My brown sparkly skirt

Several years ago a rep came into the store with all these fabric samples. There were linens and cottons and wools and all sorts of gorgeous swatches of fabric and Linda and I went CRAZY over them. The sad part is that some of them are still in the store today, still sitting on the shelf waiting for that perfect project to come along and be turned into something that will be enjoyed and loved.

The new summer wardrobe

​The new Simplicity patterns are in and I've been sewing up a storm. When I saw this pattern in the book I immediately fell in love. Of course it's one thing to fall in love with  a pattern- It's a whole other ball of yarn to actually get that perfect fabric and actually get it done. I took one quick walk around the store and this one fabric just caught my eye as 'the one':