Main Crush Monday – new fabric!!!

I ordered some new fabric.

French Table Cloth Fabric

Isn’t it gorgeous.  Alewives Fabric was showing this and it is terrific with my colors in my island cottage.  I may even order a shorted length for daily use!  I am so excited.  Can’t wait to hem this even though it is not on my UFO list.  It will be a quick job and I’ll share my tips for hemming long pieces of fabric.  Its so great and if you ever do curtains, etc. it is a real time saver!

I also ordered this fabric for some napkins and I am so pleased with this choice.

Again, another great match.  I almost bought a rug in that color, but decided to go with the neutral, which will let me throw more colors in the room if I choose to change out the curtains, etc.  I’ll make these for company but they too, will be fun to have.

This week I don’t have too many other commitments, so I hope that I can attack a few items on this little list.

June UFO or One Monthly Goal(OMG) 

Make and quilt Alewives Rows by Row from last year (table runner)


-finish hand sewing binding  and label M3 Quilt

-pick some colors for La Passacagalia (carry over)

-cut out animal alphabet quilt 

-label a few quilts (carry over)

Linking up with Main Crush Monday.

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    June 5, 2017 / 10:52 PM

    Nice fabric purchase! As for me and my Minus 100 Yard Challenge, I have fallen, those darn Memorial Day Sales.

  2. Kathleen
    June 5, 2017 / 11:38 PM

    Oops! Well I figure if it's fabric for decorating that doesn't count as stash! Of course, I now remember I also bought fabric for placemats at home.

  3. piecefulwendy
    June 6, 2017 / 1:09 PM

    Such pretty fabric, and so nice that it goes well in your island cottage (which sounds so lovely to say, by the way). Am interested in your hemming tip!

    • Kathleen
      June 7, 2017 / 8:10 PM

      Hemming tip will have to wait until after Saturday, left my fabric behind in ME. It is a really helpful thing to know…watch for it.

  4. Beth @ Cooking Up Quilts
    June 7, 2017 / 3:43 AM

    The colors in your fabric are so pretty, ones I am always drawn to. I made drapes for our dining and living rooms and hemming is the most difficult (for me) part. I'll be interested in your tips! Thanks for linking to MCM!

    • Kathleen
      June 7, 2017 / 7:58 PM

      Thanks for your comment and the hemming tip will be on the blog early next week. I had to leave my fabric behind in ME but am returning Saturday and think we have less housework to do. It makes a HUGE difference.

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