I made a thing…okay, several things.

One of my goals with selling fabrics, at least for now while I’m such a new business, is that I want to make something out of every single fabric I get. Something small and easy, that requires no more than a fat quarter of the fabric. I want to do this so that I have a sample of my fabrics being turned into something beautiful! So, I recently got my first 4 bolts of fabric in and I decided to make a couple different items. For my first project, I thought it would be fun to stretch the fabric in those cute/cheap wooden embroidery hoops. It’s a fun way to display the fabrics, and I can hang them on my wall for keepsakes. I love how it turned out, and I’ll probably continue doing that, but with smaller hoops next time. How cute are these?? Keep scrolling down to see what else I made using these fabrics…

So, I decided that these fabrics would also make adorable wristlets! So I used the Essential Wristlet pattern by one of my favorite bag designers, Erin at Dog Under My Desk. Her patterns are super easy to follow, and are just so well done! I’m a huge fan of hers! I loveeee them! (P.S. If you’d like to buy some yardage of these fabrics, click here!)

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How do I pick fabrics when there are so many??

Wow, I just made a giant wish list full of fabrics I would like to buy eventually for my fabric shop! Which ones did I pick? Well, I saved the ones that “spoke” to me. If I saw one, and it made me literally say “Oh!!” then that definitely went on the wish list. I chose the ones that inspired me, that I thought would look nice as a little make-up bag, tote, or whatever. I chose the ones I thought were cute, but also I am trying to learn what is “trendy” and added those to my wish list as well!

For my very first order everrrr, I chose the four fabric prints you see below. I thought they were super cute, and I like the nice soft colors. The polka dot florals are timeless, and they make me think of a little girl having a tea party with her stuffed animals. Maybe she’s wearing a dress made with one of these fabrics! How adorable would that be?!

These fabrics will be listed soon in my Etsy shop where you can purchase them by the yard or fat quarters.

It begins!

It’s happening. I’ll hopefully be submitting my very first wholesale fabric order soon. This chick is going to be drowning in fabric in the very near future! Ahhh! I have a lot of work to do yet, but I’m enjoying every second of this. I can’t wait to get this fabric party started! Thanks for joining me in this adventure. I’m excited to see what the future brings!

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