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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

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