Thursday, March 14, 2013

Ooooh! Looky What I Won!

A few weeks ago I entered a competition on the lovely and talented Miss Ruth's blog.  And my prize?  I chose this fabulous Paco Peralta pattern:


Also included were some fabulous instructions and top tips - thank-you Ruth!  I look forward to making this up.  I am not too sure what fabric, but it will be making an appearance very soon!


Now, I know you are wondering about the rather quirky (and un-ironed) fabric that makes up the background . . . and here it is in glorious close-up:





It is rather fun in a really weird way.  I bought it after seeing an overshirt made out of a comic strip on Sew Essentially Sew's blog.  Ever since I saw Graca's version, I have been on the hunt for some similar fabric, and I found this version in the discount 'bin'.  Woo Hooo!  I plan to make a similar overshirt - I may be totally creepy and use the same pattern (Vogue 7848 - I have it in my stash) . . . . I hope Graca does not mind having a stalker.  I really am OK when you get to know me!!

So there you have it - a couple of new projects in the planning stage :)

7 comments :

  1. Nothing better than planning projects - can't wait to see them finished...J

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  2. that fabric is fun! It will make a great overshirt. Can't wait to see your new skirt. g

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  3. I'm glad the pattern arrived with you and look forward to your finished garment. Love the fun fabric too.

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  4. What a great pattern and fabric as well :)

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  5. I have to say that I think you have great taste in fabric! Sweet, that it was on sale. And I promise that I won't be creeped out if you choose to use the same Vogue pattern. I'll accept the fact as a compliment. The pattern pieces in Vogue 7848 are perfect to showcase the comic fabric. That skirt pattern looks lovely too.

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  6. Fun fun fabric. Can't wait to see the shirt!

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  7. That fabric is bizarre and hilarious--it's going to make a great top!

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