Butterick 5603

A while back my Mum’s friend had gifted me some vintage fabric that her mother had in her cupboard. From looking at the fabric I suspect it was from the fifties – the print, the width, the feel, all had 1950’s written all over it. Lucky for me there was about 4 metres of it [...]


This is one of two vintage dresses I’ve made for myself this month (the second is awaiting a belt). I had a pair of vintage spectator pumps, and really needed something to wear with them. This was my first time using a Retro Butterick reprint. You might not be able to tell from the finished [...]


Hi everyone – this is my first post on We Sew Retro which was brought on by the excitement of completing my dress for Julia Bobbin’s Mad Men Challenge and the thrill of seeing so many other amazing contributions to this SAL. My inspiration came from these 2 Joan pics – I must admit I drool [...]