Posts tagged ‘spring’

Guest Post/Giveaway: Josephine Kimberling on Glam Garden

Thanks so much to Kim for inviting me back to True Up, to guest blog about my new fabric collection, Glam Garden! Last time I was here Kim interviewed me about my debut fabric collection Hot Blossom, and today I’m going to share with you the inspiration and creative process behind Glam Garden. For Glam [...]

Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring

This is turning out to be the “weirdly rendered animals of spring.” This one is from vintage children’s fabric collector extraordinaire vasiliisa (blog | shop). She asks, “but why is the hedgehog crying?” Related posts: Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring Daily Swatch: Gingham Daily Swatch: [...]

Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring

I’m basking in the birthday glow today — THANK YOU so much for the sweet birthday wishes! I even teared up a little reading them. So I’ll just post a Daily Swatch today, and then I’ll be back tomorrow with an awesome interview with Josephine Kimberling. Above: Vintage Bunny Fabric, from Luck(x8) (shop — check [...]

Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring

Weird lambs, part of my own collection. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring

Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring

Vintage Miffy fabric, from whimsylove (shop) on Flickr. Miffy has been around since 1953 and has never been popular in the U.S. (as far as I know) … though I recently saw stuffed Miffies at some big box stores so maybe we’re finally catching on. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring Daily Swatch: Animals [...]

Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring

Blue and green bunnies romping rose garden, part of my collection. This is a semi-sheer fabric of some kind, with 1/2″ squares of alternating horizontal-vertical texture lines. The effect is really lovely and subtle; I wish it was more visible in this scan! Related posts: Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring [...]

Daily Swatch: Animals of Spring

The Daily Swatch shows one piece of vintage fabric (almost) every day. Themes change periodically. You are welcome to add your own examples of the theme to the True Up and/or Vintage Fabric Flickr Pools! Happy spring holiday of your choice! It’s sheep, chicks, ducklings and bunnies all week. Above: Counting sheep, a vintage thrifted [...]