rough cuts.

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south african designer heather moore of skinny laminx fame has a new fabric collection coming out this week and it’s simply stunning. called Rough Cuts, it’s “A collection inspired by Scandinavian style, but perfectly at home in Africa”. heather’s collection includes five very simple geometric designs in three colourways each — and although... 
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petel africa: a love story.

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Julie and Ibrahima’s story began in 2000 when they met working with the Peace Corps in Mauritania, and fell in love communicating in French and Pulaar (the Fulani language). Inspired by other cultures and places they’ve been, from Paris to Algeria and beyond, they’ve created a new business together — Petel, in San Francisco. importing handwoven textiles from... 
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mmmm, ombre.

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I love this ombre table runner from Leif. With color names in English and French, this paint chip table runner from Avril Loreti is spot on. It’s available in tomato red (this version), ocean teal, basil green and tangy tangerine (below). Definitely good enough to eat off of!  
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waverly fabric – a giveaway!

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well, this is happy spring news to share! Waverly is so excited to introduce their new fabric collection, Modern Essentials, they’ve offered me a cool reader giveaway! sfgirlbybay gets to giveaway 10 stacks of five one yard pieces ($100/stack value) to ten lucky readers! simply  share with us all below in the comments* what you might sew with these colorful pretty patterns... 
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get this look: spring fling.

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I’m so bloody bored of this rain, haven’t had a good hair day in weeks, and am really looking forward to some damn sunshine. did you hear that, rain gods? back off! and, now that i have that off my chest, i thought i’d share these pretty pictures above (ahhhh), which inspired me to seek out some Spring decorating ideas. let’s fight back and get this... 
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