My neighbor Naomi wondered if I would like to visit the fabric store in the lady's basement? The selection was thin but the prices were great? We postponed for months, but finally got there today.
I found several bolts of white denim-y-twill-y and bit the bullet, so to speak. I quick search on my brilliant phone indicated that to slipcover the sofa, man-chair and ottoman, I'd need about 20 yards. I bought 23, just in case. For $23.
Yes. One dollar a yard. It was so much fabric that it required two of us to carry it into the house, but this means I may be able to slipcover my furniture for twenty-three dollars.
I was so celebratory that I spent part of the afternoon tracing a vintage dress pattern for Annie, to be made up in (I think) hot pink with white polka-dots.
See the pale blue swirl sticking out there?
I liked it so much that I bought what was left on the bolt, for a whopping $2.
Now it is time to start washing!