• DIY scrap garland instructions

DIY Scrap Tassel Garland

December 6th, 2016|Categories: Inspiration, DIY|Tags: , , , |

Looking to make holiday decorations on a dime? Home or office in dire need of some festive feelings?! We're here with a fantastic and FREE holiday trim DIY. Using scraps of fabric from your bottomless scrap bucket, you can create holiday decor galore. We'll show you how to create a tassel garland using only scrap fabric, for free!

  • WeaveUp Novelty Printe textile guide

Textile Design Guide: Novelty, Whimsical, Steampunk, Retro

December 1st, 2016|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

For this week's installment of the Textile Design Guide we are gonna have some fun. Meet some of our more eclectic design styles: whimsical, steampunk, novelty, and retro/vintage designs.

  • Textile Design Guide: Abstract, Brushstrokes, Watercolor

Textile Design Guide: Abstract, Brushstrokes, Watercolor

November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

Working art-inspired fabrics into your home can add a sophisticated, gallery-like touch to your space. Today, we'll be covering three artistic textile designs styles: abstract, brushstrokes, and watercolor.

  • Create Your Own Fabric Line with WeaveUp

Create Your Own Fabric Line with WeaveUp

November 18th, 2016|Categories: Inspiration, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , |

Today, we're talking to interior designer Kimberly Perron, who recently launched her own fabric line! Using WeaveUp as one of her on-demand manufacturers, Kimberly is marketing and selling her line without worrying about order minimums or stocking. Read on to learn about her inspirations and the collection.

  • Textile Design Guide: Paisley, Brocade, Medallions

Textile Design Guide: Paisley, Brocade, Medallions

November 17th, 2016|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

We're back with the second installment of our Textile Design Guide! Today we'll be covering some common textile motifs: paisley, brocade, and medallions.

  • Textile Design Guide: Damask, Embroidery, Toile

Textile Design Guide: Damask, Embroidery, Toile

November 10th, 2016|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

Ever wonder what those tags mean when you’re browsing our Design Library? What is ‘Toile,’ and where exactly did it come from? Our in-house textile designers are here to help. Using their wealth of industry knowledge, we created the Textile Design Guide blog series. Each week, we’ll offer a brief history and definition for a handful of fabric motifs, styles, and designs – aka, our design tags! We are kicking off the series with some classic woven and handicraft techniques that have been reinterpreted for the digital age: damask, embroidery, and toile.

  • WeaveUp's guide to window treatment fabrics

Our Guide to Drapery Fabrics

October 27th, 2016|Categories: Inspiration, Design Basics, DIY|Tags: , , , , |

Anyone who has installed window treatments will tell you they are worth the effort. They take a space from looking good to looking finished – they are the closer of the interior design world. They can also provide privacy, light filtration, insulation, and can protect your furniture and belongings from the sun’s rays. Plus, they are an excellent way to show off your style in the form of stellar fabrics. Today we’re going to help you find those stellar fabrics. From heavy-weight and formal to sheer and airy, we’re breaking down the best fabric choices for common window treatments. Read on!

  • mix and match collection for your fall table with WeaveUp

3 Mix & Match Collections for Your Fall Table

September 1st, 2016|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

It may still be hot and humid out, but fall is quickly approaching. With fall comes dinner parties, holiday gatherings, and general merry making around the dining room table. It's time to pull out your rolled hem sewing foot and get started on some fresh dining decor! Our in-house curation team pulled together three mini collections of tabletop-ready designs. Click through each image to shop the design. And don't forget to reference Our Guide to Tabletop Fabrics when picking fabrics. Happy decorating! Fun Retro 4 point 2 Florida Geo 2 Turn up the Music Optical Grid City Lights Weave Line Squares Harvest Spice Solei Floral Happy Stripe Rigsby Diamond Del Mar Diamond Dotted Landing Bay Floral Bark & Gold Botanical Garden 2 Dearborn Triangles 11 Hungarian Folk Floral Rattle Box 5 Philips Chevron Shop other great prints in our Design Library - with over 12,000 designs and more added everyday!

  • Our Guide to Tabletop Fabrics

Our Guide to Tabletop Fabrics

August 30th, 2016|Categories: Design Basics, DIY|Tags: , , , , |

An empty tabletop is like a blank canvas. You've got a good, solid base layer - wood, slate, or otherwise - that is longing for personality and color. Add a bit of magic to any meal by layering on table linens alongside your dishes and flatware. We're here to help you pick the right fabrics for your perfect tabletop look.

  • WeaveUp Picnic fabrics

Picnic Perfect Prints for July 4th

July 1st, 2016|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

Whether it's on the beach or in the backyard, there's nothing quite like grilling out on July 4th. Our mouths are practically watering just thinking about grilled corn and ice cold sangria. One thing we love about summer cookouts is the chance to bust out bright fabrics! Napkins, tablecloths, picnic blankets - we can't resist a summery print. We had our Design Lead, Janie, pick a few of her favorite custom fabric designs for summer cookouts. These patterns are all ready to customize, print, and sew for your next al fresco dinner. What's more classic than polka dots and gingham? This threesome feels like a modern twist on the classic vinyl tablecloth. From left to right, our picks for napkin, tablecloth, and placemat. Dots Square Dancing Floral Motif Refresh your tabletop with this lemon-lime trio. Our picks for napkin, tablecloth, and placemat from left to right. Sweet Radius Lenny Plaid Dandy Diamond A spunky floral and pops of colorful dots take the traditional red and white gingham fabric to the next level. From left to right our picks for napkin, tablecloth, and placemat. Twilight Stars II Hungarian Folk Floral Gingham Plaid You can shop even more of Janie's favorite summertime fabrics here! We'd love to see how you use fabric to dress up your July 4th weekend - share using #weaveup on social media. We're off to fire up the grill and bust out the beach towels. We wish you a fabulous July 4th!