Have you seen Patternreview.com’s great annual article on the best, most flattering patterns? It’s such a fun read; here’s the link:

Best Patterns of 2013

Much like the Academy Awards, I never fail to have an opinion, but usually have failed to see most of the movies!!  Of course I voted, but have never sewn any of these up, although I do own 3 of the patterns.  One of which I just purchased from the latest Vogue patterns sale:


Despite the emaciated model (what WAS up with the spring 2013 models anyway?) this pattern seems to suit just about every body type! Hopefully Fabricland will get some nice stripes in this spring!

Speaking of Vogue sales, they seem to be on sale all the time; I hope this is not a case of desperate times and all that….