These patterns are also available for download and, as with Colette, you'll find linked blogs and a forum at Sense and Sensibility. You can even download e-classes and reproductions of vintage sewing manuals! Finally, a word for a new pattern company Sewaholic Patterns. Tasia Pona has...

Vintage Sewing Pattern Giveaway! Oh deary me, yet more shopping to be done in The Fine City. This weekend is gonna do my credit card no good at all!! Already got my eye on the swallow pendant, diamante anchor pendant, flowers... Perdita´s last blog .. Would You Like A Carrier Bag With...

Smaller in size than I normally wear, but a lot of beautiful styles (and grading patterns up isn't that hard–just time consuming). So a bunch went towards my personal stash, I passed a couple on to some sewing buddies and saved a few to share with you! Next week I'll be hosting a little...

Firstly: thank you for all the fantastic entries for the pattern giveaway last week. A winner was randomly selected and has been contacted. Keep your eyes open for another pattern giveaway in the near future–I think maybe one of these a month would be fun, don't you? I'm in the middle of a...

For a beginner, pattern alterations are intimidating! I love sewing, I love the potential to create and to make beautiful, original clothing. Sewing can be so rewarding! I'd hate for people to try their hand at sewing, only to give up because their body type didn't fit the ‘standard.' So I...

The final day of the vintage pattern giveaway... I always forget how fun these are to do! If you haven't won yet, there is still another chance (and I dare say there will be more giveaways throughout the summer!). But now for the winner of Wednesday's giveaway! Congratulations! I'll be...

Welcome to the second day of the vintage pattern giveaway! I was so excited about the response to the first one, and I hope y'all will be just as enthusiastic about this (and Friday's) pattern. If the previous giveaway pattern's size (a teeny 30″ bust) was a bit of a concern, never fear: both...

Remember the pattern giveaway I promised last week? Well, I've decided to spread out the giveaway over the course of three days and give away three patterns separately! So stay tuned for the next two on Wednesday and Friday as well. I'm so excited to be able to do this, since I know finding...

Thank you everyone so much for entering the pattern giveaway last week! I had so much fun reading all your comments and reasons why you'd like to win a particular pattern–how I wish I could send each of you a prize! But hopefully there will be some more fun giveaways very soon (since my...

 

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