Half off clothing at Thrift Town came through for me. For under $10, I added an Eddie Bauer cornflower blue short-sleeved collared shirt, a Gap Body t-shirt, and a Liz Claiborne black and white skirt.
On the topic of blue - these maxis from 1974 are worth a share on this post. Since midriffs seem to be "in" the gal pictured in the middle is right on trend.
One of my enduring favorite blogs is the Gold Country Girls. They too have been on the vintage pattern hunt. Here is a link to numerous patterns found by Heidi Ann