Fabric Swap

One of my etsy customers, Busy Bee Free, posted a great idea on her blog recently: a fabric swap. We all know the clothes swap idea: gather your girlfriends who have an abundance of clothes, throw them in the middle of the floor, and see what you can give and get. So why not with fabric?

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kasawonderful’s stash

Here is the fellow quilter’s blog where Busy Bee participates in the fabric swap, Lapjes Ruilen.  Mind you, these artists are in France, so I am not sure how convenient it will be to exchange with them. Why not create your own? Cook up some good eats and see what you can share with your fabric friends? It’s a great way to recycle, save, and get inspired.

One Last Look at The Book

This time with fabric. After purchasing some of kasawonderful’s fabric at a recent Art “Yard Sale”, Jo, a RISD student, made these books, and happily shared her work with us:

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I love seeing the before and after with these remnants. And I love how artists like Jo see the potential in what could be an overlooked piece of cloth. With her vision, skill and some TLC, she cooked up some leftovers into a beautiful book.

Thanks Jo! We appreciate your loyalty and love your work!

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Spring Cleaning, Spring Projects

Although I would love to spend the whole day spring cleaning my place, and working on projects around the house, time does not allow that kind of fun.
I posted some upholstery fabrics on etsy, nearly vintage, for those who are inspired by the warming weather to do a little something around your house. Maybe a new slip cover, pillowcase, or fix up those kitchen chairs for your next dinner party. Tell me what you think, what would you do with these interior decorating type fabrics?

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