sewing curtains, upholstering a side chair, or making a pillow cover in 5 minutes. A few of them would look especially sweet used to make fabric buckets. The birds range from streamlined to downright goofy — a sign that no matter what your style, there's probably a bird fabric out there for your home, mood, and project. 1. Organic cotton poplin "Linked Birds" in Plum, approx. $27 a meter at Volksfaden. 2. "Swallow Dive" fabric, approx. $56 at Vanessa Arbuthnott. 3. Kokka "Purple Perch" upholstery weight fabric, $19.95 at Purl Soho. 4. "Seagull" in linen, denim-hemp mix, or organic cotton $90 a yard from Jenny Lee Katz. 5. "Pretty Bird Spice", $8.95 per yard at Tonic Living. 6. "Hummingbird" fabric in blue and olive, approx. $76 a meter at Duckcloth. 7. Alexander Henry upholstery weight "It's a Hoot" fabric, on sale for $8.75 a yard at Purl Soho. 8. Combed cotton "Birds of Norway" in Expresso, $8.95 a yard at Tonic Living.