Vintage fabric quilt scraps from the 1930s to 1940s in shades / themes of pink. These are precious cotton pieces left over from sewing projects of long ago. They measure from several inches square up to, about 6 pieces being approximately 1/4, yard or so. This is a project box. They will arrive as found, wrinkled, rolled and folded.
A Priority Mail box PACKED full !
This listing is especially done for quilters, quilt restorers and textile historians.
Some of the fabrics have absolutely darling prints with flowers, bows and fanciful foliage, some are solid or plaid. They are all 100% cotton and 100% vintage.
Some pieces are obviously from flour sacks as the machine stitching still shows. Please see the last picture with a close up of an edge. These were all carefully saved by a woman who, during the Great Depression, took recycling to a level we can't even begin to imagine. They were intended for making quilt blocks or doll clothes or quilts.
A wonderful group to have if you design textile prints. There are lovely examples of unusual motifs to put in your fabric portfolio. (if anyone even does that anymore).
Please NOTE: these are real SCRAPS saved from sewing projects. There is no pieces larger that 1/4 to 1/3 yard square. One or two may have a spot but, 99% are spot free. Colors are fresh and vibrant.
This listing is from a mother and daughter who collected textiles of all kinds; ribbons, lace, fabric, linens, and household and utilitarian items.
A mother and daughter collected for decades and, we are so glad they did. Collection spans 100 years of textile history. See my other listings and fill up a box! I always combine shipping.
The most economical shipping in the USA is Priority Mail in a medium size box. The priority rate covers the insurance.
International rates vary. It weighs over a pound. So international rates are not cheap. This cost is determined by USPS. I always combine shipping and will refund overcharge of postage a/o insurance on multiple orders.
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