Tag Archives: Chambray

Dreams are made of floral chambray

My very dear friend who owns Jones & Vandermeer sent me some of their exclusive Liberty chambray to play with. It is adorned with Betsy, one of my all time favorite Liberty prints, and it is the softest, drapiest chambray I’ve felt. I’ve actually been holding onto this fabric for a bit. I plan a…

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Loretta, Loretta : my summer dress

I knew I wouldn’t be able to hold out long before I lengthened my Loretta to a dress.  A very thoughtful friend gifted me a beautiful cut of Japanese Liberty chambray featuring the iconic Capel design, and it fit the bill perfectly because I knew I wanted to live in it.  It feels SO good….

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Top Knot Romper

When I buy fabric, I almost always have a plan in mind for it’s use. Those plans don’t always come to fruition, but I am well intentioned nevertheless. I picked up a cut of Fornasetti Forest from DuckaDilly about a year ago with the plan of making a romper for Layla. I imagined a short…

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Drapey, girly, playful : the perfect girl’s dress

A few weeks ago while I was in the midst of packing, I felt the urge to use up some fabric and make Layla some new dresses. These urges seem to happen when I should be doing something responsible. Ha! It was perfectly justified though, because Layla is seriously lacking dresses and I didn’t want…

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Liberty Courthouse

That title sounds far too serious. Liberty Courthouse is the quilt I made for a dear friend of mine who was so long overdue to receive a made-by-Meredith gift. Every year at Christmas I pick one person who will be the recipient of a big handmade thing. I mean, I normally give out smaller things…

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