All Your Patterns Are Belong to Me

They’re here! Finally! I ordered a batch of Vogue sewing patterns during the big February sale. Vogue patterns were only $2.99, and Butterick and McCalls were $0.99. Those are great prices, especially for new and current patterns. But I’m sure there is one burning question on your mind…

How long does it take Vogue, McCall’s or Butterick patterns to be delivered to Canada?

(Don’t care? Then just scroll down to see some pics. )

The Vogue website says that for Canadian orders, “please allow up to three weeks for delivery”.

I ordered my patterns on February 15 in the wee hours of the morning. Baby must have known I needed new patterns and thoughtfully kept me awake. One week later I received a shipping notification, but without a tracking number. The message said “your tracking number will be sent when it is available”, but it was never sent. Oh well.

Shipping prices were quite reasonable. I was charged $12. Simplicity patterns, by comparison, cost about $30 and up in shipping for Canadian orders.

The patterns arrived today. It took three weeks less a day. And the tracking number was prominently attached to the box. And with that I can find out that the patterns were picked up from the warehouse in Mississauga just two days ago. Oh well. It’s still the best price.

And now the really important question. What should I make first?

Patterns
My new patterns!

Author: Shannon Smith

Data scientist, journalist, sewist, hiker, modern quilter, slam poet, and mum of 4.

2 thoughts on “All Your Patterns Are Belong to Me”

  1. I LOVE VOGUE SALES! So much that I’m not allowed to buy any more patterns anymore because I have around, um, 30 to sew still? I hate Simplicity patterns mainly because their sales are nonexistant. That Vogue Options is pretty cute. I think Mimi G. has a cute version of it….

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    1. Oooh, I just looked at Mimi G’s version. Very nice. I’m just getting back to sewing so I thought a big box of patterns was due, but yes, now I’m not allowed to buy more.

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