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A Sweet Haul: Vintage Patterns

 This bag finally arrived.  It contains 38 vintage sewing patterns.

Technically it isn’t a haul since I did not obtain it illegally, but it sure feels like it should have been illegal.  610 more words

Vintage pattern pledge

Hello again and long time no see!! Sorry I haven’t updated you all in a while, I have been sewing loads but it’s been mega busy with trying to sell our house and find somewhere else to move to, so a lot of my sewing stuff has been out of action for a while in the loft, including an amazing Christmas present from Mr Audrey, a dressmaker’s model named Gladys!!! 376 more words

Have a Retro Valentine's Day

In this age of consumerism, surely nothing says love more than matching hand-knitted woollen vests.Make a public statement of your love this year by crafting his n’ her outfits from Women’s Weekly… 100 more words


Date: Saturday 14th Feb
Time: 12 noon GMT
Hashtag: #Freyasflashsale

A little announcement just to let you all know I’m going to be having a flash sale of patterns and fabric on Saturday!  247 more words


Planning A 1930s Summer Wardrobe

Yes, I am fully aware it is February(!); but in my opinion it is never too early to start plotting and planning my summer wardrobe. 441 more words

Frocks & Fashion

In the grey gloaming!

Marching forward! Swatch for Art Deco sweater. I’m on the ball!

Just this morning, as evidence that I should never write about anything related to design, as I did on… 720 more words


Inspiration... 1940s fashion goodness

Images from my 1945 Vogue counter catalog, to share with you… What fabulous illustrations and designs… And what an ooh la la play suit!

Bring on the big band, baby!