Monday 19 March 2012

Spring/ Summer planning.

So spring is in the air, and a little planning for the summery months is on the agenda. Shamefully I did buy a pile of sale patterns as well as dusting down the old ones too.

Not that I'm planning to make all these, but a little inspiration warms the heart!

To help I have been very lucky to have a trip to London with my Mum and sister.  We had such a great day, we went to Gold Hawk Road for some serious fabric shopping! To keep my inspiration fresh in my mind I did a very geeky act of photo copying the most important patterns and writing the amount of fabric needed for each item.

The geeky act really paid off, I got four lots of jersey

Two sheer fabrics, one for the Taffy blouse.

This lovely cotton, enough for two dresses!

And finally this wonderful printed linen and the only silly buy of the day was the denim. I think the trousers I had in mind where stretchy fabric which this isn't, maybe a light jacket?

So I would say there is a big plan going on for the up and coming months. I do love a to do list!!


  1. What a lovely day out .. Great buys too.

  2. Charlotte,
    thanks for sharing your upcoming spring sewing plans.. I love it!!
    And what fun , you got to fabric shop with your mum and sister.. So proud you had this fun day.
    Look forward to seeing what you make with the beautiful fabrics.
    Happy sewing.

  3. Oh, pretty fabrics! I especially like the blue cotton with pink flowers on it. Looking forward to seeing which you make it up first! :-)

  4. What a fantastic haul! I love that you were so organised with your fabric shopping, I shall have to use that tip to save me from any more, yardage mishaps! x

  5. Oh, what lovely fabrics! I particularly like the rose print and that cute floral linen!

    By the way, guess what arrived in my mailbox today! It was your patterns! :D I was thrilled, getting mail is so much fun and those two are lovely! Again, thanks so much for that giveaway! :D

  6. thanks for all those lovely comments. Yes I had a wonderful day, I can not wait to get started but first this week I have to finish a community quilt project. More details to come later this week. x x x