Just wanted to share my latest vintage knit with you, made using reclaimed pure angora from a sweater my mum made years ago, paired with some very “vintage-y” trousers from Burda magazine 4/2011… The sweater pattern is from “A stitch in time – volume 1″, a very beautiful knitting book. The trousers were made with [...]
Last week I drafted, and completed an interpretation of YSL’s “Mondrian” dress from 1967… More info at my blog. Have a great weekend
In the last few days I have made two new hand-dyed items – Butterick 6305 and Simplicity 3688. Pop in at A.K.A.MrsB. for more info about each garment.
My most recent hand made garment – vintage dress and hat – won me “Best Dressed in Vintage” at the recent Melbourne Vintage Fair. Also, I am having an “I’m sorry for being a slack blogger” giveaway, so pop by A.K.A.MrsB. for further information
Hi Sew Retro friends. Today I was given a bag full of vintage patterns – all Vogue Designer – however four of the unprinted patterns are missing instructions. I wouldn’t normally care, but being unprinted I will find it very difficult to “just work it out”. If anyone can help me with copies of the [...]
Yesterday I finished this dress using op-shop fabric and eco-dyeing techniques. The pattern was a 50c op-shop buy, and is from 1974. Pop over to A.K.A.MrsB. for more info and pics
Drop by A.K.A.MrsB. to see my version of a must-have summer garment. May you all have a very happy and joyous Christmas, filled with love, peace…and sewing!
I have recently completed an interpretation of this pattern, by combining existing patterns for the dress and drafting a pattern for the bolero… Drop by @ A.K.A.MrsB. for more info and pics
Here is my latest garment, Shibori dyed Simplicity 3688 1940s retro… More pics, and info about the dyeing process at A.K.A.MrsB. Have a great day
Hi… my latest successful garment is V1137 (view B). What do you think…does it look vintage enough? More pics and info @ A.K.A.MrsB.