This week’s throwback fabric is one out of a fairy tale. While this archive isn’t dated, just by looking at the scale of the motifs our archivist has concluded that it has a high chance of being from the 1950 era.Read More
This 112-year-old archive comes to us from the Art Nouveau period, a time that ranged from the 1890s to 1910. Art Nouveau was inspired by natural forms and structures, particularly curved lines of plants and flowers.Read More
It’s Groundhog Day and Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, which means there’s six more weeks of winter ahead of us, but this 1965 cotton fabric has us longing for warmer temperatures! The adorable blue and red seahorses, along with the little yellow starfish motifs would look perfect on a little boy’s shirt or even a beach tote.
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!Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
A focus on sensory experiences as well as wellness and feelings of home drive the Modular collection. Eclectic themes, nods from the 1970s design world, and the fuse of technology into everyday apparel and interiors drive this trend. Color has an unmistakable retro quality. A balance of midtones with key tones like saturated red and deep green evoke 1970s glam.Read More
We’ve all heard of the farm to table movement, but what about farm to closet? It doesn’t really mean you’ll be harvesting crops and raising pigs in your walk-in, but close. Farm to closet is the idea that we as consumers should be aware of where our clothes come from and how they are made. Read More