We’re Backkkkk

HEY EVERYONE!!

We had a little off-time on here but now we are back in action! We have TONS of new stuff firing up and I can’t wait to share with you! In the meantime, I have a super fun and SUPER EASY DIY in store for you this week. This is the scrumptious fabric I will be using. (Giveaway of this fabric will happen to recreate my final product, comment below if you would like to be apart of the giveaway!)

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The project takes a whole 25 minutes, unless you are using a fabric that frays, they you will need to finish your edges. If you would like to prep for this project, you will need:

2 yrds fabric

Matching thread

6″ of 1/2″ elastic

Your favorite t-shirt:)

I’m sure you see where this is going…. Lets just say I made one last week and the next day went out and bought fabric to make FIVE more… IM OBSESSED.

STAY TUNED

We’re moving and fabric giveaway!…

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Hello all,

So this will be my last post here. We’re saying good-bye to WordPress and hello to Blogger.  I think you’re going to like it. I love the new easy Pintrest roll over and our new modern look. Today we have a new post from MimiG4MLfabrics. She made a wonderful black & white cardigan for the Fall. Wait until you see it, I know you’re going to love it too.  I also just posted a sneak peek into our internet team and what goes on behind the scenes. If all that isn’t exciting enough, I will be giving away this beautiful 2 yard piece of ITY fabric to one lucky winner.

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It’s so easy to win. All you have to do is follow us at our new home, lowpricefabric.blogspot.com, and leave a comment below the picture of this beautiful ITY fabric we’re giving away. Let us know what you would make if you won the fabric. It’s that easy. We will select a winner on October 31st.

See you there!

Enjoy!

Completed: Haute Handbag

Vint Hill Vintage

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Remember this pile of materials I dragged home from the expo? They are now my dream handbag!

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This is my own pattern/design as I have scoured the world for a purse pattern that meets my needs and come up empty handed. I wanted something roughly the size of a sheet of printer paper, a few inches deep, a zipper on top, front zipper pocket, and tons of interior pockets for organization. Plus it needed to have sturdy handles just long enough to throw over my shoulder. Picky, picky.

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Both the exterior and lining are linen. I fused the exterior to a very firm single-sided fusible craft interfacing to give it this much body. The sides and bottom are folded rather than separate pieces so that they are more sturdy. There is also a second piece of interfacing in the bottom so that it keeps it’s shape and doesn’t fold down at…

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New romper…

A few months ago I saw this reversible stripped knit fabric on one of my warehouse walks. As soon as I saw it I knew I wanted to make something out of it for the blog. I loved the feel of it and the fact that it was reversible was an added bonus. Robin found this pattern and we both liked the ease and flow of it. I also like that as it cools down I can put on a pair of tights and knee-high boots and have another look. Sorry it took a few months to get it sewn & posted, but better late than never. Here are a few pics of the process and the links to the materials we used.

Pattern: Vogue 8813 Fabric: Stripped knit Buttons: Grey/brown swirl Notions: Wonder Tape

using sew through double sided tape to make matching stripes a breeze

marking lines for ruching

applying cording for ruching

And off to work I go.

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Enjoy!

New, Just in from Robert Kaufman…Squares, Strips, and Hexies

Just in, new pre-cuts

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42 pcs of Kona® Cotton, Summer ’13 palette, by Robert Kaufman. Each square measures 5″ x 5″. Charm Pack includes a duplicate of some prints.


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40 pcs of 2 1/2″ strips, all Artisan Batiks, Elementals Geos. Includes two pieces of every print. / 2.8 yards

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42 pcs of Kona Cotton Solids White Palette for Robert Kaufman. Hexagons are laser-cut at 2” per side, and measure 3 7/16” across the middle from side to opposite side. Please note the laser-cutting process discolors the edges of the fabric. This discoloration can be minimized with hand-washing, and that area of the fabric would be hidden in the seam allowance when pieced.

Enjoy!