Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone who visits Modern Retro Textiles. Thanks for your patronage in our first year of business. We remain open for business over the 'silly season' but may be a bit slower to post your purchases (please allow a couple of business days after you payment has been received). Keep an eye out for our January SALE coming soon!

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Prints Charming hand printed fabric panels

'Prints Charming' Hand Printed cotton fabric panels are now in store for $15 each. SPECIAL: buy 3 panels and get 1 free! They come in 3 gorgeous colours: aqua, coral and citron. Designed and made in NSW Australia.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Little Bird Patterns back in stock

Little Bird Patterns are a collection of children and women's clothes designed by two Brissy mums. They are great for beginners and can be sewn up in no time. I made the skirt below from the Tweeny Skirt Pattern and Sandi Henderson's new 'Meadowsweet' fabric, in store for $22 per metre. The frilly dilly bloomers, mini fling, summer fling and madison skirt will be loaded in store shortly.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Fabulous creations from our fabric, for sale!

Alicia from Missus Moonshine has made some fabulous children's clothes from Saffron Craig and Cloud 9 (100% certified organic cotton) fabrics. You can buy these gorgeous items and more from her etsy store .

Sunday, December 13, 2009

10 FQ Meadowsweet Competition Winner

Of several hundred entries from our mailing list, the winner is Angela of Leichhardt in NSW! Congratulations!! Stay tuned for regular giveaways / competitions for people on the mailing list to win new products. Merry Christmas!!

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

New products in store: patterns, patterns and more patterns!

Some great new patterns have arrived in store over the last few weeks, take a took:
By Sew Fun from the US, the brainy baby ball ($11) and grab n go diaper clutch ($15)

The Valorie Wells 'Little Wallet' sewing card ($7) and a new softie by Fig Tree Threads, Stanley the fish ($11)

Reduced price! Sandi Henderson and Patty Young

The Sandi Henderson 'Meadowsweet' and Patty Young 'Flora and Fauna' ranges have been reduced to $22 per metre to ensure we are competitive. Have a look in store!

Monday, December 7, 2009

Congratulations: Christmas giveaway

Congratulations to Sharon (stitches on mars) you win the 4 Christmas Patterns (yours was the second comment). Thanks to all for entering. There is still time to win the Sandi Henderson 'Meadowsweet' 10 FQ pack - join our mailing list to enter (by the 13th of December)!

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

December Newsletter and Voucher

The Modern Retro Textiles December newsletter went out yesterday and included a discount voucher for the week. If you have not received it, please forward me your email address. Hurry, voucher ends on 7 December 09.