Culottes / Pantskirts

  Hello All, I’m new to WeSewRetro and relatively new to sewing. I thought I’d share some of the patterns I plan on making in the next few months. There are 2 Butterick patterns and I know at least one of them is a familiar face to all of you. There are also 3 1970s [...]


Hello! This is my first post here on WeSewRetro. I have read this blog for months and love the projects presented here, now I finally decided to join the party The project I want to show to you comes from a 1942 issue of “Frau und Mode” (= Wife and Fashion), a Swiss magazine. It [...]


  Summer is the perfect time for shorts and these shorts are so fun! (Yes, they are shorts!). I used Wearing History’s Rita pleated shorts pattern.   They are crazy fun to wear and I’m so wishing that I’d made them earlier in the summer!     The pattern is based off of late 30s/early [...]


Hi all,  I thought I would  show you how a little project I was given by a friend turned out… 1940s button front swing trousers copied from an old pair (not sure how original they were !) but made up in corderoy, not my favorite fabric, but she was so pleased with them she wants a [...]


Hello all! I finally got some photos of my latest vintage project – a pair of culottes from a vintage Simplicity pattern. Check out my blog for more photos and more details. Hope you’re all having a wonderful Tuesday! Edit : Think I’ve fixed the link problem, thanks for your kind words