Wednesday, February 4, 2009
The Evergrowing Stash
I promised my cyber friend, Amy, (oh, just call her a friend - we have a lot in common) that I would post pictures of some of the fabric I bought when I fell off the wagon about a week ago. Now, Amy is one of those stash buster ladies who is trying to cut back. I have not committed to do that but after buying all this fabric, it may be time for me to consider it.
Here are a few pictures (and it isn't all of it).
Now this is some fabric I already have. It is Sand by P & B Textiles and I've tried to get more of it but can't find it, anywhere. I bought it on sale at the Fat Quarter Shop a few months ago. I liked it so much that I went right back to buy more but it is like it disappeared off the face of the planet.
I have been saving it for just the right project. I think I've figured out what I want to do with it. I want to make a black and white paper pieced quilt using this fabric:
The black and white fabric is a complimentary fabric for the 1995 Hoffman Challenge. I saw it at the LQS. I tried to find some online but couldn't find it ANYWHERE - so I went back and bought three yards. I figure this could be my background for the blocks and primarily stick with greys and blacks - with a bright of different colors in each block. I'll use the Sand fabric for the color, primarily.
And for some reason, I bought some Moda grab bags of strips from the end of bolts. I wish I hadn't. I don't much care for jelly rolls, anyway, and these are in colors that don't inspire me.
Oh, I also bought a new chalk marker and a 6.5 inch square. I already had a 6 inch square but I like the extra half inch so that the seam allowance is included. And it is was on sale.
The countdown continues to get Baby Pearl!