Cutest Buttons EVER (and other things)

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Wow I didn't mean to be gone for so long. Unfortunately this year has not been going that well and to be honest I haven't sewn one thing since my last post. I am hoping things are settling down and I'm able to get back into blogging. I have shut down my fabric shop though for numerous reasons so I'm going to refocus my blog and creating. Hopefully, I'll have some more time now to do some of the things I enjoy.
Anyway, I'll be removing shop links on here and doing some other re-designing too so I apologize if things look weird from time to time. :)
Any new books or sew a longs happening right now I am missing out on??

I have bought some new fabric the past week I can't wait to share!


Liberty Love

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My Liberty of London fabric collection is growing!
I thought I'd do a post of a few places I love getting Liberty from since I get a lot of questions about that when I post photos.

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The first place is Duckadilly.

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She has a wonderful selection and the latest and greatest prints. Plus Liberty strips!

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I also buy my Liberty from Etsy.
You can find Japanese shops that sell Hello Kitty Liberty prints here. I wish these were more available in US shops.

These are the only Hello Kitty Liberty prints I own right now they are sooo cute!

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There are also a few shops that do Liberty clubs. I was in Westwood Acres Liberty Club last year and I loved getting the little bits of Liberty every month. Just make sure you always have your monthly fee in your account as they aren't very consistent as to what date to charge your card each month.

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If you have a favorite Liberty shop please leave me a comment or send me an email. I'm always looking for some of the special novelty prints since I have plenty of floral ones.

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My Liberty Heart Zip Pouch Pattern modified from here

It's really nice fabric to work with just make sure and have a new sharp needle as it's very thin material. :)
Hopefully I'll be ready to tackle a Liberty quilt soon.


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Farmer's Wife 1930's Quilt - Becky

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This year I've decided I would do the Farmers Wife 1930's Sampler Quilt.

I am shooting for a block every Saturday but I may do more or none that weekend...we'll just see how it goes.
My first block was Becky:

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I used Cotton and Steel's (Rifle Paper Co) Wonderland collection and Les Fleurs.
My whole quilt will not be in this line as I've noticed trying to stick with a collection or theme I get bored and lose interest.

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The pool of tears......


I can't wait to decide my next block. I'm doing the simple ones first! :)
If you've made this quilt or want to make one this year too let me know. I feel like this year will be doing some quick little blocks in between finishing up bigger WIP's from last year.