Posts tagged ‘sweden’


  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.       [...]

Ljungbergs Stig Lindberg Fabrics

{ Bulbous } These fabrics by legendary post-war Swedish designer Stig Lindberg are produced by Ljungbergs and are available for purchase directly from the Ljungbergs webshop, and from Funkis in Australia. They are a heavyweight cotton-linen blend and are about 60″ (150cm) wide. { Fruktlåda } { Melodi } { Tallyho } Related posts: Spira Fabrics Two [...]


Swedish company Bantie been in business since 2007 producing original, patterned textiles for the home and contract markets. Their designs, Ulrika Gyllstad and Emma von Brömssen, are printed on fabrics for all kinds of home decor applications, from cotton canvas and sateen to modal to Trevira CS voile (for sheer curtains). You can purchase fabric [...]

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 [...]

Znok Design

I hope you don’t mind me paying all this attention to knits lately … since I started sewing with them for baby #2 they’ve been an obsession. These are from Znok Design of Sweden, and can be purchased directly from Znok, the U.S.-based Nature’s Fabrics, Vermiljoenshop in Belgium, and Crafty Mamas in Australia. (That should [...]

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 [...]

Fabrics From Almedahls

{ Fågelsång by Betty Svensson } Almedahls is a Swedish interior textiles and home decorations company that has been in operation since 1846. They continue to produce classics from their archives (including famous 1950s designs like Astrid Sampe’s Persons Kryddskåp and Marianne Nilsson’s Sill) alongside new, innovative designs. Here are just some of my favorites, [...]

Textile Stew: 7/15/10

A textile designer makes the front page of Google! Josef Frank, architect and father of modern Scandinavian design, would have been 125 years old today. New Vintage Lady is showing the fashion and textiles pages from vintage department store catalogs every Sunday. (via Retro Age Vintage Fabrics) Deborah of Whipstitch has an amazing post on [...]

Maja Bäckström

I’m always so excited to discover more textile designers who screenprint by hand. Swedish designer Maja Bäckström sells fabric and finished goods with her original designs on Etsy. Her basecloth of choice is linen, and cuts start at $19.50/fat quarter. Related posts: Shine Shine Beth Rawlinson Textiles Rapture & Wright Sources for Linen Online Chomp [...]