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{Fabric Friday} vintage fabric ~ from pile to plush…

A few weeks ago, I posted some of my vintage fabric finds for Fabric Friday. Well, I thought it would be fun to show you how those fabrics translated into some klt:plush and a retro mobile. Sometimes I know right when I see a fabric, what klt:character or product will be made from it. This vintage stack was no exception- I had specific plans for all of the fabric and it was just a matter of finding time to make them. 

I bought most of these fabrics from Frecklewonder (in different batches), but there are 2 fabrics that were given to me from Heather, at 3ringcircus. She included some fabrics for me with an order that I had made from her shop. The sweetest thing about it, is that one of the fabrics had been used by her mother to make Heather a dress when she was little. She had mentioned awhile back in a comment on a post, that she liked my slugs the best- so Miss H Slug was born using Heather’s fabric (blue with red butterflies). 
That ’60’s floral fabric (in pinks & purples) was once some kind of curtain or drape and I have a lot of it. I still have some more plans -but the slug and the mobile were the first things to come to mind when I saw this beautiful textile.

I love finding vintage textiles and then giving them a whole new life. It sort of spices things up in the studio for me. I have found a few more cool fabrics that are on their way- so expect to see more vintage critters in the future…. In the meantime, Happy Fabric Friday! I’m on my way to my first trunk show in a few minutes. What are you doing tonight? 

{Fabric Friday} vintage fabric ~ from pile to plush…

A few weeks ago, I posted some of my vintage fabric finds for Fabric Friday. Well, I thought it would be fun to show you how those fabrics translated into some klt:plush and a retro mobile. Sometimes I know right when I see a fabric, what klt:character or product will be made from it. This vintage stack was no exception- I had specific plans for all of the fabric and it was just a matter of finding time to make them. 

I bought most of these fabrics from Frecklewonder (in different batches), but there are 2 fabrics that were given to me from Heather, at 3ringcircus. She included some fabrics for me with an order that I had made from her shop. The sweetest thing about it, is that one of the fabrics had been used by her mother to make Heather a dress when she was little. She had mentioned awhile back in a comment on a post, that she liked my slugs the best- so Miss H Slug was born using Heather’s fabric (blue with red butterflies). 
That ’60’s floral fabric (in pinks & purples) was once some kind of curtain or drape and I have a lot of it. I still have some more plans -but the slug and the mobile were the first things to come to mind when I saw this beautiful textile.

I love finding vintage textiles and then giving them a whole new life. It sort of spices things up in the studio for me. I have found a few more cool fabrics that are on their way- so expect to see more vintage critters in the future…. In the meantime, Happy Fabric Friday! I’m on my way to my first trunk show in a few minutes. What are you doing tonight? 

{Fabric Friday} vintage stash…

I’ve been collecting a little klt:vintage fabric stash for a while now with plans for a vintage klt:collection. Most of these great finds were purchased from Jenny at Frecklewonder  (you should go stop by if you haven’t before- she has a great eye). I thought I would combine these nostalgic textiles with some vintage Mc Call’s images for fun.


I can’t wait to start making things for the shop. While I’m not exactly sure what designs will surface, I can almost bet that they will look great in this house! Happy Fabric Friday! To be continued…

{Fabric Friday} vintage stash…

I’ve been collecting a little klt:vintage fabric stash for a while now with plans for a vintage klt:collection. Most of these great finds were purchased from Jenny at Frecklewonder  (you should go stop by if you haven’t before- she has a great eye). I thought I would combine these nostalgic textiles with some vintage Mc Call’s images for fun.


I can’t wait to start making things for the shop. While I’m not exactly sure what designs will surface, I can almost bet that they will look great in this house! Happy Fabric Friday! To be continued…

{Fabric Friday} vintage stash…

I’ve been collecting a little klt:vintage fabric stash for a while now with plans for a vintage klt:collection. Most of these great finds were purchased from Jenny at Frecklewonder  (you should go stop by if you haven’t before- she has a great eye). I thought I would combine these nostalgic textiles with some vintage Mc Call’s images for fun.


I can’t wait to start making things for the shop. While I’m not exactly sure what designs will surface, I can almost bet that they will look great in this house! Happy Fabric Friday! To be continued…