Fab find!

I spend a lot of time down the internet rabbit hole - I follow a lot of blogs, mostly sewing/crafty/DIY ones, and its not uncommon for me to get completely sidetracked, sniffing out a trail of awesomeness and finding the most wonderful things that people have created. So I've decided I'm going to have a regular Fab Find! post showcasing some wonderful sewing/knitting/DIY/arty find that I would love to be able to make/own etc if I had unlimited skills, resources, time and money!

My first Fab Find was via Made By Rae. Rae is a very clever lady who has a great range of kiddie clothing patterns, and is the creator of the famous Washi dress. Last week she posted a very cute skirt she had made for herself out of the most beautiful Rashida Coleman-Hale 1000 Cranes fabric:


Source: Made by Rae





This fabric made me gasp out loud - it is just so beautiful, and the rest of the fabric range is just as gorgeous. The fabric designer, Rashida Coleman-Hale, has a great blog and there are links off her blog to the range - it seems there are quite a few places in the States selling it already, and I think I found a UK seller too. Not sure about Australia yet.

The range is called Tsuru, which means Crane in Japanese and has very Japanese influences. The 1000 Cranes in Indigo is my favourite:

Source: Etsy

I believe in July she is releasing another Japanese inspired range called Koi. My favourite from this is the Pennants Waving in Ivory:

Source: Hawthorn Threads

and It's a Plus in Grey:

Source: Hawthorn Threads
Just so beautiful. So if I wasn't in severe pre-wedding stash clampdown mode I'd be very tempted.... but once we are in the States - maybe maybe!




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