Don't you just love a sale? Several fabric sites have had sales in the past week and I've partaken. Not over the top, but I've added some basics, and some not so basic, to my 'collection'. One that came today is from Marcy Tilton who has been adding some interesting and if this piece is any indication, high quality fabrics to her site. It is just a basic black cotton lycra sateen, but the quality, especially for $8 yd, is fabulous. It is silky smooth and the perfect weight for pants and very black. She seems to put things on sale as her stock gets smaller I think and hasn't had a site wide sale.
I also scored a gorgeous piece of silk from Textile Studios final sale, the only one I managed to get. I bought some basics at Gorgeous Fabrics sale too. A tricot lining for my gray vest, a piece of black silk jersey for the t shirt in my mini wardrobe and a piece of white cotton lycra sateen. I love animal prints and I am resisting the one in silk charmeuse that's on sale at Emmaonesock. I already have 3 different animal print knits and one coated cotton for a skirt that I have yet to sew. I have that cardigan in a crazy animal print that you can see in the photo on the left, and the zebra print t shirt. Now, really, how many animal prints does a girl need anyway? I have also resisted a very cool cotton coating in black and white animal print at Manhattan Fabrics. I try to keep my animal prints to smaller items in my wardrobe. Too much of a good thing is just a little young for me I think and a whole coat is probably past the limit of age appropriateness. But, that silk charmeuse is really calling to me.
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