Hi Sew Retro!  My mom and I bought these 2 vintage sewing machines months ago and know nothing about them.  I was hoping someone could help me identify them or point me toward some resources that might be helpful.

Here they are:

1)  Model DST Deluxe Streamliner straight-stitch machine

2)  The second is a Queen (?) zig-zag machine:

More details on my blog!

Any help will be greatly appreciated! Thank you, thank you, thank you in advance!


Hi Sew Retro readers/contributors!

I’m having another pattern giveaway at my blog in celebration of being half way done with fashion design school.

Here’s the pattern:

The envelope is sadly torn, but the pattern inside is in good shape!
For ways to enter, check out my blog.  Good luck and happy sewing!

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Hi Everyone!  I recently made a charmeuse blouse from a McCall’s tween pattern from 1985.  I really like the results!

For more about the pattern and pictures, visit the blog!


Hi Sew Retro! Just wanted to remind you that the Follower Appreciation Vintage Pattern Giveaway is still going on until Tuesday! I’ve added 2 more patterns to the loot!

Click the link above for rules and to see all the patterns!