Friday, August 27, 2010

i heart friday.

I'm still alive & kicking. The first week of school just really kick my patootie. I feel like I've been running an underwater race wearing concrete boots. Ugh.

I received some really fabulous vintage goodies in the mail this week though...I left them all wrapped up until this morning. Sort of a TGIF present to myself!

This little booklet is wonderful!


Basic sewing skills are listed with lots of illustrations. If you have (or want to bid on) a vintage pattern without instructions, this booklet could help you to a finished garment. I'll share some pictures from the inside later this weekend.


I also received this Weldon's sewing booklet/catalogue with pattern UNUSED and intact! That's pretty rare, since there was no envelope to store these patterns; they were just tucked into the center fold.

It is pristine and full of fabulous vintage illustrations of Weldon's patterns from the early 1940s, and I will likewise share more images from the contents later this weekend!

Off to school! Have a great weekend!!

7 comments:

  1. Girl, Friday is the only thing keeping me from physically attacking someone at work. I am so totally on the edge of Going Postal.

    I just wrote "Girl Friday". I wonder if that's available on Netflix Instant Play... who was that, Cary Grant? Oooo, and Rosalind Russell! Awesomeness.

    I heart Friday, totally and completely. Can't wait to see the inside of that fist booklet.

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  2. Ugh, I will be starting school soon too. Don't get me wrong, I like being my job, but I like NOT being at my job more!! :)

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  3. Oh yes, I'm sooo happy it's Friday, too!! We've been at school for two weeks now. When's Christmas break? LOL!

    Love those vintage booklets!

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  4. Yea for Fridays! It's a very quiet day in my office - thank goodness. Love your goodies. g

    (ps - my word verification is 'restor'.)

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  5. Today and next Friday are my last 2, then it's "Time to Make the Donuts" for me, too. Hugs for you!!! You survived the most tiring part and I love the vintage goodies! Where do you find this stuff???

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  6. I say Hurray for Friday, too, it has been a long week.

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  7. Finally! The weekend is HERE! I thought it would never arrive!

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