Posts tagged ‘tammis keefe’

New Release Tuesday

New Release Tuesday is my periodic roundup of new fabric sightings. These fresh arrivals have started to arrive in fabric shops and are ready to buy. Retailers, as always, if you carry any of these collections, let us know in the comments! Bryant Park by Khristian A. Howell for Anthology Fabrics Bonjour by Diane Kappa [...]

Happy Birthday Tammis Keefe!

She would have been 97 today. Celebrate by picking up some of the Tammis Keefe Tribute Collection from Michael Miller fabrics, which is just now hitting the shops! Related posts: Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Michael Miller – Tammis Keefe Tribute Tammis Keefe Birds In Search of: Tammis Keefe Tammis Keefe Daily Swatch: Butterflies

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Michael Miller – Tammis Keefe Tribute

If you’ve read True Up or my old craft blog Dioramarama for any amount of time, you probably know that midcentury textile designer Tammis Keefe holds a very special place in my heart (here’s a link to all my posts tagged with her name). Handkerchiefs were Keefe’s speciality but she was a surface designer in [...]

Daily Swatch: Cats

Hannah of Made With Love By Hannah emailed me this picture of a fabric panel with a pre-printed pattern for a circle skirt. The instructions recommend that you “wear over stiff petticoat for best effect.” (Sweet.) The mama cat is the same as the one on the Tammis Keefe tea towel (pictured below), but Hannah [...]

Daily Swatch: Butterflies

Tammis Keefe butterflies and dragonflies tea towel. Image from some eBay seller years ago. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Cats Daily Swatch: Christmas Daily Swatch: Butterflies

Daily Swatch: Dogs

Tammis Keefe dog themed silk scarf — this has just gone over my spending limit, but if I can’t have it, a True Up reader should. Less than two hours left on this auction, so hurry! Related posts: Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Cats Daily Swatch: Christmas Tammis Keefe Birds Daily Swatch: Silk Week

Daily Swatch: Christmas

Noel Tea Towel designed by Luther Travis, from – julia – on Flickr. I see some echoes of Tammis Keefe’s Noel hankie designs — I wonder which came first? Related posts: Daily Swatch: Christmas Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Leaves Daily Swatch: Christmas Daily Swatch: Cats

Daily Swatch: Christmas

Christmas textiles by my hero, Tammis Keefe. Images collected from misc. eBay auctions, some current. More Tammis Keefe Christmas designs here. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Butterflies Tammis Keefe Birds In Search of: Tammis Keefe Daily Swatch: Christmas Daily Swatch: Christmas

Tammis Keefe Birds

I’ll wrap up these two weeks of vintage bird prints with some bird textiles by my superhero Tammis Keefe. Here’s a previous post about her. See more Tammis Keefe birds here, and more Tammis Keefe in general at the Tammis Keefe Textiles Flickr group. Related posts: In Search of: Tammis Keefe Fall Quilt Market 2010 [...]