Oliver + S

fabric

some knit fabric basics

Have questions about what, exactly, makes a knit fabric a knit? We have the answers for you.

secret favorites

Is a fabric designer allowed to have a favorite print from a collection? Or is that too much like a mother who has a favorite child? If it’s ok to admit it, this is my favorite print from City Weekend. …

city weekend, inspiration from a little city bedroom

This is S’s bedroom. It’s tiny, which is why it’s rather difficult to photograph. But you can see that it is still bright and cheery despite its diminutive size. (To give you a sense of scale, that’s a crib-sized mattress …

city weekend is now shipping

City Weekend is now shipping! I promised, months ago, that I would tell you more about this collection, and the time has finally come. Designers find all sorts of inspiration for their work, from the abstract (an idea or a …

on designing a fabric collection

Ever wonder how a fabric collection is put together? In my most recent guest post for the BurdaStyle blog, I explain the process I used for designing City Weekend. You can check it out there.

selecting prints for adults

If you sew for yourself, you may have read our Principles of Fabric Selection series and wondered how they apply to your own sewing. Here’s a quick answer. Our most recent guest post for the¬†Burda Style blog talks about using …

all about Moda

We really like Moda’s visual and marketing team. Remember their dollhouse-themed booth we showed you the other day, with all that wonderful attention to detail? It all carries over into the effort Moda puts into their sales and marketing presentations, …

announcing our new City Weekend fabric collection for Moda

We are very pleased to announce the first Oliver + S fabric collection, City Weekend, produced by Moda. Here’s a preview for you. City Weekend debuts next month at Quilt Market, where fabric store buyers place orders for the following …