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Monday, December 10, 2007

More Fabric


It's a good thing I'm not on a fabric diet! I went to Winnipeg today and got some backing fabric, some white cotton for dyeing and some off white muslin. That's all I was going to get until I saw fabric that looks like a stormy sea and an off white with gold polka dots. Who could resist them? Not I. The color in the photo is very yellow, I suppose because I had to use the flash. The dot fabric is really a beautiful pale cream color and the dots are glittery gold. I just love it. I'll probably regret only getting a yard of it.
What I did forget to buy was more batting. I need a list and I actually had one in my pocket but didn't look at it. I would have probably had to go to a different store and we were getting hungry so I'll just wait until we go to Winkler for groceries and get it there.

7 comments:

meggie said...

Mmmm that fabric looks great!
We had a hard day at the shop face today, but did manage to almost finish the shopping, & we stopped off for a nice lunch on the way home.
It has actually been cooler, so that is a bonus!

Clare said...

I love the look of the sea material. I've got some gorgeous off white fabric with pale orange polka dots. I don't want to use it yet. Need something to insprie me!

Judy said...

What fun fabric!
It seems that I am ALWAYS running out of batting, and like you, forget to buy all that is on my list! It's nice to be in such good company.

xo

Feeling Simply Quilty said...

Ooh I'm like you, I get mad at myself when I short myself on fabric. So, I pretty much buy 3 yards if it's something I really like. I've got quite a stash of smaller pieces that I can enhance any larger piece with.

Shirley Goodwin said...

Love that stormy sea one!

Thimbleanna said...

WooHoo -- more fabric! I'm finally doing a little blog catch up -- you've been busy-busy! Love your little house block and cute quilt! And of course all the snow -- you're so lucky you can hole-up and enjoy the beauty of it all!

ROZ said...

Thanks for your comment on my blog. I need all the encouragement I can get right now. And I love the winter quilt you are working on. You are so very good at doing those pieced letters.