I have looked at SO much stuff today, that I could write an epic blog post and list every piece of fabric, every epic upholstery job I have seen, and I still couldn’t tell you what I have planned for them in my mind. I have a very CLEAR image in my mind of what I want to create, but I will have to wait to show you pictures when I start making stuff.
I can’t really sew at the moment. Number one, I haven’t got a sewing desk yet, and I’d happily do it on the floor, but I have a small baby. Not a good idea. I’m also going to have to watch out for dropped pins when I do start.
However, I won’t let the fear of that happening stop me, because I’ll just deal with it when the time comes.
I will only do this when I have an opportunity to sit down and look at fabric online, and I won’t do it every day, but I will do it.
Ten fabrics I would like to do things to, in naughty ways.
Holy pineapples, Batman!
Japanese kimono silk, found at The Design Files Australia. Really glad I found this resource!
This little Twiggy went to market.
Mushrooms at The Dainty Squid. Just stupendous.
Japanese Vintage Katazome fabric. Mmmm… (I have no idea if it’s upholstering fabric, I just li-li-like it.)
Fabric – Colourful Stardust Pattern.
Imagine this in the kids rooms, giving them all sorts of happy ideas. 🙂
The things I could do to this piece of cotton linen.
Who knew burlap could be so beautiful?
This is wonderful wonderful fabric. Simple. It is a fabric from the Philippines, finely woven cotton. I would love to do something with a contemporary tribal theme. I am so attracted by reds, blacks and whites. I can’t help it, they look so striking together.
Side note: Reds and blacks, whites are the predominant theme in our house. If you check out my other blog, you will see a spray painting that I have done on canvas, go to: firstname.lastname@example.org. It is the opening image. It really is amateurish, but you’ll see what I mean.
Pierre at Vintage Japanese Silk on Etsy has been so wonderful to me in my endeavour to get into this. I have had all sorts of questions about whether his beautiful fabric would be suitable for what I’m doing, and he has guided me well without pushing a sale on me straight away. But I will be back, because who could resist such wonderful customer service, and beautiful fabric. I’m not advertising for the man, I’m simply giving credit where credit is due, and I love the above print, so damn bad!
Anyway, that’s it! That’s my contribution for tonight, because I’ve got to go let Toz have the computer.