I have been looking at the Liberty of London website lately. I have been in love with their fabric ever since I was in Jr. High (please don't guess how long ago that was...). If some of my dreams could come true, visiting the Liberty of London store is one of them.
I wanted to buy some newer fabrics from their website, but they are so expensive! Some of the fabrics were £21.00 to £34.95(that is roughly $34.00 to $56.00)for 150cm X 1 m. Oh, yea, and shipping. Isn't it funny $10 per yd. at quilt stores doesn't seem so bad compared to that.
Even though I want them soo much, I wasn't going to spend that kind money. Maybe for my birthday...
I went back to reorganize my sewing room, and guess what... I found my liberty fabrics I bought a LONG LONG time ago (it is vintage now right?). I had totally forgotten about them. Back in Jr. High and high school, I spent most of my allowance and money from a part time job on fabrics and sewing books. I bought Liberty of London fabrics too, and brought them with me when I move to the US. I used to pull them out and look at them and touch them. They were too precious to me; I could not put my scissors to them. I had to be sure of what I am going to make so I don't regret the use of the fabrics.
Well... I changed. They are still very valuable to me, but if I don't use them and just tuck them in a drawer that beauty is wasted.
I decided to make some fabric covered buttons for starters. I carefully selected the area of the design and cut out circles... and made some today. What fun! I just love how they turned out.
I have some other plans too, but I might have to wait for them, since I have so many other things I have to do first.
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