The Washerwoman

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Sales of Textiles, Haberdashery and Dolls House items....


With so many events being cancelled this month, I will be increasing my listings on my sales blog - just click on the link here and scroll down the page to view the latest items . Many thanks, Lizzie

Sunday, 15 March 2020

The Honiton Textiles and Fabrics Brocante


This event has now been cancelled due to the Coronavirus situation. If all goes to plan the next Honiton Textiles and Fabric Brocante will take place on Tuesday 7th July.

The first West Country Textile event in 2020 is the Honiton Textiles and Fabrics Brocante at The Mackarness hall, The High Street,  Honiton EX14 1PG on Tuesday 12th May 2020,  9 am to 2 pm. (Trade 7.30) Stall holder details to follow soon. You can also keep up to date with news on our dedicated Facebook page here.
Email Lizzie on jltg40@btinternet.com for more information.

Sunday, 2 February 2020

The Next Textile and Fabrics Brocante


The Textiles and Fabrics Brocante will take place on Saturday 30th May in Lydeard St Lawrence Village Hall, TA4 3SE. Admission is free and parking outside the hall and in the street. Sorry no dogs in the hall.

Wednesday, 1 January 2020

The Vintage Bazaar at The Corn Exchange in Devizes


The first spring date in The Vintage Bazaar calendar is Saturday 14th March in The Corn Exchange, Market Place, Devizes. SN10 1HS. 9 am to 3 pm. Admission £2
Full event details can be found on the blog - here.

Sunday, 1 December 2019

Triang Dollshouses from the 1930s to the 1960s


Triang dolls houses from the 1930s to the 1960s....


Over the next few weeks I will be listing a collection of dolls house furniture and tiny treasures for sale on my sister blog here


Including early Triang and Elgin dolls house furntiture, Pit a Pat, Dol toi, Barton. Also listing Caco and Grecon dolls and all the little accessories which suit an older dolls house.

Just email me at jltg40@aol.com if you wish to buy anything from the listings. Many thanks, Lizzie

Saturday, 30 November 2019

Dolls House tiny treasures for sale


Antique and vintage dolls house items and tiny treasures being listed for sale on my sister blog this month. Just click on the link to https://lacamionnettebleue.blogspot.com/ and scroll down the page to see the listings.
Many thanks, Lizzie

Sunday, 1 September 2019

The West Country Textiles and Fabrics Brocante



We are pleased to announce our next date for our next Fabric and Textiles Brocante in Lydeard St Lawrence Village Hall. The event will take place on Saturday 16th November, from 9 am to 3 pm. Admission is free and there is disabled access and a car park in front of the hall, sadly we are unable to admit dogs into the hall.



Once again we are joined by Isobel Hague , who is well known on the textiles circuit for her wonderful range of stock, from haberdashery, lace and patchwork pieces to silk shawls and tea dresses....



 ..and of course her bargain baskets!




  The Washerwoman  will be exhibiting with a range of English and French textiles including florals  and vintage dress fabrics...


patchwork scraps....


...tassels, edgings and trimmings....


vintage toys....



tiny treasures...


vintage dolls house bits and bobs...




 antique wallpaper and edgings.....


 French toile.....


nursery fabrics....


 ..and vintage costume from France...



  La Camionnette Bleue  will be bringing European rustic linens and bolts of fabric ideal for projects and light upholstery....



We all look forward to welcoming you to our Fabric and Textiles Brocante, do feel free to contact us on jltg40@aol.com should you have any specific requirements for textiles or for your projects.




Sunday, 28 July 2019

Wednesday, 24 July 2019

The Old French Pink Shop of tiny treasures.....



Love this image of an old closed down shop in France which I took years ago. It has inspired me to open my own little French "shop" on the blog this week. Visit lacamionnettebleue.blogspot.com for details, Many thanks, Lizzie

Thursday, 18 July 2019

The dolls house in the 1930s/1940s


I am having a grand clear out of antique and vintage dolls house items on my sister blog, so please click on the link here to view the items. Please remember to scroll down the page to see all the items listed. Many thanks, Lizzie x

Saturday, 6 July 2019

Textile Treasures being listed for sale on the sister blog this weekend!


Some very cute textiles and similar items being listed for sale this weekend on my other blog. Just click on the link here  Many thanks, Lizzie xx

Friday, 31 May 2019

The Vintage Bazaar at The Cheese and Grain


The next Vintage Bazaar takes place on Saturday 22nd of June at The Cheese and Grain in Frome. Doors open at 9 am and the event will close at 3 pm. Admission for adults £2. Full event details on The Vintage Bazaar blog.

Sunday, 24 March 2019

The Vintage Bazaar at The Cheese and Grain in Frome, Saturday 27th April


Thank you to everyone who came to our West Country Textile Weekend, we will announce the Autumn here very soon. In the meantime we have plenty of work to do in preparation for The Vintage Bazaar in Frome on Saturday 27th April at The Cheese and Grain. Full event details are on the blog, link here.

Friday, 4 January 2019

The West Country Fabric and Textiles Weekend


The date for the next West Country Fabric and Textiles Weekend is Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th March 2019. Full details to follow.

Sunday, 11 November 2018

The Christmas Vintage Bazaar, Saturday 17th November


  Our next Vintage Bazaar event is on Saturday 17th November at The Corn Exchange in the centre of Devizes, Wiltshire. 9 am to 3 pm. Admission £2


  You can find a full list of stall holders and event details on The Vintage Bazaar blog - here


 There will be textiles, tiny treasures, vintage Christmas decorations, vintage clothing, linens, quilts and much, much more.....


You can also follow the facebook page here for up to date news on the event.


 Hope to see you there! Lizzie x

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

A special Textile event on Saturday 10th November at Court House Farm, Portishead


 It is a busy time of year for events, but just wanted to spread the word about an exciting new textile event in a fabulous location. Court House Farm in Portishead (near Bristol).


 We will be there selling a selection of linens, dress fabrics, haberdashery, quilts and textiles on Saturday 10th November. The event is open from 10 am to 4 pm. The address is Court House Farm, Church Road South, Portishead. BS20 6PU. Admission £3. Parking in Roath Road car park. Visit the website or Facebook page for further details.

Monday, 8 October 2018

The Vintage Bazaar at The Cheese and Grain, Saturday 27th October


Good morning to all our new followers, and thank you to everyone who came to our event last weekend in Lydeard St Lawrence.


 We will announce the next West Country Textile event here very soon, but in the meantime we are preparing the stock for a very special event...


Beautiful textiles and other treasures will be for sale on our stand at The Vintage Bazaar at The Cheese and Grain in Frome on Saturday 27th October.


  As always there will be a super selection of stands selling Antique Lace, Linens, Haberdashery, Quilts, Vintage Costume, Millinery flowers and much more....


 The event is open from 9 am to 3 pm, with ample parking and disabled access. Admission £2 for adults, with an excellent coffee shop attached to the hall.

Friday, 29 June 2018

Dolls house destash and spring clean!


The dolls house items for sale are now listed on my other blog. Click here to take you to the sales page, many thanks, Lizzie

Thursday, 28 June 2018

The Vintage Bazaar in Frome this Saturday


The van is packed and ready for The Vintage Bazaar at The Cheese and Grain in Frome this Saturday.

  We have textiles galore as well as fabric bundles...


 French cafĂ© curtains washed and ironed fresh from France


  Beautiful serene Religious figures


as well as trimmings, lace and braid...


The Vintage Bazaar is open from 9 am to 3 pm. Admission £2 for adults

Full details can be found here