have something like Fabricnation. That’s not to say they’re derivative, though! Fabricnation partners Jann Cheifitz and Jane Solomon are inspired by the South African landscape and by traditional African motifs [...]

Shine Shine New Design

Meet Jackie. Her Boyfriend. Her hot date shoes. His truck? Or maybe Jackie’s? Jackie and her boyfriend communicate their feelings for one another via their relationship statuses on Facebook. I don’t think Jackie’s boyfriend stands a chance, do you? I love every detail of this fabric. It’s the latest of Heidi Chisholm‘s fabric designs for [...]

Cloud Birds by Skinny LaMinx

I’m utterly captivated by Skinny LaMinx (Heather Moore)’s new print Cloud Birds. Keep an eye on her Etsy shop for yardage and products in seafoam and granny smith. Related posts: Preview: Cut Out & Keep by Skinny LaMinx Skinny Laminx: Flower Dreams Skinny laMinx: New Design Skinny LaMinx: Rough Cuts Show Us Your Stash: Skinny [...]

Shine Shine

{ Julie in Grey by Heidi Chisholm } We first met South African textile company Shine Shine last year when they released their Obama Commemorative Cloth. They didn’t have a website then, but they do now, and it was a delight to discover their other designs by Heidi Chisholm and James Grey. Chisholm’s designs are [...]

Twine Organic Fabrics

Twine Fabrics is a textile design company based in Cape Town, South Africa, putting out an assortment of designs on a blended basecloth of 55% hemp and 45% certified organic cotton. Twine is run by old friends Cara Rosa and Chloe Townsend, designers who share a love of “all things natural, quirky, and fresh.” Their [...]

Textile Stew: 07/28/09

Cicada Daydream: Shade Garden Preview … and Cloud9 has also updated its website with images of their first collection. Hoedown Barn Dance fabric at Reprodepot Saídos da Concha: Dress to Impress :: SoHoMode jezze: Birds of a Feather – South African textile designers featured in Obrigado magazine Rosalie Quinlan got her bolts of her Grandmother’s [...]