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Everything old is new again

Good evening lovelies,

I’ve missed chatting with you the last few days. This Sewist has been hard at work the last several days. Finishing up bow blouse samples✂️👗 95 more words


Call for Vintage Menswear Sewing Patterns!

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.

Mopping up the muddle

Where to start? So many projects half started. I have just mopped the kitchen floor with a fresh mop head – irrelevant I know – but I think it’s given me new energy! 382 more words

Sewing At Damgate

1960s Flapper Girl

This is a real meeting of decades. A 1920s flapper print and a vintage 1960s pattern. 1967, to be exact. Sometimes, you just have to sew as the spirit moves you. 360 more words

Sewing And Knitting

Collecting Vintage Sewing Patterns

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


Zingy Capri Pants

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

Vintage Fashion