Trouble with a capital T

4 Mar

I took the afternoon off yesterday and went the the 2016 Spring Knitting and Stitching show with a friend. We went last year and did our bank accounts some major damage. This year was no exception.  In fact another friend hoped I would have wonderful time bankrupting myself! And suggested that  at least as a pauper I’d be well dressed. A very apt comment indeed.

I carefully reviewed my pattern wishlist before going, studiously taking note of the fabric required for some of them. While useful, this didn’t stop me from getting into Trouble with a capital T.

I got a few gorgeous sweatshirt fabrics which I’m going to use to make the Linden Sweater (the green is actually much brighter than this picture suggests).

I also got this beautiful Tencel Wool for Blue Ginger Doll’s Bonnie (version C) plus I managed to pick up the pattern which I’ve been searching for for a while now.

After coming across Sew Over It’s stall (I wasn’t familiar with them before) and falling in love with the Silk Cami pattern, I proceeded to buy myself this gorgeous Liberty Lawn to make it out of.

I also got this beautiful fabric to make Colette’s Ginger Skirt. And no its not my poor photography – the fabric moves from dark to light.

This beautiful chambray poka-dot print is going to be Simplicy 1882 Version C.

And finally I got this lovely double gauze to make a blouse of some sorts – preferably pullover, no buttons, something to show off the print. Maybe Amy Butler’s Anna Tunic?

Now the last thing listed here isn’t anything I bought at the show, but  I was inspired to now make. My friend who I went with introduced me the Marilla Walker Roberts Collection. The moment I saw it I knew I had finally found the pattern for this gorgeous bird print I picked up in japan last year. It is now destined to be a Dungaree Dress as long as I have enough fabric! Hurrah!


Its been very hard to concentrate at work today – all I’ve wanted to do is come home and sew!




8 Responses to “Trouble with a capital T”

  1. navybluethreads March 4, 2016 at 7:29 pm #

    🙂 Fab! And why not spoil yourself? All that sewing will keep you out of trouble for a pretty long time…

    Liked by 1 person

    • rosemary March 4, 2016 at 8:24 pm #

      It sure will keep me out of trouble!

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Naomi March 4, 2016 at 7:37 pm #

    What a perfect excuse to take the afternoon off work! Hurrah and enjoy your spoils!

    Liked by 1 person

    • rosemary March 4, 2016 at 8:25 pm #

      I agree! Can’t wait to finish my current project so I can move onto these new beauties.

      Liked by 1 person

  3. Linda of Nice dress! Thanks, I made it!! March 6, 2016 at 7:30 pm #

    Looks like you are all set. Can’t wait to see the Liberty blue print sewn up!


    • rosemary March 7, 2016 at 8:18 am #

      I am indeed! Can’t wait to get started – the Liberty print is one of my favourite purchases from last week.

      Liked by 1 person

  4. Colesworth March 7, 2016 at 1:15 am #

    So many pretty fabrics! Great plans ;o)

    Liked by 1 person

    • rosemary March 7, 2016 at 8:18 am #

      Thanks! Now I just need some time to sew them!

      Liked by 1 person

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