Sunday, 10 February 2013

Blues is the truth

Indigo, denim, cornflower, azure, cobalt, midnight, periwinkle, sapphire, blue steel, teal, turquoise, true blue, I love them all.
In fact one of my nicknames is Blue (long story).
Yesterday I wore this t-shirt to the gym and a toddler pointed at me and said "Santa!"
Now I know I'm not the most svelte of gym-goers but that was just harsh.
But I still love the eagle and the lightning strike.
$5 from a funky op shop in Roxburgh.
I haven't worn this one yet as it's a little big and I need to alter it.
I love the colours though.
From a Queenstown op shop.
This shirt has a gorgeous feather print.
It's too warm to wear it yet - we've been having a mini heat wave - no complaints here!
$1.50 from the world's tiniest op-shop just out of Invercargill.
Hei-tiki inspired birthday card from last year.
A cute plastic hydrangea tray.
$4 from Queenstown op shop.
Yellow and blue flowered fabric.
$1 from Invercargill Hospice shop.
Vintage fabric - I think the flowers are black-eyed susans.
 
This weekend I almost finished sewing a dress from a 60s pattern.
I just have the hand-sewing to complete.
It's quite an achievement as it's taken me a couple of months from go to whoa.
Photos coming soon.
 
Bye-bye from Blue!

3 comments:

  1. I'm so glad I've found your blog. My heart beat a little faster when you mentioned those familiar op shops. I love the ones in Rox. It's just a pity Queenstown doesn't have more, then it would really be the perfect place! My hubby & I travel to NZ for a holiday each year now our sister has married a Kiwi & lives in Auckland. But our hearts are with the South Island. Lovely finds, you know I love a bit of vintage linen. Xx

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  2. Hi VBG, that is high praise coming from you! The South Island is indeed beautiful but today autumn suddenly arrived and I've just had to turn on my (non-vintage) electric blanket.

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