Friday, 18 April 2014

I won!!!

I had a nice surprise last week. I won a giveaway courtesy of Anneke of Annette Tirette. To celebrate coming second in Colette's Albion Coat sewalong competition, she very generously hosted a giveaway of her own.

I won this:

Roughly 3 metres (or possibly yards) of what I think might be a cotton/linen mix in a red/white/blue colourway. How patriotic! I love the irregularity of the stripe. Every so often you get a double red stripe, and then a single red stripe.

I have no idea what I'll make with this. I love the idea of a summer dress, but won't be making any dresses this summer. Alternatively I fancy a circle skirt - I have a bit of a thing for striped circle skirts at the moment - but I don't want to make something that won't then fit me next summer. God, pregnancy is really messing with my sewing plans!!!

Anyway. Thanks for the fabric (and the lovely Belgian chocolate), Anneke! When I eventually make up my mind, I look forward to using this! :)



  1. Congratulations. That is lovely fabric, it will be so interesting to see what you do with it.

  2. It's gorgeous fabric isn't it! I won some too & have a pattern in mind though I'll need to really think about stripe direction. It's so hard seeing when pregnant & trying to consider what will fit post-pregnancy! When are you due again?

  3. Oooh lucky you, the fabric is fab. Look forward to seeing what you make with it!

  4. Wow, I love it! Can't wait to see what you make with it :)


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