Sunday, 5 October 2008

I've fallen off the wagon & I wasn't even drinking beer!

Okay, so I've fallen just a little off the Blogtoberfest wagon, but I've been hanging off the back of the wagon, just trailing in the dust a little and now I'm climbing back on. Enough of the analogies....

A few of you expressed some delight upon seeing this floral fabric I showed in my last post. I bought it at an op shop a few months ago, sensing some possibility in it, willing myself to really like it.

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It hasn't happened. It's just too seventies for me. I'm a 50's and 60's gal.

So of course, what do you do with fabric that you know others covet and you don't really want?
You have a giveaway, that's what you do!! The fabric measures 133cm long x 118cm wide and is a heavier weight decorator fabric. Perfect condition. Just so very brown!!

Leave a comment finishing this line:
In the seventies brown was fabulous because....

I'll draw the winner with a completely autonomous random number generator 9pm Adelaide time Thursday night.

Good luck and may the brownness be with you.... (oh that sounds so very wrong)

22 comments:

Super Monkey said...

In the seventies brown was fabulous because it went so well with orange!

thornberry said...

In the seventies brown was fabulous because it was on a mission! (get it? bad joke, I know)

CurlyPops said...

Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeek!

OK I've calmed down now..

In the 70's, brown was fabulous because it hid the stains (I had something worse in mind but I don't dare type it...he he he).

Natasha Burns said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog and for your lovely comments! LOL I'm with you, I'm not into the 70s stuff, lol! Brown was not fabulous... hee hee!!!

Cosy said...

My train of thought was like curlypops!

In the seventies brown was fabulous because it went with brown.

I think I had complete brown ensemble. Ack ack!

Miss Muggins said...

In the seventies brown was fabulous because it wasn't purple! I had a mum mad keen on purple, brown is much more sedate (or something)

Bellgirl said...

In the 70s brown was fabulous because it was the colour of every sexy TV private eye's moustache.

Sarah-Jo said...

In the seventies brown was fabulous because....

its the colour of The Brownies uniform and what isnt fabulous about lil girls running around in brown dresses adorned with various badges awarded for tieing knotts and selling cookies!

Chloe said...

I've just found your blog via Ricrac and I am absolutely drooling at all the gorgeous fabric you have!
They are lovely and I am very jealous!

jesska said...

In the seventies brown was fabulous because it could be the colour of absolutely everything - your flares, your wallpaper, and even your rollerskates!

I'm still a very big fan of brown, and would looove this fabric...

Roslynne said...

In the seventies brown was fabulous because it was soulful and chic- like me! lol

Kim said...

In the seventies brown was fabulous because....it was the only colour that would take on all those exciting new manmade fabrics ;)
Kimx

Beans said...

In the seventies brown was fabulous because...it is the color of the earth beneath our feet. In 1970 the first earth day was held on 4/22!

bg4prayer said...

Hey I'm a child from the seventies. This is beautiful fabric. I have some patterns picked out already if I am blessed with it.

Baba said...

I love vintage fabrics and would love this!

alixandrrraaa said...

In the seventies brown was fabulous because.. everything else was brown so it all blended quite well :)

Retro Age Vintage Fabrics said...

In the seventies brown was fabulous because....everything was so darn bright in the 60s and everyone got sick of wearing sunglasses :)...so it was a decade of fresh-air.

Don't want to enter your comp - just wanted to leave a little brown-ness comment!

cheryl said...

LOL Just had a giggle reading all the comments !!

In the seventies, brown was fabulous for mums because it covered the mudstains on kids' clothes because they still played outside and hadn't even heard of video games yet !

cherylpasquier2002 at yahoo dot fr

Treasuresofjoy said...

In the seventies brown was fabulous because it went along great with all the other earthy tones.
I remember the dark brown carpets and the green chartreuse shag rugs.

Ginger said...

In the seventies, brown was fabulous- what better color for a shaggy rug?

maumauisginger at gmail dot com

Lacey said...
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Lacey said...

In the seventies, brown was fabulous because as the youngest of 6 girls it was one of the only colors Mom bought for hand me downs. It went through all our skin tones, hair colors and eys without clashing badly with any of us!
I'm the youngest so my brown was washed well but I loved it. I have red hair and blue eyes and sisters are brown haired so it passed through each of us and looked great!
I love the new color browns and old alike.
I guess boils down to me liking brown because of it's beautiful rich tones of color and durablity!
Thanks,
Lacey