Hi All! I’m wanting to sew up Gertie’s bow tie blouse but I can’t seem to figure out what size I need to make or at least start with and then size up or down, depending. My measurements (as I’m not a small gal) – bust – 40″, waist – 38″ and hips – 40″ [...]


I have been looking for a dress form for awhile now.  The big problem, my budget.  Then this week I thought I would check craigslist, just for the heck of it.  And I found one! And it adjusts to my size (ok I may have to add some padding to the middle bits)!  It’s hard [...]


Hi We Sew Retro-ers!  I’m a long time stalker and a first time post-er.  I am about to start my very first vintage pattern project and I was hoping that the We Sew Retro community might be able to throw a couple of tips and tricks my way.  I’m trying to decide between 3 patterns [...]