I was up in Edmonton (well, Nisku) in October for a conference and thanks to some very generous folks who drove me up – and were willing to take a 20 minute detour – I was able to pop into Marshall’s after a LONG time since I was there last.
The last time I was up there was in the spring, but since I’d be walking around by myself afterwards, I only got a little bit of elastic when I was there, and not the meters of fabric I was tempted to get… prior to that I hadn’t been there since pre-covid I think.
I find it fun (ish) to look back at my “shopping” posts when I actually USE the fabric I bought (to see how long I stored it… LOL) so I figured I’d do a quick shopping post this time around too.
I decided a while ago to focus my fabric collection and sewing projects around ‘capsule collections‘ – where I’d pick certain colourways for each costuming era I wanted to work on, and assign fabrics to them – letting me organize my fabric collection by projects, and trying to make my various items integrate with one another better. Continue reading →