Tag Archives: Contemporary print fabric

Summer Fabrics – New Sunbrella Home & Garden Collection

May 31, 2015

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Sunbrella’s exclusive Home & Garden Collection for 2015 has some great pattern and color combos. All are made of 100% solution-dyed acrylic, which means they can be used both indoors and outside.  They are easy to care for, which makes them perfect for homes with active kids and pets.  These fabrics also resist fading in […]

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January: A New Take on the Ikat Look

January 9, 2015

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Robert Allen's Stitch Ring print in the Spring Grass color

Robert Allen’s Stitch Ring fabric caught my eye due to its new take on the Ikat look that has been around for some time now.   The scale is smaller than most actual Ikat patterns, which makes it work well in more types of window treatments and bedding applications.  Surprisingly, given the embroidered embellishment, the fabric […]

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October’s Fabric of the Month

October 29, 2012

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October's Fabric of the Month

The inspiration for this abstract pattern came from an antique kimono textile of chrysanthemum flowers.   Would never have guessed that, but once you know this, you can see it! This fabric is part of Schumacher’s Modern Glamour wovens.  The combination of the silk velvet  floral weave on a satin cotton ground produces a luxuriously tactile […]

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