The Washerwoman

The Washerwoman

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

The Giant Vintage Jumble Sale at The Cheese and Grain in Frome. Saturday 3rd June 2017


I have been busy sorting through boxes of stock, deciding what to sell at The Vintage Bazaar Giant Jumble Sale on Saturday 3rd June......


 It is a great opportunity to rummage through the stock, choosing items for the ever-popular 50p baskets.....


 ....and putting together bargain scrap-bags, perfect for sewing enthusiasts and makers.


 There are a good variety of stall holders booked for this event, some selling textiles and vintage clothes....


 ..others selling homewares, vintage toys and collectables....


Do keep the date, and for more information, check out The Vintage Bazaar blog. The event runs from 9 am to 3 pm. Admission for adults £2

Monday, 10 April 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...




 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.

Saturday, 4 March 2017

Dolls, toys, Nursery and doll house and miniature collectors items for sale...


Having a bit of a clear-out here! All these items are for sale, so please email me if interested in buying. Prices shown, plus postage.


  Woven fabric, suitable for dolls house carpet (as seen above). Measures 45 x 22 cms. This is old fabric, so does have some fraying/wear to the edges £6. I have another one available of a similar size.



 Larger scale dolls house wooden table - height 9.5 cms £10


Small Huntley and Palmers tin. Measures 5 1/2 cms across £15 -sold


 Doll size/large scale set of nursery napkins etc £20 the set



 Cross stitch fabric suitable for dolls house carpet, measures 33 x 23 cms approx (inc fringing) £6


 1960's Dol toi metal pans, two cups, a saucer and plate £7 - sold


 Old china and bisque doll heads £8.50 each - sold


  1960's dolls house food etc £5 the lot


Set of painted wooden drums, tallest is 6.5 cms £5 for the 3


Pair of old brass candlesticks,  just under 3 cms in height £8 the pair


  Little painted toys houses - tallest is just under 4 cms. £15 for the 3 - sold


 Metal dolls house telephone £20 -  sold


  Little Bisque lady, just under 4 cms high £10 - reserved


 Early 20th century cupboard - total height 13 cms £20 - sold


Early 20th century cupboard - total height just over 11 cms £20 - sold


  Homemade fireplace, height just over 11 cms £16


Little bisque lady - just under 5 cms high £10



 1970's miniature "Punch" (only one page) distributed by Dol toi for dolls houses - size 2.5 x 3 cm (closed) £1.50 each



 Early 20th century painted metal jug - just under 4 cms high (damage as shown above) £5



 1960's radio and clock. radio just under 3 cms high £10 the pair


 1930's small scale Dinky Toys dolls house metal table. Length 6.5 cms £5 - sold



  Set of 1960's wooden dolls house furniture £35






 latex/rubber doll. height just under 6 cms £4


  Painted wooden fireplace, probably 1950's. Height 7 cms £8


1920's/1930's celluloid dolls and furniture - table leg is wonky and there are a few dents compatible with the age of these items. £25 for the set. Height of figures approx 5 cms



  Small dolls house ceramic bath, length 8.5 cms £4.50


 1960's small coathanger, length 28 cms £5 - reserved


Painted wooden Dol toi dolls house kitchen sink, with opening doors. height just over 6 cms £5 - sold



19th century American Stevens and Brown cast metal dolls house chair (overpainted) Height to back of chair 9.5 cms £18



 Small decoupage cut-out figures, height  approx 8 cms £4 for 8 - reserved



 1950's doll - original costume - height 26 cms £15 - sold




1960's dolls house food -puddings are plastic and the ham is painted plaster (length of ham on plate 3.5 cms) £9 for the 3


Small dolls house vintage Xmas tree, height 9 cms £5 - sold


Late 19th/early 20th century brass fender for the dolls house. Length 12 cms, height just under 3 cms (1 inch). Depth 4 cms £10 plus postage


 soft silk velvet old handmade dolls house chair - height to back of the chair 5 cms £4


 Large scale dolls house roll-top desk. Early 20th century. Height from base to the top 11.5 cms £10



 Folding dolls house deck chair £10 - height approx 9 cms - sold


Lion and tiger £5 the pair - worn condition - sold


 1930's painted tin piano - missing it's paper keyboard £5 - height 5 cms


  Metal on plaster French Religious figure 4.5 cms high £10


Small scale (approx 1 /24th) painted tin bedroom set - 1930s.  £20 - condition worn. but very charming - sold

Early 20th Century ceramic jug £8 - height just under 3 cms


Early 20th century miniature Wedgwood style mug £5 - reserved


 Metal fireplace and hearth £15 - reserved


 Romside tin chimney parts £3


 Early plastic bird - height just under 5 cms £5


Metal hook with lion head decoration - just over 3 cms in height - £8



Metal hook with cherub/angel detail - height approx 4 cms £8


 Larger scale wooden clock £10 - height 15 cms


 Painted wood kitchen corner unit £4


 1960s Triang Spot on Organ - plastic with lift-up mechanism - sadly missing paper keyboard £10 - reserved


  Painted wood fridge £5





 Metal and plastic bath £4.50


 1930s overpainted metal Art Deco furniture £10 set


 Kitchen cupboard with formica top £4.50


 Art Deco painted metal fireplace £20 - height 7 cms


Painted metal fire and grate, probably 1950s £10 - reserved


Wooden 1960s cooker £12


 Dol toi TV £4 - reserved


 Please message me on jltg40@aol.com if interested.