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Saturday, February 11, 2012

#ssswap gift arrived!!!

I was a part of the twitter #ssswap this past December. The idea was that we would make a wish list and our secret partner would purchase or make something on that list for us, so long as it was under $15. This is the swap gift I received from Julie of Intrepid Thread, have a look at her blog!
#ssswap gift!
Tula pink gift from Julie at Intrepid Thread
Can you believe it? She must have known I'm Tula Pink's #1 fan!!! I love the little pouch made from Neptune and look at all the fat quarters she sent of Neptune, Hushabye and Parisville!!! I was so excited and still can't believe how generous she was!!! Thanks again Julie!

Friday, February 10, 2012

New Japanese Prints!

New Japanese Prints

While I was on Christmas vacation in Maui I found these prints at the Maui Quilt Shop. I absolutely love the colors and the design. The selvedge is also pretty interesting!

Some other finds...
Sashiko kits!
Sashiko kits! I'm going to pair this with the fabrics above and below for a quilt for my father!

New navy prints!

Thursday, February 9, 2012

ID Tag

ID tag for my bag
I wanted to make an address/ID tag for my bag before I left on Christmas break. I asked my friend if I could digitize his artwork and put it on the tag. I think it turned out very nice. The design is really dense and had 47 color changes. I absolutely love it!

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

New Dress!!!

So in love!
I bought this cotton voile a couple of months ago off Etsy. It's in one of my favorite prints. It is so soft and smooth and I decided to make a dress. The pattern is a new favorite, Simplicity 2586. I made the dress length then added another band of fabric to the bottom since I thought it might be a little short on me. I'm glad I added the 4 inches. The print is called Diamond Chevron by Denyse Schmidt.

New dress