Yes, I'm totally lumping McCall's, Butterick's and Vogue's Spring 2018 vintage offerings into one post, because there wasn't really enough I was excited about from each individual brand. McCall's: There are no vintage reissues from McCall's, but they do have some lovely historical sewing patterns. I would love to be able to make historical garments, … Continue reading Spring 2018 Vintage Patterns from McCall’s, Butterick and Vogue
I know, I know, the new Simplicity patterns have been out for a little while now and I'm a bit late - but better late than never! Simplicity's Spring 2018 release has several vintage reissues, so obviously I'm very happy about that and my favourites will probably come as no surprise at all! Simplicity 8591: … Continue reading Favourite Patterns from Simplicity’s Spring 2018 Release
This is the last issue of The Delineator I could find, unfortunately, at least for now! I hope you've been enjoying these awesome magazines! 🙂 You can read or download a copy of this week's issue right here.
Lately I've been in pretty desperate need of a trip to the fabric store so that I can sew a bunch of projects I have mentally lined up, but for one reason or another I haven't had a chance to make the trip out. In the meantime, to satisfy my need for sewing projects, I've … Continue reading Pretty Small Things: Vintage Doll Dresses (McCall’s 2097 Review)
This week I'm incredibly excited to be interviewing the lovely and talented Fi and Linda of Two Ladies Who! These vintage loving gal pals make super cute vintage reproduction clothing using vintage sewing patterns that I know you all will love! I hope you all enjoy the interview! Tell us about your business, Two Ladies … Continue reading Interview with Fi & Linda of Two Ladies Who!
Over here in my neck of the woods, it's a very gloomy, grey and rainy Sunday, so to brighten the mood, I've decided to announce the winners of the Sewcialite Studio Lucy Pattern Giveaway one day early! The three lucky readers who will be getting a PDF copies of Sewcialite Studio's brand new Lucy pattern … Continue reading Announcing the Winners of the Sewcialite Studio Pattern Giveaway!
And now for another fabulous issue of The Delineator, from August 1884. 🙂 You can read or download a copy of this week's issue here.
I'm incredibly thrilled about this week's interview with Reagan, the bad ass vintage loving babe behind Sewcialite Studio, an up and coming vintage inspired sewing pattern company that I'm very excited about! I hope you all enjoy this interview and don't forget to enter the giveaway that Reagan has so generously offered to sponsor! 😀 … Continue reading Interview & Giveaway with Reagan of Sewcialite Studio!
Yay! Another issue of The Delineator! This one is from 1891 - wow! I love how they made the font at the top look like ribbons - what gorgeous cover art! You can read or download a copy here on archive.org. 🙂
This post has been in the works for quite awhile now! In the past (and more recently) I've heard from other vintage loving gals about how hard it can be to find vintage clothing or sewing patterns if you are plus sized. I would look around to see if there was a list of resources … Continue reading Plus Size Vintage Sewing & Fashion Resources! ❤