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Tuesday, February 28, 2012


We all have one...or two. If you're a crafter, it may be a stash of fabric or yarn or beads or scrapbook paper. Whatever it is you use to create. If you're not a crafter, I'm willing to bet you still have some kind of stash. Maybe it's unmatched socks, magazines or TP. 

I have at least two stashes. One is yarn though, compared to other stashes I have seen, I don't have lots of yarn. I tend to buy what I need for a project, do the project and move on. I do, however, buy wool when it's on sale since I always use it. That's my stash. It's also spread out all over the house, so no picture of this stash. If I ever clean up my basement & create a craft room, then I'll have an organized stash. Until then, the only stash I'm willing to show is fabric...and it grew by 10 half-yard pieces this weekend.

I never purchased fabric online before. I prefer to look and touch before I buy. However, had a sale last week and I just could resist. I just had to buy some pretty fabric.
Yup, that's Truffula Tree fabric at the top.
Here's an up-close look at 9 of them (I didn't get a good shot of the daisy fabric.)

Aren't they gorgeous?!? These are all destined to be purse linings and I can't wait to use them. In hindsight, I should have ordered more of the utensil fabric to make new curtains for my kitchen. 
I may just need to place another order for more of this beauty!
The Truffula Tree fabric is all mine and will line my spring purse (which I haven't made yet. I really should get on that.)
Mine, mine, mine, mine, mine.
This one reminds me of my sister's kitchen.

And I just love this one with the mod houses and palm trees!
So into the stash they go. Admittedly, my stash is very tame compared to some I've seen. Though, I must admit, these are the 1/2 to 1 yard pieces I use for purse linings. I have larger pieces stored elsewhere, as they are for other projects and take up a lot of room.

Can I even call this a stash? It's more like a selection. 
It's not organized by color or anything, though I do try to fold the fabric so I can see it from the outside. This way I don't have to go through the whole pile to find the one I want. I do admit to occasionally going through the pile & "discovering" a fabric I didn't know I had. That's okay, though. I love a treasure hunt!

If you've never bought from before, I highly recommend their site. Their fabrics are exactly the same in person as they are on the website. When you browse the site, they tell you how many 1/2 yard cuttings are available so you can make an informed buying decision. (Unless stated otherwise, a quantity of '1' is a half yard, but you can get larger cuttings by ordering a larger quantity. For instance if you order a quantity of '2' you will get 1 yard of fabric.) Their customer service is superb! In fact, I received a call the day after I placed my order letting me know that one of the fabrics I ordered was no longer in stock. (Not a big deal b/c it was a sale fabric.) They gave me many options including a refund. I choose to get the same fabric in a different color. It did not hold up my order at all and I received my order a very fast 5 days after placing it.*

So, what about you? Have you ever ordered fabric online? Do you have any sites to share? I would love to hear about your sources and your stash in the comments.

*Disclaimer: Fabricworm did not pay me for this statement or review. I found them on Pinterest, checked out the site and placed an order. I found their materials to be fantastic, so I just thought I would share.


  1. I love the new fabrics! I need the fruit one to make curtains for my kitchen, I love it! The utensil one is really cool also and would look great in your kitchen. Are you ordering more to make curtains?

  2. D, if you order the fabric I'll make the curtains for you.