Posts tagged ‘u.k.’

Dashwood Studio

  { Enchanted Forest by Phyllida Coroneo }   Now this doesn’t happen every day – a new fabric company! Dashwood Studio is a U.K.-based quilting cotton company, which has to be extra great news for the British home sewing community. I first met Creative Director David Sweet when he was with P&B Textiles, and [...]

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), [...]

Summersville: Formica

Formica is the newest hand-screenprinted fabric from UK designer Lu Summers, aka Summersville. The lovely textured print is done on a natural cotton, available in four colorways and even custom colors if you ask nicely. It is sold by the 9.5 x 14″ piece. Related posts: Loops by Lu Summers Scratch by Lu Summers New [...]

Borderline Fabrics

Borderline Fabrics is a London textile company producing “an eclectic collection of prints and weaves from 1730 to the present day for the upholstery and curtain trade.” This beautiful design from the 1930s by E.Q. Nicholson is called Black Goose, and it is available in blue and brown colorways on 100% linen. The U.S. distributor is Lucy [...]

Alice Apple

I’m a little late to pull the trigger on this post because Alice Apple‘s sample and remnant packs are already sold out from her Etsy shop, but maybe these images will inspire you to pick up some yardage from her Spoonflower shop. Related posts: Alice Apple: New Fabrics Alice Apple Digital Fabric of the Week [...]

Sarah Waterhouse

U.K. designer Sarah Waterhouse has a new collection of hand-printed fabrics, and she’s gone from printing panels to printing running meterage. These two new prints, Deco and Thunderbolt, are printed with organic inks on hemp and organic cotton. She says she’ll soon be adding an upholstery weight fabric too. All these are currently available through her [...]

Neisha Crosland

{ Hollywood Grape } Neisha Crosland‘s intensely beautiful interior fabrics are the height of luxury, with lots of velvet, metallics, and embroidery. They are available, surprisingly, not to the trade only, but direct to consumers via her web store, along with gorgeous wallpapers, tiles, prints, stationery and office supplies, and silk scarves. { Firework Flower [...]

Felicity Miller: Charleston Farmhouse

I assumed Felicity Miller‘s new Charleston Farmhouse collection for Freespirit referenced Charleston, South Carolina, but no, it’s about the Charleston house in Sussex, England, the meeting place for the loose collective of creatives and intellectuals known as the Bloomsbury group. The focus print drew me in when I first saw it in a booth at Quiltcon — the navy [...]

Celia Birtwell

{ Beasties } Iconic British textile designer Celia Birtwell has a new collaboration with Uniqlo, so you can own and wear some of her classic prints at a great value. For the occasion I thought I’d share some of the fabrics available from her website. They are hand-screenprinted onto heavyweight linen (some on cotton). It’s [...]