Thursday, 12 November 2009

African fabric

Here are my first genuine African fabrics from The African Fabric Shop; aren’t they fabulous?

The owner, Magie, kindly donated a prize for a quilting event my guild arranged a while ago, and I have been window shopping, well, not as much window as screen shopping as she’s located in the UK, up until a few weeks ago when I fell I love with these:

Two Huts, Blue

Guinea Fowl, Blue Steel

Pyramid, Blue Steel

Now they are laying in my living room waiting to be washed and added to my stash; I just have to look at them for a while...

6 comments:

  1. I want them ALL!!!! Now!!!

    Wow, how the heck have I missed that shop until now? She's got one of the best selections I've seen.

    Thanks for bringing them to my attention. My wallet doesn't thank you. But I do.

    Best regards,
    -Michele

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  2. Oh, they are fabulous! It's probably a good thing that I don't own anything like them because I would be too intimidated to use them!

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  3. No wonder you fell in love with those! I have a small stash of African fabrics and want it to grow so I can use it! Thanks for the link!

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  4. I love your fabrics. I have a friend who is from Ethiopia and brought me back a bundle of fabrics the last time she went home. I've been wanting to put them into a quilt but don't know how. I'm anxious to see what you are doing. Maybe I'll have to visit the African Fabric Hut to add to my stash.

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  5. What beautiful fabrics. I love African textiles.

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  6. They are wonderful fabrics - I am heading over to the African Fabric Shop now...

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