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1. CARDS & FABRICS - eloise renouf

Our Friday eye candy comes from the fabulous Eloise Renouf and her new greetings card range for The Art File. The eleven different designs feature birthday cards, blank cards, as well as a Get Well and Thank you occasion card. You can see them all online here at The Art File. Also shown (below) are Eloise's latest fabric collection for Cloud9 entitled 'Shape of Spring

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2. FABRICS - carolyn gavin

Top designer Carolyn Gavin of Ecojot has designed a beautiful new fabric collection for Windham Fabrics. The 'Petite Fleur' collection is available in three colourways navy, red, and blush-citron and features whimsical flowers, birds, and a gorgeous alphabet panel all drawn in Carolyn's typically gorgeous style. The fabrics are also 100% GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) Certified Organic

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3. WALLPAPER - aimee wilder

Aimee Wilder, designer and maker of home and fashion textiles and accessories, recently launched her new Bungalow Collection. The range includes wallpaper and fabric designs with tropical themes including boats, jungle leaves, pineapples, ocean waves, wildflowers and more.  The new patterns were inspired by Aimee’s recent trip to Indonesia. See the full range of designs and colours online here.

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4. DESIGNER - ryan deighton

Ryan Deighton exhibited at New Designers in London at the end of June after graduating from Leeds College of Art where he studied Printed Textiles and Surface Pattern Design. Ryan's work is influenced by his love of mid-century design and the collection he created for his final major project is entitled "United States of Retro" which he designed with contemporary interiors in mind. You can see

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5. FABRICS - susan driscoll

September Blue is the stunning new fabric collection by Susan Driscoll for Dashwood Studio. I am big fan of Susans who works as a freelancer under the studio label The Print Tree and has designed for Marks & Spencer and Laura Ashley among others. For September Blue Susan was inspired to look back nostalgically at long hot lazy summer days walking in the countryside spotting wildflowers, birds,

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6. FABRICS - wendy kendall

Also new from Dashwood Studio is 'Retro Orchard' by Wendy Kendall. Wendy, like Susan Driscoll above, is one of the mega talented 'golden girls' of The Dotty Wren Studio and her second collection for Dashwood combines bold graphic fruit motifs with fun pattern fills in a contemporary colour palette ideal for use in the kitchen. As seen online here at Dashwood Studio.

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7. FABRICS - mecca for moderns

Alexander Henry's new MECCA FOR MODERNS collection is released this month and "reflects all the delicate modernism of Sweden". There are four patterns in the group - 'Stockholm' (above) which is a selvedge to selvedge border design with stylized leaf motifs and geometric particles, 'Karin' is a floral design and 'Kasper' an overall geometric. The delicate 'Arvika' is used as a mixer pattern.

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8. CATH KIDSTON - new season prints

And finally to round off a week of Cath Kidston goodies a reminder of those key new season prints. Above is the novelty Clocks print and below Townhouses.  Below : Clifton Stripe.  Below : Clifton Rose.  Below : Camden floral. All available now as fabric by the metre at Cath Kidston.

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9. FABRICS ETC. - cortina japan

I had a great time looking around the Japanese website Cortina where they showcase fabrics and tableware from many different Scandinavian labels including Kauniste, Almedahls (including Olle Eksell tea towels), Marimekko, House of Rym and Finlayson. Here are my picks from the site but you can find more great designs online here.

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10. TEXTILES - scandinavian design center

If you would prefer to see lovely Scandinavian design on an English language website or if you need to buy fabrics then you might prefer to browse the Scandinavian Design Center who have a great selection from Marimekko, Klippans, Almedahls, etc.

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11. TEXTILES - groundworks

Today's Friday eye candy come from a selection of fabrics I picked out at Groundworks. From painterly roses to fabulous geomtrics. Groundworks is a contemporary label from Lee Jofa. Current designer collections include Allegra Hicks and Kelly Wearstler.

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12. DESIGNER - miriam bos

Miriam Bos is one of the Spoonflower Fabric8 contest finalists who is competing to win the chance to create a collection with Robert Kaufman. You can see all 8 finalists on Spoonflower'sFacebook page and voting opens on July 17th. Miriam created this design (above & below) called Le Jardin Cosmique based on the brief 'Cosmic Voyage'. In showcasing her entry I couldn't resist posting some more

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13. FABRICS - fabric8 finalists

And here are two more designs in the Spoonflower Fabric8 contest. The first is 'Far Away Folk' by Cerigwen. I love the way Ceri has managed to get a folky feel to a space design. And below look out for Ali Benyon's POW design with its jewel like colours and organic motifs.

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14. DESIGNER - lamai mccartan

The next entry in the Spoonflower Fabric8 Contest is from Lamai McCartan's 'Constellations - Hidden in the Stars' design. Lamai is one of 8 finalists who now has to go on and build a print collection around their design entry. Voting open on July 17th and you can see all the entries here. I am also posting some more of Lamai's lovely work. She is an illustrator who loves designing patterns and

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15. FABRICS - rebecca stoner

Rebecca Stoner is a designer based in York who has created her first licensed fabric collection. 'Prairie' will be released in April by Dashwood Studios and features prints with a delicate, hand drawn designs that were inspired by vintage lace and doilies. Prairie is a contemporary mix of folky florals and loose, sketchy geometrics that has been heavily influenced by traditional textile

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16. JOHN LEWIS - haberdashery

Larger John Lewis stores have excellent habedashery departments with everything you need for sewing and knitting including fabric by the metre and fat quarters.  The cotton fabrics are a mix of exclusive designs and also prints from American quilt companies like this design above and below from Andover Fabrics by Lizzy house. I snapped these pics in store and although these particular fabrics

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17. DESIGNER - elizabeth olwen

Elizabeth Olwen is a Toronto-based surface pattern designer and licensing artist whose has first collection for Cloud9 Fabrics has just started shipping to stores. This beautiful range of organic cotton prints are called 'Grey Abbey' and are named after a little town in Ireland. Elisabeth also has another collection launching with Cloud9 in the Autumn. Elizabeth also has a selection of paper

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18. FABRICS - plush addict

I love browsing through fabric websites and it was great to look through the 2000 plus designs available at Plush Addict. The webstore is one year old today and to celebrate they have 10% off everything across the board and are they having a prize draw to wine a £250 trolley dash trolley dash in their warehouse (which is very big and brimming with fabric!) plus up to £100 towards travel

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19. DESIGNER - anneline sophia

Designer Anneline Sophia has a new collection of fabric designs with Modern Yardage. 'Colorful Mexico' is as the name suggests, inspired by the bold and bright colours of the fabrics, folk art, embroidery, festivals and people of Mexico.  As the fabric is digitally printed, the colours are beautiful and vibrant. The designs are available in different scales and colourways online here. Anneline

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20. FABRICS - fabric rehab

For our regular Friday eye candy (where we post designs just for the enjoyment of gazing at lovely patterns) Here are some choice picks of prints from the 'What's new' section at Fabric Rehab.

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21. Etsy finding

I spotted these cute animals on Etsy sewn with fabric from my On A Whim 2 collection.



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22. Quilt Cuteness on Etsy

Found this quilt cuteness on Etsy using Creatures and Critters 2




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23. FABRICS ETC - emily isabella

'Everyday Party' is the newest collection by Emily Isabella for Birch Fabrics. The collection was designed around the idea of creating tiny celebrations from life's ordinary moments and features ten designs total (three of them are also printed in a knit option). They are made of 100% organic cotton fabric and are perfect for the nursery, children's clothes, quilting or other craft projects.

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24. FABRIC PREVIEW - jane farnham

Jane Farnham, a designer based in Hertfordshire, has been super busy designing print collections for Camelot fabrics. These include Love Letters, Peacock Garden, and Sew Happy which will all be released this autumn. Jane recently joined the Cinnamon Joe studio and was thrilled to be represented by them at Surtex last month. To see more from Jane or get in touch you can check out her portfolio

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25. Etsy Finds

Found here on Etsy. Love all the detail work. Fabrics from Creatures and Critters 2.




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