Category Archives: fabric friday

[Super] Skinny

I was so thrilled when I received news from our Cape Town superstar, Skinny laMinx about her gorgeous new fabric designs… and me-oh-my, I am smitten!

The new Salad Pack tea towel design is my favourite. I love the simple line-drawn salad leaves in the delicious colours of leafy green and rhubarb. Leave the washing up to someone else, let me do the drying!

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There’s more laMinx loveliness in the form of Heather’s Succulents and Mushrooms collections…

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But wait, there’s still more… the fabulous Flower Fields collection in the prettiest palette:

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So make a mad dash over to Skinny laMinx if you’re as smitten as I am with these designs. If you’re South African customers [that would be us, the lucky fishes] or international customers [bit further away, but still lucky, nonetheless] you will not be disappointed with the latest designs!

x Megan

Fabric Friday: Scraps, Scissors & Ribbons

Hello and a very happy Friday to you all!

A few weeks ago, Skinny laMinx had a sale of fabric scraps over at her studio. I picked up some great fabric pieces which I have good intentions of making into some cushions, and perhaps even using some to line an oversized leather purse I’m planning on sewing: yet another project on my stitch-list! Then I popped into one of my favourite stores, Ebony & Ivory, an emporium of beautiful Petersham ribbons, buttons and gift tags. I stocked up on a variety of ribbons [I love using them in gift wrapping] and combined them with my new fabric and an inherited pair of pinking scissors. They seemed like the perfect match: what do you think?

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all photos my own

x Megan