Posts Categorized: Textiles

Skinny laMinx

Designer, illustrator, entrepreneur Skinny laMinx, a.k.a. Heather Moore, is a talented South African graphic artist who specializes in textile design. Her work is simple and bold, using delicious colour combinations, and a mash of what she calls her Afro-Scandi influences. Check out her LookBook above, as well as her blog, Etsy shop and the latest product in her shop,…

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Gee’s Bend Quilts

For those of you who don’t know about the quilt makers of Gee’s Bend, Alabama, take a look at this touching 27 minute video that accompanied the exhibition of these quilts which toured America a few years ago. Made by a small group of women who lived in the isolated, rural hamlet of Gee’s Bend,…

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Merchant & Mills

Merchant & Mills // English Drapers from We Are Shuffle on Vimeo. London drapers Carolyn Denham and Roderick Field of Merchant & Mills talk about their haberdashery business and getting people back to the joys  and the value of sewing…

Weather Diary

For the Finnish textile and house furnishing company, Marimekko, artist Aino Maija Metsola has created a beautiful line of ceramics and textiles called ‘Weather Diary‘. Over several months she documented coastal weather in photographs, then made sketches and these were translated onto both fabric and Sami Ruotsalainen’s Oiva tableware…