Hello again! I recently made another garment from a vintage pattern, McCall’s 5308.  I set out to make a Mad Men-inspired dress for both Julia Bobbin‘s Mad Men Sew-Along and the Sew Weekly Mad Men weekly theme. I chose this particular pattern because I really liked the neckline and because I had just enough of [...]


Hello again We Sew Retro. I’m back to share my second completed project from a vintage pattern with you. I made a Burberry-inspired trench coat during the Pattern ~ Scissors ~ Cloth Ready-to-Wear Tailoring Sew-Along last spring using Simplicity 6976. I used a camel-colored gabardine for the fashion fabric, a striped Burberry fabric for the [...]


Hello all!  I’m Amy, and I blog about my adventures in sewing over at Sew Well.  I’m new to We Sew Retro, and I am excited to be here.  I’m also relatively new to sewing; I’ve only had a sewing machine for two years now, and it’s only been in the past year that I’ve [...]