Today’s blog post is on behalf of our new employee, Briana! Enjoy!
It’s officially fall, which means football season is here! Being a local New Jersey girl, I have to root for the New York Jets. (Let’s see what this season brings…) Sundays spent with friends, family, good food, & a big screen TV is one of my favorite weekend activities!
Sometimes I like to switch it up and step away from watching the big game. I was looking for ways to stay active and involved during the season. What better way to show support for your favorite NFL team than to make a fabric football for the kids?
These fabric footballs are super simple and will feature the team fabric of your choice! Below is step-by-step instructions on how to make this at-home craft. I have included instructions as well as the football-shaped pattern for you to use. You can create your own of course if you would like a larger or smaller piece. Be sure to check out our wide selection of officially license NFL team fabrics by Fabric Traditions! Available at the Fabric Textile Products, Inc. webstore!
When we think of summer decor, usually the first thing that comes to mind is coastal or nautical motifs. Throw in the occasional marine animal print and you have “summer”. This year though, the decor trends have changed slightly. One of the hottest summer decor trends this year is something you have probably seen a million times before and paid it no mind – a cabana stripe. Yup, that’s it. A simple stripe.
Throw pillows, table cloths, placemats, beach towels, tote bags, umbrellas, & so much more. This classic stripe is EVERYWHERE. It’s simple, classic, & timeless. The cabana stripe can be in any color, but most common tends to be a nice black and white or a royal blue and white combo. The stripe can be small or large and it most commonly runs vertically. These stripes can be seen in almost every store you walk into – H & M, Home Goods, Pottery Barn, Target, Walmart, Pier 1, Kohl’s, the list goes on and on and on. It is also featured in more magazines than I can count on my 2 hands. Have you seen the latest issue of HGTV magazine?
I am a lover of stripes in general, but I absolutely love a good cabana stripe. It works year round, not just in the summer, and it can really bring life to a room. I prefer black and white everything, but this year we decided to branch out a bit at Fabric Textile Products, Inc. and offer a very wide variety of cabana stripe linens. Our 3 inch cabana stripe is printed on Milliken Signature Polyester and then in turn made into pillow covers, tablecloths, & table runners. We currently offer 12 colors and are always adding more to the mix!
Available in Black, Navy, Royal, Pale Pink, Fuchsia, Red, Gray, Yellow, Khaki, Orange, Turquoise, & Lime Green.
Below I have included some of the fabulous cabana stripe products I have while shopping the internet! Check them out!
(Please note that all photos & products belong to the rightful owner unless specifically noted as property of Fabric Textile Products, Inc.)
Tell me your thoughts! What do you think of the cabana stripe trend? I want to know!
Summer has officially begun! Enjoy that warm weather, sleep in, and check back here with me on the FTP blog! I have lots more great stuff to share with all of you!