Tuesday, September 14, 2010

The Week of Thrift: The Magic of Scarf Fashion

One of my most recent thrifty finds was on Saturday. Me and my family were at a church sale. I had looked at fabric and there really wasn't any that was catching my intrest, so I checked out the books. I saw a few sewing books, but nothing really exciting. Then I saw a book that is called: "The Knaughty Look presents The Magic of Scarf Fashion" by Lorraine Hammett. I showed it to my Mom and she said, "Oh, I used to have that! You should go for it!" I got it for twenty-five cents! Best thing? The back sticker says that it was from Sears and cost $9.99! I saved... $9.74! It's also double sided!

What's that sort of thick cardboardish thing underneath the book?  It's a stand! You can prop up the book so it can be placed on your dresser while you are follow one of the little tutorials.

What's this book about? It's a LOT of different ways to wear scarves. Each look is with words and illustrations. Some of them are VERY outdated, though. Yeah, this book is from the 80's! Maybe you could tell from the front cover. ;-) There are even ways to make dresses and beach cover ups or bikinis!

I think I got a good deal! There are some good ideas in there including how to use scarf clips in many different ways! What do you think? Stay tuned for tommorow's thrifty find. This is...

The Week of Thrift!



Jennifer said...

Hi! I found your blog through your mom's (which I found through another homeschooling blog...).

I just wanted to let you know I think your blog is really cute! I've read fashion blogs from girls much older who don't write as well as you.

Keep up the great work! =D

(Oh, and I would definitely love to see more outfit posts)

Ponytails [My Passions for Fashions] said...

Thank you very much! I always love to have feed back (even stuff that people hate about my blog . I think I will be doing some outfit posts! Isn't it funny how people find blogs? ;-)


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