grossness

On a whim, I decided my daughter needed another dress, and by amazing coincidence I like to make dresses! Who knew? I had a perfect pattern from a huge eBay lot, and while all the pieces were present, when I opened them up I found that…

SOMETHING had been nibbling on the pattern tissue! Gross!

I have three questions for you:

1) Is it weird that I am totally using the pattern anyway? (I patched over the holes with some fusible interfacing.)

2) Am I going to get some weird mouse disease, or what?

3) What is the grossest thing YOU have come across while hunting down, using, and generally loving on vintage patterns? I can’t possibly be the only one!

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