Browsing articles from "March, 2013"

Chapas Textiles –

Mar 28, 2013 | Leave a Comment

hand woven textile, custom hand woven fabric

The handwoven fabrics produced by Chapas Textiles bring hand and eye together in a synthesis of tactile and visual delight.  Here true luxury is clearly about the subtlety of color, pattern, and texture read up close.

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Eileen Guthrie –

Mar 24, 2013 | 1 Comment

british mid century textile design, hand print textile, british fabric

April’s The World of Interiors has an article on mid-century British textile designer Eileen Guthrie whose work is now being revived by her granddaughter, Lucy Mackenzie, using Guthrie’s original label, Flockhart Fabrics. The first crop of re-instated patterns is bright, whimsical — and perfectly current.

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Travis Meinolf –

Mar 20, 2013 | Leave a Comment

street textile, urban weaving, social textile

Here’s a great article by my friend Elizabeth Essner about “action weaver”, teacher, and activist Travis Meinolf.

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Brahms Mount –

Mar 18, 2013 | Leave a Comment

linen blanket, american blanket, linen towel

Brahms Mount, based in Maine, has no reason to tinker with an enduring design formula — they’ve been weaving timeless blankets in linen, cotton, and wool for almost thirty years.

Via Nicky Kehoe.

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Aunti Oti –

Mar 15, 2013 | Leave a Comment

indian textile, khadi, indian blanket

“Purveying the everyday of India”, Aunti Oti supplies a range of  “humble” and “handmade” Indian textiles including scarves, shawls, bedding and table linens.

Via T Magazine.

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The Moroccan Room –

Mar 13, 2013 | Leave a Comment

moroccan textile, moroccan carpet

Here’s a new little corner of the internet to make note of: The Moroccan Room. Along with a sundry of non-textile items they carry boucherouitte and beni ourain rugs, as well as pillows and poufs.

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Evelyn Ackerman –

Mar 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

evelyn ackerman textile

Here’s a sweet article from late last year about Evelyn Ackerman, a mid century (and beyond) artist and textile designer whose work combined a “childlike wonder and a sophisticated sense of illustration and design”. More images of her work can be found here.

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Sea & Stone –

Mar 5, 2013 | Leave a Comment

shibori, tie dye

Luminous shibori, fresh from the dye vat, at Sea & Stone.

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Daniel Heath –

Mar 1, 2013 | Leave a Comment

circus textile, circus pillow

Pillows by Daniel Heath embody his “whimsical yet sophisticated hand-drawn illustrations of nostalgic animals and motifs”.

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