We don’t just bring West German pottery back from Germany: an increasingly larger proportion of the goodies brought back are of a different retro variety. These gorgeous fabrics were found in a huge market hall that is a brilliant treasure trove with one major downfall: it stinks! I honestly don’t know how the sellers stand it. Everyone smokes like a trooper. There’s a grey haze hanging about the ceiling. It’s a shame it’s such an unpleasant place because it really does have some gems hiding.
That material is quite nice, but just look at this:
Beautiful, beautiful stuff.
I wish I was halfway decent with my sewing machine – then I could attempt to make some curtains out of this. There’s certainly enough to make a decent pair and they’d look fantastic! Still in two minds whether to sell it or not. If I don’t, then I suppose I could see about getting it made into curtains – perhaps for our bedroom? Actually, now that I’ve thought of that, I think that’s what I’ll do. Don’t tell Aidan…