Posts tagged ‘two-way’

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Two-Way

Vintage pink and red floral fabric, from the collection of Niesz Vintage Fabric (shop | blog) on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Block Repeat Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Hexagons Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tossed Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – One-Way Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Hexagons

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Two-Way

More fancied-up stripes. Vintage cotton fabric, 2 1/2 yards, $42 from Dewitt & Co. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Block Repeats Daily Swatch: Folky Geometric Week Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Two-Way Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tossed Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Misc. Tessellations Continued – Houndstooth

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Two-Way

Stripe = two-way in most cases. The vines in this print from Japanese shop Pindot are also oriented right-side-up and upside-down, so this is a two-way print. But remember that a print’s directionality is defined by the most restrictive layer — if the alternating stripes weren’t flipped here, the print would be one-way. Oh and [...]

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Two-Way

Cycling fabric from the 1950s collection of The Fabric of My Life (Donna Flower) on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Tossed Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Block Repeat Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Hexagons Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Two-Way Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Four-Way

Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Two-Way

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. Is it raining down or up? So far in this series on pattern types we have been looking at directionality and have covered [...]