Sunday, 28 June 2015

stash happy




This week I received some fabulous exclusive Fat Quarter Shop Aurifil Thread Boxes from the Fat Quarter Shop. I always use 50 weight Aurifil for piecing and love the 12 weight for hand quilting. I haven't tried the AuriFloss yet so I'm excited to use it! The boxes are a great way to get a variety of colours, there are four colourways: Macaroon and Tart are gorgeous and have really pretty colours, Biscotti has lovely warm neutrals and browns, while Scone has a deliciously rich selection. Tough to chose between them for a favourite!



Family life has taken priority and I haven't had as much time to sew this week but I know these will get my sewjo going once I get a chance!

Today I went to visit my Nan and I admired this lovely vintage basket, in total grandmother fashion she insisted I took it home with me and I didn't argue! I love it and will probably fill it with fabric :)


Digging the plastic yellow weaving!

Molli Sparkles

8 comments:

  1. What a fabulous basket. And how fun to experiment with all those lovely threads. You will do something amazing with them, I'm sure!

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  2. That basket looks like it belongs on the front of a bicycle! It is fabulous.

    Those thread sets look great. I especially like the tart colours and looking at the floss makes me want to make friendship bracelets. That might be a fun holiday activity....

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  3. That really IS an adorable basket. I love your expression, get my sewjo going...I can totally relate!

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  4. I remember having a cookery basket similar to that about 45 yrs ago!!!!!

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  5. The basket is wonderful ! and the Aurifill thread... I don't use any other thread after I found Aurifill!

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  6. I'm a confirmed believer in rehoming baskets when you stumble across them at a reasonable price,
    and when they are gifted well,
    it would be rude to refuse them! lol

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  7. Lovely acquisitions! well done you!
    xx

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  8. That's a lovely basket! And totally jealous on the thread front.. maybe soon I'll invest in those!

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