Baxter Mill Archive – Throwback Thursday: 1969

This week’s throwback fabric comes from the same year Neil Armstrong was landing on the moon: 1969. It was a transitional time in the world when this fabric was being produced and the design reflects that. Its bright, vibrant shades were very common during this era of civil rights movements, women gaining more power in […]

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Baxter Mill Archive – Throwback Thursday: Floral Motif

While our archive is extensive and includes designs that date back to the 1800s, this can mean the fabrics aren’t always labeled with their birth year. But that doesn’t mean we can’t share these mystery materials with you all!   Just by analyzing the material, our textile experts believe this week’s throwback fabric is from the 1930s era based on […]

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Baxter Mill Archive – Throwback Thursday: 1915

This week we’re throwing it back to 1915! The fabric we chose was made during a turn of the century time in the United States, when design began to meld with art deco — which later became popular in the 1920s. This aqua-printed fabric is made of cotton and was most likely used for home […]

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Baxter Mill Archive – Throwback Thursday: 1917

We’re kicking off 2017’s first Throwback Thursday by wishing one of our archived fabrics a very happy 100th birthday! The tan and black plaid fabric was produced in 1917 and is made from cotton, as this was produced years before polyester existed, and features checks and polka dots. During this year in history, a lot more was going on besides […]

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