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1 1/2 Inch Wide Elastic for Skirts

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I am SO EXCITED to have this gorgeous Andover Fabric in stock.  It’s the “Victorian Modern” and it’s just in time for SPRING!  I’ll be making Elastic Waisted Skirts for my Kids shop http://www.etsy.com/shop/embellishbyafabrics, as soon as my Funky, Fun Elastics get here.  (I can’t wait!!)  🙂

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Here is a teaser of what I’m getting in stock soon!  I think I finally found my supplier for my 1 1/2 inch + wide elastics for waistbands.  I hunted for weeks trying to find SOFT, PRETTY, 1 1/2 ” Wide elastic to create the exposed elastic skirts I am designing.

I have on order the following polka dotted 1 1/2″ elastics

Turquoise/Pink
Hot Pink/Light Pink
Bright Pink/Black
Lime/Pink
Light Pink/Brown
Red/Green
And the following SOLIDS
White/Soft Finished Look
Aqua
Red
Mint
Black/Soft Finished Look
Peach
Ivory
Orange
Light Purple
Brown
Light Pink
Green
Purple
Light Blue
Fuchsia
Lime Green
Bright Blue
Navy
Gray
I am hoping to whip up a PDF (More like blood sweat and tears up a PDF) of my design for those who would like to sew their own.
Stay tuned so you don’t miss out on the latest fashion craze in skirts!!
Oh, and don’t forget to enter your votes for my Kaufman Girls/Boys Growth Chart Panel  (Please copy and paste the link below and enter it into a new browser page.)
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When do you find time to sew?

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ImageI was reading a recent blog post about how do others find the time to sew.  See this pretty, Easy Sew, “Quick” project in the picture above?  Well, I’ve had it for over a year and it’s still neatly folded and not sewn!

(If you like it, I have more for sale in my shop located in the link below)https://www.etsy.com/listing/115067353/do-it-yourself-sewing-kit-2-reversible?

My solution is my sewing buddy Kim, whom I fondly call Kimmers.  We schedule sewing “play dates” and work on our projects, one on one side of the table and the other on the other side.  It works!  I swear it does.  We both have machines that are portable so, “will travel with machine” is our motto.

You would be amazed at how much we get done working side by side, not to mention the amount of laughter (