I have tons of vintage fabric, I buy it in thrift stores with the intention of making things to go in my antique mall booth. It is sooo handy sometimes. Like recently I made a mattress for a vintage doll bed and I used vintage fabric to cover it so that it seemed more authentic to the toy's original era.
This week I decided to try covering this ugly old stained ottoman we had:
That is my messy pile of vintage fabrics in the background!
And of course I used a very vivid floral stretch fabric for a couple of reasons; the stretch fabric isn't of any use in quilting, so I need to find other uses for it and also I wanted a unique and vibrant piece rather than the dull ordinary one I had before. So here it is: