Posts tagged ‘twill’

Vintage Folk Twill

These are vintage twill curtains that I bought from a thrift store years ago (and debated at the time whether I liked the print enough to buy it — crazy lady!). Now I love how it’s Penn-Dutch folky but a little less sweet/a little more wild than usual midcentury folk prints. I recently turned some [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Daiwabo – Novelty Prints

Daiwabo produces a large range of Taupe fabric (for the quilts seen in books like Japanese Taupe Quilts by Susan Briscoe, but they are also the producers of the very popular Tip Top Elephants (they had mini versions at market!) and other whimsical prints on twill, canvas, and mini corduroy. I forgot to write down [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Daiwabo – Novelty Prints

Daiwabo produces a large range of Taupe fabric (for the quilts seen in books like Japanese Taupe Quilts by Susan Briscoe, but they are also the producers of the very popular Tip Top Elephants (they had mini versions at market!) and other whimsical prints on twill, canvas, and mini corduroy. I forgot to write down [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Moda – MoMo

Here’s a peek at MoMo’s next collection for Moda, called Just Wing It!. It’s a gorgeous, lively (and extensive) butterfly-themed group of prints will colorways spanning the rainbow. Even the tree leaves are butterflies! And, as usual for the MoMo collections, several prints will be available on cotton twill, which you can see in the [...]

Interview: Harmony Art

{ Fields of Honey organic sateen by Harmony Art } Today we welcome independent fabric designer/producer Harmony Susalla to talk about her company, Harmony Art. I was thrilled to get to meet Harmony earlier this year when she visited Austin. I’ve featured Harmony and her fabrics before, as part of the Organic Fabric series and [...]

Nature Baby Collection by Cicada Studio

Michelle of Cicada Studio has just announced her new Nature Baby Collection, four prints on lightweight cotton twill. Now available in her shop. So cute! Related posts: More New Fabrics From Cicada Studio Mod Quad by Cicada Studio Cicada Studio Inklude Studio Dogwood by Michelle Engel Bencsko

Know Your Weaves

image from Wikimedia Commons I’m going to be talking about different types of cotton in upcoming posts, and I’ll be posting the much-anticipated tutorial on trueing up your fabric. But first, we have to get a good grounding in basic weaving terms. Ready? There will be a quiz later. Kidding. Unless you want a quiz. [...]