Stash Building

The Big Island of Hawaii - KonaRemember when I went to Hawaii and found out there was a Quilt Shop Hop happening while we were there. And we went to all nine stores, even though I was there in Hawaii… on my honeymoon…

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I never got around to sharing all the wonderful fabrics and amazing stores I came across during that trek. OMG – that was so much fun! And I met so many great staff and shop owners – several whom I’m still in touch with via Facebook.

These photos were all taken a while ago but I think I’ve had to muster up the nerve to show ALL of this at one time.

Yup! It’s official.

I bought a lot of fabric. But these are great souvenirs/memories of the trip. Right?

So here they are in no particular order.

The middle fabric almost feels like a voile. So soft and flowy.

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This was such a fun find! Little Red Riding Hood. Sweetcakes. More Little Red Riding Hood. Enchanted. All by Riley Blake. Quilt Shop Hop @ Will Cook for

I had to get some regional fabrics while I was there. Hoping to make a skirt out of the fabric on the far right. Nobu-15 by Kona Bay. Hawaii Print. Pua Aloha by Westminster. Pineapple Lei by Westminster.
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And a fun little project kit that I already have plans to give away as a gift.Quilt Shop Hop @ Will Cook for

Gracie Girl. Ashbury Heights. Pop. All by Riley Blake. (I’m really loving Riley Blake!)Quilt Shop Hop @ Will Cook for

Far Out Floral. Always Blooming. Both by Hoffman.Quilt Shop Hop @ Will Cook for And of course I had to collect all the Quilt Shop Hop Squares!Quilt Shop Hop @ Will Cook for

A lovely stack of colour builders!Quilt Shop Hop @ Will Cook for And I couldn’t resist a few puppies, especially when one of them looks very basset-y. Pound Hounds by Sue Marsh.Quilt Shop Hop @ Will Cook for Wrenly by Valori Wells for FreeSpirit! Hoping to make a nice flowly summer top out of this one.Quilt Shop Hop @ Will Cook for

Yup. Acacia. Tula Pink. (Had to!)Quilt Shop Hop @ Will Cook for My Mind’s Eye by Riley Blake. Sew Be It by Henry Glass. My Sunshine by Riley Blake.Quilt Shop Hop @ Will Cook for Daisy Doodle Dandy by Michael Miller. Daisies and Dots by Robert Kaufmann. Grand Bizarre by Michael Miller.Quilt Shop Hop @ Will Cook for I couldn’t resist a little pineapple pattern! I was in Hawaii, after all!Quilt Shop Hop @ Will Cook for Little Folks by Anna Maria Horner. (OMG – this voile is to die for!)Quilt Shop Hop @ Will Cook for Ruby by Dan Bennett. Heaven and Helsinki by Patty Young. Soul Blossoms by Amy Butler.Quilt Shop Hop @ Will Cook for And finally (yes… there is an end to all of this!) Salt Water by Tula Pink. Quilt Shop Hop @ Will Cook for

As I went through all these photos, I found some I had even forgotten about!

Do you buy fabric (or fibre) when you travel? I hope someone can help me justify all this fabric-y goodness.

10 thoughts on “Stash Building

  1. Melissa Miller

    You got yourself some nice fabric! I don’t get to travel but when I venture out to a fabric store I’ve never been to, I like to find something to go home with me and help out a small business a little.

  2. Marianne

    I love you did this on your honeymoon. Quite funny! Yes, I will buy a little something if I can find a quilt store when I travel.

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