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I recently bought a small stack of 1980′s Kwik Sew patterns of of eBay. I don’t usually go for the 80′s, but there were a few that were super cute and the price was right. I didn’t have any immediate plans for them, but figured something would pop up in my fabric stash that would [...]

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Today a weird sleeves shirt from the book Couture Vintage by Tonje Thoresen. See more on Cafekam’s blog Have a nice day ! Camille

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Hey YAWLL! It’s been a long time, well ive actually made something wearable but unfortunately its not for me its for my boyf as a valentines prezzie awww. <3 I used kwik sew 3506 i cut a medium it was massive i took in a couple of inches. the most annoying bit was the facings-i [...]

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I was at Hawthorne Vintage when I found the blue plaid Pendleton I used for my Peony as well as this more manly 1970′s beige plaid wool. I decided it was high time I created something more inticate (well, not necessarily more intricate, but tailored in a way that I was less accustomed to) and [...]

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Hi Everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve been on We Sew Retro – and it’s not that I haven’t been sewing! Here is a a whole bunch of 40′s separates I’ve made in the past couple of months. A fantastic 10 gore 40′s skirt and THREE blouses!¬† I think the 40′s were one of [...]

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Hi Everyone! I made this quick and easy rockabilly 50′s shirt. SO easy – no joke – No instructions, no worries – comes together in a couple of hours. Easy to adjust to fit others. And the variations are endless. This one is in a navy floral poly cotton. I also made one for a [...]

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Did anyone else love the movie¬†Shag? My sisters and I used to watch it over and over when we were young teens. I have always loved the music, the dancing, and the clothing, which was all represented very well (the film is set in the 60s, but was released in ’89). Don’t put it on [...]

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I just finished sewing up this fun western shirt for my honey (the handsome model in the photo below) from Simplicity pattern 3054 from 1949. I used dark brown & tan lightweight wool and a plethora of cream colored piping for this project. I also added pearl snaps instead of the buttons which were suggested [...]

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