Thursday, 2 November 2017

fabric magic

While scrolling through IG today I learnt a lovely new word from amitietextiles feed  
"Fabracadabra ( Fab-ruh-kuh-dab-ruh) Noun  A mystical word or expression used when a fabric magically appears in your stash and you have no idea how it got there . . . or so he thinks!"

My first little surprise were these two geometric prints
my son & daughterinlaw bought for me while holidaying in Veitnam
- and they will be very useful


Then later this week there was a pretty parcel in the post
A small bundle from Amitietextiles
First up, from the Tilda quilt collection 'botanical red'  and 'sigrid dove white' . . . 


And yes, I admit I'm on a mission to collect a few more plaids
like these Gertrude Made Essentials - large & small Checks in Black & White . . .


This spindriftquilt pattern turned up too, lots of colour, fussy cutting & scrappy dresdens


And then . . . a few new fabrics from fatquartershop turned up as well (???)
Le Vintage Chic from Art Gallery Fabrics, a soft mix of pink, taupe and mint
- a very pretty low volume selection, the perfect alternative to use instead of plain white . . .



along with a small selection of Tokyomilk 'neptune & the mermaid' fabrics,
which will be great for fussy cutting I'm sure?  . . .


- playing with fabric combinations
is a great substitute for when there's no actual sewing time
J

11 comments:

  1. Pretty Linda.......I wonder if your new word has a spin on a Halloween theme....? New Fabric need lots of patting doesn't it? happy creating and finding time to do so!

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  2. Lovely collection of gorgeous bundles of new fabrics.

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  3. I look forward to seeing what you do with all of these.

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  4. Lovely fabrics. Certainly helps keep a smile on the face!

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  5. I agree, Linda, you do have beautiful fabric there.
    I love the low volume selection, wow.

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  6. Many luscious new choices. I like the Vietnamese cyclists in your first photo, too.

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  7. Oh, Spindrift just has your name all over it! Can't wait to see your 'spin'! 8)

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  8. Have to admit, I see you needing a fabric storage room and a sewing room in the new house. Loving the Tokyo Milk fabrics.

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  9. You got some really fun and pretty fabrics there. Looking forward to seeing them staring in your latest sewing project.

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  10. Yummy fabrics Linda. What brand is the Tokyomilk fabric? I'll check my plaid fabric's ( I have a lot of them) and see if I have any black & white. I am happy to send them to you. I'll get back to you via email.

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Thanx for stopping by, happy sewing!