Despite going strong for the last four months of my fabric diet, I must admit I have fallen off the wagon recently. It all started with a slight freak out over my dwindling stash of lower volume (lighter value neutral fabrics), which led me ordering a bunch of prints from one of my favorite shops, Sew Me a Song. I'd forgotten the excitement of waiting for a squishy parcel to arrive ;o)
I'm excited to say that Becca has just listed this bundle in her shop - so if like me you can't get enough low volume and neutral prints, head over and check it out :o)
A few really gorgeous green prints also jumped into my flat rate envelope. I cut into a huge chunk of my green stash for my Ausmod bee mates last month, and was left with a lot of green-yellow prints, but very few deep and bright greens - so these are a very welcome addition to my stash. These prints are Kitchen Pantry in green, Chalkboard in green and Feedsack colour E (which would make the BEST quilt back!)
And just to fill up the parcel, these fabulous Melody Miller arrows jumped in too. I have a major crush on Melody's amazing designs and am hoarding them waiting for inspiration to strike - so it's nice to have some of these to add!
I may have just made another order too - but after these I'm determined to make it until the end of June at least before I order anything else! Honestly, I don't think I'll last much longer than that - I am noticing other holes in my stash (reds and oranges in particular), although I will continue to buy what I need rather than just buying ALL THE FABRIC which is what I've been guilty of in the past ;o)
So, how are my fellow fabric fasters going?
Linking up with Sunday Stash at the fabulous Molli Sparkles!
Oh, that's some serious stash building! Now- back on the wagon! You can do it!
I love these neutrals. Especially the one in the upper right corner. Holy Cow, I love your blog. Have I ever been here before? Great stuff. Eye candy worthy of covet. :) I'm a new follower. Take care and I will be back to see more of your blog.
Worth falling off the wagon for ;)
Well it looks like you're making very thoughtful and useful purchases! It's all over when the Cotton & Steel lines come out anyway. ;) ;) ;)
Damn April is hard...I fell off the wagon too... Go see my low volume swap stash on my blog Jess, I know you'll xoxo it!!!
I'm off the wagon. I ordered some fabric to finish a few projects (within the rules), but then I also got some for a challenge I am considering entering, plus a few odd 1/2 yards to round out the order, plus a preorder of something for my kids, plus, plus, plus, plus.....
I hang my head in shame.
Well you may have fallen, but at least you got a well padded bump ;o)
Definitely worth getting off the wagon!
They look like neccessities to me! of course you had to have them.
I fell off the wagon too Jess. It happened at the very begining and since then I've been good. When I added my purchases to my large stash I felt super guilty! I didn't really need more, but it sounds as though your purchases were well thought out . Not long now.
Still fasting!! But I got lucky and won a huge FQ bundle that should be at my door next week!!!
Oooh, so worth breaking the fast for! Yummy fabrics!
Fabric fast - what's that? Love your additions
Great fabrics! I love those arrows!
Oh great additions! I could never fast not enough willpower haha.
Seriously love the LV bundle and Melody arrows :)
I recently had to stock up on true greens too! I have a ton of yellowy-greeny ones, but not much green. Apparently it's an epidemic! Love those MM arrows too!
Wow you leapt off the wagon ;-) nice soft fabric landing though!! Gorgeous purchases. I am thinking of the time when fabric fast it over and I will go wild and BUY ALL THE FABRIC!!! which may defeat the object, but hey, no matter.
Melody Miller's new line is out soon....Eeeeeek!
Yeah. So I've decided I'm now on a fabric calorie counting plan. Judicious purchases and they have to be on sale.
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