Funky Fabrix

News and Updates

Welcome to Funky Fabrix!
Australia's largest dedicated Organic and Vintage Fabric store!


Here you will find all the latest news from our online organic fabric store http://www.funkyfabrix.com.au

We have new stock arriving daily and will keep you updated on new goodies available, newest trends, fun competitions and bits and pieces from our lives.

If you would like to view our amazing vintage fabrics you can visit our Vintage Fabric store www.vintagefabriconline.com.

We love to see photos of your creations so don't forget to pop us a line and a photo if you would like to see your creation on your photo page on the website.
e-mail: shona@funkyfabrix.com.au

Shona and Jason

Our Vintage Fabric Website

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Win a One Red Robin - Shmerpi Creatures Pattern!

One Red Robin - Shmerpi Creatures Pattern

Love One Red Robin Patterns? View the range in our store by clicking here!

This fortnight we are giving away a Shmerpi Pattern!

Just leave a comment or better still (for double entry) send us a photo of a Red Robin Pattern creation that you have made!

Super special this week, purchase a Red Robin Pattern in our store and receive free post using coupon 1FREEPOST at the time of checkout.

Don't forget, simply leave a comment or send us a photo shona@funkyfabrix.com.au for a chance to win a Shmerpi Pattern!

Friday, August 28, 2009

And the winnner is..............

Thank you to everyone who sent in wonderful photos of their creations! We are going to have a monthly draw, so please keep all the wonderful photos coming in.

One lucky person each month wins a sewing patterns (selection changes monthly). To enter simply send in a photo of any creation using our funky fabric. The winner's name will be drawn from a hat on the last day of each month.

Anyway the lucky winner of this week's prize (2 Bettsy Kingston patterns) is Natasha Kelly!

I will email you now Natasha! Congratulations!!

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Proud Mamma Moments!

I spent Saturday night out at a party with my 4 gorgeous children. Being a proud Mamma Hen, I thought I would post a few pics of my wonderful brood.



New Lovelies In Store

More lovely goodies have arrived in our retail store, and more are on the way!









Tuesday, August 25, 2009

More Creations!

Don't forget to send in your photos by Friday to enter our competition! All you have to do is send in photos of something you have created using of our funky fabrics! Here are a few photos sent in, I will post some more tomorrow. They are on my other computer at home!

Thankyou to all our lovely customers that have sent in photos so far!
Our email for photos is shona@funkyfabrix.com.au

The lucky winner will receive 2 Bettsy Kingston patterns, name drawn from a hat!


Sunday, August 23, 2009

Customer Creations!


Don't forget to send in your photos by Friday to enter our competition! All you have to do is send in photos of something you have created using of our funky fabrics! Here are a few photos sent in, I will post some more tomorrow. They are on my other computer at home!

Thankyou to all our lovely customers that have sent in photos so far!
Our email for photos is shona@funkyfabrix.com.au

The lucky winner will receive 2 Bettsy Kingston patterns, name drawn from a hat!


What a gorgeous bag! Made using Joel Dewberry Ginseng. I wouldn't mind one of these for myself, a girl can never have too many bags!






Patty Young Mezzanine


Patty Young's new range Mezzanine has finally arrived. Gorgeous bright florals, botanics and geometrics. Available in our store store and online line.
Just click here!

Monday, August 17, 2009

Monaluna is Back!


We have more Monaulana fabric back in stock. First time around these fabrics just sold out so quickly. We have some old favourites plus some new colourways arriving in store. Be quick, these don't last long.
Monaluna is the creation of Jennifer Moore. You will love these fabrics as much as we do.
Photos shown for inspiration are from Jennifer's website www.monaluna.com.
You will also find some great free project downloads on the site.





Sunday, August 16, 2009

Monday Competition Time!



We are so excited about giving away one of each of these Bettsy Kingston patterns. The lucky winner will receive 2 patterns - Ruffle Pants and Reversible Pinafore!

All you to have to do to enter is email us pics of your wonderful creations using a Funky Fabrix fabric - too easy! All the pics will be shown on our blog and the winner will be drawn from a hat.

Competition closes Friday 28th of August! Our email for photos is shona@funkyfabrix.com.au

Looking forward to seeing all your wonderful photos,

Shona
xx

We have a winner!

Congrulations Sparrow Bee http://www.sparrowbee.blogspot.com/ - you have won our blog competition -two patterns by Little Bird Patterns - the fabulous Madison Skrt pattern and the Twirly Skirt Pattern.

This week we will be giving away 2 Bettsy Kingston patterns - more information later today!

Friday, August 14, 2009

New Patterns in Store!

We have some wonderful new patterns in store this week. We have restocked some much loved Red Robin patterns, and wow, they have sold out so quickly! We had to reorder after only a few days. Plenty now in stock.
You will now also find Bettsy Kingston Patterns. Designed by local gal Benita McGovern, these are perfect for the beginner sewer - all just so cute. The Market Skirt has been very popular. Has a pattern for both mums and daughters.






We will be giving away a Bettsy Kingston pattern next week, so stay tuned!!

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Amsterdam Fabric Markets

Katrina Kaye of Amsterdam create wonderful bags, cushions and monsters out of amazing vintage fabric. (We proudly stock their goodies in our retail store)


We are very excited to be planning a European trip at the end of the year, with our 4 children.
We purchase a lot of our vintage fabric from Amsterdam and are just so excited to be visiting to source some more wonderful fabrics.
Amsterdam has fabric markets that open 7 days per week, as well as funky retro stores carrying original vintage fabric still on the bolt.
We are going to be in fabric heaven! Now, to work out how to get it all home!!

Vintage buttons and fabrics in the markets, Amsterdam.

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Babushka Brooches

How beautiful are these brooches?? They are made by the lovely Rosey of I Can't Sew and are now in our retail store in Brisbane. They really are just so gorgeous! Thank you Rosey!










Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Madison Skirt Pattern Giveaway!

We are giving away two patterns by Little Bird Patterns (2 brissy girls). You will receive the very funky Madison Skirt to make for yourself and the Tweeny Skirt to make for your daughter!

These patterns are just perfect for the beginner sewer.

I am thinking of making a Madision with the new Joel Dewberry fabric in store - Deer Valley. www.funkyfabrix.com.

Anyway...........just leave a comment for a chance to win! Winner's name drawn from a hat on Friday, next week!

Good luck!!!

Monday, August 3, 2009

David Walker Fat Pack Winner!

Congratulations to Joely Whiting, who has won our David Walker Oh Boy! fat quarter pack!

Joely has little girls but they love dinosaurs too, so they will be delighted with this gorgeous fabric.

New competition announced tomorrow! Stay tuned!

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