Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Spadea S-261 Fabulous Full Skirted Dress / ca. 1962

I haven't listed today yet - lots of mail to get out so will put some in later today.  Here are some special beauties put in on Monday and Tuesday.

A number of Spadea patterns and more to come - Yay.

A big wide pleated skirt pops this great Spadea S-261 Fabulous Full Skirted Dress / ca. 1962.

A choice of full or slim skirt with this Simplicity 1247 Fourteen Carat Dress, Jumper & Skirt / ca. 1955.  The full skirted dress or even the skirt by itself with those big pockets rock my boat.

Two different sizes with this luscious dress.  McCall's 6700 Must Have Wrap Dress 1979



Friday, July 26, 2013

Simplicity 3223 Spiffy Retro Shirt, Slacks & Shorts /ca. 1950

It's the "monsoon" season here in Arizona and we get thunderstorm activity almost without warning.  The weather said possible thunderstorms yesterday and oh my gosh did we get rain, lightning and thunder.  I had to turn off my computer for most of the day.  We sure need the rain so that's a good thing.  The bad thing was taking all day to finish a listing.  But got it done.

The premiere pattern IMO for yesterday was one my sister found and sent to me.  She did good!

Simplicity 3223 Spiffy Retro Shirt, Slacks & Shorts /ca. 1950 and this one is uncut!  The styles from late 40's to early 50's incorporate the best of both decades.  The "slacks" are so fortyish, and the shirt too but then that sleeveless shirt and shorts are fifties.

On to the sixties for this Simplicity 6019 Perky Ruffled Top & Pants 1965 that screams sixties' summer.

Back a decade for a great retro nighttime combo - Butterick 6995 Two-Piece Pajamas & Robe Ensemble / ca. 1954 
Nothing rings my bell more than a sailor collar. McCall's 3374 Ship Ahoy Dress or Tunic & Pants 1972 
Never out of style maternity dress.  A "two-piecer" that is so versatile.  Butterick 9844 Mad Men Maternity Dress / ca. 1960

I purchased several patterns from the late 60's to 70's that were in horrible condition on the outside but perfect inside and this is one:  Butterick 4106 Ladylike Suit & Blouse / ca. 1965.  The envelope was so bad I had to completely clean it up so the outfit itself could even be looked at.
Well off to the store.  Hubby and I are going to pick up something delicious to make tonite.  Have a wonderful weekend!



Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Simplicity 4463 Pretty as a Picture Blouse / ca. 1953

Before I forget I wanted to brag that I have finally made yogurt.  I bought a large yogurt maker (I didn't like the one with cups) and have made several batches.  Prepping to put into the machine takes a bit of time but it's worth it.  Half the time I eat it as is with maybe some fresh or frozen fruit.  Since it's blazing hot outside I have been making frozen yogurt and it's so refreshing.  My favorite is to use a drained can of mandarin oranges and maybe a banana pureed (spelling?) and then mixed into the yogurt with some sugar and a bit of lime juice.  Yum.

This lovely blouse pattern I put in yesterday.  Very romantic looking I think. Simplicity 4463 Pretty as a Picture Blouse / ca. 1953

Extra classy dress is this Butterick 3333 One-Piece Dress with Two Collars / ca. 1965 

If you are a nurse or work in a hospital or lab this super stylish uniform is a must have.  The envelope is one of the worst I've seen so I cleaned up the picture so the uniform could be seen!  Butterick 6516 Delightful Nurse's Uniform Package 1970's


Really alot of great newer 80's thru 2000's patterns put in today.  Here's the link!


Tuesday, July 23, 2013

I have been spending days and days SCANNING patterns.  I got sick of having several big bins of patterns that I scan some every day.  Decided to try to do them all and then as I find more to do them right away.  I am ahead at last.  I only listed about 35 today but they are all NEW LISTINGS.  I do like to rotate the oldest listings and incorporate into the new listings but didn't do that today.  Just wanted to get some super new stock in for you.

HERE THEY ARE - New Patterns Listed Today

Quite a few really neat ones - making a quick posting today.  Be sure and check the site every day of the work week for the new ones!

Monday, July 8, 2013


Hope you had a wonderful 4th of July holiday!  I'm taking my time off now to avoid the crowds LOL.  I will be away a week so you can take your time shopping.  Use Coupon Code 4VACATION during checkout to get your discount.  Sale ends midnight July 14th and all paid orders ship the 15th or 16th.

Happy Shopping!