Le-Roy patterns

I caught the sewing bug four years ago and never looked back. Entirely self-taught I regularly trawl charity shops, flea markets, car boot sales and jumbles for vintage 1960s and 1970s patterns, notions, fabrics and thread. To this day I’ve yet to buy anything new. This culotte suit suit was made following a 1960s Le-Roy [...]

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A while ago I bought some great printed cotton from Abakhan Fabrics in Manchester, where you can pick up some great off cuts by the kilo. It’s been sitting around in a pile of fabric since February, while I worked out what to do with it. Then I found this pattern in my hoard: I’ve [...]

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