Australian Aboriginal Fabrics

ANNOUNCEMENT: Beginning January 1, 2020 100% of proceeds from the sale of our Aboriginal Art fabrics will go to two relief organizations in Australia, Fire Relief Fund for First Nations Communities and WIRES, a vast network of wildlife carers who specialize in Australian fauna. Please buy generously. None of the profit goes to Fabric Indulgence. If you need sewing ideas, theAustralian Animal Rescue Collective is in need of joey pouches and bat wraps.You will find beautifully written instructions on their facebook page.

 

FabricAndArt.com offers 100% cotton fabrics from Australia designed by Australian Aboriginal artists. Traditional designs are reproduced for use in quilts, garments or home decor. Translated from the Dreamtime these, beautiful fabrics are symbolic of the traditions of Aborigine People and life in the Australian bush. Each design is carefully thought out by Australian Aboriginal artists and their experience with the Dreamtime.

 

Body Painting 2 Brown Aboriginal fabric
Body Painting, Black
Body Painting by Rosemary Pitjara, represents the tribal signifiance and designs relating to the Aboriginal dreamtime and other important motifs. Represented here in white and brown with a black background.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Price per yard-$13.65
    Quantity:
  • Swatch-$1.00
Body Painting 2 Brown Aboriginal fabric
Body Painting, Brown
Body Painting by Rosemary Pitjara, represents the tribal signifiance and designs relating to the Aboriginal dreamtime and other important motifs. Represented here in white and brown with a black background.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Price per yard-$13.65
    Quantity:
  • Swatch-$1.00
Bush Camp Red Australian Aboriginal Fabric
Aussie Fat Quarter Bundles
Colorful variety of our exciting Aboriginal Print fabrics in one bundled collection. Fat qarters measure 18" x 22". Bundles vary frequently depending on availability. Sorry, no substitutions.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • 8 pc Bundle (2yds Total)-$30.00
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  • 16 pc Bundle (4yds Total)-$60.00
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Bush Onion & Wild Flower Purple
Bush Onions & Wild Flowers, Purple
Bush onion, an important food, and wild flowers become abundant after winter rains. Artist Jane Doolan dipicts them growing in separate beds in this print. Lavendar, yellow, and teal on a deep purple background.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Out of stock
Bush plum green Australian Aboriginal Fabric
Bush Plum, Green
Artist Polly Wheeler created this motif of the vital bush plum. Bush plum is often shown in depictions of women's dreamings. This one comes in bright purple and orange on a field of fresh lime green.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Out of stock
Bush Plum Dreaming Brown Aboriginal fabric
Bush Plum Dreaming, Brown
Bush Plum Dreaming Aboriginal print fabric designed by Juliette Nakamarra Morris. Walking through the bush gathering plums, tomatoes and oranges on trays. waterholes depicted by 1 1/4 inch wide semi-circles. Black background with red, brown and gold dots.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Price-$13.65 per yard
    Quantity:
  • Swatch-$1.00
Bush Plum and Waterhole Gold Aboriginal Fabric
Bush Plum & Waterhole, Gold
Black triangular designs with dot details in bright gold and white accents. By June Bird, bush plums signify the food that is gathered by the women of the bush, and the essential waterhole that provides for all creatures and man.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Price per yard-$13.65
  • Quantity:
  • Swatch-$1.00
Bush Sultana Charcoal Aboriginal fabric
Bush Sultana, Charcoal
Aboriginal design by A. Napanangka depicts large bush sultanas (bush tomatoes) with fruit in yellow and ivory and a contrast background of brightly colored dots on black.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Out of stock
Bush Tomato red Aboriginal fabric
Bush Tomato, Red
Aboriginal print designed by A. M. Napanangka. Soft, earthy reds, mustard gold, blue and grey on a burgundy background. The watering holes are essential to desert life and the people gather bush tomatoes for food.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Out of stock
Goanna Dreaming Black Aboriginal Fabric
Goanna Dreaming Black Australian Aboriginal Fabric
Aboriginal print fabric designed by Heather Kennedy. Important to the bush and Dreamtime, Goanna (monitor lizards) are represented here in black on a contrastingblack background with yellow, blue and whitedot accents.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Price per yard-$13.65
    Quantity:
  • Swatch-$1.00
Goanna Dreaming Yellow Aboriginal Fabric
Goanna Dreaming Yellow
Aboriginal print fabric designed by Heather Kennedy. Important to the bush and Dreamtime, Goanna (monitor lizards) are represented here in black on a contrasting golden yellow background with orange, red and black dot accents.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Out of stock
White fabric with black dots depecting the movement of sand across the dunes
Land of Utopia, White
One of our best selling designers, Anna Pitjara has created an excellent print useful in almost any quilting application, white background with stark contrasting black dots.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Price-$13.65 per yard
    Quantity:
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Meeting Places Ecru Aboriginal Fabric
Meeting Places, Ecru
Meeting Places, Australian Aboriginal fabrics designed by Josie Cavanagh. Gathering sites for elders and community members are sacred and very important for the well being of the community. Where stories are told, and traditional cultural practices and identity are consolidated and celebrated.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Out of stock
Plum and Banana Black Australian Aboriginal Fabric
Plum & Banana Black
Plum and Banana Black Aboriginal print designed by Laurel Tanlels. Striking black with magenta and green Bush plums. Accents of pale yellow, white and tiny pink flowers.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Price per yard- $13.65
    Quantity:
  • Swatch-$1.00
Plum Seeds Black Aboriginal quilt fabric
Plum Seeds, Black
Intricate diamond patterns made up of tiny dots designed by Kathleen Pitjara. A deep black background with tiny dots forming a plum seed design.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Price-$13.65 per yard
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Blue and black quilting fabric
Plum Seeds, Blue
Intricate diamond patterns made up of tiny dots designed by Kathleen Pitjara. A rich royal blue background with tiny dots forming a plum seed design.
  • Artist-Kathleen Pitjara
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Price-$13.65 per yard
    Quantity:
  • Swatch-$1.00
Sandhill, Black Australian Aboriginal Fabric
Sandhill, Black
Sand hills are beautifully depicted using white dots on a contrasting black background to convey the effect of wind moving over the sand hills in the desert near the artist's hometown Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia. Artist: Anna Pitjara
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Price per yard $13.65
    Quantity:
  • Swatch-$1.00
Sandy Creek Black Aboriginal Fabric
Sandy Creek Black
Sandy Creek Aboriginal fabric designed by Janet Long Nakamarra. This print represents the beautiful Sandy Creek that is a gathering place many people in Northern Territory of Australia. There lies Tjanera Falls, a magnificent waterfall that is a focal point for Sandy Creek visitors. Black background with grey and white accents.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Price-$13.65 per yard
    Quantity:
  • Swatch-$1.00
Severn Sisters Black Australian Aboriginal Fabric
Seven Sisters, Black
Seven Sisters Black, Australian Aboriginal printed fabric, designed by Marlene Doolan. This story of Seven Sisters originated from the cluster of stars in the Taurus Constellation. Black with palest pink accent tones on a light background.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Price per yard-$13.65
  • Quantity:
  • Swatch-$1.00
Snake & Emu Charcoal
Snake & Emu
Aboriginal print designed by W. Evans-Large 8 inch snakes slither on the desert floor. Traditional style artistry portrays watering holes with emu tracks. The black background adds drama and high contrast dots in white, brown and yellow.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Price-$13.65 per yard
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Spirit Place Australian quilting fabric
Spirit Place, Black
Bright green dots with red accents on jet black background depicting the sacred spirit place of the bush.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Price per yard-$13.65
    Quantity:
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Spirit Place Burgundy Australian Aboriginal Fabric
Spirit Place, Burgundy
Bright orange and green dots with purple and blue accents on burgundy background depicting the sacred spirit place of the bush.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Out of stock
Australian Aboriginal fabrics Water Dreaming burgundy
Water Dreaming, Burgundy
Water Dreaming Burgundy Aboriginal print designed by A. Napanangka. Soft colors of dark red with magenta designs and accents of blue representing people sitting in the rocky outcroppings of the desert.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Out of stock
Water Dreaming green Australian Aboriginal Fabric
Water Dreaming, Green
Designed by A.M. Napanangka, green background with motifs symbolizing water holes in the desert. Half-circles represent people at the waterhole while the bright red accent centered in the larger circles indicate a campfire.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Out of stock
Australian Aboriginal Fabric
Waterhole, Black
Waterhole Black Aboriginal Print-Australian Aboriginal Fabric with a jet black background and vibrant white Aboriginal designs.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Price-$13.65 per yard
  • Quantity :
  • Swatch-$1.00
Waterhole Brown Australian Aboriginal Fabric
Waterhole, Brown
Aboriginal print fabric with a brick-brown background and vibrant white Aboriginal designs.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Price-$13.65 per yard
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  • Swatch-$1.00
Waterhole, blue
Waterhole, Blue
Aboriginal print fabric with a vibrant blue background and sharp black Aboriginal designs.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Price-$13.65 per yard
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  • Swatch-$1.00
Wild Flora Aboriginal fabric
Wild Flora Apricot
Aboriginal print fabric, Wild Flora Apricot Designed by Christine Doolan Aboriginal Print-Australian Aboriginal Fabric with black ground and large design with red accents.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Price per yard-$13.65
  • Quantity:
  • Swatch-$1.00
Wild Flora Aboriginal fabric
Wild Flora Orchid
Aboriginal print fabric, Wild Flora Orchid Smoke, is designed by Christine Doolan. This Aboriginal Print-Australian Aboriginal Fabric with black ground and large pink-mauve floral rounds and smaller circular designs with red accents.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Price per yard-$13.65
  • Quantity:
  • Swatch-$1.00
Australian Aboriginal fabrics-Yalke green
Yalke Green
Aboriginal print fabric Yalke Green by June Smith. Soft green and blue traditional designs on a neutral background. Vibrant contrast and design.
  • Fiber Content-100% Cotton
  • Width-45 inches-Repeat 24 inches
  • Price per yard-$13.65
  • Quantity:
  • Swatch-$1.00
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