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Evening everyone!  Just thought I’d share a bit of my excitement at committing myself to the 2015 Vintage Sewing Pattern Pledge!  If I sound a bit giddy, it’s because I had a day off today, which hasn’t happened for, um,  752 more words


Vintage apron patterns, featured in Mccalls catalogue November '57

Vintage patterns eye candy…  And info for anyone trying to date their apron pattern… The image on the top right is McCalls 2184, the model looks a bit like Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday, doesn’t she? 27 more words

Sewing Patterns

A tale of two bodices, Butterick 1953

Two fabulous patterns featured in my Butterick store catalogue, February 1953… Love these designs, took ages to find them both! So feminine, so pretty. So very Dior inspired?


Ending the sewing year with some glitter and sparkles

One last grasp of breath for the Vintage Pledge. I did intend to complete a 1950’s Bishop method skirt dress as part of the Vintage Pledge but other sewing projects always seem to grab my attention – yes, completely squirrel’d that one. 606 more words


Make Do Monday - Vintage sewing patterns

Merry Monday sewing,

Before you can get started making your piece of clothing, it’s a good idea to get a pattern. So today I thought I’d share some of my tips when it comes to finding sewing patterns! 251 more words

Dig For Victory Show 2015