How To Create Your Own #GOT Cosplay
The recently wrapped seventh season of Game of Thrones proved every bit worth the hype. We were especially impressed with the costume design, which got us thinking - if we were creating a #GOT cosplay, what character would we want to be? Read on to see some of our favorite looks from the series and which custom fabric we would use to create the perfect cosplay!
What We’re Loving: Marble
There’s no doubt that geological patterns have been trending strongly in 2017. To get you inspired, we’ve rounded up our favorite #marble looks on Instagram!
Share your Moon designs!
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!
Janie at Penland, part 2
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!
Our Very Own Janie Teaches at Penland School of Crafts
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!
Our Favorite Trends from NeoCon 2017
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!
Share your fruit & veggie designs!
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.
Our Guide to Bedding Fabrics
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!
Our Favorite Trends from High Point Market 2017
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!
Textile Design Guide: Armi Ratia + Marimekko
In honor of women’s history month, our textile design guide will be profiling some of the fundamental female figures in the fabric/fiber trade. Today, we put the spotlight on Armi Ratia, the brainchild behind iconic Finnish design house, Marimekko.