A Small Collection of 19th And 20th Century Fabrics ~ Yardage For Home Sewing

A Small Collection of 19th And 20th Century Fabrics ~ Yardage For Home Sewing
This is a photographic collection of a small sampling of fabrics, available to the homemaker, for home sewing.  Fabrics from the later 19th century to the mid 1950's are represented. The fabric choices are from cotton to silk to that artificial silk, called rayon. I hope you will enjoy the small grouping and find it informative.     An outstanding find from the markets of Brimf...

Old Is New Again ~ Decorating With Antique And Vintage Linens

Have you thought of adding antique & vintage linens to your home decorating style? You don't have to be a collector of antiques, to find a pretty little doily that would cozy up to that bed side table, to give just the right look. Or why not dazzle your dinner guests, setting your dining table, with a vintage tablecloth and napkin set. As a hostess, wear one of those pretty vintage aprons to...

Beautiful Undergarments Of The Flapper Years of The 1920's

The closing of the first decades of the 1900's saw undergarments, not only changing in style, but also in fabrics, as man made fibers appeared more widely.   Some of the most beautiful rayon silk lingerie, in yummy colors, were produced after World War l through the early 1940's, with the heyday between the 1920's and 1930's.  The above photo is of a chiffon brassiere from the 1920'...