This was my first foray into thrifting fabric. Earlier this week I walked past an op-shop in my local area generally to see if they had anything that I could cut up to use in a quilt, but more specifically to look for some vintage linens. It is only a very small thrift store but I still managed to walk away with stash.
I scored three pillowcases at a bargain price. My first find was this floral pillowcase. As soon as I saw it I just had to have it. I also picked up two pillowcases that looked almost brand new by Cotton House. They are in excellent condition, made from a high quality 100% cotton. They are both the same and I think will be ideal for backing fabrics or even as a substitute for the darker linens that I have used previously in my quilts.
These pillowcases have spent 24 hours soaking in Napisan, they have been washed, line dried on a rather windy day, and have had their seams unpicked. I have to confess that I have also already cut into the floral pillowcase!