Category Archives: Fabrics

My favorite fabric design has turned into a sweet !

I can’t believe my eyes ! Some clever person has created delicious macarons based on Marimekko’s blue Unikko design. Check this out, it does not get better than this ! ~ Catherine

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Fabric love : Gallery Fiori by Karen Tusinski

I have been looking at this fabric online for a while and finally took the plunge and bought some. I got a couple of yards each of the Large Poppies fabrics in red, blue and tan. And here are some … Continue reading

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Marimekko Love

I first saw this fabric on a Fatboy bean bag a couple of years ago and loved it at the time but I didn’t know what it was. I don’t know why I liked it so much as I am … Continue reading

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Another blue day

Today, I took advantage of the high winds to wash and dry my latest fabric purchase from here. It is the indigo version of Alexander Henry’s Larkspur collection. Today I also finished the blue country quilt made from shirting fabrics. … Continue reading

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On the design wall… Half-square triangles

I have just opened a couple of new South African Shwe Shwe 5-inch square packs and made 192 half-square triangles. Here is what was left after squaring up all these squares : I have been playing around with different layouts … Continue reading

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Denim Rag Rug

I have been collecting old pairs of denims for years waiting for suitable projects. One of them is a denim rag rug. I found a tutorial for it online about a year ago but I couldn’t find it again to … Continue reading

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Hexagon Baby Quilt

It’s official, I am hooked on hexagons ! Here is my first baby quilt using 2-inch hexagons, and a matching doll quilt (that I used to experiment first before tacking the baby quilt itself). The baby quilt measures about 100cm … Continue reading

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Yummy Indigo guilt completed

This is the first finished quilt of the year ! I love how it turned out ! Quilted very simply along the solid blue sashing. I have already stocked up again on Shwe Shwe fabrics from this site. Rene is … Continue reading

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Rainbow Windows – Quilt top

One of my goals for the year was to play more with colours as I tend to gravitate towards the same old “safe” colours. Here is my first attempt : the Rainbow Windows quilt top. And I love the result … Continue reading

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An experiment : Keeping track of incoming fabric using Evernote

In the past year, I have bought some fabric, ok, a LOT of fabric, and I haven’t really kept track of what I bought. To make matters worse, whenever I started cutting into a piece, I usually cut out the … Continue reading

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