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Apr 6
Kelly B. posted a blog post

Putting a Vintage Wiggle into a "New Look"

     I have owned the New Look #6045 pattern since it came out three years ago, and I have always adored it, waiting for the right circumstances and fabric to come along.  This past year's Fall season provided me with the time and opportunity to finally whip up my fun and versatile version of the pattern.     We chose a…See More
Apr 2
Kelly B. posted blog posts
Mar 31
Kelly B. posted a blog post

My Floral 40's Fashion - A Fall Favorite

     I am a woman of my word.  The very fact I am posting this sewing creation proves my point.  Back in our summer of last year, I had a blog post (link here) where I expounded on my version of view D from a cute 1940's pattern reprint, Simplicity #1692.  In…See More
Mar 29
madeco commented on Kelly B.'s photo

1920's 'Geometric Lines' Linen Tunic

"Very well done ! It's no so easy to manage with geometric pattern. Art Deco is one of my favourite styles . The Roaring Twenties were so creative ."
Feb 23
madeco commented on madeco's photo

Retro top 2

"Thanks ! I bought this fabric on sale a few years ago ; the ladies and the dogs (dachshund : I think it's right) were so funny. This top is very easy to wear. Happy sewing !  "
Feb 23
Kelly B. posted a blog post

Time for the Tango! My 1920's Combination "Step-In" Knickers

     The new boyish silhouette that became fashionable for women and in the 20's demanded a whole new styling of undergarments. The desired shape of the day featured a flat chest, narrow hips, broad shoulders, and an obliteration of highlighting feminine curves.  Advancements in home comforts, such as heating, as well as an active lifestyle, heralded lighter underclothes with an enticing beauty and a practical down-to-earth purpose.     I have made a piece of historical lingerie which was born…See More
Feb 20
Kelly B. commented on madeco's photo

Retro top 2

"Oh my goodness!  The fabric for your top is so darling, fun, and fashionable!  You did a great job.  Is that dachshunds on the top (the long but short dogs)?  It almost looks like it.  I have a dachshund for our family pet…"
Feb 20



This Week's Themed Challenge

This week, we're going to the unfinished projects pile for The Return of the UFO Upload your photo and tag it "UFO"

See the photos from this week's challenge


Upcoming Themes

  • October 15 UFO Challenge
  • October 22 Fall Palette
  • October 29 Halloween
  • November 5 Aprons


The Sew Weekly Reunion 2013 1 Reply

Hello all!We are having the Sew Weekly Reunion and would love it if you could join us.For more info, please check out …Continue

Started by Adey Lim in Sew Weekly Themed Sew-Alongs. Last reply by adriana Nov 14, 2013.

challenge copyright

Does anyone know if the challenges have some kind of copyright to them?  I wanted to put some up on another forum.  Have e-mailed Mena, but no reply so far. SarahContinue

Started by Sarah Day in Sew Weekly Themed Sew-Alongs Jun 11, 2013.

Pattern ideas, 1 yard of canvas weight fabric 4 Replies

I got a little carried away buying this fabric and now I don't know what to do with it! After shipping costs and customs charges it was really expensive but I think its super cute and too scared to commit to cutting something out.Originally brought…Continue

Started by Arnika knight in Resources and Such. Last reply by Kristine Fachet May 13, 2013.

London Sewing Meet up

Im running a sewing meet up April 20th. You are invited to join me and other 30 talented sewist for a day of sewing chatter and fabric shopping.Date: April 20, 2013.10:30 Met at V&A. I will be waiting for you at the museum grand entrance.…Continue

Started by Rachel Pinheiro in Meet & Greet Apr 9, 2013.



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