We all love houses. Home is where the heart is, where we belong and are accepted. I love fabric with houses, so today for Fabulous Fabric Friday I thought I would show some of my fabrics with houses on them.
The fabric on the far left is a vintage fabric I've had for quite a while. It features little pink and blue houses. So cute. The next one is a village print with churches, stores and homes. The last one is a grouping of houses with all the things that surround them in the outdoors.
Again from left to right is black, red and white city buildings, the turquoise print is Three Little Pigs and what surrounds the story - the piggie houses!, and the last is a Japanese print of things you see in the city including little houses, cars, dogs, trees and the sun.
What collection of houses would be complete without a toile?, next is a feed sack from my collection with doors, windows and shutters printed all over (I really love that one), and the last is another city scene with a lady walking her little dog. These fabrics of homes gave me the inspiration for the Cottage block.
Home should be a happy place. I talked to my family last week about being extra nice and loving in our home when the world has such problems and the news is so dismal. We have to work especially hard on having our homes be a place of refuge right now.
Pam's blog is one of the first blogs I started to read quite a while ago. I was drawn by her humor and her great taste in fabric and print and her lovely sewing and quilting talents. Now I really do not make an effort to copy Pam but I have noticed that we tend to gravitate towards similar items. It really is purely coincidence that today I'm showing my yo yo kit I bought from Jen Duncan and Pam is showing the same thing on her blog! I had no idea she bought this from Jen's Etsy store. And now I realize Monica has one too. I feel like I'm in good company.
I really like Jen's blog. She does such lovely things and has a great point of view. I bought this little yo yo kit for a gift but since it arrived I don't know if I can part with it! Jen has a way of putting things together to make something simple like making yo yos be like having a party.
The girls at Quilt Taffy have such a fun blog and great fabric store. There is always something good going on with Des and Corrie. Every Thursday they have a cool giveaway at their blog. And guess who won yesterday's drawing???? Me! Yep. Yep. Des says I'm way too lucky and I should be called Yes Yes Nanette. Well yesterday she was right. I am going to get this magazine in the mail from the Quilt Taffy girls. I can't wait to get my Quilts and Gifts from them and incorporate some of the ideas into my Christmas sewing. Thanks Des and Corrie. I am so excited.
Make a nice peaceful weekend everyone. We may get some snow in Utah. And don't forget about Melissa's Cottage Warming Party on Monday!!! She's got some sneak peeks there today.