Dating vintage quilt fabric
This is partly because the dyes were not colorfast and reds, greens, and yellows fade and change color.
These fabrics may have been found stored in someone's attic or they might have come from bolts of fabric found in some manufacturer's storage room, where they had been long forgotten.
And patterns to create these repro beauties are among the most popular we publish.
Collected in this unique free e Book are patterns to make 3 antique-looking quilts, whether you choose to use all reproduction fabrics or to experiment with more modern fabrications.
You may begin to see some reds in the 1930s fabrics. Paisley is another pattern that you can find a lot of from this decade.
In addition to the basic colors you can find pink and teal combinations.