Published on March 17th, 2009 | by Becky Striepe1
Fab Fabrics: Bold Vintage Prints from Miss Legacy
Stitch a little history into your sewing project with some beautiful, vintage fabric!
There’s just something about vintage fabric. I love picking up yardage from the past and wondering about it’s story. The designs and colors speak of times when maybe things were a little simpler. Of course, you can imagine my delight when I stumbled upon Miss Legacy’s amazing stash of vintage fabric!
Janice, owner of Miss Legacy, has owned a vintage store for 15 years. She got into the vintage fabric biz when she “was lucky enough to buy the remains of a fabric store that opened in the forties & closed in the sixties.” She’s got a huge selection of fabrics from pretty much every decade.
I would love a scarf made from this fireworks-inspired chiffon:
This purple paisely really speaks to my skirt obsession:
Have you discovered the joy of vintage fabrics? What sorts of things have you created from them?