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Fabric!

Man, nothing like fabric to really get your mind going on future projects. Like I mentioned earlier, a trip through Mom's sewing room garbage can yielded some really excellent material.

I was looking for fabric for Josephine Baker's dining room chairs. I decided a nice tapestry with some light blue in it to match the walls or as I explained to my mom, "You know, something rich people would have."

Most of what she had patterns that were too large. So in the trash, I found this orange fabric embroidered with little flowers. Oh this orange is gorgeous. Very Indian looking. Like it's been interwoven with gold so the colors change a bit as it moves. So I figured the Indian flowy fabric mixed with the vaguely British straight lines in the room would be a perfect (mis)match.














My finds did not end there. Mom was throwing out loads of this heavy gold and red striped fabric, good for human sized pillows and tablecloths. My husband suggested curtains for the Spanish house. Great idea to disguise my crooked windows! Also, Josephine's bedroom is red and gold so I think a nice duvet cover will be a great touch. (Not for curtains though. I'm planning french doors out to a fake balcony)














Okay off to find the movie Henry and June so I can be further inspired for an upcoming doll dinner party...

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