A sales weekend – Memorial Day. I absolutely promised myself I would not go overboard on fabric.
I’m limiting myself to patterns 🙂
Casual Elegance (Loes Hinse Studio, love her designs – classic, elegant, chic) has patterns at 50% off! Had to get this sweater coat pattern that I’ve wanted for so long.
Dixie DIY – I
blame thank Faye at Faye’s Sewing Adventure for this! She has a post on Indie patterns – the annual Indie Pattern Month Challenge, sponsored by Monthly Stitch, is in June. Dixie’s Ballet Dress got me. For knits, what a nice relaxed design! Perfect for a cotton blend jersey. Or as shown, a sweater knit top and solid knit bottom. Take off the sleeves, make them elbow length, add a wide belt. Fun!
Nikki at Fancy That posted an adorable version of New Look 6210 Knit Dress (short and maxi versions and a choice of slim or relaxed skirt and two necklines). I’m going for the relaxed skirt looks…great for summer.
Take me back to the 80’s…remember the boyfriend coat? OK, if you’re laughing due to how looong ago that was, I forgive you. Ashley and I both want the Republique du Chiffon Gerard Coat this fall. I got the pattern now, don’t want to forget where I found it!
It’s only Sunday. Not even noon. Self-restraint is probably a virtue…but total withdrawal just can’t be good.