I was looking for patterns to make sweatshirts with a little more interest than the typical crew-neck or hoodie, so I used this McCalls pattern from 1980. Since my daughter didn’t want any shoulder seams, I modified the pattern to cut the front yoke in one piece with the back. The results came out looking a [...]


Although these dresses are made from a current pattern, I’m sharing them here because I think they have a retro vibe.  I’ve made two versions of Butterick B5315.  More pictures and construction details can be found on my blog, fairevergreensews…


Greetings everyone.  My name is Linda, and I’m happy to be a new member of the Sew Retro community.    To repeat what every new member says:  I’ve been lurking for a while now, and finally decided to sign up.  I’ve just started blogging myself, so come visit me.  I’m a little slow to get [...]