LuRu Home, In Color –

Oct 17, 2014 | Leave a Comment

peony fabric, screen print peony, cotton peony

Inspired by traditional techniques, motivated to do good, and distinguished by a contemporary take on color and pattern, LuRu Home exemplifies the kind of textile based company that inspires me. Beginning this month they’re expanding beyond their indigo-based work with the introduction of their new peony fabric in cumin; more colors and patterns are coming soon.

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House of Alva –

Oct 4, 2014 | Leave a Comment

kantha, indian scarves

House of Alva’s scarves are imbued with a mission both to preserve Indian craft traditions and to support the economic viability of a new generation of artisans. Above, a kantha embroidery detail.

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Non-Perishable Goods –

Sep 3, 2014 | Leave a Comment

handcrafted textiles, vintage pillows, Portland textile, Portland craft

Here’s a wonderful collection of carefully considered, lovingly crafted, and beautifully presented – non-perishable! – goods!

Via Elle Decor.

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Hopewell –

Aug 2, 2014 | Leave a Comment

cutom quilt, american made quilt, los angeles quilt, quilt artisan

Powered by two multi-talented artists, Los Angeles based Hopewell offers California-made quilts with a contemporary twist on classic Americana.

Via Mille (via House Beautiful…)

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St. Frank –

Apr 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

artisan textile, framed textile, textile art

Newly minted St. Frank brings textiles to the wall with a beautifully curated collection of framed fabrics responsibly sourced from artisans around the world. Above, a textile by Senegalese designer Johanna Bramble.

Via C Magazine.

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Kufri Life Fabrics –

Mar 27, 2014 | Leave a Comment

indian fabric, indian block print, indian ikat, indian throw pillows

With a bi-continental mother-daughter duo as its creative engine, Kufri Life Fabrics is a great source for handprinted yardage, customized pillows, and one of a kind textiles including ikats and kanthas. Plus, check out their latest blog posts for lots of colorful photos from India!

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Room 406 –

Mar 13, 2014 | Leave a Comment

bespoke blanket, organic blanket, designer blanket, Eleanor Pritchard

Room 406, an annex to the furniture maker Troscan, offers “vintage furniture, small-batch textiles, rare artifacts, hand-thrown ceramics and contemporary art” as well as a selection of the company’s own designs. Their textiles currently include an array of blankets and throws by Teixidors, Hiroko Takeda, Eleanor Pritchard (as pictured above), and Studio Donegal.

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Old New House –

Mar 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

kilim, antique carpet, vintage rug, kilim pillow

Old New House offers something surprisingly rare: a lovingly selected and accessibly priced collection of vintage carpets. No need to risk life and limb (and hours online) with EBay, Craigslist, or the random, unvetted results from Google searches. Plus, a purchase from ONH helps support a true family business. (They sell pillows too, like the one pictured above.)

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