Let’s Get Organized!

I just finished up a near disastrous dig through my fabric stash and realized that organization needs to be pushed up on my “To-Do” list.  The stash sits on an open 5-shelf rack at the back of the little walk-in closet of our spare bedroom.  All around it I have projects, alterations and items for sale…

Fun Fabric Friday : Niesz Vintage Fabric & Design

One of my favorite vintage fabric sites out there is Niesz Vintage Fabric & Design.  Kimberly and I “met” through a vintage fabric FLICKR group years ago and I have admired her finds and her work ever since. Not only does she find some of the most fabulous vintage fabrics around, she also uses them to create some…

Fun Fabric Friday : Fall Leaves

In honor of fall, I decided to feature some of my favorite fabric finds that include leaves.  First up is from my personal collection of vintage fabrics: The next one is a nice, large graphic Ginkgo leaf pattern from Yahgie + Company. Ginkgo leaves and trees always remind me of Athens, GA.  The cute little downtown…

Fun Fabric Friday : Daisy Janie

I stumbled upon this site yesterday and was super excited about all the fun patterns and great colors.  Jan DiCintio is the driving force behind Daisy Janie, Organic Fabrics and Patterns.  They are only available through quilting fabric stores and online retailers, so you will have to check out the website to find the best…

Craftstylish Book Giveaway : Flirt Skirts

I noticed today that Craftstylish is doing another book giveaway and this one looks like a fun way to get a head start on a warm weather wardrobe for next year.  It’s called, Flirt Skirts and it’s by the owners of Flirt, and boutique in Brooklyn, NY. Not only do they write books and run…

Fun Fabric Friday : Parson Gray Fabrics By David Butler

Yep, that’s right, Amy Butler’s husband, David has created his own line of fabrics under the name Parson Gray, and they are pretty wicked awesome!  Freespirit will be manufacturing the line called Curious Nature with both quilt and home dec weight fabrics.  They appear to be scheduled for release this coming February.  As a teaser Freespirit has…

Fun Fabric Friday : Kelani Fabric Obsession

I came upon this online fabric retailer through Pinterest, the online bulletin board that sucks away any free time that a person has!  Just kidding…I find all kinds of great ideas over there.  They have  a ton of great products to choose from.  One based in Australia is called Sprout Designs and they make hand screen printed…

New Page : Project Index

In order to make it easier to find projects you have read about here on Chic Tweaks, I thought I would add a new page.  It’s called the Project Index and links to all of my sewing and craft projects will be included as each post goes live.  Happy Crafting and Searching! Erika PS- I…