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Pattern Love

You all liked my fabric wishlist post a while back so I thought I might do it again sometimes.

cloud 9 fabrics

M Is For Make is still my favourite UK fabric store – they have all my favourite designers and prices are reasonable. I really need to get back to my dressmaking so I have an excuse to buy more fabric. If you’re in the market, above are a few current favourites. They’re all from Cloud9 – the top 2 from Rashida Coleman-Hale’s Tsuru and the bottom 2 from Steffie Brocoli’s In The Forest.


Not exactly fabric, but it’s the patterns I love in the Celia Birtwell collection for Uniqlo. I wish Uniqlo would open a store in Scotland. Although, maybe not as I would probably end up buying everything. Who could resist pretty flower scarves and animal dresses?


Hello! I’m Marceline Smith, the designer and owner of Asking For Trouble. I create illustrated stationery, accessories and gifts using my cute characters inspired by Japanese kawaii. This is my business and personal blog where I write about my creative doings, inspirations, travels, Japan trips and daily life. Read more »

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