Sunday, February 8, 2015

Sunday Stash #2

Today I am sharing this beautiful Oakshott Cotton I just purchased from Michael:

I was so curious to see what all the fuss was about. Now I know. I cannot wait to cut into some of this goodness and create. I will be awaiting just the right idea.

Now to link up with Mollie Sparkles for some stashing love.
Have a great week.

Friday, February 6, 2015


I wasn't horrified when I saw the 2015 color of the year-- MARSALA--but I didn't really love it either. I was pretty sure that I had one or two fat quarters that had some of that color in them, but if I wanted to explore this color further - I was also pretty sure it would mean buying some fabric. I was strongly against this concept as I have vowed to Sew from my STASH exclusively for this whole year!! I have a beautiful selection of fabric and I need to start cutting and using all the lovelyness that it is. I have not put a moratorium on purchases - but somethings gotta give here or I may as well put a FOR SALE sign in front of the house I just moved into......LOL

See what I mean??? Look at all that goodness! Well, as I revisited each shelf in my new Hemnes cabinets from Ikea, I started pulling fabrics that had even a small bit of Marsala in them. I was REALLY surprised at the pile I ended up with when I finished scouring the shelves.

So, assuming that I am on the right track here with this - I am thinking about entering the Pantone Color of the Year Challenge. I first read about this on Adrianne's blog - On the Windy Side a few weeks ago - here is the link to her post on that. I have so many other projects I've got going on and many more that I want to start, I'm not quite sure how to fit this into my schedule.

Will you be starting anything with Marsala??