Monday, September 21, 2015

Fabric Finds #3

One of the comments that I received at #wineandcheesewithKashi was that I will make something from a particular fabric and either the fabric has sold out or they couldn't see the potential in the fabric at the time I posted it.

Potential - I can't really do anything about except say trust me...and that's a really big trust when it's concerning your money!  But sold out fabric I can change...so here are a few pieces that IF I was fabric shopping and not sewing from the collection I would purchase.

Here's your chance to see what I'd buy and if you can see it's potential!

First from Emmaonesock:

This is a knit called "Italian Ancient Rome Bordered Panel"
It would make an awesome McCalls 6886!

which would look great in any number of cardigans

Then from Fabric Mart - who is currently running a pyramid sale with 40% off $50, 50% off $100 and 60% off $150:


(swoon, swoon, I'm still trying to justify not purchasing some of this!)

A cupid print blouseweight twill that would make a really cute blouse!

From Gorgeous Things ~

You can use this ponte to make a copy 
of my McCalls 6559 dress

This fabric is called Medallia Mania Reversible 
Cotton Brocade in a very pretty navy color

Nuit de Toile Silk Charmeuse in a tan & black medallion print

Finally if you have champagne wishes and cavier dreams try this piece from Elliott Berman.  It's a rose print on a boiled wool! Just awesome.

These are pieces that I would add to the fabric collection IF I was buying fabric! *LOL* I hope you find something to be inspired by!

...as always more later!

12 comments:

  1. I'm going to LA for a fabric shopping trip soon or I would so have that broken houndstooth ponte. Great picks.

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  2. Wow, what a mouth-watering collection. You have such good taste in fabric. I love the first and the last best, but sadly our Australian dollar is in decline, and buying from the US is 'Spensive!!

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  3. Oh my, those are some delicious fabrics! I especially love the Italian print knit from EOS!

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  4. Get thee behind me! I, too, am NOT buying fabric. I have to sew up what I have first!

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  5. I am not trying to be an enabler here, but you need that broken houndstooth ponte. That fabric has you written all over it.

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  6. I'm with Alicia...get it! The rest...anything black and white or yellow and black gets my vote and then we come to the pink floral wool...OMG...insane beauty and I imagine how it feels...no I can't imagine but I'm drooling just thinking about the description! You make our imaginations soar, Carolyn!

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  7. YES! I have often thought the same thing about your great style and selections. Thank you for offering your ideas. I love it. I hope you make this a regular topic from time to time.

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  8. Oh my! I want that silk charmeuse for a Carolyn pajamas. With black satin piping.

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  9. I REALLY LOVE THE Italian Ancient Rome Bordered Panel. This is a great post. thanks so much.

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  10. That first one is so amazing! Wish I could afford it, but don't have the money at the moment. Plus, I have far too much fabric in my stash and need to use some before I can get any more.

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  11. It's interesting what calls to each of us. For me, the only piece that is a Must Have is that yellow houndstooth panel! OMG! But I just bought a gorgeous coating from Marcy Tilton today, so it's hands off the credit card. ;)

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