I love this idea for giving a modern twist to old bedspreads, quilts or throws. ‘Just back the quilt with a modern fabric such as denim,’ says our talented interiors stylist Carol Wortley. This beautiful picture was taken by photographer Spike Powell for an upcoming feature on New cottage style (look out for it in the September issue, on sale 30 July).
Vintage style bench, £139.99, Vintage Living. From top: Vintage Eiderdown, from £70, Decorative Country Living. Floral quilt, £250; Vintage Eiderdown, £85, Rosehip in the Country. Backed with: Denim Plain, Mid Blue, PF50125 660, £34.50 a metre, Baker Lifestyle.Tweet