Thursday, September 2, 2010

New Fabric - Thankyou Granny!

My gran is incredibly generous, and while I was staying with her she instructed me to choose some fabric that I like and that she would give it to me. And so, here is the fabric that I chose:

Some lovely navy blue japanese fabric (the third one along has a heap of different prints on the same piece of fabric):

Some gorgeous japanese prints, and some coordinating silks:

Also, not pictured, I have some lovely pink/purple/blue japanese charm squares.

These three pieces of Liberty fabric. These will become two dresses. The two blue ones are big enough pieces for dresses, so I will be thinking of what pattern to use for this. Any suggestions pattern more than welcome:

And some smaller pieces of these Liberty Fabrics which will be made into a quilt:

Lastly, this piece of fabric, which has more drape than quilting fabric and i'm not sure exactly what it is. It's going to become an elastic waisted skirt:

So thanks again for your generosity Granny! I look forward to sewing with it all!


  1. YOu are one lucky girl to have a granny that sews, has such great taste and is generous. Wow.My suggestion for a dress that combines different fabrics would be McCalls 5579 - if its your thing.

  2. What an awesome Gran! Grans and Nans are the best. Hope you had a wonderful visit with your Gran. xx

  3. Hi! I came across your blog and am now a follower! I live in Sydney and it is nice to find a fellow sewer that little bit closer to home. I love the Liberty fabrics! You are a very lucky girl to be given all those. Can't wait to see what you make from it! Sam xox


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