I need to eat my words!

Yesterday I waxed lyrical about reproduction Civil War fabrics; how much I love them; how trends in fabric designs have changed in the five years; and how the modern bright geometric fabrics ‘remain for me something to be admired but not used’.  Er! Rewind, ‘admired but not used’?  What was I thinking?  I only had to look at the photo at the top of my Facebook page to realise … Read more

Happy to be ‘off trend’ and thinking Civil War style

There’s a lovely thrill to opening a parcel of fabrics!  I treated myself to a batch of 10 Moda fat quarters from the winter sale section of kalquilts – www.kalquilts.com/maincategory/Winter_Sale .  The range of fabrics called ‘Perennials’ is quite old now and fits into the category of ‘reproduction Civil War prints’ -which I just love!  It’s the deep warm tones and ditsy prints that appeal to me. I think … Read more