Today after work, I went out just to buy some elastic waistband for a dress I’m making and a new zipper for a skirt I’m mending. (Honestly, it must’ve shrunk in the last washing because now it doesn’t seem to fit any more. Truly shocking! )
Usually when I’m at the fabric store, I like to have a look at the “pile of cheep, random fabrics” and today was no exception. In the midst of fabrics with weird patterns and odd colours I often find great stuff! I guess people can’t “see the wood for all the trees” or are too lazy to go digging. I find it refreshing to first find the fabric and then use it as inspiration. The detail that it’s cheep is just a perk :)
Today’s treasure hunt resulted in four new fabrics, not exactly what I had in mind when I went out but it was quite a catch so I’m still pleased. When I got home I tried convincing my husband that I just walked past the pile and accidentally fell in. Then all of a sudden, the fabric just stuck to me like glue! I simply had to pay for it. There was nothing else I could’ve done. For some strange reason he didn’t believe me.