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Vintage Sewing Pattern Pledge 2015

I am addicted to vintage sewing patterns.  I have hundreds. I am way to embarrassed to count them up! My love of vintage patterns started at an early age.   406 more words

1950's Patterns

Days of Sewing's Past

I’ve been visiting with my Grandmother.  She can no longer live alone,  and needs help with the tremendous task of moving.  I traveled 3000 miles (4828 km) to her home,  and I’ve spent the past month assisting her,  helping her settle her affairs,  and preparing for the impending change that will soon come.    187 more words


How do I get some vintage clothes and accessories?

We have been looking for a while at what is vintage accessories and clothes, but other than specialist and rather expensive shops where else can you obtain them from. 314 more words


Spring For Cotton Dress (a bit late!)

As you know if you’ve been reading this blog for a while, I’m not very good at joining in with sew-alongs or sewing challenges – I tried to do the… 929 more words


Vicky's Summer Dress - Simplicity 3532

Meet Vicky… She is aged 13 and a bona fide dressmaker. This is her very first garment… I am so proud to be able to post this, she has tirelessly, every Wednesday after school (but with a fair amount of chatting and biscuit munching in between) stitched this fine cotton lawn dress and lined it with muslin.. 106 more words

The Sewing Parlour

On the home front

Regular readers will know there’s nothing quite like a vintage pattern to get me excited… so you can imagine my reaction when I came across these Australian Home Journals at a market last weekend – and even more so when I bought them for a song! 14 more words

Sewing Patterns

Sunday Sevens // 16 2015

Sunday Sevens is a weekly blog series hosted by Nat at Threads and Bobbins. Visit her site to find out all you need to know about how to participate. 184 more words