I happen to live about 40 minutes from the Moda showroom/warehouse (!) and yesterday was lucky enough to go there with a friend who has the right credentials to get in (reseller certificate). Ninety-nine percent of the fabric there is on bolts in 15+ yard increments. I went there knowing I didn't need 15 yards … Continue reading Fabric, Glorious, Fabric!
^^ FRONT ^^ SIZE: ~ 18" x 24" ? (I forgot to measure before gifting it) FABRIC: scraps! The fabric on the back determined the color palette and was leftover from an outfit I made my niece several years ago (from Hancocks?). The coins are scraps (except the purple — I had no purple whatsoever … Continue reading [tutti frutti coins] Finished!
^^ FRONT^^ SIZE: ~ 48" x 70" FABRIC: mainly an IKEA Siffror duvet cover (bought with the purpose of making a quilt) then a mix from Jo-Ann with a couple from my LQS. DESIGN: I made it up. I wanted to *showcase* the fussy-cut numbers and this was my solution. PATCHWORK: machine pieced; rectangular wonky … Continue reading [numbers] Finished!
(I worked as fast as I could, trying to beat the sun before it set so I could get a good picture of the top pieced. The sun won the race. So, my picture is in dark -- I'll get a better one in a day or so.) (No clouds in the sky... a little … Continue reading [scrappy strings] Top Pieced
I've recently added some incredible new fabrics to my stash. Comparing my new lovely fabric to what was currently in my stash (and scraps), I realized that I wanted to do some *purging* of sorts; getting rid of existing fabrics that didn't wow me and that weren't the softest. Since I couldn't just throw the … Continue reading Onto another one, strings this time.