OK, I Do Have a New Year’s Resolution…

Despite leaving comments on several blogs that I don’t really have a New Year’s resolution, and that I chop and change my mind so much that I would never stick to one anyway, I have discovered three weeks into the new year that I actually do have one:

“My New Year’s resolution is to save as much money as I can on fabrics”

Well – I am pleased to announce that so far I am very successful in sticking to my resolution!

At the Global Fabrics sale I saved about $160 – yay!

Here’s what I bought saved money on:

  • Purple peacock feather print – silk/cotton – future dress
  • Turquoise brush stroke print – silk/cotton – future dress
  • Yellow floral – 100% cotton – future sundress
  • Amythest/black print – silk tafetta – future skirt
  • Rose lace – future shell top
  • Dark brown/pink rose print – 100% cotton – future dress
Mmm…I see a lot of dresses in my future!  I can’t wait to get started on the rose print one, but maybe the sundress should come first before summer leaves us.  What do you think?
By the way, I did suffer from some post-purchase guilt, so thought I better get started on something I bought in the last Global sale – here’s a sneak preview:

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20 thoughts on “OK, I Do Have a New Year’s Resolution…

  1. Wow, those fabrics look amazing! Such bright, pretty patterns. They're all lovely, but I was particularly admiring the yellow floral, rose print, and amethyst/black print. Great finds!

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  2. That's too funny–a resolution that'll be hard to break! That peacock print is gorgeous. I can really see your palette in these fabrics with the rose and the amethyst.

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  3. I love the purple peacock feathers and the blue one beside it, very pretty, your photo makes me want to go down to Global here in Wgtn and see if I can find them for myself! But it's ok, I made no such resolution to stop buying fabric 😉 Just to try and use more of it from my stash so you know, got to top it up every now and again, hehe xx

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  4. Your post made me laugh out loud. My resolution is not to spend another sent on new fabric or patterns this year. I made it as I literally crammed my European purchases into an overstuffed cupboard.

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