This line drawing is easier to look at and see the pieces of the pattern. It’s from the Vogue/McCall’s web site. Just click the pattern photo in the previous entry or this one & scroll down the page to see it.
Sometimes photos and/or drawings just don’t show clearly what’s what, so I find I usually go to these drawings before buying a pattern. Wonder how the pattern companies evolved these? Might be interesting marketing history!
Fabric from post holiday sales above. All are 100% cotton, soft and breathable… except that solid red might become a skirt. Hm. Have to think about that one. Cherries & berries are plentiful, and how appropriate will that be for Washington’s birthday next month. Might even find cute buttons somewhere. As long as that’s not gilding the lily.
Sweet & soft, this blue & whiter cotton might make a cool set for warm summer nights.
What I really couldn’t resist for summer was something green!
Plus half a dozen Vogue patterns at veeery low price – hehe!!!
After an unexpectedly busy December, including family things, it’s time to re-group and get back to normal… which means one thing here: vintage!
Am at my favorite, veddy-veddy exclusive B&B for lovers of vintage things – the private home of dear friends K & G. My ‘suite’ includes the wolf room, bath, and library, as well as full use of the craft room right across the library.
Their house is better than a museum or antique shoppe, because there are so many collections of things I love ~ vintage patterns, fabrics, laces, buttons & jewelry. And I can touch everything – tee-heee!
G has his man cave, where he works his magic on antique metal trucks, so K & I are able to do our things guilt-free. Here are a few highlights… click any photo to start the slideshow.