Thursday, 5 December 2013

Liberty London ... how did I NOT know??

After a lovely Christmas lunch this afternoon with my team, I was walking back to Oxford Circus tube when this amazing building appeared in front of me:

I ventured in - as you do - because, although I have shopped in here years ago, it was BQ (before quilting!) so I had never actually visited the fabric department. It was FAB-U-LOUS ... my eyes were delighted by all the beauty before them! Sadly, a hundred other people were experiencing the same delight as me so I didn't linger. Today. I will return (sorry DH!)

I did buy some Christmas Fabric which I'm going to make more mini Pants Bags out of and fill with sweeties:

And some 'could not leave on the shelf' fabric which I might use in my Strip Bee:

And when I got home, this bundle of loveliness had arrived in the post, which will be used up in my post-Christmas project:

And out of my scraps / stash tonight, I have started making a Pants Bag / Ballet Shoes Bag for the daughter of my colleague at work:

Phew! So much fabric, so little time *sigh*

Linking up for the first time with Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation


  1. You've actually BEEN there?! Wow

  2. I love love love the fabric and yarn department in this fabulous store. I usually pay it a vist at this time of year. I often pick up some Xmas decs too.
    Looking forward to seeing your makes. X

  3. I am so jealous! I wish i was on the same continent as Liberty! lol. Your fabric score is great. Visiting from NTT
    xo jan@sewandsowfarm

  4. Lovely! I was in London yesterday, but did Oxford street, Covent Garden and Swan Lake... No fabric was involved in my day, but a lot of fun :-) Hope you enjoy your new pieces.

  5. Sooo jealous! I love going to Liberty's

  6. Did you see the Channel four programme about Liberty thus week? There's a series of them

  7. What fun. Why don't you go there more often? You lucky ducky...

  8. Oh isn't it a wonderful place! And you have some gorgeous fabrics there, can't wait to see what you do with them :-))

  9. jealous!!! oh, to be able to just pop into the Liberty store! btw- love the fabrics you've pulled for your projects!

    Thank you so much for sharing at Needle and Thread Thursday!

    :) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

  10. Isn't that the truth - so much fabric, so little time! What lovely fabric you came home with!

  11. Oh,I am so far behind on looking at blogs and blogging. Alas, it has been survival of the fittest with the weather around here. Love your lovelies from Liberty. I went there twice when I was in London last year and drooled over the beautiful fabrics. Opted for a package of lovely hexagons as a reminder of my time there.


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