And people love it. Anytime I am dressed up in my vintage finest, I get so many people talking to me that probably never would. It starts conversations.
Like sewing? Visitors can narrow their search to focus on a particular garment, designer or decade. If you click these links, you can see patterns from the following decades: ssssssand s.
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Welcome to The Vintage Pattern Shop. We are the largest company in the world supplying reproduced vintage sewing patterns. Our ever-growing collection of over 2, vintage sewing patterns contains fantastic patterns dating from as far back as the s to the present day, sourced from all over the world.
A time when you could order patterns from the local newspaper. One of my more quirky patterns. One garment, many looks - all depending on how you tie it.
Over the course of the last few years, sewing has become a passion of mine in a way I had never expected. I felt inspired to jump out of the norm of skinny jeans and baggy t shirts with the help of pictures floating around Pinterest. It helped me discover lovely blogs of women of today who wore dresses with matching hats and gloves.
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I love collecting vintage sewing manuals and books! I have always loved classic styling, fabrics and fashion. I am a dressmaker and trained in bespoke tailoring at the London College of Fashion. I now own a fabric shop and sewing school, More Sewing www.
There are tons of Websites devoted entirely to the buying and selling of original and reproduction vintage patterns replicas of vintage patterns, some of which offer clarified instructions or patterns graded into multiple sizes. Sewing with the real-deal pattern in its original form is a wonderful experience and a fun way to re-create the innovative details and flattering designs of the past. However, vintage patterns can be intimidating.
My costume design professor at Northwestern University, Virgil Johnsondelighted students with his formula for period clothing. Or is it merely one? What sticks in my mind most clearly is that 20 years was the sweet spot, the appropriate amount of elapsed time to ensure that one would not appear dumpy, dowdy, or oblivious, but rather prudent and discerning. The collaborative Vintage Pattern Wiki puts the magic number at 25, requesting that contributors make sure the patterns they post are from or earlier, and also out-of-print.