Sunday, August 9, 2009

vintage sewing patterns

Over the past few days I have spent a ridiculous amount on vintage sewing patterns on ebay. I like to consider them an investment, for this shop which is yet to be but feels closer every day. I've been randomly stockpiling crafty stuff and supplier details, and have been writing business and financial plans and such. It may not be just a dream after all, and I'll tell you more about it when I have more to tell, I promise.
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Meanwhile, it's rice and beans for me for a few weeks- but aren't they lovely?
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(while writing this post I've surreptitiously bid on 3 more patterns. A 50's rockabilly dress at only 3 bucks? I need to STEP AWAY FROM EBAY)

6 comments:

Kylie said...

Wow! I'm with you - these are investment pieces of the best kind :) Good luck with your shop plans! K

A Life So Peachy said...

YAY! Can't wait to find out more... In the meantime, i'll keep an eye out for patterns while I on my weekly op shop hunt!

brown eyed girl said...

Those patterns are so fun!

ps: I've tagged you!

Brooke Premo said...

Those patterns are lovely.

Oh, and by the way, I've been calling my sewing machine Kenmeister, per your great nicknaming suggestion!

The Crafty Librarian said...

eBay is DANGEROUS! I love it, can't wait to see what you make!

PaperLion said...

Ohhh, that sounds exciting and mysterious, can't wait to hear more!