Perhaps you’ve noticed how practical, well designed, and still relevant vintage menswear sewing patterns are – plus there are hundreds to choose from! Whenever I receive an email asking for a particular menswear pattern that perhaps won’t fit into our Thread Theory line, my thoughts drift towards vintage sewing patterns. 512 more words
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Pictures of my latest project in the fabric of my dreams – Distress Denim Fabric from Art Gallery Fabrics, The Denim Studio. For some words, hop over to Minerva Crafts Blogger Network for my first guest blog.
I started sewing with a vengeance back in the 1980’s so I have collected a wide range of sewing patterns from that period onwards. It wasn’t until about two years ago that I started collecting patterns from the 1950s and earlier, but I’m so glad I started! 624 more words
Sometimes, when I find myself in the town centre I just naturally gravitate to the fabric shops. Even if I didn’t actually intend to go there, I am suddenly inside the fabric store, staring aimlessly at rolls of fabric wondering ‘why did I come in here this time?’ 580 more words
Evening everyone! Hope you’re all well, and not feeling like it should be Friday already… Anyway… If this fabric looks familiar, it’ll probably be because it’s been everywhere for the last few years, but also maybe because it’s the second thing I’ve made from my length… I think I’m a tad on the cautious side when I buy fabric – I like to know I won’t run out, you know? 528 more words