Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Spring and Summer Sewing Underway
My new look for warmer weather this year is something along the lines of Boho....and in amazing circumstances, I found the perfect fabric for all that I had planned for $3 for 5 yards at Wally World.. One fabric was $1.50 a yard but its linen. Found white cotton gauze too. Boho Style has provided me with a lot of inspiration. Now to get busy ! Since I am supposed to kind of take it easy for the rest of the week, sewing is a perfect way to spend my time.
I spent $27 for a total of 30 yards of fabric and its all good quality. They had lots of "strange" fabrics today, but they also had some of just what I was looking for.
The turquoise fabric is a nice cotton, thin but nice, did the burn test on it when I got home to ensure it was cotton and the fine, very soft. mesh of the same color is a poly blend but it will bead well or maybe even be treated a bit like English Netting and embroidered.
It is a silent sort of morning, sitting next to the wood stove in my rocker, watching the birds outside my windo...