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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Pretty, Pretty Fabric on Friday Pretties

One afternoon,
perusing the on-line fabric stores,
I came across a sale.
Oh Yey!!!
So, I put a couple of items in my cart.
It was a better deal to buy a certain amount-
you know that Free Shipping amount?
Fabric is on its way!
Oh, the Thrill when it arrives!!!
I really do believe two things-

1. Presentation matters

2. It's the little things that matter,
like a sweet Thank you.

The fabric is
Sandi Henderson's
Meadowsweet Designer Surprise
Amy Butler's Daisy Chain

Next are a couple of things
that I picked up when I was visiting my Sis.
She has so many cute, little, amazing shops
in her little town.
This is some wonderful vintage fabric
that I had bought before and was almost out of.
I was so happy to find some more.

In the same shop were
these vintage pom-poms and fringe.
So Mine!!!

And this little 70's beauty
is a big round table cloth.
How cute will that be outside?
Make sure that you hop around
to all of the wonderful Blogs that are part of
Friday Pretties!!!

Another Pretty that is worth taking a look at is
She writes about a beautiful
experience that happen to her.
It just touched my heart.


Rosie said...

Well Greeting to you my dear.
I love vintage fabric...and used to make quilts with it, backing them with old linen table clothes...but alas no time...I just recently passed on my collection to Mrs Cupcake and Dawn from "love, Balance, Peace..."
Speaking of which...WOW...that sweet one can write!...what a touching post
HEY...Happy Friday Dearest!...Thanks for have us all over to your weekly party...Smile On...Rosie

Sarah B said...

Hi Joyce, what lovely fabric - I'm a fan of Amy Butler.I just love the pom pom fringe too, I'd love to decorate a cushion with some pom poms - they look very sweet!
Have a lovely weekend!!

Maria said...

Good Morning Joyce!
Thanks for hosting Pretties!
I had the same idea last night and also posted about fabric!

The fringe on the tablecloth is sooooo perfect... I never think to realllly spruce up a tablecloth like that... So often I've bought fabric and used it for a tablecloth...but I never "doll up" the ends!

Fabulous! and PRETTY!
Have a wonderful weekend... enjoy your sistertime! It is a precious gift ♥

Vintage Home said...

WOW...I sure love your pretty things!...love the fabric..wish I had some of that tosew cushions for my sale!...Great inspiration!

Rosie said...

Good morning Joyce,
I had a large cabinet of chenille, floral prints from the 50's and up,some upholstery fab, and even some bark cloth.
Just a mess of pieces that I always though I would use and never did.

Becky and I went for lunch at the most charming little general store/cafe yesterday...ahhhh....so nice.

Well dear one, have a happy weekend...love Rosie

Cassie said...

What great finds! I love some beautiful fabric! Have a great weekend!

koralee said...

Sooo pretty..I adore all of these amazing fabrics.
I just wish I had more time to sew.
Hugs for a great weekend..thanks again for hosting ...I am off to visit some more pretties. oxxoxo

It's me said...

What a beautiful fabrics...i am just home........and post my friday pretties yet......a little bit late.......hahahah!! we had a funeral......sad sad........happy friday pretties darling........wishing you a happy weekend hugs and love from me....

Gloria said...

Oh, such sweet, pretty fabric!!!! Love that vintage goodness!!
I hope you have a happy weekend!!
God bless you...:)
@}~`}~~~ Gloria

birdie blue said...

pretty, pretty fabric. i especially love the vintage scattered rose print.

as always, thank you for hosting friday pretties. it's so much fun.


erin said...

what cheerful and nostalgic fabrics you have found! and what a nice handwritten note to find in your package. it really is those "little things" that matter. i found you today, via Daily Cupcake.

Everlasting Blooms said...

I LOVE pretty fabric!! Especially Amy Butler, she is great. Im so glad I happend to stumble on to your blog! Thanks for posting I'll continue checking in :) Have a great day!

Just a little something from Judy said...

This is my first visit to your beautiful blog and I really enjoyed the time I spent here and on your sister's blog. I am a mother of three daughters so I enjoyed visiting with a mother of three boys. Your vintage fabrics are so pretty! I would be excited to own fabrics like those. I look forward to visiting again.

Hope you have a good weekend.

Elyse said...

hi joyce,

your fabrics are so sweet!

(i am having a big blogging catch-up session tonight.)

happy weekend!


myletterstoemily said...

dear joyce,

such lovely, happy vintage
fabric. you have a great
eye for beauty!!


april said...

A weakness of mine - pretty fabric ...and pretty paper!

Martina said...

Oh Joyce, looks like you get tos ew a lot of prety things - good for blogging ;) Thanks for visiting, and for hosting Friday Pretties - it's such a cute idea.

Vintage Home said...

TaHNKS FoR DRoPPINg BY!....I would love to link up next Friday...THanks for inviting me!..(I have to get my niece to walk me threw it as I haven't done it B4!)...see you then! (p.s.love your music)

Anonymous said...


Privet and Holly said...

Hi Joyce!
I've been traveling
and have NOT had
good internet or
I'd have hopped over
here, sooner!!!
Love your blog and
I have been reading
some of your past
on the big 26! I
will be celebrating
24 with my hubby in
September : ) so I
could really identify
with your wedding
photos! And you both
still look very young
and beautiful. I
have seen Friday Pretties
around the blogosphere
and one of these days,
I'll join in, too.
Your fabrics are really,
really lovely; I hope
you'll reveal what you
create with them!
xx Suzanne
PS: I love the picture
of your dog...

shari @ little blue deer said...

Adorable! Don't you love that extra little touch? It really makes a difference, that's why I prefer small businesses and Etsy shops! Lovely finds, Joyce, can't wait to see what you do with them, loving the vintage pretties! XX!

~Damita's Pretty Wrap~ said...

Adorable fabrics!! I know the feeling soo excited for your new oh so cute fabric to arrive in the mail...it just happended to me and i'm still pretty excited! lol. Have a great day! Can't wait to see what you make with them! :)

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