Double Thanks Carol!!!…

Last night, Carol Van Zandt gave members of the East Bay Modern Quilt Guild some fabrics from her new line called “Licorice Fizz” from Andover Fabrics.

Licorice Fizz

I especially like the black and light grey fabrics that look like faces. They reminded me of the soot characters from Studio Ghibli’s Spirited Away.

Bou Nezumi

I looked online to see what they were called… and I discovered that a toy rat–which has been driving me crazy trying to figure out what anime he was from–is Bou Nezumi from Spirited Away!!!

THANKS AGAIN CAROL!!!… The soot characters, by the way, are called Susuwatari.

A Trip to Happy Stop…

Happy Stop

One weekend, I stopped by a fabric shop in Oakland that I read about:

Happy Stop – 1132 E 12th St. – Oakland, CA 94606

The place is small, a mess and nothing is labeled, but there’s tons of fabrics…
ALL for $2.00/yard (half yard minimum). Cash only.

Happy Stop

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