Sunday Stash – On a Monday ‘Cause It Feels Like Sunday

May 25, 2009 at 10:02 pm 5 comments

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Solids.  They’re kind of the unsung hero of fabrics.  My belief however is that they provide breathing room to let the prints you choose shine through.  I’ve been finding out about Essex cotton/linen blends, solid poplin, vintage sheets and of course, Kona cottons.  They make every color under the sun, and for around $5 a yard, you get a lot of bang for your buck.  For instance, you could make something like this…

fave solids

Love it.

So, I was so glad to see this collection of Kona Cottons available at  www.pinkchalkfabrics.com  and I scooped one up right away.  Go…get one of your own!  See what modern, graphic kind of greatness you can dream up with it.

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5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Katy  |  May 26, 2009 at 3:49 am

    mmmm, those are beautiful solids…and what a lovely liberty print back drop ;)

  • 2. Rachel  |  May 26, 2009 at 3:51 am

    I’ve been looking for a “cluster” of kona’s! Thanks for the link.

  • 3. littlebluecottage  |  May 26, 2009 at 6:36 am

    Katy…isn’t it though?? I can’t bear to cut into it, so I just have it out, so I can drool on it. ;-)

  • 4. Christine  |  May 28, 2009 at 9:16 am

    Love this! Great colors!

  • 5. melissa s.  |  May 28, 2009 at 7:51 pm

    this is BEAUTIFUL! I need to venture into solids more. I love how you combined the solids with some prints.

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