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Happy Fall!!

Hi all my Funky Monkey Fabrics Blog readers....how the heck are ya?!? It's been so long since I wrote a Blog post, I almost forget how lol!! I literally have not sewed anything, not one hem, not one face mask....nothing at all, till this past week that is, and even then it was a repeat… Continue reading Happy Fall!!

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Minky, Minky and More Minky!!

I guess I should start this Blog post off by saying "can you believe this is the last week of summer for most of us" but I can't do it, I just refuse, I just can't bring myself to say it...yes I realize I already said it but I put it in quotations so therefore… Continue reading Minky, Minky and More Minky!!

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One Year Later!

Somehow a whole year has passed since I sewed up my first Minky Baby Shower set!! That little baby, Charlie, recently celebrated her first birthday so of course, this maker just had to make her something....right?!? For a fraction of a second I thought about making her a new blanket but I still see lots… Continue reading One Year Later!

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It Was Bound to Happen!

Yup, it was only a matter of time, you know what I'm talking about right? When things are going so smoothly, things are all working out, all your projects are reaching an end and they're turning out just as you planned, or even better? Well, in my world anyway, that means that soon "IT" will… Continue reading It Was Bound to Happen!

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Practically Perfect!

Ohhhhh I love a fun quick sew, this is something I've admitted before but when that fun quick sew also happens to be something I will use almost daily, well that's an added bonus for sure!! We are lucky enough to be able to enjoy our lunch breaks outside in Melissa's lovely backyard, well as… Continue reading Practically Perfect!

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Waterproofed and Beach Ready!

Recently a Customer posted an amazing picture on one of our FB posts and it gave me one of those "oh yeah" moments! You know, those moments when you see something and it reminds you, as in this case, that you really wanted to make one of those too! Fabrics: Wine Cats in Movies, Black… Continue reading Waterproofed and Beach Ready!

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Back to my Roots!

This week I returned to my roots, well kind of....and sadly, no I'm not referring to getting my hair coloured but boy does it need it, then I can stop walking around like this.... I'm talking about returning to my roots of sewing the thing I love the most...bags! It only took me sewing one… Continue reading Back to my Roots!

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I Can See the Finish Line!!

We're almost there folks, the proverbial "finish line" is oh so close, I can almost touch it! When I first began my marathon of a project, the transformation of my outdoor furniture, it seemed like such a huge project and I was worried I was taking on more than I could actually do but this… Continue reading I Can See the Finish Line!!

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So This Happened….

After last week's loss of mojo, I'm pleased to report that it's back....well almost lol!! I had a "situation" on Thursday night that has put a damper on my sewing.....I should say on my sewing/cooking/cleaning/doing almost any task except sitting on the couch lol!! What was this situation you may be wondering, what could possible… Continue reading So This Happened….

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Lost!

Well.... it's gone! I've looked under my desk, in my fabric shelves, behind my sewing room door but nope, it's gone!!! Have you seen it, my sewing mojo that is...cause it's gone!!! I think all my sewing at Christmas time finally caught up to me and right now I have absolutely zero ambition to sew...… Continue reading Lost!