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Loud & proud! Retro sheets and towels with major flower power (1970)

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Retro floral sheets & towels

Spring is bursting out all over. While the tulips are blooming in the garden, a gal can add the look of spring to her bedroom.

The secret lies in a collection of sheets, towels and bedspreads designed to go together and make a decorating impact that just won’t stop.

One is Fieldcrest’s “Frost Flowers,” sure to add flower power to a room. This pattern is over-printed on solid color sheeting to bring the design into bolder relief than usual.

Manufacturers of towels, bedspreads and sheets, recognizing that women often want to make changes without doing a complete redecorating or refurbishing job, have come up with bright, colorful offerings to whet any women’s decorating appetite.

One has introduced a new collection of bedspreads in designs ranging from elegant to traditional to plain. Some are dazzling prints; others are contemporary abstracts or traditional Jacobean. All are available with matching curtains, valances and table rounds to easily achieve a total look.

Another has coordinated sheets, towels and bedspreads, making it possible to choose a design for both bath and bedroom that is dramatic.

In any event, when the heat of summer arrives, the urge to decorate will diminish as the move to outdoor activities begins. It will probably take the first cool fall breeze to bring the restlessness to the fore once again.


Felicity & Chanson floral sheets by Fieldcrest


Burlington House sheets: Flower Bed & Devonshire Garden


Yves St Laurent designer sheets

Yves St Laurent sheets by Fieldcrest in Kodel polyester-and-cotton percale. Fashion stripes in neutral (brown/black), cool (green/blue), or warm (pink/lavender).


Cannon Dogwood

Cannon’s Dogwood florals in blue, pink & gold – sheets and towels


Wamsutta Paint Box & Uptown bedspreads

Beautiful bedspreads in prints by Wamsutta that go from washer to dryer to bed, without the touch of an iron

Paint Box: brilliantly-hued abstract floral throw style spread with fringed edges. Machine-wash; tumble dry. Of 50% Fortrel polyester, 50% cotton . . . with 2% built-in shrinkage control. Gold, pink or blue.

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Uptown: throw style fashion bedspread with ball-fringed edges. Overall floral pattern on black with a dash of white and yellow. Woven of 50% cotton, 50% Fortrel polyester, machine washable; no-iron; with 2% shrinkage control.


Springmaid Gala

Springmaid Gala cotton no-iron percale sheets. Lively prints in orange/yellow, blue/green or pink/green.

Bath towels: Fringed cotton velour in floral pink, blue or gold.


Springmaid & J P Stevens sheet sets

Gypsy by Springmaid: Cherry red/blue green patchwork print on polyester-cotton muslin

Echotone by Springmaid: Two-tone pastel stripes in pink, blue, gold or green.

J P Stevens Antoinette: Pastel floral print in pink, blue or yellow


3 Vera original patterns from Burlington House (1970)

Left to right: Rainbow stripe in yellow-orange, pink-red, brown-black. Waterways in blue-green or orange-yellow. Daisy Chain on gold or brown grounds with black. A touch of black on flat sheets and pillowcases. Rainbow stripe and Waterways available at all stores. Daisy Chain available at Macy’s Herald Square, Roosevelt Field, White Plains, Queens and Kings Plaza only.


Springmaid no-iron percales

Sun Gold, Azure Blue, Lemon, Spring Green, Azalea Pink — Pink, Yellow & Blue flowers


Fieldcrest’s Frost Flowers sheet set in pink

Exciting, fresh look of modern flowers abloom. Colors: pink, blue, gold

Pink frost flowers sheet set 1970

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