Posts tagged ‘urban burp’

Urban Burp in the San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco vintage fabric store Urban Burp and its owner Electra Skilandat were profiled in the San Francisco Chronicle last week. Vintage fabric hits the big time! And speaking of vintage fabric, I’ve compiled our vintage fabric source series from a few weeks back into a single page here. It’s now linked from the sidebar [...]

Daily Swatch: May Flowers

Vintage floral fabric from Urban Burp. How I love the painted floral! Urban Burp owner Electra just wrote in to let me know that she recently acquired a warehouse full of vintage deadstock from the 50s-60s and beyond, the stash of a famous drapist who made the drapery for midcentury Burbank Studio sets. She’ll be [...]

Urban Burp Interview

A while back I wrote about my visit to San Francisco’s Urban Burp with Lisa Solomon. Lisa has posted an interview with the vintage fabric shop’s owner Electra on Poppytalk. Electra’s personality really comes through in the text. And finally, we learn the story behind the name! Related posts: Urban Burp in the San Francisco [...]

San Francisco Textile Tour: Urban Burp

The second stop on the San Francisco Textile Tour (first stop: Britex) was Urban Burp. I originally learned about it from this post on the Golden Yard and this post on Apartment Therapy. The shop is owned and run by a very friendly woman named Electra Skilandat. She’s a longtime collector of vintage fabrics who [...]