There are still some pretty good sales happening though, since they have to downsize for the new space and move everything! I have been pretty good this year about buying new fabric, well, at least until the original closure was announced. This week I popped in to buy some D-rings for my upcoming fall project (I'll be using an olive-y green silk that I picked up at a garage sale last year, so the silver D-rings I already have don't work!)
But then I checked out the clearance tables, which had a 50% the clearance price deal happening. And I found some amazing things, I just couldn't pass them up.
First I saw this quilting cotton and the print just sold me immediately. I didn't know who Nathalie Lété was until I looked her up after buying this. I had no idea she was such a popular artist! I'm thinking maybe the Anna Dress for this.
And I found some poly-rayon heavy ponte in bright red. I feel the need for a winter dress in red, perhaps another Vogue 9022 or something from a Burda magazine.
Then I came across this cotton (I think) sateen with an amazing bronze/burgundy mid-century modern feel to it. I don't know what to do with this, but I had to have it. Gorgeousness for $2.50/m, irresistible!
Finally, I picked up this upholstery fabric that I've been looking at for a while, but now that it was half off the $5/m sale price I had to buy it. I think it's a poly/linen/rayon blend, and the weight and drape is lovely.
Plus I adore houndstooth. I am thinking about a suit made from patterns from my most recent Burda mags -- a straight skirt and one of these two jackets - the Button Up Blazer on the left, or the little jacket with a bow at the collar on the right.
So there it is, lots of ideas for fall sewing! I have a few more transitional pieces I want to make before I get into the heavier fall/winter things though, so I'll have more to share soon :)