Big in Japan

Fabric is, don't you know:

That's the Japanese Liberty print I bought in Tokyo, oh, lo these many weeks ago. (If you hadn't noticed, I got a bit behind on blogging there before Christmas … sorry about that.) I bought it at the — so glad it was still there! 

It took me a while to choose this — I really wanted something dark, but of course all the spring prints were calling to me. I should have taken pictures of the runners-up, but they were mostly dark ditsy florals. This one has a little more heft to it, and the olive color is just gorgeous. Here, have a closer look: 

 

Not quite sure what this will be yet, but is a strong contender … 

 

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7 thoughts on “Big in Japan

  1. How wonderful that you got to go back to Tokyo! That street is a fabric lovers dream, I went on sensory overload with all the fabric stores there. What struck me was odd was the lack of sewing patterns in Japanese, or English in their sewing stores.

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  2. Oddly enough, I was in a HUGE New York City fabric store a few days ago… and maybe I shouldn’t tell you this… that same Liberty print is there! I recognized it immediately, after seeing this post. Has a wonderful, soft hand. Just lovely.

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