Browsing articles from "January, 2010"

Vaughan –

Jan 8, 2010 | Leave a Comment

The British furniture and lighting company Vaughan is now selling a colorful assortment of kilim style carpets in standard sizes.

Jen Jones –

Jan 6, 2010 | 1 Comment

Thanks to the magic of the internet, authentic Welsh quilts and “tapestry blankets” (as pictured above) are available directly from Whales via the website Jen Jones.

Via the ever-fruitful back pages of The World of Interiors.

Recycle LACMA –

Jan 4, 2010 | Leave a Comment

“Recycle LACMA” is the name of a fascinating undertaking by artist Robert Fontenot in which over fifty recently deaccessioned textiles and costumes from the Los Angles County Museum of Art are transfigured into new objects of all kinds. Click here to visit his blog.

Happy New Year + Carolina Irving –

Jan 2, 2010 | Leave a Comment

After a good 10 day break I’m ready for a new wonderful year (and decade) in the world of textile appreciation! My New Year’s wish is that I will find exciting ways to expand Fibercopia and make textiles a more central part of my professional and creative life.

Since I’m always inspired by anyone who takes entrepreneurial leaps I think Carolina Irving is an excellent first post for 2010. As per her bio she “achieved her heart’s desire” by founding her own textile company in 2006. Patmos Stripe (above) caught my eye with its tentative and imperfect lines — two qualities rarely praised but which give the pattern here a feeling of unassuming authenticity. A good posture for a new year.

Via All The Best