merry christmas!

>> Saturday, December 25, 2010

Look for new dresses in the new year!!! Until then enjoy the holidays! Eat, Drink, Be Merry!!


brrrr beret - mccall's 9448

>> Thursday, December 9, 2010

Well it has been a long time since my last pattern and alas you only get a hat. Now that isn't to say I haven't been sewing up a storm (knitting, too), just nothing suitable for the blog.

I did make this ultra cool beret though from a pattern I found at thrift store in Camas. The fabric is wool from a maxi skirt I bought years ago but never wear. I know maxi skirts are making a come back, but I am convinced that they are never a good choice for someone as short at me, no matter what the magazines say. So, into the cut up pile it went.

Evidence that the skirt did once exist. Sure, I look like a bag lady, but at least the scenery is to.die.for -

The pattern - 

The hat - 
Crummy picture quality but whatev.
The jacket I am wearing I found at the Goodwill bins. On second thought, it deserves it's own post. My vintage coat collection is both hideous and awesome. More to come...


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