My husband and I have just come back from Sydney for a few days break away. It was meant to be just a holiday, but as usual I always try to combine more than one thing on trips. We discovered some fabulous things, new and old! Nudie Jeans We love Nudie Jeans. I had […]
Anthea Grob of Eco fabric was recently interviewed by a Whitireia Journalist Student about how organic fabrics leave a small footprint. Anthea is a Wellington based artist as is part of the Artist’s Collective range, which includes the beautiful Godwits fabric. You can read the article here
Our very first purchase of the Artist’s Collective Butterfly fabric, was ordered off the sample by a lovely woman from the UK who was here in New Zealand on holiday, while major renovations were going on at her home. She originally was going to use it as a table cloth but decided it would be […]
Look what just arrived today. Tea towels and aprons made from hemp and organic cotton. They need a bit of an iron, but the weight of the fabric they are made from is just beautiful. Did you know the hemp makes the tea towels super absorbent? (in mine and several of my friends and family,s […]
Here is the very talented Tracey Tishrei of Tishrei Designs, showing off her newly printed fabric. She is standing in Verdant Design’s Pop Up shop in Wellington, where several of Vida Textiles’ fabrics are featured. Hot off the press this week, the Butterfly Heaven fabric, needed a bit of tweaking after the first strike […]
Well after a much needed holiday, we are back into the swing of things…….organising new fabrics to be printed. On Christmas Eve a present arrived for Vida, Anthea of Eco Textiles and Tracey of Tishrei Designs. Samples from the printer. Here is the Tishrei designs ones: Aren’t they fabulous? Tracey is one talented woman.
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and safe travels over the holidays. Vida will be closed from Friday 20th of December 2013 and re-open on Tuesday 21st of January. Emails will be checked occasionally over this period, but any orders will be processed after the 21st of January. See you in the New Year!
Yes the Godwits have finally landed at Vida Textiles on Friday. This gorgeous fabric designed by Wellington artist Anthea Grob has been digitally printed on a 100% Hemp basecloth. This basecloth is a nice heavy weight, and perfect for upholstery, cushions, lampshades, bags and anything else you can think of. The Godwits is now up […]
We are currently working on an exciting new project. Digitally printing small runs of organic fabric with limited edition prints. We are looking for textile artists and designers who want to have their designs printed but don’t want to commit to having hundreds of metres printed, or can’t justify the high cost of small print […]