tina vines

Hello fellow sewers! I just finished sewing up a fun little project that I want to share! I used Simplicity 1093 to make a simple cotton blouse. I chose “style 3″ because I wanted the most basic shape as I planned on adding an appliqué. The blouse was a fairly quick project to sew up, [...]

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Hello fellow sewers! My boyfriend & I just took a road trip from Northern California to Austin, Texas and along the way we drove thru Arizona. I had never visited Arizona before and was extremely excited to see the saguaro cactus & gorgeous desert landscape! I instantly had the idea to make a cactus skirt [...]

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I decided to give these shorts a go, since I’ve always loved the look of high waisted shorts but don’t actually own any! Im usually NOT a shorts person, but these have converted me! They were easy to sew up & came together quite quickly (which i know we all love!). I chose a light [...]

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I just finished sewing up this fun western shirt for my honey (the handsome model in the photo below) from Simplicity pattern 3054 from 1949. I used dark brown & tan lightweight wool and a plethora of cream colored piping for this project. I also added pearl snaps instead of the buttons which were suggested [...]

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hello all of you lovely retro sewers! this is my first post & im very excited i just finished this dress using the Decades of Style pattern called “1940′s New England Dress” & im pretty pleased with the result! for this dress, i used a fun printed light-weight cotton fabric in some lovely muted colors [...]

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