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  • Leigh Folstron Designer Interview with WeaveUp

Featured Artist: Leigh Forsstrom

July 12th, 2016|Categories: Featured Artists|Tags: , |

What does Leigh Forsstrom love most about designing hospitality fabrics? "Textiles are a great way to brighten up a space that weary travelers, nursing home residents, or hospital patients might be using." Leigh's prints certainly cheer us up every time we see them! Meet Leigh in this installment of our Featured Artist series!

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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!

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4 Reasons to Use Blackout Curtains

March 30th, 2016|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , |

Have you ever had a street light parked outside your window? Ever wished for a few more hours of darkness on a sunny Saturday morning? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then blackout curtains should be added to your decorating hack list. Most people don’t realize that blackout curtains do so much more than just keep light out. Read on to learn other benefits of this versatile fabric. Curtain Long

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How To Create a Quick Monochromatic Colorway

March 4th, 2016|Categories: Design Basics, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , |

Not sure how to tackle color customization? Start with a monochromatic color scheme - we show you how in four steps.

  • Color 101 with WeaveUp, learn about digital printing color settings

Color 101

February 16th, 2016|Categories: Design Basics, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , |

Often the defining element in a space, color has the ability to add depth and tone to a room but it can be difficult to know what colors belong where. We're breaking down a few popular color schemes to guide your next project.