Textile Designers: 10 Women to Watch - Shopping Guide Over the last few years, there have been some obvious standouts in the world of contemporary textile design. People like Amy Butler, Lotta Jansdotter, and Natalie Chanin have garnered well-deserved attention for their fresh signature styles, while paving the way for other talented women to make an impact in the industry. Here are ten whose work merits a closer look.
Free Clothes Patterns Posted on | October 9, 2008 | 7 Comments I originally became interested in patternless sewing, many years ago, because I had a hard time finding patterns in my size. Nowadays, patterns in large sizes abound. Nonetheless, I still love my pattern free sewing. Fabric Welcome to the paradise of fabrics. Spotted, checkered, with flowers, fairy tale characters, animals or matryoshkas, here there are hundreds of fabrics in different designs. We carry materials such as cotton, jersey or flannel from manufacturers such as Kokka, Michael Miller or Robert Kaufman from Japan or USA. We also offer laminates and organic fabrics – with cute designs and lots of colours.
www.marmaladefabrics.com/shipping.php IMPORTANT NOTE:Effective November 20, shipping rates to Canada have increased. Excess shipping over $2.00 will be refunded. Marmalade Fabrics offers free shipping on all orders of $200 or more, shipped within the United States. All other orders will be charged the following fees: FreeSpirit fabric designers Anna Maria Horner grew up in a house full of her dad's paintings and with a closet full of her mom's handi-work. As a kid in the 70's, she passed up the $1.79 Barbie dresses in Service Merchandise, opting instead to create designs from her mother's fabric scraps....an artist was born. After graduating with an honors fine arts degree in drawing, Anna Maria opened Handmaiden, a clothing and housewares boutique. This store served as homebase for all her fashion and design interests. Here, she also began a line of highly sought after handbags, intricately fashioned from an array of materials, that made their way onto Hollywood's red carpet. Anna Maria has also been exhibiting paintings in galleries throughout her whole adult life.
Felt Camelia tutorial and pattern Remember when I shared that I wanted to celebrate spring? Well the celebration has begun =] First I am going to share flowers made out of felt. And these particular ones are very easy! I know I am kind of biased with the color combination but all the felt flowers I will be sharing are going to end up in projects for my office so you will see those colors a lot. One of my favorite flowers are Camelias (Spanish name) and even tho just with 2 layers they don’t look much like Camelias if you use 3 or more, it will begin to resemble them =] Fabric Gorgeous geometric pattern in 100% linen by F. Schumacher. .. Clarke & Clarke FabricNissa How do you Design Fabric? - Portabellopixie I am asked certain questions so frequently and I try my hardest to be helpful and answer all questions that come my way. To help facilitate a bit, I've created a FAQ's section where I can navigate people to and give a little more in depth answer easier. (That way we get to chat a bit more!) How to get started designing fabric is something that people are so incredibly interested in. Some people are wanting to design themselves, some are just curious about the medium they love! If you are interested in designing fabric, here are a few pointers.
DIY Tutorial: Tubular T-Shirt Scarves DIY Tutorial: Tubular T-Shirt Scarves Winter is just around the corner, and you know what that means: scarf season! Yes, one of the best parts of winter’s arrival is my favorite style basic: scarves. They’re easy to throw on and a definite staple for fall. Problem is, scarves cost money, so being the economically responsible person I am, I decided to whip up not one but TWO scarves from one shirt, and best of all, they’re FREE!
Reviving A Southern Industry, From Cotton Field To Clothing Rack Workers tend the organic cotton plants in an experimental field in northern Alabama. The cotton was used in a field-to-garment project by two noted fashion designers. Courtesy of Lisa Lentz hide caption itoggle caption Courtesy of Lisa Lentz Workers tend the organic cotton plants in an experimental field in northern Alabama. The cotton was used in a field-to-garment project by two noted fashion designers.