mail order

Hey there We Sew Retro community.  I had a fabulous time at The Auckland Vintage Textile Fair, I pick up some lovely sewing patterns a pair of gloves and I came across some mail order ‘cut out dress’ packages, complete in their original packages. This one with lilac fabric is a ‘Woman and Home’ cut-out [...]


A version of this post originally appeared on Sew Retro and my own blog, but when I received an email earlier this week asking for the link to it I realized I’d stupidly deleted it from both places. Here is a new version with updated pictures. Mail order patterns are a too often overlooked treasure [...]