I don’t usually post about fabric before it’s been made into something since I think that jinxes the project sometimes, but here are some unusual fabrics I got during our meetup.
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Kitty print, upholstery fabric. Intended for a fancy tote meets carpetbag, handles and bottom in dark brown, dark red, or hunter green leather. Lined with cotton print (to be determined). I love the faux needlepoint thing going on.
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Silk, border print of red poppies with stripes and white poppies. This is actually my first time buying silk, but silk is similar to a gateway drug: one successful project with this and I might never look back again. Intended for a 40s or 50s dress that makes good use of border prints. Cindy bought the same fabric as me, so I’m curious to see what she does with her silk.
Does anyone have any advice on working with heavy upholstery fabric? What about working with silk?