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  • WeaveUp moon designs

Share your Moon designs!

July 18th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , , |

On July 20, 1969, man took his first step on the Moon. At 10:56pm EDT, Neil Armstrong placed his foot on the orbital body and uttered those famous words: "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Sadly, we can't all walk on the Moon. But we can all celebrate National Moon Day this July 20th! Join us in honoring our favorite celestial body by sharing your best lunar designs through the end of the month. Read on to learn more!

  • Penland's school of crafts

Janie at Penland, part 2

July 8th, 2017|Categories: Updates|Tags: , , , , |

We're back with an update from our in-house Design Lead, Janie Woodbridge, from Penland School of Crafts. Janie has been hard at work teaching her Penland students how to weave beautiful, durable rugs on floor looms. Read on to learn more about her class!

  • How to save and organize designs on WeaveUp

How to Save and Organize Designs

July 5th, 2017|Categories: Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , |

When browsing our Design Library, you've probably noticed two small icons appearing over designs. These represent two ways to save a design for later: Tacking (push pin icon), and Loving (heart icon). Read on to learn how to make the most of these functions!

  • fruits and veggies designs on WeaveUp

What We’re Loving: Fruits & Veggies

July 1st, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, Updates|Tags: , , , , |

Remember a few weeks back when we asked you to share your fruit & veggie designs? June is National Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Month, and the American Heart Association has been encouraging Americans to eat more fruits and veggies all month long! We asked you to show your support and upload your best fruit & vegetable designs to our library! You answered our call, and today we're excited to showcase some of your fresh designs!

  • 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.