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[13 Aug 2010 | 5 Comments | ]
Help! I’m Drowning in Simplicity Patterns…

Here are the latest Simplicity patterns I purchased at the $.99 pattern sale at Hancock Fabrics over the weekend. I was disappointed when I got to the first store because the new Fall patterns weren’t in the drawers (shamefully, they were still in the boxes — what a waste!), so I picked up some older patterns for my collection and drove to another store.  I called ahead and asked if they could put a few patterns aside for me, but the cashier said they were doing inventory or something and she …

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[5 Aug 2010 | 7 Comments | ]
More Sewing Patterns!

It’s not a secret that I have a weakness for sewing patterns, so it should come as no surprise that I used my birthday as an excuse to stock up at the Vogue, McCall’s, and Simplicity sales. First, I bought six Simplicity patterns at the $1.99 sale at Hancock Fabrics. My faves are the Cynthia Rowley sundress (S2587) and the Project Runway skirt (S2413) with the tie at the waist. I also love S2692’s bodice variations.

I took advantage of the $5 clearance patterns available on the Vogue Patterns web site. …