Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Funny Little Prints for Sasha, Gregor and the gang!!

My name is Marti and I am a fabric addict.....  

Anyone who sews can relate as we all have too much fabric!  Although I sew with vintage fabrics a lot, it doesn't stop me from shopping for new fabrics, too.  One type is can't resist is called "novelties" in the quilting community.  

Finding novelties for Sasha is a bit trickier than you might think.  There are 2 issues to think about: 
1. the design is the right size (often they are just a tad too big)
2. the design is close enough together (otherwise, you are going to have one car on the front of the shirt, lol!)

I took pictures of all my novelty prints I had at the time (2013) I have acquired (ahem) a 'few' more, since!

I am posting this so you can see what is available in case your kids NEED a new shirt, dress, etc. in a fun print!! 
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#2

#3

#4 the dogs are a tiny bit bigger than I'd like but they are so cute!!
The bottom print is black with generic
Native American designs. 

#5  designs on the left are sewing motifs and a bit too big...not sure why I photographed it!  The design on the left is fine!

#6 the bear fabric is 100% cotton flannel

#7 the one on the right is dragonflies in case it isn't clear!

#8 ladybugs are a tiny bit bigger but will work ok

#9 

#10

#11 bunnies on top, dogs on bottom.  These are pale colors and have a very "old fashioned" feel

#12  the map fabric on top is cotton flannel, The lower design is little card people from Alice in Wonderland!

#13 Christmas trees!

#14

#15 Saguaro  and prickly pear cacti on the left

#16  halloween on right is a bit big...probably shouldn't have photographed it!

#17 The dogs on top are a different color way than the previous dog pictures but still have an old fashioned feel to it

#18  Dutch design on left, zebras on right!

#19

#20

#21 Christmas design

#22 frogs on left and Saguaro cacti on right (hey, I live in the world of Saguaro cacti....we can obtain this easily!)

#23

#24 duck fabric is cotton flannel

#25 I have made several things out of the peace sign and it turns out great!

#26 kids and candy!

#27 fairy princesses and birds!

#28   Not sure why this got its own picture! lol!

#29 ladybugs and christmas trees

#30 leopard print cotton and shamrocks (leopard and leprauchans? lol!)

#31

#32  luau fabric and kitties

#33

#34 anchors on top and old fashioned boys and sailboats on bottom

#35 pigs and horses

#36 card people from Alice in wonderland in green background (the one before was white background)
and kitties on bottom

#37

#38 little elves are a tiny bit bigger than I'd like but will work fine...and who could resist this fabric? not me!

#39 stylized airplanes and bees

#40 dragonflies on top and old fashioned feel bunnies on turtles

#41

#42 the design on right is birds

#43 sheep on left

#44 skulls and chicks

#45 spiders on orange background

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#47 toasters on left, believe it or not!! (yes, really, toasters!) birds on right like  in #42 but different colors

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#51  this has a surprisingly old fashioned look to it....have to look twice to see it is birds!

#52

8 comments:

  1. Hi There is some designs of your fabric I like....how do I get in contact to speak to you...do you have an email address please....

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  2. Wow Marti! That is about all I can say at the moment... I especially love the music prints, but they are all fabulous prints and will make some great fun outfits.

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  3. You've got an eye for fabric! My grandmother adored fabric. When she went in a fabric shop, she was like a kid in a candy store.
    Steve

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  4. I know the feeling - every opportunity to find fabric even if we already have a stash of it is irresistible. You've got quite an impressive collection of novelty prints but I'm sure there is room for me!

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  5. Wow, Marti, brilliant fabrics. Some of them are just so delightful! I must have another look later!!! Makes one want to be able to sew, ha ha! xxx

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  6. Oh my Marty, what a great stash of prints with wonderful variety! I have a huge stash of fabric, too, although a bit more on the conservative side. It is impossible for me to resist buying fabric even when I know I have more than I'll ever use!

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  7. Love your stash !!! It's really hard to find small prints here in the USA. I walked through a Fabric/Quilt shop last week and only had one bolt of a fall print calling "SASHA". But knowing what I all ready have,I said "no".

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  8. I like flower prints mostly, but I bought some with a Russian doll print on a navy background that I have yet to decide what to make with it. I've only been doing my Sasha blog since March :)

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