Antique fabrics and new fabrics
are discussed. We can learn about Fabric history through reproductions made
today. In my reproduction fabric reviews, I discuss and interpret swatches of new reproduction fabric lines and compare them
to the old ones when possible. I teach
workshops for making reproduction quilts, incorporating old fabrics and blocks with new fabrics.
I do not sell fabric. Visit your local quilt shop and if you can't find it
there, see my links for recommendations.
Reminiscence A YuwaDesign: FreeSpirit Studio Collection. French inspired prints, for
mid-19th to mid-20th century quilts
From the Mills - P&B This line was done cooperatively with The American Textile History Museum, using Cocheco, Arnold, Merrimack and Allen Print Works,
from their collections.
Fine Fabrics in Hard Times by Joan Kiplinger Every so often questions surface regarding the quality of fabrics made
during the Great Depression of the 1930s. There is this notion that
because times were hard that textiles suffered equally.