Friday, June 17, 2011

I finally bought...

 ...Some fabric!

Disappointingly the textiles display at the Victoria and Albert Museum is in 'mothballs'-

Its been packed away, to be moved to a new museum.

So I had to console myself with buying fabric...


and some postcards of fabric...

and a sweet pair of button earrings!


The fabric is a reproduction print from a quilt made sometime around the 

1820's.

It is called 'Seed Head'!


And yes...it was made by Liberty!

Just as well I made this purchase...

I couldn't afford anything from the Liberty store, even when it was on sale!

I did, however, snap up a bargain at Anthropologie!


The cutest tea towel for half price!

Too nice for dishes!



I do love owls!


I would have loved to have bought some of their ceramics but I didn't like my chances of getting a plate or cup home in one piece!


Maybe one day....


(We are finally in Spain!  Another post coming soon!)


Happy days!


SUZ

6 comments:

  1. Yay for shopping like that!! I got that turquoise Seed Head fabric on my birthday last June when I went to see the Quilts at the V&A - that's where my quest began...and the fabric is too precious to use just yet!

    Enjoy the sunshine x

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  2. love that towel. Isn't Anthropology just the best?

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  3. Ahh, the fabric post! I've been waiting to see some fabric from your travels. Love the teatowel too!

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  4. Oh my! That fabric is just to die for....I love it! And the tea towel is precious. I don't use my Anthro tea towels either...just for lookin' cute!

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  5. Hi Suz glad to hear you are having a great trip - I don't think I have ever had success with a great textile display being shown at the V&A but I have enjoyed their gift shop. Wow that tea towel is great!! Keep safe!

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  6. Och! How disappointing! But the fabrics you bought are lovely! Happy travels!

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