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Antique fabrics

Add a touch of timeless elegance to your home with antique fabrics. Explore a wide range of ideas to incorporate vintage textiles into your decor and create a unique and nostalgic atmosphere.
Wool Applique, Applique Patterns, Zentangle, French Fabric, French Quilt, Lace Pillow, Paisley, On Our Way, Vintage Ribbon

France is quite close to where I (Kara) live, and I've shared over the last two years various glimpses of the Alsace region of France. When I first arrived, I was able to go the European Patchwork Festival in Sainte Marie Aux Mines, and this past spring, I took a fun trip to Strasbourg, France. (You can read about both places here and here). This visit to France took us to the Burgundy region of France on our way down to Lyon, for the Women's World Cup soccer final. Castle Chillon I thought…

Vintage French country style ~ lovely textiles from France ~ simply and wonderful for upholstery, pillows etc ~ French Country Fabric, French Country Bathroom, French Country Kitchens, French Country Bedrooms, French Country Design, French Country Farmhouse, French Fabric, French Cottage, French Decor

Buy antique and vintage French and European textiles and fabric online at the Textile Trunk, owned by Wendy Lewis (aka Loody Lady). A wonderful resource for designers, collectors, costume buyers and home decorators!

The Textile Trunk
Historical Period, Historical Costume, Historical Dresses, Historical Clothing, 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, Primitive Clothing, Victorian Fabric, Mode Costume

Like I mentioned in this post, about historical accuracy, how far you want to take historical accuracy is entirely up to you. But if you want your historical garment to look as historically accurate as possible, fabric choice is a big part of that. It is also the most difficult part, because you are limited by the […]

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