Posts tagged ‘vintage fabric’

Vintage Dress Fabrics and Rayons at Sharon’s

Sharon’s Antiques Vintage Fabrics (Rickrack.com) just added a dress fabric section to the site, with lengths of lightweight prints actually long enough to make dresses from. And while you’re there, don’t miss the vintage rayons page (a selection of which is shown above), or the rest of the site for that matter, full of amazing [...]

Jane Foster on Etsy

UK designer Jane Foster, who makes amazing screenprints, cushions, and sewn toys, is offering remnant packs of vintage fabrics on Etsy. These include rare European juvenile prints from the 60s-70s from manufacturers like Dekoplus, Graziela, and Heals — fabrics you never ever come across in the U.S. So grab them while you can! Related posts: [...]

Vintage Americana

Let the eagle soar! Americana, both from Hillary Lang on Flickr Americana Cheater Print, from Dotty Logic on Flickr Americana Print Feedsack from Antiquefabric.com Kitchen Novelty print from VintageTreasureHuntn on Etsy. Related posts: Daily Swatch 6/6/08: Stripes Week Daily Swatch: Christmas Daily Swatch: Pennsylvania Dutch Week (Continued) Daily Swatch: Ogee Week Vintage Plaid & Check

Vintage Plaid & Check

Navy plaid feedsack from kimmymade on Flickr 1940s feedsack from Donnaflower.com (sold) Red, yellow, and gray plaid yardage from Dewitt & Co. Two from Pindot.net in Japan Related posts: Daily Swatch: Past Theme Rewind Daily Swatch 5/21/08 Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Four-Way Daily Swatch: Strawberry Season With Guest Curator {kimmymade} Daily Swatch: May Flowers

Interview: Darlene Zimmerman on Betty Dear, Feedsacks, and More

Most people know Darlene Zimmerman from her enormously popular, feedsack-inspired collections for Robert Kaufman, but this tour de force (and very lovely lady) also happens to be a designer of patterns and quilting tools, a published textile historian, an in-demand leader of quilting workshops, and a very accomplished quilter. We are grateful that she found [...]

Review: Wee Wonderfuls: 24 Dolls to Sew and Love

This is part II of Hillary Lang’s blog tour. See here for part I, the giveaway! — Kim K. Wee Wonderfuls: 24 Dolls to Sew and Love by Hillary Lang STC Craft, 2010 If, like me, you’re one of the legions of longtime fans of crafting blogger/goddess Hillary Lang and her influential work at Wee [...]

Blog Tour/Giveaway: Hillary Lang & Wee Wonderfuls

Today we’re thrilled to feature Hillary Lang‘s new book, Wee Wonderfuls: 24 Dolls to Sew and Love as part of the blog tour organized by Hillary and her publisher STC Craft. I don’t think you can find group of bigger vintage fabric freaks than Hillary, me, and Kim Steckler (who wrote the book review today). [...]

Textile Stew: 9/30/10

Jessica’s roundup of people that have copied her Amusement Park fabrics made me kind of ill. I’m jealous of Blempgorf’s latest vintage fabric score. Makes me wish I could make it to Antique Weekend in Round Top, TX this week, but I’ll have to wait till the spring show. This quilt is just extraordinary, and [...]

Daily Swatch: Chenille

Hoffman lavender and white daisy vintage chenille bedspread cutter (sold) from classytrashgirls on Etsy. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Terrycloth