She has combined linen with beautiful faded vintage fabrics. Gorgeous! via The Hen House

She has combined linen with beautiful faded vintage fabri like this idea for the leftover fabric from the quilt.

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How to Identify, Shop for and Sew with Vintage Sheets

FABRIC: I am in LOOOVVVEEE with Boomerage Beat/Repo barkcloth - which cucks since it has been out of print since 2007. It's hard to find and costs $30 a yard, and as I said before, I am cheap.  Google Image Result for http://retrorenovatio.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/tonic-living-boomerang-beat-barkcloth.jpg

6 places to buy barkcloth

Mid-century lovers: Pam at RetroRenovation has compiled a great list of sources for buying barkcloth!

Tips for sewing with Vintage linens (cleaning tips, care tips and project ideas)

The Best Sewing Tips and Tricks

Lots of cute ideas of projects to make with a Vintage Sheet or Vintage Handkerchief or Vintage Linens;

I love vintage sheet quilts... now I have to collect enough vintage sheets to make one for Adeline's big girl room.

I love vintage sheet quilts. now I have to collect enough vintage sheets to make one for Adeline's big girl room.

VW Bus Vintage fabric vintage; okay, I may need to buy this and redo our guest room.

Organic Fabric - Birch Fabrics Organic Cotton - Circa 52 Collection by Monaluna - Cars in Cream - One Yard

Remove stains from vintage fabrics- 1 Tbsp borax, 5-6 pumps liquid dish soap, 1/4 cup baking soda, peroxide to make a paste, water- apply with toothbrush.  Let sit for one hour.  Rinse and soak in warm water for 45 min.  Then wash with laundry soap in washing machine.

Remove stains from fabrics- 1 Tbsp borax, pumps liquid dish soap, cup baking soda, peroxide to make a paste, water- apply with toothbrush. Let sit for one hour. Rinse and soak in warm water for 45 min. Then wash with laundry soap in washing machine.

Use the good parts of old linens to make lavender sachets.

Salvaging Damaged Linens - use the good parts of old linens, no matter how small, to make lavender sachets - So Into Vintage

Vintage Fabric 1960's Bright White with Flowers

Vintage Fabric Bright White with Flowers available at Vintage Lizard _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ The background and flowers of this vintage floral fabric look off-white on my monitor, but it sounds.

"today i choose to be happy" vintage fabric collage by peregrine blue, via Flickr

"today i choose to be happy" vintage fabric collage "today i choose to be happy" vintage . by peregrine blue on .

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