Erica Tanov –

Dec 28, 2014 | Leave a Comment

medallion fabric, medallion yardage, california fabric

Erica Tanov’s textiles for domestic living – in cut yardage, pillows, and bedding – artfully combine the subdued with the vibrant, the masculine with the feminine. Like in this “multicolored dahlia fabric” above.

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LuRu Home, In Color –

Oct 17, 2014 | Leave a Comment

peony fabric, screen print peony, cotton peony

Inspired by traditional techniques, motivated to do good, and distinguished by a contemporary take on color and pattern, LuRu Home exemplifies the kind of textile based company that inspires me. Beginning this month they’re expanding beyond their indigo-based work with the introduction of their new peony fabric in cumin; more colors and patterns are coming soon.

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House of Alva –

Oct 4, 2014 | Leave a Comment

kantha, indian scarves

House of Alva’s scarves are imbued with a mission both to preserve Indian craft traditions and to support the economic viability of a new generation of artisans. Above, a kantha embroidery detail.

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Non-Perishable Goods –

Sep 3, 2014 | Leave a Comment

handcrafted textiles, vintage pillows, Portland textile, Portland craft

Here’s a wonderful collection of carefully considered, lovingly crafted, and beautifully presented – non-perishable! – goods!

Via Elle Decor.

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Hopewell –

Aug 2, 2014 | Leave a Comment

cutom quilt, american made quilt, los angeles quilt, quilt artisan

Powered by two multi-talented artists, Los Angeles based Hopewell offers California-made quilts with a contemporary twist on classic Americana.

Via Mille (via House Beautiful…)

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St. Frank –

Apr 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

artisan textile, framed textile, textile art

Newly minted St. Frank brings textiles to the wall with a beautifully curated collection of framed fabrics responsibly sourced from artisans around the world. Above, a textile by Senegalese designer Johanna Bramble.

Via C Magazine.

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Kufri Life Fabrics –

Mar 27, 2014 | Leave a Comment

indian fabric, indian block print, indian ikat, indian throw pillows

With a bi-continental mother-daughter duo as its creative engine, Kufri Life Fabrics is a great source for handprinted yardage, customized pillows, and one of a kind textiles including ikats and kanthas. Plus, check out their latest blog posts for lots of colorful photos from India!

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Room 406 –

Mar 13, 2014 | Leave a Comment

bespoke blanket, organic blanket, designer blanket, Eleanor Pritchard

Room 406, an annex to the furniture maker Troscan, offers “vintage furniture, small-batch textiles, rare artifacts, hand-thrown ceramics and contemporary art” as well as a selection of the company’s own designs. Their textiles currently include an array of blankets and throws by Teixidors, Hiroko Takeda, Eleanor Pritchard (as pictured above), and Studio Donegal.

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