Posts tagged ‘tana lawn’

Liberty Art Fabrics AW13

{ Manning digital print from the Seen group } The AW13 Liberty Art Fabrics collection is a unique interpretation of the five senses theme. Using the William Morris poem ‘The Earthly Paradise,”  as a taking off point, the collection is divided into six groups: Audio (a collaboration with actress Tamsin Greig), Fragrance (large florals, naturally), [...]

Liberty of London: The Flower Show

Liberty of London have carved out their own niche in textile history for their distinctive florals. For spring-summer 2013, their new Tana Lawn collection circles back to the subject that made them famous. But The Flower Show is not at all about the classic “Liberty Print” — it’s about how nature’s most enduring muse can [...]

Liberty of London: The Flower Show – Artist Florals

Each and every print from Liberty of London‘s new season collection The Flower Show is about the art of the flower, but these three groups-with-the-collection are more overtly so because they’re by artists, known and unknown. The group titled simply “Florals” features detailed and delicae artwork by Rachel Pedder-Smith, Debbie Smyth, and Josephine Gomersall, as [...]

Liberty of London: Flower Show – Botanical Garden Digital Prints

Liberty of London has been dividing their seasonal Tana Lawn collections into unique and electic groupings, and for the last few collections, one of the groupings has been all digital. Botanical Garden is the name of this season’s digital group, and it features art by Mary Fedden, Hugo Grenville, and Rachel Pedder Smith, as well as [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Rimmon Imported Fabrics

Quilt Market is perceptibly shifting to cater to sewists-at-large. We not only have an ever-expanding range of fashion and home decor fabrics, but a growing presence of jobbers. Jobbers purchase fabric directly from mills and supply fabric stores, designers, and small manufacturers. The thoroughly delightful Rimmon Brothers are jobbers who are also U.S. distributors for a [...]

Liberty Art Fabrics: Wightwick and Willow, AW12

{ Milliner from the Printing and Dyeing Group } The Autumn/Winter 2012 collection of Liberty of London Tana Lawn (and Saville Poplin) has just been released. Wightwick and Willow is a tribute to the evolution of textile printing techniques. There are six groups within the collection: Weave, Xylography (block printing), and Embellishment suggest the beautiful [...]

Budget Cotton Lawns at Fabric.com

I’m sure all you garment sewists’ thoughts (at least you Northern Hemisphereian garment sewists’ thoughts) are turning toward warm-weather sewing. I went looking for cotton lawn prints and spotted these at Fabric.com. They’re very cute and a bargain to boot. The black and white stripes below are the perfect size to get in on the [...]

Liberty Art Fabrics Spring Summer 2012

This season, Liberty of London introduces their Spring Summer 2012 Tana Lawn collection on video! Head Designer Emma Mawston explains the influences behind the groups. Glencot House, Whitworth, and The National Gallery were inspired by archives, antiques, and costume. Though the influences are very historical and classic, the prints are very fashion-forward and innovative. The [...]

Q&A: Sheer Fabrics

Hi! I am new to the fabric world and I was looking for some good tips on what is the best sheer or gauze fabric. I keep seeing the term voile used and organza. I want something that is really sheer and with a great color print. Any ideas where I can get this or [...]