More "Purge" projects with some super capes for two birthday parties we have this weekend. The birthday children are turning five and three and these cute capes were a fun project to make for them. Every time I do something like this, I make sure to remind my husband how much money we are "saving" (because this sewing hobby is so cheap.....) when I make presents from stash rather than buying presents at the store. ;)
I am seriously scared that my novelty/children's fabrics stash will still be around to use when I have grandchildren, so it always feels so good to use up some of it:
I really do have a small shelf with "rainbow" fabrics, curated mostly before my tastes in fabric really changed, and I never use them. This wavy stripe is about as old as my marriage, a find on one of my very first Marden's visit:
My friend Cassie and my sister are coming to visit from today until this Tuesday and I asked Cassie if she'd want to make the Cargo Duffel bags together. I am in the throes of all the
Linking up to Stitched in Color and Finish it up Friday.