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
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!
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!
Awhile back I said I would post all of the 1940's/1950's patterns from the box I got over the holidays and now I'm finally getting around to it! Like last weekend, there won't be a Dior Sunday post (sorry!), with everything that has been happening in my life the last two weeks I just haven't … Continue reading From the box of vintage sewing patterns…
Today we have another book from Butterick and archive.org! This time it's The Dressmaker, which was the predecessor to the last Butterick book I posted. 🙂 I hope that you all enjoy it! Just click here to read it online or to download your own copy!
Another garment made from the box of vintage patterns I got for Christmas! This one was also without an envelope, but I found an image of the original pattern envelope online: Here is my orphaned copy, in size 14: I made view 3 in a lovely cotton houndstooth fabric. Oof, the facings are a mess, … Continue reading Simplicity 4275, A Vintage Jumper
This is one of the last issues from my collection of vintage French women's magazines, sadly! At least for now. 🙂 Click here to download. I hope you enjoy it!
This sewing and dressmaking book is absolutely marvelous, for the 1920's illustrations alone! Seriously, check these images out: If you'd like to read the book (or just use those gorgeous illustrations for inspiration!) you can check it online or download a copy for yourself here!
Awhile back I made a third version of my Lady Marlowe Simplicity 3356 1940's blouse! I love this blouse so much. Once again I used vintage stretch lace, buttons and bias binding on this blouse. I love the fabric, the buttons and how this whole project came together. I still haven't gotten around to learning … Continue reading Lady Marlowe’s Simplicity 3356 Take Three!
I made another PDF of one of the issues of Le Petit Echo de la Mode from my collection, and I hope that you all enjoy it! Just click here to download! Have a lovely weekend!