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Hello everyone! I am back with my latest make, a blouse made from the 1930s  Smooth Sailing pattern from Wearing History. I had the perfect Spitfire fabric and wanted to make a RAF blouse with a slight touch of ‘uniform’. I altered the giant puffed sleeves  into shoulder pleats, and added tabs to the shoulder. [...]

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Hello all! I this is not (mostly) sewing, but to be technical I knitted the fabric and had to sew it into a sweater, so I’m counting it as sewing Besides, I really want to share my latest make with you all, and of course this lovely part of Norwegian culture! This is a traditional [...]

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Hello everyone! I want to share this pattern with you, as I have just made it up, and really love it!   The pattern is printed in 1943, and features three versions of a box pleated, A-line skirt. I made version 2, which has pleats both front and back, and a side button placket. I [...]

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I have finally gotten around to sew up the Smooth sailing blouse pattern from Wearing History! Isn’t it lovely? It is a 1930s style yoked blouse, sporting short puffed sleeves, a lovely large notched collar and gatherings on shoulders and back. It is fitted with tucks in the back. It is the perfect casual wear blouse, [...]

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I recently made this cute pussy bow blouse for the Bow Neck Blouse sew-along hosted by Seamstress Erin. It is made from Simplicity #8738, printed in 1978. The fabric is a soft cotton found in a remnant bin for 1£, and it was just enough for a blouse. I never wear yellow, but I think [...]

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The first snow fell today, where I live! I love snow and skiing, and this inspired me to go look up some vintage skiing images from the 30s, 40s and 50s. With the colder months ahead I am seriously considering sewing up a woolen skiing ensemble.     You know, they are just as chic [...]

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Hello Good Sewing People! For my debut here on WSR, I just wanted to show you my take on the Wearing History WWII Overalls. This is my second ever garment, I just started sewing clothes about six months ago. I am quite happy with how they turned out!     For more pictures and a [...]

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