1930s fabric eye candy

surprise red cotton geometric remnant
surprise red cotton geometric remnant

Lizzie at The Vintage Traveler has some wonderful posts about author Elizabeth Hawes here, here, and here. After seeing the squib on her blog a month ago, and reading the NY Times article, I was hooked.  Last night I gave in and got the Kindle version of Fashion is Spinach.  Is it eveh fa-sci-na-ting!  More to come as I read further…

Surprise! Surprise! ~ found a remnant at the local indie fabric store for another Vogue 1236.  It’s a really soft cotton, and should feel soothing as we go through the dog days of summer’s heat & humidity. I think the print is sorta 1930’s retro.  What do you think?

Have been watching Poirot DVDs lately, and lusting sighing over the 1930’s fabrics.  Here’s some eye candy for inspiration…

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