A quickie follow up post
Here are a few shots of the pillows made from vintage fabric purchased from
The black floral was actually very thin because of the age, so we needed to line the front with additional plain black cotton.
It's an added expense so it's something to think about when buying really old fabrics.
The french ticking looks really pretty on the back and sides
The bright Indienne floral is circa 1900, but the brown and salmon colors are very rich and perfect for today.
You could probably put these on an all white bed and they would really pop!
Or how about with dark brown walls...oh yea!
The key note spice colors are great with the chocolate brown
And so apparent in this fabric
This is color "Mink"
from Benjamin Moore
More spice and Mediterranean colors
So take your imagination on a vacation and add some spice to your design
And all from a bunch of pillows!