Posts tagged ‘Barkcloth’

Daily Swatch: Weird Week

Davy Crockett barkcloth, at Antique Fabrics. You don’t see too many corpses and violent hand-to-hand combat depicted on the kids’ room drapes these days. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Weird Week Daily Swatch: Weird Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Weird Week Daily Swatch: Weird Week

Alexander Vonquet

Looking around eBay for vintage barkcloth this week I found this listing for a zebra barkcloth designed by Alexander Vonquet from seller hipasbury. The fabric is pretty cool but the story is even better. A snippet: Who is Alexander Vonquet, you may be wondering. Why, only the most influential designer of some of the most [...]

Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week

From my-name-is-annie on Flickr. This brings barkcloth week to a close, but I could easily do another week or two or three (for some themes it’s difficult to fill one week!) Yes, we’ll definitely be revisiting vintage barkcloth in the future. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week [...]

Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week

Feed Dog (blog | Flickr) has lots of interesting barkcloth pieces, including some unusual novelty prints, like the Mother Goose one above. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week

Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week

From Vintage LOVE on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week

Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week

45″ x 73″, straight from the bolt, from eBay seller trash-queen. Auction ends tomorrow (7/10/08). Related posts: Daily Swatch: Silk Week Daily Swatch: Silk Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Fruit Week

Barkcloth Sources

I’m celebrating barkcloth all week. In case you missed it, here’s the post explaining exactly what barkcloth is. Here’s where you can get some for yourself: Vintage: – Niesz Vintage Fabric has mostly florals and some other great midcentury prints. – Rickrack’s upholstery and drapery section has some barkcloth. – Retro Age Vintage Fabrics – [...]

Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week

Sanderson 50s barkcloth by Retro Age Vintage Fabrics on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week Daily Swatch: Barkcloth Week

Barkcloth Week: Melinamade

“Mobility” in white “Boomerang” in gray Melinamade makes reproduction/retro 1950s-70s fabrics, wallpaper, glassware, and accessories (Tiki Christmas stocking, anyone?). The designs are hand-screenprinted on new, drapery/upholstery-grade barkcloth. The price range for fabric is about $40/yard — I’d call that affordable high-end! Minimum order is one yard. “Jetson” in pink Related posts: Barkcloth Sources Daily Swatch: [...]