Hi guys I have been wanting to share this one with you for a while …. a 1940s party dress for my daughter to swing in an original 1940s pattern made up in a green polyester crepe made up exactly as pattern stated, just shortened the pattern pieces for petite frame…..after pinking the seams I [...]
I’m sorry if this post is all over the place …it looks ok when i type it but looks all out of sink when i preview it but as i’ve spent over an hour on it , here goes …This month I have not had to change the thread on my machine at all …Navy [...]
Hi all, I have just spent over an hour and a half creating a post for you, only for half of it to disappear when I tried to post it ( How big is too big? and is there a limit on photo’s?I had six… Any way finished a sweet little 1947s Rayon frock …here is [...]
Hello all, I have just finished a little 1940s dress for my lovely daughter who has just taken up ‘Swing’ dancing and I must say loving it…she’s like a duck to water the original dress was found in a charity shop in london , the shop originally wanted £25 for it , but it was in [...]
Hi we all know how difficult it is to get good quality vintage dress fabrics in any length long enough to make something …but the sun shone on me yesterday and a lady mentioned she had some fabric in her loft from her mother who used to be a westend eamstress….of course my eyes lit [...]
Hi guys i have been asked to make vintage dresses for a vintage shop…1950s summer dresses, what colours would you choose?
Hi Guys I thought you might like to see the picture of the 1940s princess coat in green baby cord…I have just finished it ..yey!! all but the button holes which I am going to have done professionaly at D & M buttons in london. I took the day dress pattern in the picture ( simplicity 2161) as a referance then drafted [...]