Saturday, March 19, 2011

Fabric is here!

The bed skirt fabric for the Master Bedroom Makeover arrived in the mail and I couldn't be happier.  Autumn sure has an eye for picking and coordinating fabrics. The fabric choices are Robert Allen Pontoise ( Mimosa), and Moda Maisonde Garance (Silky Stripe Brown). The room is going to be all in earth tones...lots of green, blues, and browns.

 Autumn has opened my eyes about purchasing fabric online.  It beats a stressful trip to the local fabric stores with my kids. They know when I'm about to enter a fabric or craft store, because the spazzing out immediately starts!  I was able to order all the fabric for the room while sitting in the comfort of my own home. Yes!

I was hesitant about purchasing fabric online because I couldn't see and feel the fabric. Thanks goodness I have total trust in Autumn's talent and  for only a dollar a swatch, most stores will send a sample in the mail.  Surprisingly, the shipping is pretty cheap. The shipping was free on one of my orders because I spent over thirty dollars.  You can't beat that!  An added bonus, the sites Autumn referred to me are mostly discounted.  She did try and keep all fabric around ten dollars and under-yes, she's catering to my "frugalness".
If you are interested, here are a few of the sites Autumn gave me for the fabric and trim-

And now it's off to the seamstress!

Oh crud...that's me.

Wish me luck!


autumn said...

oh yay!! the fabric is even prettier BIG than on my little swatch!
i can't wait to see you tackle everything! it is such a pleasure for me to design and room, and then see it come to life...without ME being the one painting and sewing and all that tiring stuff.
thanks for letting us all tag along as you transform your bedroom.

Ali @ Honey and Maple Syrup said...

Oooo pretty fabric!

Lyndsey said...

GORGEOUS!! I cant wait to see what you do with it!!

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