Posts tagged ‘tea towels’

Katherine Codega

Last year I was smitten by illustrator/surface pattern designer Katherine Codega‘s Clover Patch print. Since then she’s rounded out the offerings in her Etsy shop with dozens of new prints — focal prints and great, simple coordinates in perfect color palettes. Her shop also features tea towels (including calendar tea towels), and art prints and [...]

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 [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2010: Moda Home

I have a special place in my heart for Moda Home, a division of Moda/United Notions specializing in finished textile products, paper items, organizers, specialized fabrics, and lots more home accessories and gifts. Most of their stuff is vintage reproductions and they seem to have a direct line to my taste center, because I adore [...]

Textile Stew: Tea Towel Edition

ah-yi shares a linen tea towel bought at a flea market teapot tea towels from kris’s color stripes Collection tea towel by Anna of colour + sound — look for them in the future at her Etsy shop, madebyanna Related posts: Textile Stew: 7/6/09 Katherine Codega Skinny laMinx: New Design Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels [...]

Textile Stew: 7/6/09

found searching for butterfly fabric — quilt from 1982 ‘Better Home & Gardens Treasury of Needlecraft’ (top) and soft butterfly (bottom) (via RainbowRegionMama on Flickr) To Dry For, shop selling designer tea towels. Via Print & Pattern I finally caved and bought a pair on eBay: Converse Jack Purcell Lucienne Day shoes inspiration week #87 [...]

New House Textiles

More mushrooms! This is “Wild Mushroom,” available from New House Textiles, a U.K.-based, family-owned company with a history reaching back to 1921. They sell homewares and accessories, including the herring collection that has made the rounds of the design blog world lately. The collections are originals reproduced from midcentury Swedish designs from the company Almedahls. [...]

Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels

1966 linen calendar tea towel with roosters, up for auction on eBay (current bid $5.99, ends Jan-30-09 12:02:59 PST). Related posts: Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels

Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels

A bright 1972 calendar with seasonal imagery in teal, orange, brown, and yellow, from the collection of emmajay2008 on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels

Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels

Vintage Kitchen Calendar Towel 1976, from The Apron Queen (shop) on Flickr. In the great 70s “Happiness Is … ” tradition with a little Pennsylvania Dutch folk influence. Those kids have on great hats, not to mention the boy’s flamboyant suit. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels Daily Swatch: Calendar Tea Towels Daily Swatch: [...]