Monday, September 26, 2011

Awesome Fabric Finds

Over the past few weeks I have made a few trips to the Scrap Exchange.  An awesome place to get used and scrap materials for all kinds of projects!  I love getting fabric and sewing notions there, it is a great way to reuse items that others might throw away and I usually can find some awesome fabric.

This past week we kept our nephews for a couple of days.  The oldest wanted to learn to sew (yay!) and this gave me a perfect excuse to make a trip over to the Scrap Exchange.  They both found some really cool items to use in various projects and I found some great fabric!  Check out these awesome finds!
 I love this fabric!  This is about 5 yards of cotton fabric for $11!

 Some really neat upholstery weight fabric (about 1/2 yard-1 yard each) for $0.75 a piece!  I was thinking these would make some neat heavy duty little bags!

 Don't you just love this mushroom fabric?  There is about 1.5 yards.  It is a lovely pale green.

 I am not usually a fan of pink, but I thought this pink and green olive print fabric was just too cute!

 Oh, and I think this fabric speaks for itself!  Blue and brown...circles...yum!

 And my new obession with all things corduroy ...this lovely bright blue and yellow!  I think I see some more corduroy purses in my future!

 These are small swatches of fabric from a display...but I just couldn't pass up these interesting patterns.  They were only $0.25 a piece and I thought it would make a great little coin purse!  The blue one reminds me of a bee!

And a fat quarter of this yellow stripes and orange flowers pattern! 

Here's to being thrifty!  Now I guess it's time to stop accumulating fabric and actually do something with it!  I just have to figure out what I should do.....any suggestions?


  1. Oh, you can NEVER have too much fabric!! Love the blue one at the top but I have to admit, when the photo came up in my feed reader (in a much smaller scale) I thought it was an ear of blue corn and couldn't figure out what it had to do with fabric. Glad I stopped in to see the rest of the finds. I wish we had somewhere like that close.

  2. Judy, I guess it would look like an ear of blue corn in a small thumbnail! How funny! Thanks for stopping by!

  3. i love love love that yellow fabric at the bottom- i've been slowly hunting for vintage/vintage looking fabrics for my new yellow and orange dining room- would this be enough to make your wonderful friend kara some curtains??? ; ) i need to hit the scrap exchange apparently!