When I was visiting my mom last month, I casually asked her if she had any fabric scraps that she wasn't using. I expected that she would hand me a few small pieces, enough to fill a little zip lock bag... but whooooo boy! Instead, without a single second of protest from me, I ended up going home with a doggie bag filled to the brim.
A lot of you know that my mom is Linda, of Lindylou, an Etsy shop filled with gorgeous pillow covers, travel accessories, sachets and zippered cosmetic bags. She now has another shop, Lindylou Fabric, which is full of lovely designer quilting fabrics, handmade supplies and patterns. Needless to say, she has a LOT of fabric.
Naturally, I'm in 7th heaven when I visit, as her sewing room is chock full, and everything is fabulous. This time, my mom decided that she wanted to empty her collection of discontinued Amy Butler fabrics from Amy's Charm, Ginger Bliss and Temple Gardens collections... and I got it all, along with some chenille, fabric covered buttons, and sewing notions.
Fabric lovers, prepare to drool...
I just want to lay them all out, and gently pet them. Aren't they just the loveliest things?
I'm quite excited as most of the pieces are big enough to make skirts and dresses for my girls. They are going to be quite spoiled by all the things I want to make for them!! And since there is so much, I expect I'll have a trillion projects to last me the next few years, especially as my own fabric collection, the two moving boxes full of fabrics left over from my old sewing days. is still huge and intact.
I'll be quite excited to show off all my projects when I get to them. Stay tuned!
And thanks, Mom!
Here is a sample of some of the lovely items from my mom's shop:
You can find all these and many more home decor items and accessories for gals on the go at http://lindylou2.etsy.com