Costume patterns can be very valuable…and cost very little. I routinely run into costume patterns for 10-25 cents at local thrift stores and garage sales. If they are UNCUT…even better. Look for themed characters, vintage patterns, and especially Renaissance/Medieval costumes.
Found July 2010
Cost: $0.10 a piece.
Listed: $25.00-40.00 a piece
Lesson #2: Costume patterns are great treasures if the subject matter is in demand.