Posts tagged ‘vintage fabric’

Daily Swatch: Chenille

Here’s another unusual find — a vintage chenille rug with a cowboy design, c.1940s-50s, from hbgordon on Etsy. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Wild West Week

Daily Swatch: Chenille

Ummm, WOW, right? This vintage peacock themed chenille bedspread (c.1950s-60s) was sold by Atomic Space Junk. See more examples of crazy insane chenille peacock bedspreads here on eBay. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Mushrooms

Daily Swatch: Chenille

Variegated plaid chenille from a vintage French-made bedspread, again from Chenille Bliss on Etsy. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: Chenille Daily Swatch: 5/18/08

Daily Swatch: Chenille

I’ve been really into texture lately, so I thought I’d make vintage chenille the next Daily Swatch theme. Chenille has its own set of fans, there’s a huge market for it, and they just don’t make it like they used to, so I’m really looking forward to showing you my picks. Above: Cabin Crafts bedspread [...]

Daily Swatch: Elephants

Elephants from the collection of janssendesigns on Flickr. ( vintage shop | blog — hey, she went to the Weekend Sewing Workshop in Vermont! ) Related posts: Daily Swatch: Elephants Daily Swatch: Landscapes Daily Swatch: Butterflies Daily Swatch: Elephants Daily Swatch: Election Week

Daily Swatch: Elephants

I usually don’t feature finished products on the Daily Swatch, but this elephant fabric was too good. This super-sweet (and underpriced!) wallet made from c.1970s fabric is from the Naples, Italy-based manekiara on Etsy. She has a stand-alone shop too with more cool bags and accessories. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Elephants Daily Swatch: Elephants Daily [...]

Daily Swatch: Elephants

Oodles of elephants, from Kultur* (blog | shop) on Flickr. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Election Week Daily Swatch: Elephants Daily Swatch: Elephants Daily Swatch: Elephants Daily Swatch: Reunited Colorways With Guest Curator Samantha

Review: Craft Challenge: Dozens of Ways to Repurpose a Tea Towel

Craft Challenge: Dozens of Ways to Repurpose a Tea Towel by Nathalie Mornu, Lark Books, 2010 With so many sewing books currently on the market, and even more free tutorials available online, it is getting increasingly difficult for authors to distinguish themselves and earn some coveted space on your (or my) bookshelf. But Nathalie Mornu [...]

Daily Swatch: Elephants

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. Reproductions of Pamela Walker’s 1970s fabric designs, including “Elephant Walk” from 1973, are available from sproutdesign in Australia. True to the originals, sproutdesigns’s [...]