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!
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: Stripes
Spring is in full bloom and here at the WeaveUp office we’ve got sun, sand, and sea on our mind.When creating our latest seasonal collection (inspired by said sun, sand, and sea), we began to ponder - how did the stripe pattern first came to be associated with nautical endeavors? Today, our Textile Design Guide picks back up with an investigation into the surprising backstory behind the simple stripe! Read on!
What We’re Loving: Color Blocking
This week we are delving into one of our favorite modern trends: color blocking.
Our Favorite Greenery Prints
The biggest design news of the year surfaced a few weeks ago - the announcement of Pantone's 2017 color of the year. The winner was Greenery, a zesty hue reminding us of the refreshment of spring and the hope that new life brings.
What We’re Loving: Animal Prints
If you noticed our Natural Instincts collection earlier this week, you know we're feeling a little wild at WeaveUp HQ. From leopard spots to snake skin and crocodile hide - the natural world represents an incredible source of pattern design inspiration. Today, we delve into some of the key moments in the story behind the animal print!
DIY Scrap Tassel Garland
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!
Our Guide to Tabletop Fabrics
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.
Fabric Yardage Guide for Home Decor Sewing
We've been there - you're ready to sew home decor items, but you're not sure how much fabric to buy. Based on standard product dimensions, we whipped up this helpful yardage guide to get you started.