Tag Archives: vintage

Silver square neck top from 1992

The pattern is from 1992, the top is only a week or so old! This was one of my favourite top patterns and I used it several times in the nineties. Felicity thinks it’s vintage. He he. (Hmm, I guess … Continue reading

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The Jacket that took forever

I don’t make a lot of jackets. Now I remember why. So much time.. too many tailoring details. Double the work if you are lining the jacket. Do it all at least three times if you make a muslin first! … Continue reading

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Am I a deckchair?

Or perhaps a tea towel? This fabric came from a local garage sale, labelled ‘Vintage cotton, 2.5 m x 90 cm, $5’. It’s a lovely weight and seems like a strong sturdy weave, almost like linen, but without the ‘stretching … Continue reading

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Vintage fabric stars again

I love this skirt. It’s been hanging on the outside of my wardrobe for a day now and it makes me smile every time I look at it. It doesn’t matter even if I never wear it! ( and since … Continue reading

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