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New in the shop! Dick and Jane, Vintage Sewing, Retro kitchen, Vintage buttons.

 

Vintage Nylon Dotty Trim
Vintage nylon trim 1950s. Stunning, delicate and ever so soft vintage nylon dotted trim.
Perfect for all your cottage decorating , prim sewing , craft projects mixed media journaling scrap booking ATC’s altered art etc…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This listing is for 52 mts. – 56 yards of RED dotty trim/ribbon.

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This listing is for 42 mts. – 45 yards of BLACK dotty trim/ribbon. See more here…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vintage quilt fabric panels, Dick, Jane fabric. 1940s,1960s era images, vintage fabric, children, dogs, toys, Scenes from “Dick and Jane”classic books. Unused (as new) Made from cotton. 9 pieces in this lot.  See more here…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ritmeester Pikeur Tin – Vintage cigar tin full of vintage buttons.
Over 170 smaller brown whits some colour, buttons
Bakelite, mop and other. Many passed the Bakelite water test
1 card of 4 vintage Beutron buttons
1 card of 2 aqua, sea green buttons
1 card of 3 silver metal buttons
1940s-60s
2 cards British snaps. 12 on each card
Ritmeester Pikeur cigar tin – yellow
1950s
5″x4″x1″ – 14x10x2cm.
Some rust and scratches and no. 18 writing on the outside. See more here…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beautiful and original, vintage/retro, 1960s tea towel for all your retro dining.
100% pure linen.
Features wine glasses, bottle, fruit, frangapany, bowl, flowers, drinks and fruits.
Nice bold, bright colours.
No holes or stains.
Good condition. see more here…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2, 1950’s recycled lace panels with daisy’s and roses
Cotton daisy panel – Size 17″ x 8″ – 43″ x 20cm.
Yellow nylon rose panel – Size 22″ x 6″ – 56 x 16cm.
Era 1950s
Made from nylon and cotton
White and yellow
Floral lace
Each piece is big enough for all your craft sewing projects, slow stitch, quilting, or you could cut out each individual flower for applique, embellishments etc.
Great condition! See more here..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vintage Dress fabric. Feathers 1980s
Size 60″ x 46″ – 150 x 117cm.
Vintage Crepe de Chine (slight crimp texture)
Made from polyester.
Black and white
Feathers floating in all directions design
Nice piece of fabric for sewing , framing and all craft art projects. See more here…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vintage nautical cotton seersucker fabric
Size 36′ x 36″ – 90 x 90cm.
Vintage seersucker fabric (bubbly texture)
Made from cotton
Navy blue, Red, white
Nautical design
Exclusive design by Selwyns fabrics.
Nice piece of fabric for sewing , framing and all craft art projects. See more here…

 

 

French Mixed – Media Inspiration Kits

I just finished lots of different “Inspiration kits”  with a French theme to get your creative juices going… See more kits here Atelierinparis

 

 

French Mixed Media Kit, Aged Canvas Board & Easel, Vintage Wallpapers, French Laces,Fringe and more…

 

An aged canvas board, backed with vintage wallpaper for collage PLUS- French lace wrapped around an aged cardboard tag to embellish with French doily scraps, French fringing, French brocade cloth,floral muslin and a metal chocolate mold. A petite bottle with label, full to the brim with silver sequins,a carboard tube with tulle netting with a petite fabric rose and pieces of vintage wallpaper.

 

Perfect for paper collage, altered art, mixed media, shabby french craft, journaling or sewing.

 

Pretty handmade French style pouch (photographed) made from aged cotton canvas, embellished with vintage laces ribbons fabrics and a little white crochet fleur.
+5 sheets vintage cafe docket paper rolled up and tied with string
+5 glitter numbers or letters
+1 yard/meter of vintage lace
+1 vintage hand – dyed crochet medallion
+1 large soft cardboard round tag to embellish
+1 French stamped gift tag
+1 vintage button
+1 glitter pin
+1 aged or white- washed wooden pin/peg to hang your pouch

 

 

 

 

 

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Handmade- French Vintage Textile Cuffs

 

I finally finished some new textile cuffs … You can find them at Atelierinparis

 

 

 

 

“CLARA” Emmett gave Clara a fine French adornment on her wedding day…

 

 

ABOUT CLARA
Hand made cuff all hand sewn. Base layer of vintage midnite black leather, interwoven with 3 gold metal studs, shreds of deep teal shatung fabrics and teal threads. Next a layer of vintage velvets green and burgandy fabrics, topped with black tulle roses and bow, vintage red glass beads and sequins. An original antique French cross with Jesus sits with scrap ribbon, hand embroidered with the word Paris in black.

Backed with a scrap of vintage French black and red embroidered lace. An elastic loop is stitched for the 2 antique buttons to fasten on your wrist for elegance and style…

All my cuffs are Adjustable FITS ALL
Fits all sizes as it has adjustable sizing with the 2 buttons.

 

“JE T’AIME” – I love you…

 

 

ABOUT “JE T’AIME”
Hand made cuff all hand sewn and dyed . Base layer of vintage scrap cotton doily, aged, with scalloped edges. Next a layer of vintage cream satin fabric with handmade floral ribbon, frayed edging, with the word “Je t”aime ” written.

Topped with vintage hand dyed doily medalions in deep rose reds and peaches and French fringing a top with little hand stitches in cream embroidery floss.

Topped with a beautiful black and cream Victorian style cameo rose, black ribbon cross and 2 antique buttons from France.

Backed with handmade floral ribbon, frayed edging, with the word Je t”aime written. An elastic loop is stitched for the 2, 1950’s fabric covered buttons to fasten on your wrist for elegance and style…

 

” CAN CAN LILY “ cabaret artistique dancer. Cheeky and provocative— Can Can Lily , dances nighty, seducing her audience, bending over and throwing her skirt over her back, she has beads and embroidery on the seat of her drawers.

 

ABOUT ” CAN CAN LILY”
Hand made cuff all hand sewn. Base layer of deepest aqua chantung cloth , interwoven with shreds of irridesent greens and sheer vintage laces. topped with shimmering black tulle fleur, laced with brilliant red, ruby red glass beads, a large gold fleur with other beading.

Backed with a vintage piece of black leather suede with a pretty pink ribbon stamped with “Merci” , a loop and a vintage teal button to fasten for elegance and style…

Adjustable FITS ALL
Fits all sizes as it has adjustable sizing with the 1 button and 1 large glass bead.

 

SOLD CUFFS

 

 

 

 

More coming soon…

 

 

Vintage French Inspired Wrist Cuffs

 

 

 

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Wearable Art – Textile Cuffs ” stunning one of a kind creations using vintage textiles, found objects embellishments and reclaimed jewelery bringing you a touch of 19th. Century French Bohemianism & romance.

“GYPSY BLOOD” wild seas tear us apart Oh! Gypsy Blood where are you …

 

 

 

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Deep rose hand- dyed frayed cotton canvas topped with fragments of vintage black lace, twisted and stitched to decorate, vintage French brocade textile & shredded hand- dyed doily in deep rose, vintage olive green ribbon with hand stitched crosses in black tapestry thread and a vintage glass knotted button. All backed with aged cotton canvas and a torn piece of ribbon with Paris written, completed with a black elastic loop and vintage black button to fasten on your wrist for elegance and style.

SIZE
Cuff Length with loop – 8 inches – 20cm.
Cuff Width – 2 inches – 5 cm.

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TOINETTE

Chamber maids are more affluent wearing long loose jackets mantlets and pellisess. Decorative cuffs and muffs for winter were becoming common. The coif was still worn but was rivaled by headdresses and bonnets. From The People of Paris: An Essay in Popular Culture in the 18th Century By Daniel Roche

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Vintage tablecloth fabric dyed with acrylic tinctures with fragments of vintage French satin decor fringing , antique dyed lace, brocade textile. All topped with olive green ribbon and an old fabric covered button, decorative stitching of a cross and the words “I Am”next to a tiny dyed doily below a vintage glass button. All backed with aged cotton canvas and a torn piece of ribbon with word “Je t’aime” written, completed with a black elastic loop and vintage glass button to fasten on your wrist for elegance and style.

SIZE

Cuff Length with loop – 8 inches – 20cm.
Cuff Width – 2 inches – 5 cm.