More than one of us has completely missed important plot points in a film because we’ve been ogling at a dress, I guarantee it. Fashion and film were made for each other. Sew Iconic, a new book from Thunder Bay Press, marries a love of film with a love of sewing to bring ten iconic [...]


162 entries in our giveaway for the Crafty class of your choice this week! Our randomly chosen winner is….drumroll please… …Melizza, who picked the Jean-ius class with the always-awesome Kenneth D. King.   Congratulations Melizza! Keep your eyes peeled for an email from me


Are you the only one of your sewing buddies who has not taken Gertie’s Bombshell class? Do you wake up in the middle of the night screaming because you do not own a sassy librarian blouse? I know, guys, I know. Our giveaway for the Craftsy class of your choice ends tomorrow (Thursday the 24th), [...]


One of my favorite things about the We Sew Retro community is that we have vintage sewing beginners crafting up a storm right alongside the professionals. No matter your skill level, we can all benefit from brushing up our sew-jo with a class now and then. We’ve all heard about (and some of us have [...]


It’s time to announce the winners of the giveaway for one of three e-patterns from Mrs Depew Vintage (available here on etsy and here for instant download on craftsy)   Congratulations ladies! Check you email for further info and happy sewing   — If you have a product that fits our vintage-y, sewing-y, awesome-y aesthetic [...]

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Summaaaaaaahttiimmmme….and the giving is eeeeeeeasy. If you want to get in on our lovely giveaway from Mrs Depew, act now before it’s too late. With three winners receiving the e-pattern of their choice, your odds of winning have never been so good. Which pattern will be yours? The Marilyn-inspired swimsuit, the 1950s beach halter or the 1930s [...]


It’s giveaway time…huzzah! And if you’re one of those people who never wins anything (hello…come sit over here by me in the bitter corner), you’re going to love this one because there will be not one, not two, but three lucky winners. Regular readers of our vintage sewing blog will no doubt recognize the name [...]


It’s time to announce the winner of the Edelweiss Patterns giveaway. Huzzah! Our lucky winner is: Congratulations Elizabeth! Go check your email!   As a sidenote, if anyone has experience removing Sharpie ink from leather, let’s talk. I have successfully removed the Sharpie scribbles from the toddler’s face, hands, knees and feet but the 9ft [...]


I’ll keep this short in the hopes that I get through everything I need to say before the temptation to burst into a rousing rendition of “My Favorite Things” becomes overwhelming…. Our Edelweiss Patterns giveaway closes on Sunday so if you’ve not yet thrown your lederhosen into the proverbial ring, now is the time to [...]


Spring has definitely sprung so we’re having a giveaway to help you out with your springtime attire…huzzah! regulars are already familiar with the lovely Katrina of Edelweiss Patterns. She makes gorgeous outfits and then photographs them in amazing locations. When I think of Edelweiss Patterns, I think of delicate, feminine, vintage designs (and of [...]