english girl at home

A Sewing & Knitting Blog, Made in Birmingham, England

Anyone for Tennis?


The day after the Birmingham sewing blogger meet-up I bought yet more fabric! I had no excuse but when I spotted this tennis-themed retro fabric I couldn’t resist. I found it in the Sue Ryder charity shop in Kings Heath. Anyone living locally may want to check it out as they had a selection of old patterns, as well as some cool vintage tea towels and other interesting bits and bobs.

Retro Tennis Yellow & Green Fabric

I have around one metre of the fabric. I really ought to make something tennis themed – does anyone have any ideas? I’m thinking perhaps a short skirt or a tank / polo shirt.


Author: Charlotte

Sewist, crafter & blogger, based in Birmingham, England. I'm spending the year growing and gathering to create natural dyes and enhance my sewing projects. Find me at www.englishgirlathome.com

2 thoughts on “Anyone for Tennis?

  1. It does have a Wimbledon feel about it even though it isn’t purple. I think it would make a cute skirt.

  2. Well, Lladybird recently saw a gorgeous culotte… The fabric is so cuteee

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