Posts tagged ‘terry cloth’

Giveaway: Terry Cloth by Monique Combes

It has been a long, long time since I’ve done a giveaway, hasn’t it? Well, this book is so special it has me coming out of giveaway hibernation. Terry Cloth is by Monique Combes, a vintage fabric aficionado and proprietress of online shop Tactile Threads. Schiffer Books is the publisher of lots of great vintage fabric reference volumes, so I was [...]

Tactile Threads

Monique Combes is a vintage fabric connoisseur. Her favorite fabrics are ones with texture: barkcloth, polished cotton, and terrycloth. In fact she’s the only terrycloth fan and advocate that I know! Her love for it has spawned a book and a new shop, Tactile Threads. Terrycloth is great for summer garments, baby and kid’s projects, [...]

Seeking Vintage Terry Cloth

Monique of Original Mischief (Flickr) is currently writing a book for Schiffer Publishing about vintage terry cloth! She has close to 4-500 examples of vintage terry cloth patterns in her own collection but is looking for more to feature in the book. So she wrote to me asking for help from True Up readers. She’s [...]

Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth

1950s Kitsch Terry Towelling from Something Fine (shop) on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth Seeking Vintage Terry Cloth

Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth

Here’s a super crazy beach themed terrycloth, from Witsister on Flickr, who also has a well stocked vintage fabric shop on Etsy. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth Daily Swatch: Terrycloth Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth

Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth

Aqua and lime ocean-themed terry cloth, from In With the Old Vintage (Etsy shop) on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth Seeking Vintage Terry Cloth Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth

Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth

Hey, it’s the return of the Daily Swatch, which has been on hiatus since Quilt Market! Sorry about that! Let’s pick up where we left off, with the terrycloth theme. Here’s an oh-so-70s orange, gold, and avocado floral tablecloth from Etsy seller The Turnip Truck. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth [...]

Daily Swatch: Terry Cloth

The Daily Swatch features a piece of vintage fabric (almost) every day. Themes change periodically. Please add your own examples of the theme to the True Up and/or Vintage Fabric Flickr pools. Terry cloth is a uncut-pile weave fabric. Pile fabrics (which also include velvet and corduroy) are made with an extra set of yarn [...]