Sunday, September 4, 2016
Sunday Spotlight: Joann's Halloween Fabrics 2016
A small reminder today that while fall proper may not have arrived yet, it has definitely arrived in stores including our largest fabric shop chain Joanns. I always look forward to the arrival of Halloween spooky goodness arriving in stores (#capitalisim) because my style leans gothic on occasion and I like taking the opportunity to stock up on fancy black candelabras and other darkly victorian decor and fabrics.
This year Joann's Halloween fabrics are pretty great too, I snatched up the black sheer net with the tiny sequin spiderwebs above for a 1920's dress project last week as soon as I saw it! The other spider web fabric above is an acetate taffeta with velvet webs, and would make a great dress but I'll be making a circle skirt to wear all fall (and winter too!) long. After stocking up on spiderwebs, I decided to browse the fall novelty cottons in the quilting section and to my surprise discovered a few designs were offered in both the usual 45" width and also 60" widths! 60" fabric= circle skirts in my mind because with wider fabrics you can eek out a circle skirt from only 2.5 yards as opposed to the usual 5 yards required from 45" width fabrics. So into my cart went this wonderful fall leaves print for a full autumnal 50's circle skirt project!
So ladies, get thee to a Joanns if you are after any of their Halloween offerings as the good stuff tends to go fast! (also, no Joanns is not sponsoring this post ha ha) I wouldn't want anyone to miss out on such nice spiderweb fabrics ;)