Monthly Archives: July 2017

Donna’s True Vintage 40s Dresses

This is the first (of many) things I’ve made for Donna. Her mother once owned a vintage shop full of wonderful true vintage clothes and furniture. Sadly it was all sold off some time ago for a mere fraction of … Continue reading

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My Favorite ‘Go To’ Pattern…

So everyone has that ONE pattern that they go back to time after time right? Well mine is Sweetheart by Sew La Di Da. I’ve made so many of these dresses! My first was a rather rushed make the day … Continue reading

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Vintage Pattern Restoration

If you are kind enough to read my blogs you may have gathered by now that I’m a bit of a fan of vintage sewing… particularly the late 30s, 40s and some 50s. Along the way I have met some … Continue reading

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More RTW Woes…. Chrissy’s Dress

A while back now long tall Christine ordered herself a dress from a big online retailer. When the ‘dress’ arrived she loved it … as a top! If Chrissy, being a long legged lass of 5’11” wore the dress as … Continue reading

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Radio Silence Explained and a Sewing Space Update

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Radio Silence Explained and a Sewing Space Update

So… It’s been a longgggg time since I blogged about anything at all! So much for my resolution to blog regularly after each project… Pfft!  Like that was ever going to happen!! In truth I’d rather keep right on sewing … Continue reading

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