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Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Fitted Blouse Pattern with Words of Wisdom
As I frequently say, the things I find written on pattern covers, or tucked within the envelope are fun little treasures. I almost missed one .....
Written right below the New Look on the front envelope
We grow too soon old & too late smart And along the seam edge on the back, a favorite old addage ...
Grow Old along with me, The Best is yet to be. h The original owner of this pattern was not only a seamstres, but an appreciator of fine philosphy.
Not a bad blouse pattern, either. Nicely tailored with a short waist, long sleeves, shaped hemline and several collar variations. Pair this up with skinny jeans or a straight skirt for a really fine look.
Although, at times, I'll erase pencil markings, these ones I'm leaving just as they are !