Thursday, July 5, 2012

My Love~Vintage Textiles

I love most anything old,
but my greatest love is 
fabulous vintage textiles!

Vintage French metis, 
hand loomed linen, and French 
grain sacks are at the top of my list!

They are my absolute
favorite fabrics to look at,
touch, and create with.

Metis is so lovely~mostly smooth
and cool to the touch...just delightful!

I made this lavender pillow
with the button placket of
a vintage French metis night shirt
from the early 1900's.

I love surrounding myself
with the warmth and character
of vintage goodness,
don't you?

Have a great day,
and remember to
count your blessings!


DREAMS ON 34th STREET ~ French Bread & Family said...

That is beautiful!
I LOVE how you incorporated the button placket!

Jamie said...

Truly beautiful! I love to decorate in all things vintage so I know what you mean! ~ Jamie

Sandi said...

Beautiful lavender pillow Becky and you did a fabulous job!!

Tiff said...

What a gorgeous linen pillow. I totally agree with your feelings about vintage textiles, something so special about the way they look and feel. I love to find and up cycle what I can too! Your images are just beautiful! X

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

That is just beautiful, Becky! Love the detail to that embellishment.

Nellie's Cozy place said...

Hi Miss Becky,
Love your pretty lil sachet pillow there, very neat it is made from a bed jacket, and you did such a great job on it too.
You are so clever and creative girly.
Hope all is well at your house.
Things are fine here, been a lil busier than usual. Maybe we can talk tomorrow or get together next week,
Blessings and Love, Nellie

chateau chic said...

I love vintage everything too! Your linens are so pretty.
I'm happy to be a new follower, and hope you'll stop by,
Mary Alice

pballard said...

I love your blog. Thanks for inspiring us all!

Petite Michelle Louise said...


Pam@OurAdventuresInHomeImprovement said...

You are so darned talented Becky! The pillow is absolutely beautiful!


French and Sparrow said...

So funny Becky we must have been looking at each other's pages at the same moment in time...I love love love your beautiful pillow. The lace embellishment is gorgeous and so is your sweet tag!
Sending you my best wishes for a good weekend x Kerry

Shabby chic Sandy said...

So pretty!

Amy Kinser said...

Your pillow is just beautiful. I absolutely love vintage linens. I have stacks of them everywhere.

Thank you so much for your sweet friendship.

Patty said...

Your pillow turned out lovely!

Jeanne said...

Becky, it took me a few minutes to realize you changed your blog name. I have been missing so many of my blogging friends but I am back. It was wonderful to see your comments and when I wanted to visit your before this comment I wasn't sure it was you. Silly me.

I too love vintage textiles. Yours you shared are lovely. I love the pillow you made. I have wondered about your daughter's weddings and I hope all went well.

Love you and it is so good to visit you again.
Jeanne xo

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Becky, I'm with you vintage linen is my favorite! I almost didn't recognize the new name in my blog roll! Have you picked up your shelf yet?


Debbie said...

I'm with you! I love old things. (Good thing since the Man and I are getting older by the minute...) Of all things, though, I am most drawn to the linens.

Love what you did with those!

Katherine said...

Beautiful!!! :D I just love love love these!


Walking on Sunshine... said...

I have to say everything you share with us is beautiful. Your house must be filled with all these pretty things! Hope you have a nice weekend!

openid said...

You always create the prettiest things! What's not to like about time worn linens and fresh lavender? So feminine.
Your Friend,

sandra said...

So, so very sweet! I love your bird tag too. Happy Blessed weekend Becky :))

NanaNor's said...

Hi Beck, Love these!You are so talented my friend; love all the new things you've got. Hope you have a wonderful weekend.
Hugs, Nor

The Feathered Nest said...

Just GORGEOUS sweet Becky!!!! I love each and every detail...vintage linens are magical ~ you have transformed these into something even more beautiful! hugs and love, Dawn

~Damita's Pretty Wrap~ said...

So pretty and love that button on there :) :) xx Holly

nelly said...

Колко очарователно и красиво, с малко аромат на лавандула. Чудесна изработка и стил. Поздрави и хубав уикенд от мен.

Donna said...

Becky, this is just lovely! I can almost smell the lavender through the screen. Hope you're having an enjoyable weekend!?


Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

So gorgeous Becky!

Debra said...

That is just beautiful! Such talent you have!

Sue said...

Everything looks wonderful Becky, Best wishes on this new adventure you are on, I admire women who are gifted with their hands, and you are so gifted. I enjoyed reading some of your previous posts, one reason I enjoy antiques is the story that each has to tell! Thanks for sharing.

Abby's Paperie Garden said...

Beautiful creations and your photos are stunning!

xo, abby

elizabeth said...

Sooooo lovely!
Thanks so much for your sweet comment on my post about Psalm 23.

Lynn Richards said...

Wow, Becky, these are stunning. And your photography is beautiful!!
lynn said...

Absolutely beautiful. I love lace and linen and lavender. New follower♥

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