Posts tagged ‘spring 2009’

2010 Already …

I’m home! I hope your holidays were warm and happy. Thank you SO much for the compliments on the yo-yo wreath! As requested, I will post a little tutorial soon. And people are already thinking about 2010. Marimekko just revealed a bit of of their spring 2010 collection (Kotona by Pia Holm, above). Meanwhile, Josephine [...]

Interview (Part II): Josephine Kimberling

On Friday, we met graphic/surface pattern designer Josephine Kimberling. For Part II today, we take a closer look at her debut collection for Robert Kaufman, Hot Blossom. It occurred to me that I would love to hear more about designers’ processes and the inspiration/work/motivation behind each colorway and print in their collections. Knowing more context [...]

Interview (Part I): Josephine Kimberling

Josephine Kimberling is a Seattle-based graphic and surface designer. Her debut quilting fabric collection for Robert Kaufman, Hot Blossom, is arriving in stores this month. It’s a bold, colorful, graphic collection in three colorways, with bright, layered, splashy florals; happy butterfly flocks; modern folk medallions and birds; an updated bohemian paisley; and versatile geometrics. Hot [...]

New From Henry Road

Home textiles purveyor Henry Road has a new fabric collection for 2009. From the top: Circles Grande in Crimson, Fleur Grande in Purple and Putty, Garden in Putty and Ocean, Koi in Indigo, and Gloria Reverse in Passion. Currently these prints are only available as finished products online, but owner/designer Paula Smail told me that [...]

Prints Charming: Rainbow Garden

(feed readers, click over to see the fabric slideshow … ) Prints Charming, the Australian textile design duo of Cath Derksema and Kirsten Junor, has a new collection with Marcus called Rainbow Garden. Like their previous collections, Follow Your Imagination, Stars on Mars, and Two Young Street, it is all about big, bold, and happy, [...]

Sis Boom: Flower Power

(feed readers: click on over if you’d like to see a slideshow of the fabrics …) Jennifer Paganelli (aka Sis Boom)’s newest collection for FreeSpirit is Flower Power. It’s composed of antique florals and other motifs updated and infused with an eclectic, vivid palette. The zebra stripes are bestsellers from a previous collection (Mod Girls). [...]

Wonderland by MoMo for Moda

With the rise in popularity of Japanese fabric, it was only a matter of time before a U.S. company picked up on the trend and produced their own version of Japanese cute. The single-named MoMo is a woman designer from Japan working with Moda for the first time. Wonderland, inspired by Alice in Wonderland, is [...]

Jessica Jones for Braemore

Candy colorway Very cool news from Caroline of jcaroline creative! today: she just announced that Braemore will be producing and distributing an expanded version of Jessica Jones‘ wonderful Amusement Park collection. Calliope and Fireworks are joined by two new coordinating prints, Stacks and Beads, and will again be printed on 55″ home decor weight 100% [...]

Anna Griffin: Fiona

Feed readers, please click over if you’d like to see a slideshow of the fabric … ) Anna Griffin continues her prolific output for Windham with her newest collection, Fiona. Like the recently released Darcey and Riley, Fiona melds design eras in a cool and unexpected way. In this case, it’s Provincial stripes and other [...]