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Simplicity 8924, Butterick B5585, Simplicity 4479, and McCall's 3510: a whole bunch of nope. 

These four are definite Throws. I’m not going to bother putting these to the test, and here’s why:

First up, Simplicity 8924 YOUNG JUNIOR/TEENS’ AND MISSES’ VEST, MINI SKIRT, BLOUSE AND PANTS, copyright 1970 Simplicity Pattern Co. 485 more words


Sewing The 70s: Vintage Sewing Patterns In The Era Of Glam and Punk

The 70s are back as a design inspiration for high fashion. Before too long shoppers will see flares, wedges and maxi skirts trickling onto the high street and we’ll be swapping skinny jeans for wide strides once again. 790 more words

Vintage Fashion Research UK

1977 Pattern Challenge, with fails.

Hi all!

September’s theme on The Monthly Stitch was ‘Vintage Patterns’. I decided I was going to dip into some of my gorgeous retro Burda Moden magazines for a pattern. 478 more words


At The Heart of Vintage Wales

During my week in Wales, I paid a visit to the small town of Narberth. We’d driven through it on the way back from Tenby, and spotted a couple of interesting looking shops. 485 more words

Pick a Pattern or Two

Whilst visiting Cardigan last week, and keeping my eyes open for a fabric shop – though resisting googling to find one for definite – we spotted something called The Eco Shop. 245 more words

Vintage French "Chiffon" sewing patterns

I was lucky enough to find these amazing old French sewing patterns a few weeks ago. I would date these to 1940s/1950s. Some of them haven’t even been opened. 87 more words

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

Vintage Sewing Patterns