One of the wonderful things about Christmas is that so many people around the world have been celebrating it with their families for generations. This results in fun traditions that maybe we don’t always know the source of, but we do them every year regardless. I love listening to stories of how the older generation […]
Vintage-inspired sewing and quilting projects are just what you're after in your designs.
Confession: there are few things that get me more excited than free ’60s sewing patterns. I know this is an odd confession to make. After all, there are many other free sewing patterns out there, from haute couture to Roaring Twenties glitz, but ’60s fashion has a special place in my heart. Am I a […]
If anyone is in dire need of some apron patterns, it’s me. My kitchen looks like a tornado went off in it after I attempt a new recipe. Melted butter is spattered on the stovetop. A lone, uncooked piece of rigatoni is crushed underfoot. Somehow an egg has been pulverized over the countertop even though I […]
If you love vintage sewing patterns, then do we have the collection for you! We created lists of retro sewing tutorials and style guides for the most influential decades in twentieth-century fashion. This wide range of easy sewing patterns features popular trends from over the last century for everything from men’s accessories like these classic 1920s-inspired Super Speedy […]
Hello, Quilters! It’s Carolyn Wainscott back with a traditional quilt setting that can be used in so many ways from scrappy to elegant. This vintage looking doll fabric is one I have been reluctant to cut into. Can anyone out there relate? It has been in my stash for several years but “My Vintage Dolly […]
Vintage is always in and with every fashion era comes certain trends that become popular with the masses. The 1920s is famous for its raised hemlines, extravagant beading, and fun accessories like feathered headbands. With WWII came more military-inspired tailoring, boxy shapes, and Hollywood glamour. But my favorite fashion era by far is the 1950s, […]
Learning how to sew retro-inspired clothing has become an indisputably trendy practice. The classic cuts, colors, and patterns define our conception of the lifestyle of any given era. Whether it’s the 1920s, 1940s, or 1950s, each decade’s style has now joined the ranks of what we call “vintage”. Today we’re pulling together classic dresses that […]