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Hi! I have finally gotten the courage to post here, let me know if I am doing anything wrong! I would like to share one of my latest experiments: Simplicity 3875. I made it from some fabric I found online, the print was probably originally intended to be used for aprons. The piece was 1.75 [...]

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I’ve been reading the sew retro blog for a little while now…and thought as I’m sewing my first ever vintage pattern I should take the plunge and sign up. I love reading everyone’s posts and getting inspiration from the dresses etc. that are posted. I hope my future posts will be as interesting and useful. [...]

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Hi Everyone, I’m a long time reader and want to thank you all for posting your amazing creations. They have been a major inspiration in my sewing adventures.  I have been sewing for about a year and now think I’m finally get the hang of the basics. I hate for my first post to be [...]

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Hi, I have been lurking here a while and this is my first post. I have become interested in sewing from vintage patterns after a couple decades of not sewing very much. Inspired by all the talent I’ve seen on We Sew Retro, I recently took a short dressmaking class. Since I haven’t made much [...]

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Greetings everyone, I am excited to start contributing here! This wonderful site always inspires me to do more sewing. My name is Karen, AKA BobbinBombshell. I write the blog Bobbins And Bombshells (http://bobbinsandbombshells.blogspot.com) which is where I share my inspirations, my projects, and my love of vintage. I’ve been sewing and dressmaking for about 20 [...]

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WeSewRetro is the first blog I read each day, and you all have provided untold amounts of education, support, and delightfully pictured projects. Thank you all!  Now, I’d got to start sewing, and that has brought to mind a bit of a problem I need your help in overcoming. Several years ago I was gifted [...]

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I am a young lady from Finland, currently living in London UK, having the time of my life! Everything crafty is me, I love sewing, knitting, crocheting, paper crafts, embroidery and pretty much anything else you can think of! I have a passion for vintage, especially for 50′s and rockabilly. I work as a nanny [...]

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Hi everyone, this is my first post to We Sew Retro, though I have been lurking and commenting. I’ve been sewing for about 35 years. Recently, I’ve been more able to devote time to sewing. Over the past year, I’ve discovered a whole world of sewing blogs, including this one, and I started one of [...]

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Hi Sew Retro friends!  My name is Jessie, I blog over at Some Things I Have Made, and I draft all my own patterns.  It’s a pain in the ass, but I’m dedicated (and cheap). I’ve been wanting a back-button blouse for ages–I blame Gertie–but I knew I wanted it in wool jersey, and my [...]

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Hey everyone! I just wanted to introduce myself and share this suit recraft-project. I’ve only recently gotten into sewing/alterations and decided to dive in head first. This was my first real sewing project, but I think it came out great. I inherited the suit from my great-uncle and decided that it would make an awesome [...]

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