About the author: I’m a singer who loves to sew which gives me a fabulous excuse to dress up and make more clothes! I began sewing out of frustration at not being able to find the right stage outfits and what started out as a necessity quickly became an obsession. I sing in a rockabilly band and a 50’s/60’s ska/rocksteady band so you’d be right in guessing that I get pretty excited by retro and vintage inspired patterns.
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Welcome to WeSewRetro!
We Sew Retro is a community of ladies and gents who adore vintage patterns, vintage fabric, and vintage style. Since 2006 we've been sharing our vintage and retro sewing projects for inspiration and encouragement with vintage sewing fanatics worldwide.
We Sew Retro has over a thousand contributing sewing bloggers, so no matter what your favorite decade or style of vintage, you’ll find masses of inspiration, advice, and drool-worthy projects to sew!
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