Wednesday, 21 February 2007

My friend Jackie recently took me to a wonderful shop that specialises in Japanese items, including shelves and shelves of vintage Japanese fabrics. We 'ooh'd' and 'aah'd' over the gorgeous prints for hours and made some amazing finds, including this beautiful petrol blue silk:


and this super-cool vintage children's fabric:


Jackie is truly a dedicated shopper, I always find great stuff when I'm out with her! At a garage sale this month, I also found a 1950s children's origami book from Japan, which is full of wonderful illustrations:

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