Yesterday my mum and I ventured to Bisley, one of the beautiful Cotswold villages near Stroud, to visit the World Textile Fair (part of the International Textile Festival). Before we got there we had been lured in by promises of "stalls overflowing with textiles and clothes, quilts and all manner of decorative delights" - and that was exactly what we found!
Vintage quilts and old curtains from France, Japanese textiles and kimonos, rustic old linen and African and South East Asian textiles. It was quite a delight!
We spent ages rummaging through the piles of fabric, cushions, scarves and clothing, and although we left empty handed, it was wonderful to see and feel all the wonderful and well-loved fabric on offer. A lot of the beautiful quilts and pieces of hand-dyed vintage linen were a little out of my price range, but a girl can dream... x