You might have read somewhere in the vicinity of this blog that I'm trying not to buy more fabric. That doesn't mean I don't try to win it. Like this stack.
Olivia's Holiday by Tina Givens
Imagine my shock when all that yardage (I think there's about 6 yards!) arrived in a lovely box with Tina Givens' new book "Sew Tina", two of her adorable children's patterns and FOUR boxes of her sweet note cards!
I won the Lark Crafts-sponsored giveaway at Heather's blog a few weeks ago, thinking that the prize was Tina's book. Then all of that loot arrived on my door step. I must say, her fabric is really gorgeous and the thrill of receiving it completely unexpected and totally gratis just makes me all warm inside. Thank you Heather and Lark books!!!!
Now, onto the inexpensive-but-not-exactly-free-fabric portion of this post. I'm such a sucker for those darn newsletters. I know I should spare my bank balance and hit 'unsubscribe' but I can't. I just can't miss out on the deal! You know?
So, when I received Cathy's lovely newsletter announcing her fall clearance sale at the amazing Pink Chalk Fabric store. Well, you know what happened......
fabric details on flickr, just click the image
My stash needed it. Honest. Plus, Cathy sends out free patterns with every order (so hey, more free stuff!).
I needed this, too:
There are 35 minutes remaining in the kid-free portion of my day. I'm heading out into some incredible October sunshine to peruse the "1 yard gifts to make in an afternoon" article!
Stay tuned everyone, BIG FUN Blogosphere premiere coming first thing Thursday morning - I am so excited. The post is written and scheduled for 7:00 a.m. on the 21st.....and what's a BIG FUN post without someone GETTING LUCKY???!!!