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The Beachcomber halter and the red Liberty dress- Day 2 of KCW

Today, I present two completed projects for Day 2 of KCW.

(1) The (completed) halter dress. A great Enid Gilchrist pattern, I would sew this again in a heart beat. 583 more words

Kids Clothes Week- an homage to Enid Gilchrist

So the Kids Clothes Week challenge starts tomorrow and I have been thinking about what I wanted to make. i know I recently mentioned Enid Gilchrist, 374 more words


Fashion - 1960s - for children

Today I was flicking through my pattern collection trying to find a pattern for a friend, and got completely sidetracked by my rather vast Vintage selection. 287 more words

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A History of the Paper Pattern Industry, by Joy Spanabel Emery

I’ve been looking forward to this book, A History of the Paper Pattern Industry, ever since I corresponded with its author, Joy Spanabel Emery, about the… 371 more words

Vintage Patterns

STIL 2857, cutting and planning

I decided to start with the Swedish vintage pattern, STIL 2857. I can’t seem find a lot of information of this mysterious pattern company and the pattern has no date on it, but tucked with the pattern pieces was a leaflet advertising the… 387 more words

Summer sewing plans

As usual, my “what to sew” list is about to get out of control. Luckily, there are many things motivating me to sew this summer. Firstly: I’m having a summer holiday! 483 more words

First Summer Dress

In my book, the best season of all started Monday -

H a p p y   S u m m e r   E v e r y o n e  ! 357 more words