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7.30.2011

Just a few random Saturday kind of shots.


We've been circling the block riding these every chance we get.  Emily got a helmet finally (slacker mom), so now she's having a blast speeding around on her bike.  Still need to figure out how to use the breaks. Watch out!


Squeaked in a little sewing time here and there.  I thought I might totally flop on this one, but it seems to be turning around.


And because I need an ever flowing stream of goodness in my mailbox, I like to order myself more fabric that what I can use up at the moment.  Surely I can't be the only one who does that?  Getting mail makes me feel special.

Have a great weekend!  And don't forgot to stop in on Monday for Sewing with Knits Mondays!  I've got something special lined up.

17 comments :

  1. no, you are not the only one that buys more fabric than can be used up at the moment :) I think it would take me years to use up my fabric, it's a good thing my husband doesn't care :) Your pile is lovely, I am loving that seed packet fabric and all those yummy solids!

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  2. This fabric makes me drool - and I always go overboard with ordering supplies. That is half of the fun! :-D

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  3. I'm the same way with goodness in my mailbox. I've got so many projects I could work on without adding to the collection but it's so easy to order more lovelies online. And they add to the colorfulness of my sewing area.

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  4. LOL! Well, I must be VERY special as my mailbox is always filled to the brim with fabric-y goodness! My parents were collecting our mail last week while we were away, and they wondered if I had won the lottery or something from all the big packages! I will definitely never be able to use all this up before I croak!

    btw- had a great time at the Dells, you should totally take the girls! Will be posting more about it when I am officially out of holiday mode ;)

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  5. I always get the urge to buy things so I can have mail! It's the dangerous part about have an Etsy/Paypal account. It's not really 'real' money, right?

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  6. Oh my, having that much fabric to choose from might send me into full-on sewing paralysis! But wow, what a beautiful sight. I am curious about the mustard yellow one with white... somethings printed on it. Looks cuuuuute.

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  7. Ha ha..watch out indeed. Owen likes to see how close he can get to things without hitting them. Yikes. :) Love that first picture.

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  8. I'm an addict too - I buy and buy and can say no to a cute print :/ And to make things worse, a shop near my work has a 70% off promo offer... I go there every second day :P

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  9. I would love to learn how you piece those curves. I love that scalloped look.

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  10. I order way too much fabric. FYI, I bought 7" zippers for one of your zippy wallets about 4 months ago and still haven't made one. It's shameful.

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  11. I can't wait to see more of what you're working on!
    And yes, I love fun mail too. :) great fabric stack!

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  12. Checking the mail is totally the highlight of my afternoon!!! I LOVE getting mail too :) And I just love those girls - so cute!! (oh, and don't worry, you're in good company at getting a bike helmet...eventually) :)

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  13. I have a mile-long list of projects that I want to start now for Christmas! =) Where do you usually order your fabrics from?

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  14. No, you're not the only one! Now to find some time (and be brave) and cut into some of those lovely fabrics.

    I also have similar weakness for knitting yarn!

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  15. Everyone love getting pretty things through the mail.
    My girls can't use their brakes either and they don't have stabilisers anymore! Dangerous!

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  16. Your little girls are adorable! So sweet they're almost distracting me from that amazing pile of fabric.

    Almost....

    ;)

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