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I don’t mean to talk about people…

But, I would do very bad things to get my hands on the gorgeous Chanel boucle that Michael’s is carrying.

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I got a peek last weekend when I went in need of weft interfacing for the jacket. Sigh. And, I am so not a boucle person. But, if you take one look at Marji’s and Lindsay’s Chanel style jackets, you too might change your mind.

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He also had some Missoni knits. The pink one is super dense, almost sweater like. Makes we want a boat neck tunic.

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14 thoughts on “I don’t mean to talk about people…

  1. That Missoni is gorgeous. I have some Missoni that I bought on sale from Fine Fabrics and I am afraid to cut it. I am about to do a muslin of the dress I am planning to make with it.

  2. Is the website for A Fabric Place because that boucle is TDF! I don’t need another yard of anything, but I could squeeze some in. 🙂

  3. That is nice! I’m really trying to use up what I’ve got, but I’m ready to buy some new stuff anytime now. I’ve just got solid color knits, and I agree with Slapdash Sewist, I’d love some design and color.

  4. I am so not a boucle’ person either, but I can’t resist the red tag clearances! I got a piece of navy and rose at Jo-Ann’s a couple of months ago, and actually didn’t leave it in my stash very long. I LOVE how it turned out! Even used a new pattern!

  5. Did you see that beautiful grey/brown/aqua boucle that Jo-Anns was carrying a month or so ago? It looked A LOT LIKE your picture. It was part of a whole group of coordinating fall fabrics. I wish I could remember what they called them. It was not what I normally wear, but it was oh so beautiful. I’m going tomorrow so I’ll check up on it (name/SKU), if you want me to?

  6. i actually just made a jacket of boucle, my first experience with it and just love it.
    I liked a pink colorway, maybe the one in your picture? just TDF!! from what i understand they are having a great sale right now!!

    sorry to be an enabler 🙂

  7. After our conversation about the machine last week I feel like a hypocrite, but I say “indulge”. I know that stuff, it’s the good stuff. And it makes up beautifully. Not like the overly heavy and stiff boucles you get at Joanns. I’m going to pop a sample of one of those boucles in the mail to you, quilted like the Chanel jackets are.

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