Category Archives: pattern line

New Pattern! Palisades 1940s Wrap Dress

It’s new pattern time! ¬†Introducing Palisades, a 1940s Wrap Dress Pattern. Palisades is a mid 1940s wrap dress inspired by an original vintage pattern but with improved fit, illustrated step-by-step instructions, and cutting layouts for 45″ wide fabrics. This dress … Continue reading

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New Look- 1930s Halter Top and Beach Trousers Pattern

A few weeks ago Nicole from Paper Moon Vintage, Kat from GoForKat,¬† Allison from Allison Barcenas Photography and I got together for a day of fun in the sun and in the sand, and to take some new pictures! I … Continue reading

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>New Pattern! 1930s Beach Pyjamas and Eton Jacket

> It’s new pattern time!  I’m very happy to announce the latest pattern I have been working on! Just in time for summer sewing is the newest addition. This pattern is suitable for looks from the early to mid 1930s.  … Continue reading

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>New Pattern! Tea at Two- Mid 1930s Dress

>It’s that time again! I’ve got a new pattern I’ve been working on- this one a reproduction of a mid 1930s one piece dress.  It’s now available for pre-order on my website! Patterns will start shipping mid next week! I … Continue reading

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>New Pattern! Moderne- 1930s Art Deco Dress

>I can finally share what I’ve been secretly working on!I’m happy to announce I have a new reproduction pattern for sale on the website! This pattern features two really lovely mid 1930s dresses with art deco influence.  Version I has … Continue reading

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>Finished Outfit! Plaid 50s Blouse and Smooth Sailing Trousers

> Yay! Finished project pics!  I have had both of these finished for about a month but didn’t get a chance to take pics until now and didn’t want to muss them until I took pics, so they are now … Continue reading

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>Announcing the New Online Pattern Shop!

> I am so very excited to announce the unveiling of our all new web store! Here you’ll be able to purchase my popular patterns but there are also so many new features you can choose from.  You can make … Continue reading

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>Wearing History Flickr Sewing Group!

>Hi all!I was talking to my good friend today who’s in the midst of sewing the Smooth Sailing pattern and she gave me the most wonderful idea!  I have started a Flickr group for Wearing History patterns!  I would *love* … Continue reading

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>Webshop update

>Just a quick note to let you know that the new pattern has been added to the website shop! You can buy all the current releases on my site and use Paypal to check out.  Saves me Etsy fees if you … Continue reading

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>New Pattern Release! The Ahwahnee Coat- 1930s Blanket Coat

>I’m excited to announce the newest pattern is finished and now available for purchase on my Etsy store in Size Pack A– Bust 30, 32, 34 or Size Pack B– Bust 36, 38 40. This pattern was based on an … Continue reading

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