Winters Past

20th Century Fashion from Deco to Disco

February 24, 2015
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Purple Rug

A few years back, “overdyed” rugs started to appear on design blogs and print magazines. These are old, worn wool rugs that have been bleached, then dyed in a bright color so some of the original pattern shows through. I … Continue reading

century modern fabric quilt

February 3, 2015
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Mid Mod Fabric

Today’s great find: this mid mod quilt top, made of wonderful fifties upholstery fabric. It shows a bit of the design schizophrenia of that era: atomic starbursts alongside some rather trad florals. Words are from the poem The Land of … Continue reading