Thursday, September 10, 2009

HDW Fabric Inspiration

Let's be honest. A trip to Helsinki is not complete without a trip to the Marimekko Factory Store. I limited myself to some purchases from the 6€/meter fabric table. Here's a sampling:

I also visited the Finlayson Store in Helsinki and bought a little of this gorgeous fall fabric to make a few aprons for holiday gifts, as well as a small piece with these cute monkeys on it!

On Saturday I found Kajsa of Syko fame at the Design Market held at the Cable Factory (Kaapelitehdas) - always a treat! I bought a couple of Christmas gifts that I can't post here, but also picked up something for the wall of my newly organized sewing room!

Kajsa's teaching her first class "Lekfulla Applikationer på Nytt Sätt" (Playful Applique in a New Way) at Loftet in Vaasa on Saturday October 3, if you're in the area!

4 comments:

Gina said...

Love your purchases

Love and hugs Gina xxx

Britt said...

I really like the first Marimekko fabric--and the monkeys! Wish I could have been with you (then you'd have more purchases!).

Dzen said...

Soooo gorgeous... so Nordic. I love it. I miss being a bit closer. Thanks for sharing!

Tanya said...

Very pretty fabric. It is always interesting to see how fabric designers in different countries create fabric.