The Washerwoman

The Washerwoman

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


Sunday, 19 June 2016

The Giant Vintage Jumble Sale at The Cheese and Grain in Frome. Saturday 30th July


I have been busy sorting through boxes of stock, deciding what to sell at The Vintage Bazaar Giant Jumble Sale on Saturday 30th July......


 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

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.....


..as 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.

Wednesday, 13 January 2016