It's Friday and time for a Party!!! Suz and I have been cooking up a plan for all of us to show off our favorite little bits - or large bits - of fabric! Come on! You know you all do it!!! You squirrel away that special little bit of fabric that you have used down to the last inch and a half....or maybe you have yardage, but you won't dare cut into it! So here is your chance to Play Favorites and show off your bits!!!
I will start with a few pictures of my all-time favorite fabric.
First up is an American Jane - Dot of course!!!
This is all I have left of this fabric...boo hoo :( And this is a case where I didn't realize how much I loved it until I had almost used it all up!!! I don't even remember where I found it and finding it again I am sure would be almost impossible....do you do that? Decide once your fabric is gone or a line is discontinued, that now, it is your very favorite on the planet!!!
So next up is a collection of Katie Jump Rope....again, too little - too late!!! WHAT IS WRONG WITH ME? I keep this collection of Denyse Schmidt fabric in a special box - separated from all the other fabrics. It is sort of like the Ark of the Covenant!!!
I love this entire line in every colorway!!! But I know I am not alone....so PLEASE Denyse Schmidt.....give us Katie Jump Rope again!
Here is your chance to show us the goods....your favorite fabric(s). It would be wonderful if you could add a little blurb about your fabric on a blog post with pictures and head over to Susan's blog at Patchwork and Play to link your post up with Mr. Linky!!! You will find my favorites there and I can't wait to see what you have been hiding in that sacred box of scraps!!!
Have a wonderful Friday and enjoy the Party!
oh ...have you ever touched a sensitive area!! I was just telling someone I have fabric I love so much I can not use it! I feel...once it is cut and used the clock starts ticking..........soooooo I don't cut it!!ReplyDelete
I've got too many favourites, sometimes I don't relise how good they are until I see I have it in several quilts and there's no more.ReplyDelete
I still have my fat quarter collection of Katie jump rope, I'm saving it for just the right time.
I just started a fabric collection not quite a year ago. (I just started sewing) Ha! So my favorites are few and far between. But, I can't part with the first fabrics I used to sew my first project last year, my daughters baby quite.ReplyDelete
I haven't been in a couple of months, by one of the LQS around here still has KJR priced at 9-ish a yard. Cosmic Cow in Lincoln, Nebraska and yes, they take phone orders.ReplyDelete
i love katie jumprope too. DS is one of my faves for sure!ReplyDelete
free spirit is reprinting a limited run of flea market fancy early next year. maybe katie jumprope will be next??? who knows! :)
Not sure I can join you with this,ReplyDelete
as I've only recently started buying new fabrics.
I do have scraps of favourite vintage materials, which is worse in a way because once they are gone I can't replace them!!
ps. one of my favs is the herringbone.
Finally got round to commenting!( Was frightened to check to see if Mr Linky worked!) I love your sweet little piece of red spot! And I have never had any Katie Jump Rope! I am SO jealous!ReplyDelete
yeah mary! i just got my post up, Im playing along, its so much fun!ReplyDelete
Lol, I have a piece of that American Jane dots about that size and I've saved it,I'll use it for something. Flea Market Fancy was such a perfect range! I was too late to get much. I can't believe they don't reprint it, it would sell in a flash!!ReplyDelete
I have about ten little snippets (about the size of your dots) of FMF that I am going to use in a little ticker tape doll quilt one day.ReplyDelete
2012 will be the year that I begin quilting. Thanks for the inspiration.ReplyDelete
So much fun!!!! I just blogged my favorites....funny how many love Denyse Schmidt! THANKS!ReplyDelete
I keep my tiny Katie Jumo rope collection is a special zip lock too. Too posh to mix with the other fabrics!ReplyDelete