Fabric has come such a long way since we started. The variety of prints is stunning compared to eight years ago.
When we first started selling fabric on jcaroline creative, the only licensed designer we carried was Amy Butler.
Don't these prints seem like a million years ago? And at the time, they were considered pretty avant- garde!
I noticed as I was going through the old pictures, fashion was certainly a theme for a while. Check out these Michael Miller prints:
Shoes and handbags were on everything. They seem kind of funny now, but in 2003, these fabrics were selling. Admit it-- you bought some!
These are some of my all time favorite Michael Miller prints. I was so bummed when Funky Fruit (bottom center) only made it one season. And is that Funky Flowers in the upper right? It came in two other colorways that were equally cool.
And of course, Alexander Henry and their fashionista prints. Awww....
It's just amazing to think that I used to buy anything that was remotely funky because there just wasn't enough fabric to buy. And now, I have to CHOOSE, because we can't bring in every cool designer. That's pretty amazing. Hurray for bringing a breath of fresh air to a tired industry, designers!