Sunday, 31 March 2013

Monday, 25 March 2013

Using vintage fabric scraps

Four more vintage fabric scrappy parcels. You can see the contents of each parcel on the right.

I thought you would like this Easter project, it will use up some of your scraps and ideal to keep the children busy over the Easter week.

Sunday, 24 March 2013

French vintage fabric at Rag Rescue website

More pretty vintage French fabrics listed today on

Here are some ideas on what to make with your vintage fabric and trims.

These are wristbands made by Rebecca Sower just wonderful.

Saturday, 23 March 2013

Thirty two vintage items listed on the Rag Rescue website last week.

I listed all of these items on to the Rag Rescue website this last week. Today's listings are at the bottom of the photo which you will have to click on to see everything.
Keep warm, dry and out of the wind and most importantly , safe until this dreadful weather passes.

Thursday, 21 March 2013

Buckles SPRING into action today at Rag Rescue

Beautiful vintage buckles on the Rag Rescue website today and here's a new idea on how to use them.

Shown here as door magnets but I would attach the buckles to a long strip of vintage fabric and hang it on the wall with all of your favourite photo's.

You can find how to turn buckles into frames here - 


Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Sewing projects made from vintage fabric scraps

Lovely vintage fabric scrapbags are ideal for when you have small sewing projects in mind. 
Just look at the lovely Easter bunnies below, you could have real fun making these from the vintage fabric scrapbags that you will find at the 

Monday, 18 March 2013

Sewing to keep warm using vintage fabric.

I listed these pretty French fabrics on the website yesterday. 

If you want only smaller pieces of vintage fabrics for your projects or patchwork then why not look at the cariety of vintage fabric squares I have on the Rag Rescue website. You can pick and choose individual squares. At 40p, 50p and 60p for 4", 5", and 6" squares they are great value.
I just listed six more designs on the website today.
Enjoy sewing and keep warm, it's freezing here in Morecambe again today.

Friday, 15 March 2013

Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Vintage silky ribbons

I just adore touching old silky ribbons especially the antique silk ones. I dream about where and what they have been used for in the past and who used or wore them.

I have so many ribbons in my stash that I thought I would put a number together in a stashbag. the last lot sold well so today I've listed four more.

Now what to do with these wonderful ribbons.

I've been having a scout around the web and come up with these ideas, but it would be great to get YOUR ideas as well, so send them in to me and we will make up a list.


Monday, 11 March 2013

Vintage fabric scrapbags at Rag Rescue website

I hope all of you mothers out there had a wonderful day yesterday. My son bought me a Cath Kidston bag so I was very happy.

Today I have listed some more vintage fabric scrapbags containing some lovely English and French vintage fabrics. 

Sunday, 10 March 2013

French vintage floral fabrics at the Rag Rescue website today

After spending two weeks washing and ironing, measuring and listing the vintage fabrics which arrived from France a few weeks ago, they are now ready to list on the Rag Rescue website over the next four weeks.

If you look on the website today your will see that the first four pieces of French vintage fabric have been listed. Lovely floral fabrics in good condition.

Saturday, 9 March 2013

Making a bag with a variety of vintage fabrics.

Today the above vintage rfabrics have been placed on the Rag Rescue website.

Why not try mixing and matching vintage fabrics to make yourself a bag.
Below you will find a lovely bag and I have also included a pattern for it.

Have fun.

Friday, 8 March 2013

Vintage fabric strip rolls at the Rag Rescue website today

Nine more vintage fabric strip rolls have been added to the Rag Rescue website today.
Below you will be able to see a couple of ideas which might inspire you ton how to use these strip rolls.

Have fun.

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Vintage fabric scrapbags at Rag rescue today.

Four more vintage fabric scrapbags have been placed on the Rag Rescue website today.

Just found this different garland, love the bows and the vintage fabric used to make them.

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Vintage lace

Vintage lace stashbags just waiting for you sewing inspiration.

All at the Rag Rescue website today.

Friday, 1 March 2013

Vintage Star pattern patchwork pieces

Today I am listing wonderful star shaped patchwork pieces made up of six diamond shaped patches sewn together. Each diamond shape has 3" sides.
Measurements across the star - 10.5cms

In excellent condition with tacking still in position as well as the paper underneath cut from old magazines.

Ideal for the centre of a cushion or bag or choose a few different ones and stitch together for the centre of your own patchwork quilt.
All at the Rag Rescue website