thelittletailoress

There are few things I love more than putting my pyjamas on after a hot bubble bath at the end of the day, historically I have never made my own. This seems odd to me as I love vintage style home wear- house coats, nighties and frilly aprons are all the kind of things I [...]

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  I whipped up a pair of dark blue denim jeans  a couple of weeks back that I have been wearing nearly every day since (although fear not, they have made it into the washing machine a couple of times!) I always think that’s a great judge of a creation- if you are reluctant to [...]

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I have been on a bit of a republished vintage pattern spree recently! I bought a bunch of them on sale a while back and have been working my way through them recently including this particular one Retro Butterick B5209. I chose this fabric on account of the distinctly 1940s feel it has as I [...]

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I love shirt dresses! I think the first one I fell in love with was Sandy’s peach one in Grease when I was a little girl. The 8 year old me couldn’t comprehend her makeover- why on earth would she trade the pretty pastel dresses for the shiny black lycra and poodle hair? Being a [...]

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Hi there, as this is my first post on WeSewRetro I though I would share one of my favourite coats that I made this past winter. At the start of the Autumn it occurred to me that I needed some staple, comfy, warm winter garments and went out on a couple of trips to the [...]

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