Fabric find: Miyamairi

January 12, 2012 at 7:29 am 3 comments

I came across this fabric panel in one of my favourite fabric haunts and thought it would be perfect for the front of an absolute showstopper of a shift dress! It’s a Michael Miller fabric called ‘Miyamairi’ depicting a Japanese family and Mt Fuji in the background. Not sure when I’ll get the chance to make this one since I’m back at work now (and also in the middle of a Bulgarian owl stamp cushion), but I think a couple of strategically placed darts will mean I can use a fair bit of the fabric. Might have to sacrifice the blue strip at the bottom so that the hemline isn’t too long though…

Japanese scene fabric

I love the detail of the big sister fussing with her little sister’s hairpiece, with the little sparrows nearby.

Japanese scene fabric detail


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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Maree OShea  |  January 12, 2012 at 10:02 am

    Eileen any change of a wall hanger from this fabric?

    • 2. touchwooddesign  |  January 12, 2012 at 5:59 pm

      There should be more of the fabric available – I’ll email you directly Maree.

  • 3. Maree OShea  |  January 14, 2012 at 2:43 pm

    Thank you.


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