sheila cook for inspirational vintage fabrics – its not easy finding interesting fabrics – but sheila cook has a good collection, but more for the serious collector. donna flower has a more affordable collection, ranging from the 1920’s onwards. liberty is still a good source for both modern and vintage style patterns – especially with its famous floral print. john lewis has a big selection of interesting fabrics, some quite retro in style – their leaf and graphic designs are quite 1950’s in style. . designers guild probably has the prettiest and brightest colours – some are delicately pretty and some bold and vibrant.