While Heidi doesn't carry some of the fabric designers I was searching for (no Heather Ross, no Anna Maria,) she does carry an exceptional collection of so many other things. Plus the store has an absolutely beautiful selection of wools! I got immediately sucked in by a little stash of beautifully dyed wool fabrics.
I'm not sure what the pink will become, but I know I have enough of the gray to make a winter skirt, and enough of the three varying greens to make a cozy winter cowl. I am actually getting quite excited about sewing again -- I haven't done much sewing in the past year or so.
I also picked up some buttons that match a few of the yarns I've been storing. We just revealed April's Yarnbox shipment, so if you're not looking to get spoiled, I wouldn't read past here...!
I have a sweater lot of Annie Yarn in Robin's Egg from the September 2013 Yarnbox that is due to become an Earl sweater, and I wanted to get a few buttons so I could add them on to keep it cozy and closed. You know, just in case. Luckily for only 10 cents a pop, I was able to find all of these beautiful buttons at Hens & Chicks:
I also have plans to turn the pretty hank of Fyberspates' Lavender Haze on Vivacious DK into a baby sweater, so found some buttons for that, too:
I'm a bit of a button addict, but I can't wait to get started on these projects! I have half a mind to try and hunt down a glove pattern for the hot pink wool -- what would you make with it?