Due to some gracious gifting by some dear friends and family, I was left with a bit of spending money that I could do with as I please. I ask you, when does that ever happen?
So I dug down deep into the "pining away" part of my brain and allowed myself to indulge in some fabric shopping. Like the kind of abstract "stash-building" that so many people seem to participate in on a regular basis, but I never do.
It's not a strict policy per se, but generally I am not a person who buys fabric with no project in mind. In fact, most of my stash consists of leftover bits from previous projects and fabric that people have given to me because they don't think they're going to use it. Not that I'm complaining about that, mind you, but a large portion of my stash is made up of stuff that I probably wouldn't buy on my own and therefore isn't necessarily my cup of tea.
Anyway, so my only rule for this shopping spree (of sorts) was to buy fabrics that I really LOVE. Some I have designs for, a few may go to make things for my future shop, and some are just there because I love them and want to pet them.
So ok, here she blows.
I finally put my hands on a nice fat quarter collection of Heather Bailey's Pop Garden fabrics. I've been IN LOVE with them since I first laid eyes on them and every time I go out to buy fabric for a project I peek around to see if I can find a few of my favorite prints at my LQS. Sadly, they only have ever seemed to carry a small assortment and never the ones that I have in my mind. Ah well. Bygones.
I worked with Lilly Bella Fabrics on Etsy to put together this custom fat quarter bundle, and I couldn't be more pleased to finally have some in my hot little hands:
Paisley in Ivory:
Hop Dot Sky:
This little guy is my favorite:
Anyone else fabric splurging lately?