Fallen off the wagon. HARD!

I really wanted to work with the stash for my future sewing projects. But it just couldn’t happen. Or, rather, I was too tempted by these fabrics to stick with the program.

Row 1
Stretch Rayon Blend Jersey Knit Stripe Grey :: Rayon Blend Suiting Navy :: Wool/Cashmere Blend Melton Suiting Midnight

Row 2
Wool Blend Suiting Darkest Navy :: Navy Stretch Cotton Sateen :: Stretch Rayon Blend Jersey Navy

Row 3
100% Crepe Wool Suting Teal :: Stretch Charmeuse Satin Navy :: I Heart Linen Blend Cute Bots Pink

Row 4
I Heart Linen Blend Cute Bots Blue :: Celebrate Seuss Allover Yellow :: Michael Miller Children at Play Balloon Aqua

Lots of blue!! I like a nice dark navy more than black. And I love suiting fabrics, wool and things with stretch. There is one fabric (a navy and green herringbone) that was missing from the box. I order from Fabric.com a LOT and this has never happened before. I contacted them today, they had more and have sent it off already.

Of course, I selected each item with a plan, let’s see if they meet their destiny. The Cute Bots Linen blend is for something springy for the kids and the Seuss fabric is for new pj bottoms. I haven’t made them any in a while. The first pairs I made are comically split down the legs and worn at the knees.

The balloon fabric is for me ;o) Check out this version of Colette patterns Macaroon and you’ll be ordering this for yourself, too.

The melton cash/wool blend will hopefully become a jacket (maybe two, it’s very wide). I ordered these two patterns from etsy that would look great in it.

Simplicity 4018

Simplicty 4799

The various suiting fabrics and the stretch sateen should work with any number of patterns I already own. There are a few I would really like to tackle (Macaroon, Advance 3372, Vogue 412, Simplicity 7796 ) and the rayon blends are always welcome in my sewing room. They are too thin for dresses, I believe. This is always a possibility when ordering online, but I will use them nonetheless. The teal crepe is a circle skirt in my minds eye and the satin’s a lovely full sleeved blouse.

For now, like all new fabric purchases, they are laid out and fawned over like  newborn babes, lol. Speaking of babes, I have a sicky poo one, a headache and I didn’t get much sleep last night as he was up and down every hour or so. Fingers crossed for tonight people.


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