Friday, 2 January 2015

In Sewing News Today...

Two days into the new year and I've already failed at one of my sewing goals. I bought fabric. I don't know who I was trying to kid with that goal. Maybe myself? Crappy start to the day so...

Yup, good ol' fashion retail therapy. I bought a piece of silk suiting fabric and a fun animal print knit. I'm thinking about a Jungle January garment. Stay tuned.  

I found the fabric at Mitchell's and I was pleasantly surprised to find that they are now selling New Look patterns. So happy. Fabricland stopped selling New Look and Simplicity patterns last year. They also changed their membership discount where Butterick patterns only get a 40% discount for members. At Mitchell Fabrics you can still get 50% off and no membership required.  

I did pick up New Look 6106, an A-line skirt with front pockets. This will be perfect for work and I like the below the knee length. I just have to get another dress for Mama R off the sewing table and then I will be able to start on this skirt pattern.   

Happy Sewing!  


  1. More fabric! Sounds like a wonderful way to start of the year. And to participate in Jungle January is the perfect reason.

  2. I wish we had a Mitchell's. I brought fabric too even though I have plenty to sew up.

  3. NO fabric porn? I want to see!!!


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