The bride apparently ripped apart a vintage dress to use as a base for the under-dress pattern, then crocheted all the doilies for the dress in a three week block (is she the fastest crochet-er of all time?!), and they finished the dress the morning-of and sewed her into it! O_O;; Her SUPER cute shoes were dyed to the colour she wanted and the embellishments? Vintage earrings used as shoe clips. ADORABLE!
And my Mum wouldn’t let me use any doilies I’ve inherited for clothing! So digging out all the ones I’ve bought from Op Shops and clothinating them like I planned.
I’m pretty sure that Essie warned me that this set was going to be released soon, and warning is so totally the correct word here. The fabrics and patterns in Heather Ross’s Far Far Away II set conjure up SO MANY awesome project ideas I am full to bursting.
I somehow think, however, that Greg wont let me purchase a mess of smiley moons and wistful cats to make new quilt covers/pillow cases for our shared bed however… ^_^;; xD Though I DO really need to find some awesome fabric combinations that we both like (YES! My man does actually have an opinion on fabric *outs him*) to make us more. Our totally mismatched bedding is starting to urk me, even though the reason we went that way was because of lack of funds and that together it became ‘OURS.’ <3
Confession time? I used to HATE the Owl & the Pussycat when I was a kid. Used to drive me batty that the cat didn’t just eat the owl. DID IT HAVE NO SENSE OF PRESERVATION!? But now it just fills me with such a feeling of whimsical nostalgia that I adore any reference to it when I stumble upon it.
So while I’m randomly posting stuff at half past one in the morning… OMG I just founnd this thing of BEAUTY at Amazon.com! Along with its good mate, the Simplicity Rotary Cutting Machine. HOLY CRAP ON A STICK! How freaken useful what THESE have been when I was making Greg and myCactus costumes?
SOOO getting my hands on these puppies, the amount of applications of them are SOOO endless! *sewing gasm*
There’s some really great prints and some favourite fabric print designers among their ranges; its a dangerous mine field. And they also stock some must-have patterns – especially if you’re into gift making:
Anthropologie has always been an evil and horrendous purveyour of too much pretty. Those bastards. And they’re at it again, this time making me pine for rugs that I cannot have – and now must actually learn how to properly make my own for my future pie-in-the-sky house. Perhaps thats what I’ll put on my rugs. Pie. In the sky.
Everyone likes pai. Raight?
But it did make me hunt out the delectable arts of Maxine Sutton and have me grabby handsing and pretty much everything – even things I have ZERO use for like the lavender spoons (or soons as the product id would have it xD). WHAT AM I GOING TO DO WITH THAT, I CAN’T EVEN SMELL LAVENDER. xD
AUGH FUNKY FABRIX! Why you gotta tease me so, with your pages upon pages of fabulous patternry? And why do you have to be IN AUSTRALIA so that your shipping is not ludicrous and your prices need not be converted. At least when I hit up Reprodepot, Fabric Tales or Super Buzzy they have the decency to not spell their name in an obnoxious fashion, and put enough detractors in that I can more easily talk myself out of purchases.
Well, slightly more easily. Just. In a sit-on-your-hands kind of fashion…
BUT NO, Funky Fabrix have the audacity to be for all intents and purposes: LOCAL. The cheek! xD