Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Bargain patterns

Merry Christmas and all the best with the New Year. When I was out shopping for Christmas, I always leave all that to this week I can't deal with it before then. It is easier not having young children to buy for though. I dropped into the Salvos and found these 2 patterns for $1 each.


The Vogue Paris original is just gorgeous, I love the jacket, I'm not sure what year it is. The Simplicity is 1977 and I love the sleeves and the shape and of course the rick rack around the edge. What's not to love about rick rack!. I was pretty happy with my find.

Unfortunately my sewing mojo seems to have disappeared. I have lost 2 very significant people in my life in the last  few weeks. My teacher from primary school who became a friend and helped me to decide the path my life took and last night the father of a friend, who is also my parents best friend.  I have known him all my life passed away. I just feel overwhelmed by my fabric and ideas and don't know where to start with sewing. I am hoping my mojo will return after Christmas.

Merry Christmas everyone and all the best for the new Year.
Happy Sewing!

2 comments:

  1. So sorry to hear of your loss of those precious friends! You will be back to sewing when you are ready, just give it some time. Merry Christmas to you!

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  2. Thank you. Merry Christmas to you and all the best for the New Year!

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