Outfits · Vintage Finds

Simplicity #1101 and Thrift Haul

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Jiffy patterns are great. Destined to satisfy your inner creative and quick enough to be done in time before our attention spans get the best of us!

I made this pattern before in a really cool cotton print, Groovy Simplicity Pattern #1101. This time I went down a size in the pattern and I shortened the hem line. The fabric is cotton and I love the leafy print. Today is a no-makeup-catch-up-on-errands-I-couldn’t-find-time-for-all-week kind of day. Hence the big sunglasses!FullSizeRender(74)

I love the criss-cross of the back, and I’m slowly getting better at zippers. Today in San Antonio it’s a warm 82 degrees Fahrenheit, so anything sleeveless is comfortable!

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I went to Hancock’s Fabrics today (sob) while their going-out-of-business sale is still going on. So sad. I did get stopped twice by customers who complemented my dress. It is such a universally appealing pattern and I know it would look great on just about everyone and doesn’t it look different depending on your choice of fabric!

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Now on to my Goodwill thrift find1 This (sixties?) era Singer Touch & Sew machine accessories. $4.99 for both boxes. My mother has this machine so this went to her happy home and to good use. I love the illustration of the woman sewing on her coffee table, because I thought I was the only one who did that sometimes 🙂

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Don’t you love her teased hair? I have to learn how to do my hair like this….

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The contents were more or less all there. I think the smaller box was missing a disk. the big box held Singer lubricant, bobbins, plates,.feet, disks, extra needles, etc. A great find. High five for me!

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