Hello everyone! My name is Denise and I blog as Dottie Doodle. I particularly love vintage fabric and I'm very lucky that we have some great vintage dealers where I live (Devon in the UK).
It's a problem though, because if I see something I like I know it won't be there next time - so the stash grows and grows! So this is a great idea, thank you to everyone involved. Hope it will keep me motivated to use some of my stash. Here goes....
This is a 1930s batik from Bali. I've had it for about three years and it deserves to be seen, not stuck in a drawer. You can't see from the photo, but the fabric is damaged, with small burn holes, so I feel ok about cutting it up. I think I will make a Sewaholic Cambie dress, using the blue border for the bodice.
I've only got small amounts of the next two fabrics. They are both vintage, I'm not sure how old. The Kelly skirt might be a good pattern for them, as it doesn't use much fabric.
The green print below on the left is vintage Laura Ashley. I was on a fabric buying ban when I bought it (ho ho), but couldn't resist the colour and bright flashes of pink in the print. It's going to be a dress, but I'm not sure which one.
I'm going to make pyjamas for Karen's Pyjama Party from the pale blue brushed cotton - also vintage. These two fabric were from Fountain Antiques in Devon.
Finally, a couple of modern Liberty prints for summer dresses.
I've got plenty more, but thought I'd try to stick to an achievable list. Will keep you posted!
Ooh, and talking of stash busting, I've been sorting out some patterns and have a giveaway going on this month. You can find out more at dottiedoodle.wordpress.com .