Barkcloth and custom sewing from Tonic Fabrics

tonic-living-boomerang-beat-barkclothChristine spots a new resource for barkcloth and custom sewing — Tonic Fabrics, based in Toronto. She writes: “Hi, I … found this website while searching for a good fabric for curtains for my grey and maroon bathroom, they have amazing fabrics and offer custom sewing.” — Christine.  Thanks, Christine. I notice that Tonic Fabrics also offers a big selection of mod futon covers, most about $95 — a quick and easy idea to spice up a home office that also must double as a guest room. And… how is your bathroom coming along?

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  1. John says

    Hi Christine,
    Great find on Canadian fabric and the prices are soooo reasonable. Great selection of 50’s geometric patterns.

    John

  2. says

    That is some sweet material Pam! I have it myself, and recently used it for my “By the Fireside” vignette!
    See it here:

    [IMG]http://i49.tinypic.com/zx7i35.jpg[/IMG]

    I love Barkcloth!

  3. Anita says

    I just recently got that sample from them along with a few others to reupholster our ‘new’ vintage bamboo 1950s tiki sofa! Another source is J & O fabrics online. I ordered some samples from them also, they are about $5/yd more expensive but the samples they sent were a heavier blend of barkcloth, I don’t know if all are or if it’s just the ones I happened to pick.

  4. MrsErinD says

    Hey, I just got this exact fabric recently and made drapes for my living room, I wanted to do pinch pleats but had a tight budget, it is a great price though for barkcloth and I just adore it, I need to get another yard so I can cover a little stool I have too.

    I have pics of my drapes from that barkcloth in my living room flickr pics here~ http://www.flickr.com/photos/7539647@N05/

    Oh, and it takes a little while to arrive because they are in Canada, I just got standard shipping, but it’s worth it, I just adore that pattern!

    • pam kueber says

      Christine, I added your blog to my blogroll. I’ll contact you separately about doing a post about your retro renovation bathroom. Great job!

  5. Cindy says

    What a great fabric site. and Erin, I just love love love your draperies…gee they would look great in my pad…..five+ years after moving in I still have bare windows. It intimidates me to choose fabric for four large windows and a slider to the patio because too much pattern will be overkill and not enough won’t look retro…….the quest continues and I’ll bookmark Tonicliving.com.

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