First things first: I found this really spiffy Lilly Pulitzer top that looked like an adult version of the garment below (which I made from a 1957 pattern), only in cream and pale gold jacquard. Sadly, its $80 price tag prevented me from buying it, so I'm considering trying to make one. Have you seen any pattern that are kind of like it? I suppose I could always try and make one.
Secondly, are these buttons not the cutest? And the best part is they are handmade and she takes requests. You get 5 for about $12. I'm thinking some sand dollar buttons would just be the most!
Lastly, I found this fantastic blog where the author provides free scans of vintage embroidery transfers. So get stitchin' ladies! This is my favorite so far: