fun fabric

25 Jun

Today I was presented with some fabric, most unexpectedly. A colleague’s mother is having to destash. Poor thing. I felt her pain. However, knowing that I use fabric, the mother wondered if I would like it. Her pain became my gain. I’m now the happy possessor of 13 squares of upholstery fabric samples – either linen or heavy cotton, I can’t quite decide which – with a very 70s feel. The obvious use is cushion covers, as there’s not enough of any of it to do serious stuff with. But then again, I might make a couple of shopping bags or even lined totes.

Innocently awaiting their destiny

I apologise for the quality of the photo, which I agree is fairly bad. However, you can probably get an idea from the foremost one that some of the patterns are delightfully wild. I’m going to have fun with these!


Posted by on June 25, 2012 in Sewing


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2 responses to “fun fabric

  1. Cuckoo Chanel

    June 26, 2012 at 02:58

    Ooh. Looks fun! Enjoy!! Can’t wait to see what you create with these.

    • Felicity from Down Under

      June 26, 2012 at 19:00

      It will be a challenge for me to do them justice, I think, but I’m looking forward to trying.


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