The Australian Home Journal is an item very rare in Op shops these days – but you might find copies in your local Junk Shop. They are also available on Ebay for about $15 – or cheaper of late as Ebay seems to have slowed down in trade of magazines (as a friend of mine who is a reseller has found) – I negotiated recently and saved a few bucks.
I found a few in NZ at my favourite place in the Nelson district – Richmond Antiques Centre. They had a large pile and they were priced around the $10 mark. They also had an amazing stash of reasonably priced Art Deco mirrors – these are so dear in Sydney – often being at least $100 for an interesting Deco shape. I have also bought amazing fabric there in the past too.
Kat from the Sew Weekly in Wellington and I have decided to do our own mini challenge over the summer. Neither of us had made up a dress using one of these patterns – so wish us luck. The pattern pieces are scant on detail and miniscule for tall girls like us.
So which dress is your favourite? I have mine – all will be revealed later in the month! Have a lovely holiday if you get one – Christmas was all upon me before I had time to do a single Christmassy blog – might have to sneak a few on and pretend I wasn’t late again! My cards have not gone out this year either – I blame too much sewing!!