I love fabric, you love fabric, we all love fabric. But with experience we become more selective about what we choose to sew. Of course, everyone appreciates the beauty of Swiss batiste, linen, silk, Liberty of London tana lawn, Swiss pique’ and more. Most sewists praise Michael Miller, Tula Pink and easy care Imperial. But now I have a new love.
Even though I’ve been on a fabric starvation diet, Nancy Lee Moran’s hand drawn fairytale toile, Whispering Daydreams, had me from hello. I can hear it whisper…”shhh… Pippi Longstocking’s gone heirloom!”
Seeing that scrappy, pigtailed girl and her fantasy companions portrayed so delicately just delighted me. The print is pure innocence and set me to daydreaming. Teamed up with the tiny, fancy dot, also available from Spoonflower, garments for 3 yo granddaughter Vivian Rose danced like visions of sugarplums in my head.
Available in lavender or blue, in three sizes, and in an array of fabric choices, the smallest blue Whispering Daydreams‘ ultra-lawn was my choice. CORRECTION: The MINIATURE size (2″ figures) was used. Of course, I couldn’t wait to lay hands on it. When I opened the package, I was not disappointed. It truly is a fine lawn. Continue reading