Posts tagged ‘wax prints’

Vlisco: Palais des Sentiments

Oh, Vlisco, you are just so cool. Their newest collection is called Palais des Sentiments. Upgrade to the luxury edition of the collection, which is embellished with sequins and gold and copper inks. Related posts: Vlisco: Silent Empire Vlisco: Tableau Vivant Vlisco: Frozen Dreams Vlisco: Sparkling Grace HAND/EYE Magazine

Vlisco: Silent Empire

Vlisco‘s newest collection is Silent Empire. Vlisco always does the most beautiful job in introducing their new fabrics so I’ll just quote their description! “The fabric designs of the Silent Empire collection feature daring graphic patterns, toned down by a colour palette of muted earth tones. The careful use of bright blue and lime green [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2011: Yara African Fabrics

Kristen’s Spring Market post on Yara African Fabrics was a hit, so we made a point to visit them again. Yara is based in Harlem and offers beautiful woven mud cloths, wax prints, block prints, batiks, tie dyes, and brocades. Related posts: Fall Quilt Market 2011: In the Beginning Fabrics Fall Quilt Market 2011: Anthology [...]

Vlisco: Sparkling Grace

And now for something completely different: Vlisco‘s Summer 2010 collection, Sparkling Grace. Those prints with percolating smoke and squigglies? Those are the sparkling parts — they’re printed in a metallic silver. Produced in conjunction with the cotton wax print collection are these gorgeous and awesome silk chiffon “Mama” shawls above. What a great gift for [...]

Vlisco: Frozen Dreams

I was going to save a post on Vlisco for an African fabric series, but the series keeps getting put off because every time I start my researching, I get overwhelmed! I mean, we’re talking an entire continent with ancient history. There is so much to learn on wax prints alone. But anyway, I was [...]

HAND/EYE Magazine

HAND/EYE Magazine is “an independent, international publication which explores the nexus between design and development, culture and commerce, art and craft, and environment and ethics.” Its debut issue’s theme is Africa, and it contains many articles on African textiles. I’ve been trying to learn all I can about African fabrics for an upcoming series, so [...]