Thursday, July 02, 2009

London crafty

Dear Shayne,

On top of planning our wedding (only 16 days!) and caring for our sick kitty, I have also been traveling quite a bit this year (hence the light posting in these parts).

One place I went was to London. I didn't have much time there, but I just had to go to Liberty because their fabrics are drool-worthy. The designs are lovely and the cotton just feels like a dream.

(Edited to add this photo of Liberty that I just realized I took with my small camera...)
Liberty of London

Plus, they were having a big sale when I went. What luck! So, I bought some fabric...

I couldn't resist this one, since our wedding colors are red and white:
Liberty fabric

I was so happy to find this one, because it can be difficult to find good greyscale cottons:
Liberty fabric

The flowers on this one are a larger scale than the others (and do you think I could have pressed this fabric before taking a photo of it? Sheesh.)
Liberty fabric

And these last two are the same print, in different colors. I could not decide which one to get, so I bought both. Heh.
Liberty fabric

Liberty fabric

I thought I was done there, but then I found these amazing rolls of gorgeous wool and I just had to have them:
Wool felt from Liberty

It was difficult to get out of there with just these items. There were so many other amazing crafty things there -- lovely notions, ribbons, buttons, books, etc. If you are in London, you must go to Liberty. It's a bit of a splurge, I will admit, but it's Liberty! It's London!

love,
kelly

3 comments:

Shanna said...

Great Fabric!!!

The Housewife said...

I am so going to Liberty when I visit the UK this month. Let me know if you have anything left on your list to get and I will happily pick it up for you.

Shayne said...

Wowee! I started to look at their website and my head started spinning - clothes and gifts and fabric? Bestill my shopping-loving heart!

I'm happy to hear you got in something fun for yourself during your trip :)