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Bedspreads, Pocketbooks, and Settees

Custom throw pillows from Calico Corners.  Blue ikat mixed with pink and red tribal print.

Custom throw pillows from Calico Corners. Blue ikat mixed with pink and red tribal print.

In 7th grade, my mom let me redecorate my bedroom. I got to go to Calico Corners, a fabric store in Jacksonville, and pick out the fabric for my “bedspread”, bed skirt, and coordinating shams. A “bedspread” was the only term I ever knew to describe bedding. My whole family had “bedspreads” made with fabric from Calico Corners. I thought everyone had a “bedspread.” It wasn’t until 7th grade when I excitedly told a friend about my project, that I thought twice about my word choice. Continue reading