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Echino zebra

The Daily Swatch: Echino Zebra Yellow

This is a classic Echino print: bold animals paired with bold patterned stripes. I particularly like this one though with the striking black and yellow. It's a great print for a unisex kids' bedroom, with the slightly masculine zebras and the pink and purple patterned section. For some Echino project inspira..
Valori wells wish voile treasure patience

The Daily Swatch: Valori Wells Treasure Patience

This one is not exactly a 'knock your socks off', 'stand out from the crowd' design, but I love it's elegant simplicity. And I do love Valori Wells. I've been looking for some voile for some summer skirts for my girls and came across this one. I'm after voile because it will be all soft, and floaty to wear. Like..
Elk Grove Knit yellow poppy flower

The Daily Swatch: Yellow Poppy Flower Knit

[caption id="attachment_1203" align="alignnone" width="600"] Image Credit: www.birchfabrics.com[/caption] This mustardy yellow floral print could say Spring or it could say Fall (if you're in the northern hemisphere). Either way I'm thinking little girl's a-line skirt with elastic waist, leggings, and something gree..
Fort Firefly Sea Green Flower Girl

The Daily Swatch: Sea Green Flower Girl

[caption id="attachment_1199" align="alignnone" width="600"] Image Credit: birchfabrics.com[/caption] I love the colours in this design from Birch Fabrics. It's from the Fort Firefly collection by Teagan White. I also love the fact that it's a much larger scale than most quilting/craft fabrics. Oh, and it's organic,..
Cloth and hemp skirt 2

Cloth and Hemp Asymmetrical Skirt

This is a skirt I made some time ago and have just got around to taking some photos. I wear this quite a lot and often get comments on it. It's trans-seasonal and works equally well with long boots as it does with sandals. And it's super-comfy to wear! The Pattern I used the same pattern here as for the Woodblock..
Halloween Fabrics our top 12

Halloween Fabric Roundup: 12 (not so) spooky designs

[complete_gallery id="1255" class="alignnone" ] Each year Halloween just seems to get bigger and bigger in Australia. So far I've resisted the urge to let my kids go trick or treating (buckets of sugar sprinkled with artificial colouring, eewww), but this year I've given in. So off they'll go as a witch and a black..