Vintage typewriter inspiration

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Vintage typewriters have caught our eye recently. But can you guess where this rusty creature was found? Not at a market or local charity store, somewhere far more unexpected. Mollie Makes Marketing Manager Lyndsey Mayhew turned this little treasure up while off on a weekend walk. And when she’s polished it up we’ve found a great idea for how to use it…

While browsing around for the best of crafty ideas, we found this beautiful project by Karyn on her Make Something blog. Karyn uses her vintage typewriters to type personal messages on to fabric labels. Don’t they look gorgeous? Such an individual way of personalising your makes. Visit Make Something to follow Karyn’s DIY guide to making typewritten fabric labels.

If you’d like to read more about Lynsdey, and perhaps congratulate her on her lucky find, you can follow her adventures at It’s Me Pandy.

Before we go, we couldn’t resist showing you this treat of a fabric with a retro typewriter print. This fab fabric is designed by Melody Miller and available from m is for make. Perhaps we’ll settle for a metre of this, till we stumble upon a typewriter of our own. Anyone up for a ramble this weekend?