Author Archives: Gorgeous Things

About Gorgeous Things

I own an online fabric store, Everything else you need to know about me is what I tell you on my blog, darlings!

My New Address

You can now find my blog Here at Gorgeous Fabrics! I’ll be tweaking it over the next few days, but please reset your pointers to this address. I promise this will be the last move for a long time – … Continue reading

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Why I’m Quiet

Nothing bad, but when I did the post complaining about the no-advertising fees, the wonderful Leslie (my web developer) came to me and said she could move the blog to Gorgeous Fabrics and free me from ever having to pay … Continue reading

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I Have to Show You This Fabric

Check out this fabric that we just got from the atelier of the couturier on the Rue Cambon! This is so gorgeous. What you can’t really see well from the photograph is that the backing fabric is a deep, rich … Continue reading

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Slow but Steady…

Will get the lace trench finished. Here’s where life stands thus far. DH’s job is insane right now. He’s the tech lead for getting the websites up and running for one of the largest H&B companies in the world. The … Continue reading

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Progress on the McCalls Lace Trench

Wherein progress is made on the Lace Trench…. Continue reading

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Dressing for the Now

I had a couple of interesting experiences recently. First is the close call I had with the Lady Gray muslin. I’ve decided to make the McCalls instead, but I was mildly disappointed, not with LG, but with myself. I’m glad … Continue reading

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Of Course the Descriptions are Subjective

Deal. You know who you are. For everyone else? I try to make it fun for you and share my excitement. Enjoy! 🙂

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Fashion’s Night Out Flash Sale on Shirtings at Gorgeous Fabrics!

Tonight is Fashion’s Night Out, a celebration of all that is fashion, all over the US, and elsewhere! And to mark this great fun time, we’re putting all our shirting fabrics on sale for 4 hours only tonight for 15% … Continue reading

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Shameless Plug – Fashion Sewing Supply

Hello kittens! I’m still floating on air after my appointment today, and I only have a few minutes to post, but I wanted to give a big shout out for Pam’s new website, Fashion Sewing Supply. First I need to … Continue reading

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I had a follow-up with my medical oncologist today. So far everything looks great – all the bloodwork is normal. Fingers crossed!!!

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