The Washerwoman

The Washerwoman

Sunday, 24 September 2017

Thank you!

 Thank you to all the super customers who came to The West Country Textiles weekend. It was fun meeting so many keen fabric lovers and sewing enthusiasts. We will announce next years dates very soon. In the meantime we have The Vintage Bazaar to look forward to at The Cheese & Grain in Frome on Saturday 21st October. Full details on the blog.

Monday, 31 July 2017

The West Country Fabric and Textiles Weekend - next date.....

 The next West Country Textile Weekend will be on Saturday the 23rd and Sunday 24th September at Lydeard St Lawrence Village Hall. TA4 3SE.

  Donna Flower will have her beautiful range of textiles, trimmings and other treasures....

Sue Meager (aka Vintage to Victorian) always has a stunning selection of haberdashery, quilts and textiles...

 East German and French linens from La Camionnette Bleue

 The Washerwoman will have some gorgeous dress fabrics for sale.... as well as buttons in all shapes and sizes. The event is open from 10 am to 3 pm on both Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free and there is parking outside the village hall. Don't forget to pop the date in the diary!

Sunday, 2 April 2017

The West Country Fabric and Textiles Weekend - 2017

Here is the date for the diary folks. Saturday the 8th  and Sunday the 9th April 2017. The West Country Fabric and Textiles weekend in Lydeard St Lawrence Village Hall. TA4 3SE. Free admission and parking.

Thursday, 23 March 2017

The Vintage Bazaar in Frome, Saturday 1st April

The next Vintage Bazaar is Saturday 1st April at The Cheese and Grain, The Market Yard, Frome BA11 1BE. Check out the blog for a list of the stallholders. Here

 Expect to find Haberdashery, quirky stuff, gardenalia.....

Rustic ceramics.....

 Costume.... hats...accessories....

 Textiles and much more.....

The fair is open from 9 am to 3 pm. Admission £2 for adults. Sorry, no dogs allowed in the hall.

Friday, 17 February 2017

The Vintage Bazaar in Devizes. Saturday 4th March 2017

  It has been a busy few weeks, so not a lot of time to update the blog.....

  But, just wanted to touch base and post an important reminder for the first Vintage Bazaar of the year.....


The Vintage Bazaar in The Corn Exchange in Devizes on Saturday, 4th March.

To see a list of the exhibitors, just click here.

There will be a great selection of stands, selling everything from Costume, Accessories, Haberdashery and trimmings....

 Art Deco ceramics, mirrors and furniture.....

Beautiful Liberty fabrics, Quilts and other textiles....
The event runs from 9am to 3 pm. Admission is £2. Dogs are not allowed in the building by request of Devizes Town Council.

Monday, 24 October 2016

The Vintage Bazaar in Frome. Saturday 29th October

These past few weeks have been lovely and sunny, so plenty of opportunity to photograph, price and sort all my new stock for The Vintage Bazaar at The Cheese and Grain in Frome on Saturday 29th October. Doors open at 9 am and the fair closes at 3 pm. Admission £2 for adults. Here are just a few "tasters" to get you in the mood. Further stall holder details can be found on The Vintage Bazaar blog.

  A beautiful Barbola basket - perfect for drying out hydrangeas ......

Lovely old metal stencils from France.

A pretty set of vintage knives and a floral cake plate to match!

A collection of old religious figures from France.

 Large leather bound books.....

This little gem has been causing quite a stir on my Instagram page!

I will also be bringing a selection of oil paintings...and a superb collection of original 1930's wall paper borders....

 I do hope to see you there, it is always a popular and very special event. There is a dedicated facebook page for updates. Do pop over to FB and "like" our page. Many thanks x

Saturday, 9 April 2016

The West Country Vintage Textile Market - Autumn date!

Good afternoon everyone. Just to let you know that our next West Country Textile event will be on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd October. Like last year, the venue will be Lydeard St Lawrence Village Hall, TA4 3SE. Do pop the date in your diary and we look forward to seeing you there.

Sunday, 20 March 2016

The Vintage Bazaar in Frome

Good evening everyone. We have recently celebrated six years of running The Vintage Bazaar in Frome with Clare (aka Daisy Darling). Our next event in The Cheese and Grain is on Saturday 16th April. For a full list of participating stall holders and their stock just click on the link here.

 We will have been over to France in time for the fair, so will be bringing a selection of textiles and decorative bits and bobs..... well as vintage wallpapers....... Do keep the date, it will be a fabulous day. Hope to see you there. Lizzie x

Saturday, 6 February 2016

The West Country Vintage Fabric and Textile Market - Saturday 19th March

We are looking forward to our first West Country Textile event of 2016 which will take place at The Trull Memorial Hall, situated in the centre of the village opposite the church on Saturday 19th March. There is ample free parking in front of the hall.

 Expect to find the hall bursting with Vintage and Antique textiles, Dress Fabrics, Linens, Haberdashery, Eiderdowns, Quilts, Welsh Blankets, Lace, Trimmings and Upholstery Fabrics.....

 Our stall holders for this event include Michelle and Stefanie, who always bring a beautiful collection of textiles....including Liberty, Sanderson and other great names....

The Washerwoman - Faded French florals and Haberdashery

 Emma's Vintage Wonders

Susie and Russell Needham

Expect to find an interesting and eclectic mix of beautiful things on Jenny's stand.

 We are also delighted to welcome "Doe a Deer" for her first time at Trull. As well as handmade creations Niki will be bringing a mouth-watering selection of textiles and haberdashery.

Susie Lethbridge - will have a selection of old and new textiles, upholstery fabric and trimmings.

Beyond France - Fabulous Hungarian Linens, costume and Swedish Rag Rugs

La Camionnette Bleue - French sacks and Linens

Other stall holder images to follow.... and we have a dedicated Facebook page for our West Country Textile Events.