Men keep score. (Am I wrong?) So imagine my excitement this weekend when I hit 1,000 blog followers!
It's really all I've ever wanted since the beginning, and if it weren't for a certain other sewing blogger with three times as many followers as me, I could quit now and die happy. Instead I must soldier on. I try not to think about her but once or twice a day. La la la, I don't see you....
This must be what Jayne Mansfield felt like.
Or Lorna Luft.
Anyway, I could think of no better way to celebrate this big-if-not-biggest number than a pattern giveaway -- something really good.
Meet Vogue 2876!
Friends, this beautiful vintage 1943 reproduction is multi-sized for a contemporary 12-14-16 (a 34, 36, or 38" bust). It's in perfect condition. And it has your name on it -- well, one of you anyway.
You have until Tuesday at midnight, EST, to enter, and the winner will be chosen at random. MPB followers all over the world are eligible.
All you have to do is, oh, I don't know -- just throw your name in. Let's keep it simple, no poetry.
All you jeans sew-alongers get a day off today, but please don't take advantage. I know there are flies badly in need of zippers and how do you think you're going to get those jeans on and off without one? (We'll be covering button flies later this week, btw).
Happy Monday, everybody and -- all kidding aside -- THANK YOU!
I'm a native New Yorker and self-taught sewing fanatic! I started sewing in 2009 and today make all my own clothes using mostly vintage patterns and vintage sewing machines. Welcome to the warm and whimsical world of Male Pattern Boldness, where the conversation is sewing, style, fashion, fabric, and more!