Monday, November 10, 2014

Modern Print Monday: Curtain Call


I've been entertaining myself with this blog on modernism
for quite a while, but I have run out of things to say.

I haven't quite run out of pictures, however,


so here are a few I couldn't find a place for.

I'm not saying I won't pick up the thread again if I find something
new to say about the history of modernism and textiles.

If you subscribe by email you'll get a post notice if I 
resume blogging here.

Otherwise, as Bob Hope, spokesman for my
parents' generation, used to say...


"Thanks for the Memories."


16 comments:

  1. You don't have to say anything, the pictures are enough.
    I have bits of the drapes that hung in my parents 'new' house, built in the early 1950s. Mom had the living room painted a Wedgwood blue. She bought the fabric & either made the drapes herself or had them made. The floral fabric had rich green foliage & red, blue & yellow flowers. She told me the fabric was called "Happy Marriage", because it could go with any color.

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  2. Thanks so much for this seminar in modern art and fabrics. Amusing, entertaining and painlessly educational. And for me often a trip down memory lane, this last post especially. Remembering curtains of my mother's, I now realize she was a proponent of modern. Surprising to know.
    Neame

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  3. I have enjoyed it very much. Thank you.

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  4. Like so many others, I have really enjoying stepping back into the "modern" world I grew up in. This Curtain Call post was the icing on the cake for me, because of THE LAMP pictured in the photo with those 3 handsome children. My family had that exact same lamp - ruffled shade and all in our living room in the 1950's. The curtains in that room were geometric shapes in aqua, pink and charcoal on a white background. Mother had the ceiling in that room painted pink! Whew - the good old days! Thank you for all the great posts!

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  5. Thanks for a fun and informative trip down memory lane!

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  6. I have really enjoyed all of your 'Modern" posts! Thanks so much for going to the time and effort. I've learned a lot and enjoyed all the pictures and links! Thanks again!

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  7. I've loved this blog and have learned a lot. Your considered and fun posts inspired me! Thank you so much for the time you've spent here.

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  8. I've read a lot of your posts on this blog but have used it as a reference far more often that I thought possible. Thanks for a valuable resource for all of us--will it stay "live" so I can continue to refer to it? (And we had "the Lamp" too--two of them on my grandmother's end tables!)

    thanks,
    Elizabeth

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  9. I'll leave all these posts up here so people doing a websearch for words like "modern quilt scale" or "quilt minimalism" etc. can find information. And there's a search this blog box over on the right which will help you find a post you are looking for.
    The lamp. They must have been a grandma magnet. Mine had some too.

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  10. Sorry to see you stop posting--I've really enjoyed this blog!

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  11. I've really enjoyed this Blog. Thanks for leaving it up as I love to thumb through old posts on occasion. Now I have to go piece some more stars. Thanks!

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