So, I’ve been drooling over the neat knit prints available at Girl Charlee for quite some time now. The only thing holding me back were some reports I’d heard about the quality of their fabrics.
Well, that, and the fact that I am technically trying to “fabric fast” with a ton of other lovely folks over on Pattern Review. My rules for my own fast are that I need to sew two yards for every one that I buy to decrease my stash. This has not really been happening, but hey, oh well.
Anywho, after receiving some good advice on what to buy and what to avoid (mostly light prints and fabrics less than 8 oz) from the lovely Aleah (whose awesome Thread Theory top is pretty much responsible for spurring on my order) and HanPanda at Pattern review via the Fabric Fast thread (yes, I got advice on what to order from a group of people trying to abstain from purchasing fabric. What can I say? We support and enable.).
So, without further adieu…
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