Friday, February 18, 2011

Mamma gotta brand new bag...

and i will never sew this one again.  It's really cute now that it's done.  There are a lot of imperfections...I'm it's mom though so I still love it.  It doesn't close completely easy, it's a little crooked on the back seam but i was worried about my other more important thing--my sewing machine.

Anyway here are the pics

The inside is extra fun...just like me :)

Two Raves!!!  Some people ask where I get my fabric. and Connecting Threads and Etsy.  Etsy retailers are great.  They usually offer really good prices on fabrics and are really fast shippers! has the best customer service I've ever had.  Seriously.  They always offer free shipping over 35 dollars and a lot of times they send little free gifts and coupons.  They have great sales and often have coupon codes if you type in coupon codes in your search engine.  Recently I found the line of fabrics that I ordered on Etsy on  The 1/2 hard is the smallest cut you can get with so I ordered a few extra that weren't in my pack.  I hit enter to buy and saw out of the corner of my eye MY MOM'S ADDRESS!!!
I immediately emailed them the correction and the lady misunderstood my correction emailed me the next day that she changed the city only.  That would be crazy if I had the same street address as my mom but alas no.  However I called and they corrected it.  yards are 37" and sometimes you get another little bit.

Connecting Threads has raised their prices on their solid fabric.  It used to be 3.95/yd now it's 4.95/yd.  I was  feeling a little slighted and just figured I can buy Kona and use my 1/2 off coupon at Jo-Ann's.  I did order some for the current project I am working on.  I washed and dried my fabric and seriously folks it was the softest thing ever!  I have since made a point to order from them.  Their solids really are beautiful and they offer lots of options and fabric lines.  You can order as little as a charm from them.  They sell Hobbs Batting and have a great collection of threads/tools.  Their Quilter's Pro Cones are awesome and last forever (with the adapter).  I ordered a little something for myself the last time I got fabric and i was so surprised when I opened it up.  A fat eighths sampler in cool and warm colors.  It was like the new box of crayons.