Hello, everyone! I’m Amanda from Virginia, USA and I’ve been sewing for about 2 years now. Very excited to be part of Sew Retro since I get so much inspiration here! I’m an architectural historian so I work in the past on a daily basis I use old photos a lot to help understand when [...]


Hello there !My name is Catherine and I am a mostly self taught sewer who likes to dabble and make things albeit with varying degrees of success. I enjoy reading about and seeing the pictures of the clothes that everyone makes and thought that I should perhaps share my makings with others.Anyway,if you have a [...]


Hi Everyone! My name is Sam and I write a sewing/quilting/vintage blog called All Things Quilty… and Sewy! I am thrilled to be part of the Sew Retro blog and am looking forward to sharing my sewing projects and vintage finds with you all. Let me tell you a bit about me I am an [...]

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My name is Steph & I’ve been looking around on Sew Retro for a while, so I thought I may as well contribute a few of my own projects. Whilst I make a bit of modern clothing, I often find myself drawn to designs from the 50′s & 60′s. I’m also very interested in some [...]


Hi! My name is Rhelynn, and this the first time I’ve posted to Sew Retro! I have been sewing most of my life but only began making clothes once my daughter was born. I bought a Singer Advanced when she was five months old, and give it a workout several times a week. All of [...]

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Hi Everyone, My name is Suzie and I’ve been lurking on Sew Retro for quite awhile. I’m mostly interested in patterns from the 30′s to the early 60′s (although I think all eras have some wonderful styles to offer). I haven’t been sewing for very long but I hope to one day have a wardrobe [...]


Hi everyone! My name is Lynne and I’m a 20 year old budding vintage enthusiast from D.C.! I’ve been seriously sewing for perhaps the past seven years, after deciding maybe mainstream fashion wasn’t for me. My love of vintage and reproduction actually got started when a friend and I decided to plunge headfirst into the [...]

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I am so happy to be here! My name is Syrena and I am a home seamstress who is fascinated with the 1940′s, 1950′s and early 1960′s. I am a stay at home mom and housewife with traditional values that reflect those of the mid 20th century when women were homemakers & men were the [...]


Hi all! I’m Patty and am jumping into the sew retro pool too! I’m a 30-something (sigh, for a few more years, anyway.) I live in Minneapolis, where it is cold, cold, cold and I like to sew. And knit. Listen to audiobooks, play with my dog and husband, Mr. Bug. And vacuum. I’m super-drawn [...]

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Bonjour to my fellow seamstresses! Je m’appelle Rachel Red Lips; I’ve just joined Sew Retro and couldn’t be more excited to get to know a sweet, supportive, and active group of seamstresses with a love for vintage patterns, fabrics, and notions. As avid sewists, it makes sense to look to vintage clothing, prints, and patterns [...]