Wednesday, January 14, 2015

cheery cherry print fabric...

Could also be titled "Looky, looky what I got at Walmart today!"
Doesn't it go splendidly with my vintage cherry clip-on earrings?

I usually try to avoid the fabric department of our local Wally-world.
A. I usually find something to bring home with me. That I don't need.
B. It's very hard to find someone to cut aforementioned "something to bring home."
C. Often I don't find the quality of their wares that great.
D. They don't offer coupons.
(Yeah, I'm a cheapskate.)
While A & B did apply in this situation, the quality & price of this fabric were super!
(Also, though it took a long time for her to appear the gal who cut my fabric was very friendly.)
Not even on clearance, and quite good quality!
Run, don't walk to your nearest Walmart!
(Well perhaps on second thought you ought to drive.)
They also had it with navy or black background.
So, here are some ideas I have in mind for this lovely fabric.
I'm thinking shirtdress.
50s possibly 40s...
I think I may have this pattern!
I'd make the version with sleeves.

40s? I'm not sure...I think I'm leaning more towards 50s.

This is nice...
I love the Peter Pan collar on this one.
Eep! Scallops! One of my favorite things.
(Although, I've never done them so...)
What do you all think?

On a different subject entirely...
Look at this lovely nail polish I bought today as well!
Don't they just make you think of Spring?

No, I'm not done with Winter yet.
But, it is nice to look forward to Spring.
I think that may be one of my favorite things about living in a place where you get all four seasons.
You always have something to look forward to.


  1. Oooh pretties!! A shirtdress would be perfect!!
    Isn't it great when you find unexpectedly good stuff? :) Especially when it's fabric!!

    1. Yes! I love finding unexpected treasures! Usually if I'm actually looking for something I won't find it. ;)

  2. Your new fabric is so pretty and great for summer! Each of your style inspirations would be perfect! I think the first is my favorite; princess seams are so flattering!

    1. I love princess seams too! I think maybe I'll do that style & add the scallop edge.

  3. That is just too cute. I'll be eager to see what you decide on.

  4. I lOvE your finds at Walmart! And I think that's a fabulous idea to use the fabric for a dress! Maybe some red heels or wedges to compliment it ?!?! Also, I noticed your new blog background right away_LOVE it!!!

    1. Ooo, yes, I do need some red heels! :D
      Thanks, I've been having a lot of fun playing around with it. I think this is my favorite so far. ^_^

  5. yes, that fabric in a vintage pattern. whatever pattern, but especially the scallops would be neato. love the earrings. :) i'd love to wear cinched waist dresses but i admit to looking more like Aunt Bee and the style simply would not work. sighh...

    1. I think I definitely WILL do the scallops. I've always loved them & this would be a perfect opportunity to try them out. :D haha! I find my waist is not as cinched as it used to be... Aunt Bee always had some pretty dresses too though! ;)

  6. I vote for the orange scalloped dress! You may have noticed I somehow managed to log you out of my Google...I have NO idea how I finally did it! It didn't seem like I did anything differently than the 95 other times I tried! Oh well, now I can comment on your blog! :-D

    1. Yay! I guess you phone must have finally gotten the message. When you click "log out" you mean Log. Out. ;)
      I agree about the scallops! I think it seems to be the general consensus too. :D


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