Haul Report: Grandmother’s sale Red Deer 2016

Some of the synthetic fabrics from the Red Deer fabric sale

Some of the synthetic fabrics from the Red Deer fabric sale

A while back I did my haul report for the Calgary version of the Grandmother’s Fabric Sale (2016), and on April 23 I was already heading up towards Red Deer with some friends for an SCA event… and convinced them we should check it out….

Well I didn’t anticipate getting as much as I did – but one of the other shoppers (who claims not to be a costumer…) was a huge enabler, and I ended up getting about twice as much as I anticipated!

(And having my photo taken, possibly for the newspaper…?)

I ended up getting….

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Blue Taffeta Circle Skirt

Blue taffeta circle skirt with a store-bought top

Blue taffeta circle skirt with a store-bought top

When I made my skull-print circle skirt last year, I really wanted to make it up again. I was actually itching to use some gorgeous bronze taffeta I had (but have mentally reserved for a Steampunk gown) so I held off… and then I found some gorgeous black/blue shot fabric on sale at Fabricland, so picked it up for this skirt.

Oddly enough – I had to re-draft the circle…. I couldn’t find my original pattern, but it’s not a big deal, it’s just a quarter of a circle, so it drafted up fast.

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