Linjong –

Nov 25, 2012 | Leave a Comment

south east asian textile, thailand textile, burma textile, vietnam textile, laos textile

Traditional South East Asian textiles – both new and vintage – can be found here, at Linjong.

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Katie Leede –

Nov 23, 2012 | Leave a Comment

katie leede fabric, egypt inspired fabric

Katie Leede’s “Bachus” pattern (above) is one of several prints in her Egyptian-inspired “Ra” collection. Visit her website for the full line.

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Home and Abroad –

Nov 20, 2012 | Leave a Comment

john robshaw, elle decor sofa, layered sofa

This inspiring example of peaceful pattern cohabitation comes from Elle Decor’s December article “Home and Abroad” about John Robshaw’s Manhattan apartment. Pinpointing exactly how/why it works is another matter…

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Oh, Little Rabbit –

Nov 18, 2012 | Leave a Comment

screen printed napkin, organic table linen, VW bug napkin

Here’s to the start of Thanksgiving week — and all the travel, food, and subsequent clean-up that comes with it. Screen printed organic cotton napkins by Oh, Little Rabbit.

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Nim P’ot –

Nov 16, 2012 | Leave a Comment

The dozens of “sold” notices populating every corner of Nim P’ot’s website must mean something about the niche popularity of vintage Guatemalan textiles. With an inventory broken down into well over 70 individual categories by village, they certainly have the region covered. Above, a detail of a Santa Maria Jesus Huipil from the 1950’s.

Via Katy Elliot.

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Christina Lundsteen –

Nov 13, 2012 | Leave a Comment

custom pillow, vintage pillow, flower pillow

Christina Lundsteen
has made a business out of pillows. Her most unique offerings pair antique and vintage finds with new fabrics — which she styles beautifully on her website, here.


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Gujarat Gates –

Nov 11, 2012 | Leave a Comment

gujarat embroidery, indian embroidery

Some textile images practically demand follow-up Google searches — as did this photograph featured in Los Angeles Times’ 2011 review of the book Undecorate: The No-Rules Approach To Interior Design. (Image shown cropped above.) A few short keystrokes later and this is what I found: Banjara wall hangings from the Gujarat region of India. A nearly identical piece can be found here. For many more links enter “gujarat embroidery” in your image search browser.

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The Apartment –

Nov 8, 2012 | Leave a Comment

moroccan carpet, shag carpet

Located in Copenhagen, The Apartment is a store / studio / showcase for “design objects, furniture, antiques and art”. Their website features items from their inventory — including carpets and quilts.

Via Field Notes.

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Gillian Kyle –

Nov 7, 2012 | Leave a Comment

tea towels, chocolate tea towel, candy tea towel

A little post-election red, white, and blue by way of Gillian Kyle. May the next four years bring good things!

Via Soho Blue.

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Treasured Weavings –

Nov 4, 2012 | Leave a Comment

ottoman textile, ottoman 16th century, silk fragment

As highlighted by The New York Times last week, Peter Pap is presenting an exhibition and sale called “Treasured Weavings: The Mae Festa Textile Collection” at the 1stDibs gallery in New York. Read the article here, and view the collection here. Pictured above is an Ottoman silk fragment from the 16th century (shown cropped).

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