March Pattern Showcase!


Only one this past month.
Not really into pattern buying this past month. 



I did however go to the Pasadena Flea Market on Sunday and got some goodies. Yeah, I know its April 1st, but I think this can count for last month because it was the weekend. See my logic!?


I bought some shoe stretchers which I really needed. The booth I got them from was selling everything at 50% off. I got two pair for $30! These are like $45 new (for one stretcher!).


I also go this whole bag of buttons for $15. There are about 1/3 more not in the picture.


I think this approaching month will be less patterns as well. I've been looking through my stash which is pretty large now, and there are some patterns I can't wait to work on. So my focus I feel is going to be on patterns I already have. I want to get back to the DuBarry dress I was working on before the move.


I've got some serious plans for this puppy. You all will see!
How are you all doing on your sewing projects?

5 comments:

  1. The DuBarry dress is pretty!

    I've been working on a 60s dress that had me pulling my hair out yesterday. I finally said enough is enough and put it away for the time being.

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  2. I have actually finally started to work on a dress from the pattern I won from you last year. I made a toile yesterday and now I think I'm ready to cut into my printed cotton. Or at least as soon as my cold gets better.

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  3. i'm a month past finishing four custom bustle dresses for a wedding at the beginning of the month, and am ready to sew again so i'm getting back to finishing up my alterations of the bra pattern i bought off you plus a linen sports bra pattern I've been working on.

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  4. Wow, you really scooped! I can't wait to see that pattern made up.

    Like you, I've been buying less and focusing more on the great patterns I already have. I'm also making a DuBarry pattern, this one is for a pinafore dress out of green and white striped seersucker with some rick rack thrown in for good measure!

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  5. Can't go wrong with rick rack!

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