Hey y’all I’ve been a long time reader and equally long time thinker of posting but not getting round to it  Anywho I’ve sewed several vintage garments since I started sewing at the beginning of 2011 but the latest one I definitely think is a worthy of post on the site. A few weeks ago [...]


We had a record number of entries in our giveaway for the hat of your choice from Lady Eve Millinery, which confirms two things I already knew: Lady Eve Millinery‘s hats are awesome There is no such thing as ‘too many hats’ The lucky winner is….drumroll please…. …Mrs Gendy, who chose  the gorgeous Babette Cap [...]

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We’ll be picking a winner for our Lady Eve Millinery hat giveaway tomorrow so if you’ve been spending so much time agonizing over precisely which gorgeous hat needs to come home with you that you haven’t entered yet, get over to the giveaway post before it’s too late! Our lucky winner will receive the hat of their [...]

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Autumn has just hit us here on the Indiana/Kentucky border, and man is it windy. I’ve been cursed with the same haircut as Lion-O from the Thundercats, which means I’m spending most of my days trying to dig my face out so I can actually see where I’m going. What I need is a hat. [...]


The lovely people at Corset-Story (with sister sites in the UK and Australia) gave us three of these pretty black lace boned corsets to give away to our readers. It’s time to announce the winners! Drumroll please….   Congratulations to Natascha, Debra Z and Toodles! Check your inbox for an email from me   If [...]


WeSewRetro has three pretty black lace-trimmed corsets from Corset-Story to give away and it closes tomorrow! Head over to this post to get your entry in now before it’s too late! Open to entrants worldwide  


I’ve been seeing corsets absolutely everywhere lately, so it’s wonderful timing that the lovely people at Corset-Story have given us not one but three of these beautiful black lace boned corsets to give away. Three winners means triple your usual chances to win so get your entry in now! Corset-Story has an enormous selection of corsets and [...]


Here in Southern Indiana, where the temperature and humidity have reached offensive proportions, we’re all inside chained to the sweet, sweet air conditioning. But if you live in a climate where it’s possible to step outside without risk of mummification, you may have missed our  giveaway for $40 to spend on vintage buttons from the [...]


850 of you who are fans of our Facebook page already know (thanks to my poorly composed iphone pics) about my recent pattern-hunting roadtrips around southern Indiana and Illinois, where I picked up some awesome vintage buttons still on their original cards. I could sum up everything I know about buttons with the phrase “Ooh, [...]


It’s time to pick the winner for our Sew Iconic giveaway. Drumroll please… Congratulations Pat! Check your email for a message from me. Commiserations to the entrants who didn’t win. There’s always next time!   Happy 4th of July to our American readers, and a funny story for everyone else: during my first 4th of July [...]