Look for this banner! 2 Nov, Old Spitalfields Market London
GORGEOUS French velvet ribbons
bags, like this, ALL from vintage fabrics & haberdashery
does this look 30s to you?
ALL those buttons & fabric are vintage!
Ultimate Vintage Upcycle reports, “Have been moved to stall number 38 for Spitalfields Market on Saturday.
We should be easy to spot as it will look like an explosion in a paint factory COLOUR COLOUR and a tad more COLOUR!”
Everyone near London head over, give Samantha a hug, & start looking at the buttons, ribbons, vintage upcycled items, ribbons, laces, and haberdashery from across Europe over the last 100 years.
WOWser, has she got gorgeous things! Do send us a piccie of your finds.
intriguing vintage fabric upcycled for use today!
lovely pillow family from vintage fabric
vintage trims for a hat, coat, gift –
1 vintage Italian silk tie = FOUR items upcycled!
another great & comfy upcycle!
click to see Samantha’s post about these pillows!
Wish I could be transported for the debut of
Samantha’s Ultimate Vintage Upcycle stall at Old Spitalfields Market this Saturday… sigh!
She’s collected some very rare fabrics & notions, and upcycled them in delightful ways.
You simply will not belief the love and care that’s gone into these, including documenting the history of each, passing it on for the latest owners to know, talk about, and treasure.
remember these? by the GROSS she’s got ’em, and many more!
Don’t believe me? Read a bit of Samantha’s
blog or Facebook and you’ll see! Or read a couple of me older posts about here & here.
my suggestion: arrive early & bring lots cash ~ and say “del sent me!”
Beginning Monday next, she will begin selling on
Facebook with PayPal.
Old Spitalfields Market map ~ scroll down the page
“The nearest Tube stations are Liverpool Street, Shoreditch High Street and Aldgate East, all around 5 minutes away. Old Street Tube station is a 15-minute walk, as is Moorgate. See www.tfl.gov.uk for all bus routes etc.”
wonderful dark green linen fabric & marvellous buttons
light green silk, both sides with good patterns
Just fiddling with photos of newly washed & ironed fabrics bought earlier in the week from a local op shop, and thought to check this week’s photo challenge. Super choice!
HUE, n. Color; dye. Hue, in the phrase hue and cry, signifies a shouting or vociferation. In law, a hue and cry is the pursuit of a felon or offender, with loud outcries or clamor to give an alarm.
Some will become lining, the buttons will be saved, of course, and everything that can possibly be recycled will be. Can’t beat the usefulness of good fabric!
Link to WordPress Challenge
I want to thank all the gals at
Sew Weekly Reunion for coming up with the reunion & swap ideas, and Kat of Modern Vintage Cupcakes for coordinating the swap.
xoxo to you all!
Reviewing my Spring foray to
Shabby Lane Antiques in Raleigh, realized some goodies haven’t been shared but are being used. Continue reading vintage accessories
Long skirt & just-as-long w/side seam slits jacket
Long ago I found this fabric in a now-closed store in Saratoga, CA. It’s rayon, and it was expensive, but I had to have it. (You know the feeling!)
Continue reading lessons learnt