Tuesday, July 5, 2011

New Patterns, Old Fabric

I have promised myself that I would devote this summer to using up a big chunk of my stash and getting rid of the pieces I know I won't use.  I cheated with that last blouse, but I am back to being commited.  Fortunately, Jo Ann's ran a sale over the weekend on Vogue patterns.  They are usually my favorite. 

This is a piece I picked up in a clearance rack at Jo Ann's in 2007 after admiring it for quite some time full price.  I bought this pattern to make the sleeveless wrap dress.


I am afraid that I bought the pattern because the colors were so similar, but I never felt the paisley print fit the style of the dress.  I looked for something a bit more peasant-like, yet never found anything I liked.  Then, I came across this newer Vogue and fell in love with it.  I think the combination will be unique, so I am going to give it a try.
It is definitely a far cry from peasent-like.  But, I have to have it!

You may not see the reveal for a while.  Unfortunately, I have some drapes that need to be finished.
Until then, happy sewing!


5 comments:

  1. I think this fabric in the vogue pattern will look beautiful......look forward to seeing it! Thanks for the follow on my new blog....following you back as I like your blog! Have a wonderful week!

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  2. I absolutely love your blog name! :) I, too, look forward to seeing how this pattern works out for you!

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  3. Fantastic!
    Absolutely wonderful!
    Thanks for sharing, my wife is gonna love it. :)

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  4. I've been wondering about that Simplicity pattern myself, so I'll be interested in seeing how you feel about it.
    Really lovely material you have for it.

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  5. Good luck with sewing the stash. I've been trying to eliminate mine for many years, and yet it continues to grow, along with the patterns!

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