Katherine Rally –

Nov 15, 2010 | Leave a Comment

As described in their bio, husband and wife duo Katherine and Rally Dupps opted for adventure rather than drudgery when the recession hit. They moved to Bali and started a new business producing beautiful fabrics, pillows, and table linens. Looking at their website it seems they made the perfect decision.

Via Diane Bergeron.

Textiles of the Islamic World –

Nov 12, 2010 | 2 Comments

— A new book from esteemed textile historian John Gillow. Perfect for upcoming holiday wish (and gift) lists.

Flor –

Nov 10, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Flor’s pattern selection keeps getting better and better. Above, their new Sophistikat design.

Carl Otto Czeschka –

Nov 8, 2010 | Leave a Comment

The website Yves Macaux is the internet equivalent of an unmarked side street door leading to a very exclusive shop. In this instance the shop sells 19th-20th century wares from the Arts & Crafts movement, the Vienna Secessionists, and Wiener Werkstatte. Above, a textile fragment by Carol Otto Czeschka.

China Seas –

Nov 5, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Speaking of product shots, here’s China Seas’ Bali Isle as captured by Domino magazine. There are lots of other images of CS patterns to look at here.

Osborne & Little –

Nov 3, 2010 | 1 Comment

Osborne & Little is out with press materials for their Fall 2010 collection. Among the display is Maharani, the fresh and fetching new pattern pictured above as drapery.

Yorke Antique Textiles –

Nov 1, 2010 | Leave a Comment

There are lots of beautiful things to look at and read about at Yorke Antique Textiles.  A detail of an early 20th century design for a Japanese kimono is pictured above.

The Great English Outdoors –

Oct 29, 2010 | Leave a Comment

The Great English Outdoors sells Welsh blankets (as shown in one iteration above), narrow loom blankets, and vintage throws — among many other wares.  For related items see my post from January of this year on Jen Jones.

Yardage from the V&A –

Oct 27, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Today’s discovery: the Victoria & Albert Museum sells fabric by the yard! Not a huge selection, and all of a particular ilk – but still good to know. Above, a “design adapted from a 1950s fabric designed for Horrockses Fashions, one of the most respected ready-to-wear labels of the late 1940s and 1950s.” Click here for the page.

Pfeifer Studio –

Oct 25, 2010 | Leave a Comment

— A thick, sumptuous, five pound wool blanket (or rug, depending on your preference) handwoven in Egypt and available for purchase at Pfeifer Studio.