Seeing as though my last post was about me giving in to temptation, I thought I'd continue on a similar path.
This weekend, there was a 40% off sale at Spotlight and with such a generous discount, how could I say no. Who am I kidding? I didn't even give it a second thought. I did plan ahead however and made sure I left the house armed with a shopping list. My main aim was stock up on some winter weight fabric and buy some of the more expensive wools which I wouldn't even dare look at, let alone cut. And I must say, mission accomplished!
Here are a couple of ideas I have for my purchases:
This 1940s Vogue jacket pattern has been wanting to be made for some time, but I've never found the right fabric. I don't think this red & black wool is perfect but it will give the jacket a bit of a 'Pendleton' look which I'm quite keen on.
There was still at least half the bolt left of the navy wool-blend fabric I used for my 1950s pants, so I bought myself another 3 metres with this fabulous 1930s dress in mind. Knowing how beautifully it falls, I think it will make a lovely skirt and I'm picturing red piping and buttons for the bodice detail. Classy!
When I spied this awesome purple & grey knit jersey on the racks, I snatched it up quick smart. This 1930s pinafore is gonna rock so hard this winter, I can hardly wait to get started!
Hmmm, where to begin...?