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Hi Sew Retro readers! I am inviting you to my pencil skirt drafting and sew-a-long starting next Friday at Sew Country Chick. If you would like more information please click here. I hope you join me!

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Hi Sew Retro readers! Here is my version of Butterick 6582 I am blogging about here. Also If you would like to join in on my sewing linky party please stop by! Justine


Pattern Used: Collette Oolong Fabric Used: Purple velvet from an estate sale. Time taken to make:  Probably about eight years since I took the bodice apart after it was remade and redraped and cut the bodice.  Overall Notes: So I went a little nuts over this pattern. Third time is the charm I guess! Obviously [...]


This refashion started out as a long, lace, very conservative dress begging to be remade into a saucy little sixties minidress. To see details visit Sew Country Chick  


I love the sweet and old-fashioned styles for children from yesteryear. This Advance pattern from the 40′s was a fun project with it’s mini grown-up style. How many modern patterns for little girls have bound buttonholes and shoulder pads? To see more visit me at Sew Country Chick.


Here is Miss Barbie in her silk taffeta evening gown made by my little Miss Lily with  some help from me. The fisheye darts and tiny pleats were a challenge for her but a big learning experience ! If you are trying to teach your kids to sew this is a great type of project. [...]


Mail order pattern , early 1940′s Hi Refashion Coop readers! I made this dress from a tablecloth I got at the thrift shop and used all vintage notions for the details and a 1940′s sewing pattern. To see more visit my blog Sew Country Chick. And to win the pattern below visit my giveaway here.


Hi sew Retro readers ! I’m inviting you to come check out my Giveaway for the classic Walkabout Dress pattern originally designed in 1952. This is a Retro reissue pattern. Stop on by! Sew Country Chick


I have a hard time finding bathing suits that fit properly. I wanted a two piece but something more modest. Vintage bathing suits have a lot of style plus they give good coverage. I found the top to my bathing suit at a little shop in town that’s almost never open. It’s from the forties [...]


Before: A dorky nineties dress but I DID like that fabric. After: A forties style shirtwaist with a six gore skirt! See you soon! Justine from Sew Country chick