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Vintage Simplicity 7193; Valentino; dreaming


I made something! But first, the flowers are in honour of anything with a Pre-Raphaelite inspiration, such as some garden pieces from the Valentino Fall 2014 ready-to-wear collection. 705 more words


and smile

children looking ‘natural’

You will note that these modern ladies looks include a Crocheted Jacket and Knitted Pants 

Nice pose lads,nice pose

all a man needs to be happy is a pipe,a cravat, and a ladder to lean on… 56 more words

Little Minx Blog

Vintage pattern pledge: late but doing it anyway!

I’m joining in the Vintage Pattern Pledge, for the same reason A Stitching Odyssey created the pledge – I love collecting vintage patterns, (mostly from the local op-shops here) but don’t use many of them. 1,052 more words

Complete - tea dress

This week I’ve finished making this 1950s tea dress, ready for a wedding this weekend.
The pattern was one of Simplicity’s vintage sewing range, pictured below. 309 more words

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