Vintage fabric love

Today, among a long list of “to do’s”, I am washing my vintage sheet stash, in preparation for the Vintage Sheet FQ swap. I’m also going to start de-stashing by selling some FQ bundles, and I’m thinking that a Vintage Sheet FQ GIVEAWAY might be fun, too :) Watch this space!! Advertisements

Challenge #1, 2011

Clear out this PILE of scraps. Either sell or use. I do delve into it whenever I do a patchwork or want to make a cool pocket (truly one of my favourite parts of the creative process :)… but it’s not enough. it takes up an entire SHELF, and a storage bin is not the … More Challenge #1, 2011

A box of scraps

arrived from the amazing Shari from Soren Lorensen Design. Pure JOY, sifting through the riot of colours and oh-so-soft cottons in the box. Inspiration overload! It’s really a very exciting thing to receive fabric that I wouldn’t necessarily buy myself, but suddenly when it’s all in front of you, the ideas come pouring in. After … More A box of scraps

Fugly :)

there’s a challenge on in the online art/design/sewing world, to turn ugly knits into something beautiful. Sounds like a lot of fun, so I’m in!! :) This is what Shari from Soren Lorensen Design came up with. I ADORE the embroidered fabric. haha…what is fugly to one, is not necessarily to another!! :) The Great … More Fugly :)

Fabric stories

I didn’t get far in my creative space as I got side-tracked by a box of secrets I wanted to empty and fill with pretty fabric. Oh well. I will get there! :) Speaking of fabric, look what my beloved sister sent me!! Oh my lordy! I was giddy like a child on Christmas morning, … More Fabric stories

How lucky am I???

OH my god, this is JUST what I needed!!! My lovely sis, Monique has sent me some new fabric. AND vintage buttons!! mmmmm…. I’m loving the buttons. I haven’t ever had good buttons! Look!! bright, bold florals. The two middle are stretchy polyester. not sure what I’ll do with them yet, but aren’t they stunning!!! … More How lucky am I???