Another week, another stash post with virtually no sewing completed in between. Enjoying summer is definitely getting in the way of enjoying my sewing machine! I've been feeling guilty about this since I had declared all seven weeks my husband is off of school to be full time work for me while he took charge of the kids, but this week I've had a change of heart. I know that next summer will be no fun at all with bar exam prep, packing and moving, and the following year could see him deployed, so I've decided to revamp my plan. We're going to enjoy the heck out of August and I'm not going to look back with regret. My poor unloved longarm can wait for my full attention until the mundane routine of the school year. We'll be busy making family memories in the meantime : )
That said, not sewing doesn't seem to have stopped my stash from accumulating, so without further ado, here's what's new...
I used to teach math, so when I saw this fabric, it had to be mine. And now it is.
Eep! And these double gauze sheep! Along with the math, they're from Miss Matatabi, a fabulous purveyor of Japanese fabrics with very reasonable international shipping prices who got my fabric to me in about a week. I think it takes longer to send mail to my old address on the same seaboard than it did to receive this from the other side of the Earth. Very pleased!
And finally.... I follow a fabulous Cape Cod small business, Drumming Beetle, which creates gorgeous custom children's tea sets and play food. When the owner, Rebecca, recently showed some of her new stash, including this, which she'd purchased at the LQS where I grew up, I phoned my mom and asked her to run over and grab a few yards. She did later that same day - moms are so handy! If you don't already know, I love AH, I love reading, my kids love reading, my littlest is obsessed with cats... in short, this is the perfect print for our house. Not sure what it will become, but it most definitely will find a home in our book nook!
What's new in your stash?
Impulse buys like my reading felines or something you've been saving up for?
Linking up with Sunday Stash.