Clearly, I love vintage patterns. This isn't a new thing; I've been collecting them for a few years now. It all started with this:
shop, too, in case you might like one. I've also used old pattern envelopes as journal covers too. There's just something about those illustrations of the vintage fashions. I find them irresistible! I'll be making another batch of pattern journals for opening day at the Downtown Des Moines Farmers' Market on May 7, because they make perfect Mother's Day gifts.
Yesterday I took a little time to tidy up my sewing room and hang these three collages up together. The colors in these pieces seemed to go well with the apron I was working on. I love the combination of aquas and reds together. Here's the apron:
What's just as much fun as vintage patterns? Vintage pattern print FABRIC, of course!