- Carmencita is hosting a pattern giveaway for the above pattern over at her delightful blog, and I'm honored to be co-judging the entries! Head on over to her blog and come up with a caption for the above white teeth/bronzed skin and forced smile horror; we'll be picking a winner soon. I've been meaning to do a post on these McCall's mid-70s scary women for a while, but I have to say I can't look at them for very long. They give me the heeby jeebies in the exact same way those "air dancers" outside of car dealerships do. Carmencita says they don't have them in France (I think the French WOULD react in horror), so here's a clip for our international friends. Imagine driving down the street and being assaulted by THIS:
Sorry, seven seconds in and I have to pause it. They freak me out THAT much!
- Over at Male Pattern Boldness, Cathy models The Ugliest Pattern Ever. It's great! But why oh why didn't I submit my western bodysuit pattern to the competition?!
- Need a little direction for your summer sewing? Join the "Summer Essentials" sew along organized by Ali of the wardrobe, reimagined. The idea? Pick your 5 summer essentials and join in the fun. I think mine come down to dress, dress, dress, dress and dress. How about you?