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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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June’s Fabric of the Month

June 27, 2012

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Trina Turk's Sonriza pattern indoor/outdoor fabric in the 'Marine/Pool' color

Summer weather is finally here!   So I’m featuring an indoor/outdoor fabric by Trina Turk this month.   This fabric is rather hypnotic, due to the spiral effect in the pattern. One of the more unusual features of this pattern is the horizontal repeat, which is 52″ — or one full width!  The spiral effect […]

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