Wednesday, May 20, 2009

A Little Bit of Fabric

I have 2 favorite stores in Boston, Windsor Button, and Winmill Fabrics. I get my yarn, notions, buttons, and embroidery supplies from one, and my fabrics from the other.I am afraid to say it, but I do have a fabric stash... and a yarn stash... and a button stash... and a notions stash... Well, you know, one cannot be too cautious, what if there was ever to be a shortage of fabric, or yarn, or buttons, or...!
The other day, I had gone to Winmill fabrics to pick up an elastic band for a skirt I was making for my daughter, when, and I wasn't even trying to really browse the fabrics at all, this butterfly fabric caught my eye.



I had to have it. What could I make with it though? It was all down hill from there. I could make a quilt, but I needed fabrics to go with it. I picked the striped one, and then all the others...



I can't wait to play with them, they say spring and summer, and happy days to me! But first I'll have to finish my son's crochet blanket, and the embroidered pillow case, and ...

7 comments:

junior_goddess said...

I lust for the butterflies.

I like your color range for the quilt.

Judy S. said...

Fun, fun, fun! You're a girl after my own heart!

Doris said...

Luscious!

Anonymous said...

You have such a great color sense. I can't wait to see what you sew.

Suzanne said...

I am curious to find out how you are going to integrate the butterflies. Whatever you decide, I am sure it will be lovely.

Nancy said...

I really like that butterfly fabric. Can you tell me who makes it?? It appears that Winmill fabrics does NOT have an online store!!

Ms Avery said...

Ooooh, they're all so beautiful :)