Last Saturday my guy and I visited a local thrift store. It was totally packed, being Saturday afternoon and all, but we were able to find some great stuff. I easily could have spent $50 and blown the budget but I showed some self-control and rolled out with three bed sheets, two pillow cases and two 95 cent Pyrex pie plates. Total=$16.80
I was hoping to make this sheet into a sun dress but I was told that we needed to use it on the bed instead. A little nostalgia came over my guy when he saw it hanging on the clothes line.
Part of this queen size sheet is going to be turned into the Smashing Smock from Anna Maria Horner's Seams to Me. I wasn't smitten with this particular pattern until I saw the super cute versions on the book's flickr pool. Inspiration for making a shirt for myself came from Rae and her Spring Top week. More info by clicking on the button in the sidebar.
These are the pillow cases. I was hoping to us these in a quilt or as binding, but they too got re-appropriated to the bed. They actually looks good on the bed with the yellow floral sheets and our brown bed spread. I really want to make us a quilt but can't find just the right fabric/pattern combination (and courage). I also got a plain white twin size flat sheet, but it's not an interesting picture.
We put the pie plates to work Wednesday night. Homemade pizzas are one of my most favorite meals. It's a family tradition from way back. The left pizza is pepperoni, olive, onion, fresh oregano, mozzarella and the right is tomato, fresh oregano, mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. Mmm. The pizza dough was made from a Jiffy box (less than $1) and was surprisingly really good. All my guy had to do was add water and mix, let set, bake, top and bake some more. So, so good.