16 October 2013

'New' Vintage Fabric + Latest Farmer's Wife

I don't know if I've mentioned this before? but I'm addicted to shopping on Etsy! especially for vintage fabric. I normally go through faddy stages where I can end up spending hours, yes hours ... (and I wonder where all my time goes?!) hunting for lovely fabric to add to my stash. These two below are the latest additions...
I have a real weakness for kitchen inspired fabric, so I couldn't resist this delightful fruit bowl print. There's over 5 yards of it - which was the main reason to buy! So much potential. I do love a gingham too, and these primary colours are right up my street ;)
I picked up a vintage sheet this week too, I do a little happy dance whenever I get one nowadays as I can never seem to find them. This one is a bit of a gem as it's so bright, it will make a great quilt backing. Talking of fads, I've added five more farmer's wife blocks to my collection! I scratched an itch when I made two the other week, and I haven't been able to stop. Though I have to take a break from them again as I have other *must* projects to be getting on with.

From top left; #71 Puss In The Corner / #72 Railroad 
#106 Wild Rose & Square / #80 Single Wedding Star / #52 Hovering Hawks

9 comments:

  1. Awww!!!...I need some of that fruit fabric! Can you share with me where you purchased?

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  2. Gorgeous fabric. I too love vintage fabric just wish it wasn't so darn expensive. Love your quilt blocks, gorgeous!! Xxx

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  3. Those are gorgeous finds, and your Farmer's Wife blocks are so pretty!

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  4. Lovely fabrics finds! Your farmer's blocks are gorgeous!

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  5. Love the pretty fabrics and your blocks are so beautiful!!! Have a great day! xo Holly

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  6. Your blocks are just wonderful! And those vintage finds seem like they were waiting just for you.

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  7. I love your vintage finds!! I seem to have the same faddy stages as well! Your Pyrex is beautiful!

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  8. These fabrics are so sweet!
    (I love vintage sheets too ...)

    Barbara :)

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  9. Such pretty quilt blocks, and fabric finds. Oooo, and dreamy Pyrex!

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