Monday, January 17, 2011

Hurry! Vogue $5 Clearance Sale

Vogue Patterns is having a 2-day sale of their Clearance patterns for $5 ($4.50 if you are a BMV member) that ends today. Generally, clearance patterns are full price and are immune from their other (more common) sales.

They have put one of my very favorite Marcy Tilton pants patterns (and therefore favorite pants pattern in the whole world) on clearance. They currently have both sizes. They have loads of other patterns, too. Hurry hurry!

Vogue 8397. This pattern runs large, so if you are on the "cusp" between the two sizes, you might want to buy the smaller size. I fit it according the hips and altered the waist.

I have been spending all morning fitting a jacket. I didn't make a muslin, so it's taking much longer to fit in the final fabric. It's worth taking the time, though! Next, I have some zipper pockets to make. :)

And, while I've been sewing today, I have been thinking of Martin Luther King. I have been remembering when there was no "Day" for Martin Luther King and how controversial that was back in the 80s. Many people would stay home that day, out of protest. It was an important step when this day was made a national holiday.