My local thrift stores have an abundance of lace fabrics, tablecloths and hankerchiefs. Does anyone have any ideas on how to use lace fabric?
I'd like to buy them if I had good ideas for projects! And I hate to see any kind of fabric go to waste!
I've been cleaning out my closets and drawers and have a pile of old stretch leggings that aren't decent enough to donate and yet have a good bit of knit fabric that I hate to waste.
I can sew the basics but am at a loss at what I can do with the knits.
Any ideas or things I should be aware of...
I've come to the conclusion that I just don't have the time or the patience to sew anymore, so I'm selling or swapping my fabric stash. Here's a list of what I've got so far:
2 yards midnight blue silk/wool suiting, 60" wide
3 yards black heavyweight silk suiting, 60" wide
2 yards black silk...
First of all I want to be upfront with you all. My home is neither
smoke free or pet free. BUT, any fabric purchased from me
with be freshly laundered and immediately bagged just prior to
shipping. To do this I may need 1 day after your purchase to wash
These are fabrics that I have...
I got the JoAnn Fabric flyer in the mail today, 3 coupons for online shopping.
*50% off the regular price of any one item online 5/23-6/5 use promotion code TABTA0523 in shopping basket
*40% off the regular price of one item online 5/23-6/19, use promotion code TAB05231 in shopping basket...
Here are just a few examples.
Simplicity patterns were on sale for .99, so I HAD to go. Here's the ones I got:
I want to make some seasonal coasters for some people on my gift list, and I have fabrics for the other holidays, but not for these.
I don't need much--does anyone have some to trade? I can send FQ's or other things if you are looking for something else.
PM me :)
This book is put out by Reader's Digest and the author is Deborah Harding. You all know how I love fabrics, well this book is for me and anyone who loves fabric.
All patterns are made with flea market finds (or yard sales) and the chapters are: Embroidered Linens, Chenille (remember those...
This site can help you with fabric choices. It will show you what styles and designs go well together. Prices are ridiculous for their fabrics but this may give you ideas on what to look for.
Has anyone naturally dyed fabric with their own plants? I thought how neat it might be to do a rag rug with naturally dyed fabric. I've been compiling a list of plants that can be used for natural dyes.