Well, my resolution to NOT buy any patterns for a while was sorely tested by this one — tested to the point of bidding on it. However, the universe saved me from myself, and some person who had not resolved not to buy more patterns (as far as I know) got it. Isn't it dreamy, though [sigh]?
The seller, , has tons of other great patterns, in a range of sizes …
I'm traveling now, and besides reveling in the warm temperatures (I'm in California), this has also been a great trip for Positive Sewing Reinforcement. PSR is when someone gives you a compliment on something you've made (and are, at that moment, wearing). Thursday I was hugged–yes, that's right, HUGGED–but a young man of the punk persuasion who said he was moved to that display of physical affection by my camouflage skirt. (And considering I am old enough, in a strictly-biologically-possible way, to have been his mother, I believed him.) Three random folks complimented Friday's Duro, and the girl behind the counter at the In-and-Out burger (omg, everything you've heard about the greatness of In-and-Out? All true!) last night came away from her station to tell me she liked my .
Of course, all this PSR just moves me to even greater effort. "If they like *this*," I think, "boy, would they like what I have planned !" The only problem is … where will it all end?