Day Dress, Sewing, Sewing Patterns, Uncategorized

McCalls 2440: All Sewn Up

This weekend just gone I cracked on with making the lovely (and not very different from a Swirl) apron dress from McCalls vintage pattern number 2440. As I couldn't find any teal fabric in my local shop I ordered online, along with some rather expensive, but very pretty, Michael Miller atomic fabric. It was all… Continue reading McCalls 2440: All Sewn Up

Day Dress, Sewing, Sewing Patterns

McCalls 2440: Sewing Project

I recently purchased this amazing vintage pattern from ebay. It was on buy it no for Ā£8.99, it's rather more than I'd usually spend but I have been in love with this style of dress for a while now but without the cash to purchase one of my own. It is very much like the… Continue reading McCalls 2440: Sewing Project

Knitting, Knitting Patterns

My Machine Knitting Pattern Collection

My Nana gave me her Knitmaster and all accessories, patterns and cards at the beginning of the year. I have put them to one side knowing I'd pick them up at some point but not knowing when. It was only last night when I started leafing through them that I discovered their full retro potential.… Continue reading My Machine Knitting Pattern Collection

Sewing, Sewing Patterns

My Vintage Sewing Pattern Collection

I have been collecting patterns for a little while now and I thought I'd share them with you. I've also put a handy link in the sidebar so if you click there you'll automatically be transported (via the medium of net webbage) to my flickr account and you'll be able to see my updated set… Continue reading My Vintage Sewing Pattern Collection