Browsing articles from "September, 2010"

Anta –

Sep 29, 2010 | Leave a Comment

The Scottish company Anta sells homegrown linen and wool by the yard, bag, cushion, carpet, throw, etc.

Via The World of Interiors, October 2010.

Flat Design –

Sep 27, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Flat Design offers a series of  table linens with the creative stamp of  “international designers and art directors challenging themselves in experimenting with textile as a bi-dimensional surface…” Above, a design by Massimo Pitis.

Via Mocco Loco.

Pae White –

Sep 24, 2010 | Leave a Comment

A mesmerizing image and an interesting write-up on textile artist Pae White at NYT’s design and fashion blog, here.

To Dye For –

Sep 22, 2010 | 1 Comment

Click here for my article for Hand/Eye magazine on a really wonderful textile exhibition – To Dye For: A World Saturated in Color – now on view at the de Young Museum in San Francisco.

Marc B Design –

Sep 20, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Creators of hand-printed and eco-friendly textiles made in the UK, Marc B Design sells pillows, lampshades and – soon – fabric by the yard.

Retro Age Vintage Fabrics –

Sep 17, 2010 | 2 Comments

One vintage fabric site quickly leads to another, but why resist? Based in Australia, Retro Age Vintage Fabrics has an expansive website and blog. Above, a detail of 1980’s sateen by Helen Trast.

Fine Vintage Linens –

Sep 15, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Continuing on the city/state theme for just a moment, here’s a 1950’s era table cloth from the website Fine Vintage Linens. It’s one among many for sale there, all well-priced and enticingly retro.

The Magic Cupboard –

Sep 13, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Here’s a vintage view of New York City with all the verve of Sterling Cooper Draper Price. It’s for sale at The Magic Cupboard, a site that turns textiles from the 1960’s and ’70’s into art for the wall.

Rag Rescue –

Sep 10, 2010 | Leave a Comment

This aptly named website sells small pieces of vintage fabric for very small prices. Quite a trove for quilt making. Click here for the swatch shown above.

Furbish Studio –

Sep 8, 2010 | Leave a Comment

A vintage Bolivian rug available at Furbish Studio.

Via (in a round-about way) A Lovely Being and NYT’s The Moment.