Fabric

3 Day Remnant And Sampling Roll Sale

We’re bursting with remnants and remaindered sample rolls so this Thursday, Friday and Saturday (4-6 August) EVERY store is having a 3 Day Remnant and Sampling Roll SALE. ALL remnants will be priced at $10 or less and sampling rolls…

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A well kept secret …The Fabric Cave!

Want something to do on this very wet Monday (if you’re in Sydney that is!)? Head to Ryde and visit the The Fabric Cave! I have to admit, I really wanted to keep the details about this place all to…

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Victoria’s Patchwork Tunic

Haven’t we all got left over bits of fabric, many precious but useless left over scraps after cutting out our sewing projects? Here’s a fabulous idea created by Victoria – a winner in the Frock Up In Colour category, in…

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Anyone notice I was gone?

OK, I’ve officially given up on the idea that I can put up a blog post or two while we’re away on our buying trip. It’s all too tricky and I’m not at all keen on carting around a laptop…

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Jean Bas in Wool/Silk

Jean Bas in this jacket (her own pattern) made up in Tessuti’s Giorgio Armani Wool/Silk printed jacquard from two seasons ago… a stunning jacket don’t you think?

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$10/mtr Fabrics

Feel like rummaging through our fabulous $10/mtr fabrics? There’s all sorts of gems amongst these designer sample lengths of suitings, stretch knits, taffetas, cottons and great base cloths. All Tessuti stores have a selection….yay! xxx

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Fabric Swatch Book

This beautiful old swatch book (circa late forties) found on display in the shop window at Paper 2 in Crown St Surry Hills….apparently bought at an auction house! Wish we had done the same with all the fabrics that we…

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Grasshopper Sketch

I’m loving this dress made by Phillipa (her own pattern) in Tessuti’s beautiful Italian cotton print Grasshopper Sketch.

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Red Missoni Knit long-line cardi

Talented Donna sent me some pics of her longline cardi made in our lighter weight Missoni knit – a gorgeous blend of linen, silk, cotton and viscose. Donna said: “The design is based on an Onion pattern 1029Cardigan for knits.I…

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