I am nearing the end of English Paper Piecing my Rose Star quilt and that means it's time to start a new hand sewing project. I have been stashing away fabric for a special project for some time and will be using it to make Jen Kingwell's Green Tea and Sweet Beans pattern.
It began with some vintage prints my cousin (love you Jackie!) gave me and then I discovered 1930's reproduction prints, which I adore. I picked up some modern prints that I think work with that style and create more interest. I ended up with a rainbow of colours.
Once I knew I would be making that pattern I got some blender / neutral fabrics too.
The colours and styles feel very 'me', eclectic and happy. There's definitely other themes here too; florals, spots, checks, geometric shapes and a lot of small prints.
I'm making a start, I've chosen my fabrics and am ready to sew.
The Fat Quarter Shop are kindly offering a $50 gift certificate for me to give away so you can choose some fabric of your own!
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