Category Archives: Fabrics

1/2 Yard Increments are Now Available at Gorgeous Fabrics!!!

This. Is. HUGE!!! Yes, that’s right – you can now purchase Gorgeous Fabrics in half-yard increments! People have been asking for this, and believe it or not it was a thornier problem than we first anticipated. But my most excellent … Continue reading

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Pattern Review: StyleArc Alannah Tee Shirt

Pattern Description: (from StyleArc’s website) This is the T-shirt everyone is looking for, not too tight no [sic] too loose. A great basic to wear will [sic] all outfits. Sizing: 4-30. I made a 10 Available as a PDF? Yes, … Continue reading

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Getting Rid of My Burda World of Fashions

I just put 16 issues of Burda World of Fashion up for sale on the site. These are mostly from 2007 and 2008, which were (IMO, and I’m not the only one) the best years, with great designs and classic … Continue reading

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New Year Pattern/Fabric Picks

Happy New Year! I took December off from doing a fabric/pattern pairings, but now that the holidays are over, let’s start up again! We have some great new fabrics for your late winter/early spring wardrobing (and summer into fall if … Continue reading

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New Year, New StyleArc Ann Tee Top

I decided to make yet another Ann Tee Top from StyleArc. This is the pattern that I pull out when I have a yard of fabric and a couple of hours to myself. I made a Gray VersionĀ a while back … Continue reading

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Favorite Garments of 2015

I’m Not Generally One for Looking Back on the year past, but 2015 was a good year for things in my wardrobe that I just love, so here are my top 6. Yeah, I know – “What? Top 6? I … Continue reading

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Lori Jacket On The Hoof

In which you get to see the tacky yard art we inflict on our neighbors at Christmas… The flamingos and sleigh light up at night, and you can see them when you turn onto our street. Believe it or not, … Continue reading

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Pattern Review: StyleArc Lori Jacket

I hope you had a restful, wonderful Christmas, whether you celebrate the holiday or not. We had a lovely time. Friends came over on Christmas Eve, then Christmas was spent just with family. And the rest of the weekend was … Continue reading

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Enter to Win a $25 Gift Certificate from Gorgeous Fabrics!

We’ve been so busy here at Gorgeous Fabrics Galactic Headquarters that we almost overlooked an approaching milestone. We are close to shipping our 38,000th fabric order!!! Holy cow, I can’t believe it. Thirty-eight thousand orders! That’s a whole lotta fabric. … Continue reading

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Quick Add-on to the 2958 Maxi: Pockets!

I have been wearing my Modified Kwik Sew 2948 maxi cardigan almost nonstop since I made it; I love it so much! There’s just one thing missing – pockets. I need my pockets. I use them all the time. The … Continue reading

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