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  • Samalah Sandbrook designer interview with WeaveUp

Featured Artist: Samalah Sandbrook

June 27th, 2017|Categories: Featured Artists|Tags: , |

From her studio space in New Zealand, overlooking fields and farmland, Samalah Sandbrook (aka MMMedia) creates colorful surface prints. Experimenting with everything from dragon scales to construction equipment, Samalah's designs cover quite a range. Meet Samalah, our latest Featured Artist, today on the blog.

  • Janie Penland on WeaveUp

Our Very Own Janie Teaches at Penland School of Crafts

June 26th, 2017|Categories: Updates|Tags: , , , , , |

We're so proud to announce that our in-house Design Lead and hand-weaver-extraordinaire, Janie Woodbridge, is teaching at Penland School of Crafts this summer. Penland has a rich history of supporting textile and fiber artists. Read on to learn more about how Janie is weaving her place in Penland history!

  • WeaveUp NeoCon 2017

Our Favorite Trends from NeoCon 2017

June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , , |

This past week, Chicago’s Merchandise Mart welcomed back the 49th annual NeoCon trade show. In contrast to High Point Market, NeoCon focuses specifically on the commercial sector. As such, the exhibition showcases the latest interior designs for retail, hospitality, and workplace settings. Today on the blog, we’re spotlighting our favorite emerging trends from #neocon2017! Read on!

  • WeaveUp select pink designs

What We’re Loving: Pink

June 20th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , |

Cotton Candy. Piglet. Barbie Dream House. These are the images that come to mind when most people hear the word pink. But not for long. Pink is experiencing a rebranding, and the modern pink is incredibly versatile, always fresh, and ever evolving. To celebrate the versatility of pink, (along with National Pink Day on June 23), we pulled together a few different palettes. There's something for everyone here - from fun to sophisticated and all shades in between. Read on!

  • Springs Window Fashion invests in WeaveUp

Springs Window Fashions Makes Strategic Investment in WeaveUp

June 14th, 2017|Categories: Updates|Tags: , |

WeaveUp continues to attract industry-leading manufacturers, this time with both a strategic investment and business partnership opportunities in the window covering market in deal with Springs Window Fashions. Partners continue to show interest in WeaveUp's unique software that exploits the power of digital textile printing. Read the full press release.

  • Becky Adamson designer interview with WeaveUp

Featured Artist: Becky Adamson

June 13th, 2017|Categories: Featured Artists|Tags: , |

Get to know Becky Adamson, aka Garigal, our latest Featured Artist.

  • WeaveUp share your veggie designs

Share your fruit & veggie designs!

June 12th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , , |

Did you know that June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month? That’s right – all month long, the American Heart Association is encouraging Americans to eat more fruits and veggies. That’s a message we can get behind! Let's show our support by filling the WeaveUp library with fresh fruits and veggies! Whether they're sweet strawberries, artful artichokes, colorful carrots - we want to see them! We'll feature our favorites at the end of the month on the blog.

  • WeaveUp's guide for bedding fabric

Our Guide to Bedding Fabrics

June 8th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, Design Basics|Tags: , , , |

For some, the term “bedding” simply encompasses those basic necessities to get you through the night: a sheet set, a couple pillowcases, and a comforter or blanket of some sort. However, if you enjoy spending more than just your sleeping hours in this cozy haven, it’s worth it to take your bed to the next level. Today on the blog, we’re exploring the accents that can elevate the style and function of your bedware. Read on to learn all about our fabric recommendations for these transformative DIY projects!

  • Margaret Juul Designer interview with WeaveUp

Featured Artist: Margaret Juul

June 6th, 2017|Categories: Featured Artists|Tags: , |

Today's Featured Artist, Margaret Juul, has an incredible talent for capturing the beauty of water. Light bouncing off ripples, the curl of a crashing wave, a shell sitting just below the surface - Margaret captures these moments in large scale paintings. Now, she's turned some of her paintings into surface designs, available here on WeaveUp! Read on to learn more about Margaret & shop her designs.

  • WeaveUp high point market 2017

Our Favorite Trends from High Point Market 2017

June 1st, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , , |

This past month, the “furniture capital of the world,” High Point, NC, hosted home décor's largest annual trade show. For interior designers and furnishing companies, High Point Market represents an opportunity to showcase fresh styling and introduce new products. As you can imagine, there is a lot going on within the 11.5 million square feet of exhibition space. Today on the blog, we’ve highlighted our top five favorite trends. Read on to learn about #HPMKT!