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ebay trader the vintage pattern shop has thousands of patterns from many era's.... this is circa 1940's

ebay trader the vintage pattern shop has thousands of patterns from many era’s…. this is circa 1940’s

Failure to comply with my own rule of blog each Sunday has led to an overwhelming feeling of bloguilt today!

I am battling with a vintage creation. A wonderful little clutch bag and maybe even a hat, think I have successfully deciphered the pattern but the vintage fabric isn’t being quite so compliant. I found an odd vintage curtain in the loveliest fabric and now know after cutting that I will in future put my fusible facing onto the fabric BEFORE cutting. Dabnabit, it slid all over the place ….. I think my dog was privy to a few unsavoury words as I chased it about.(fabric not the dog)

As a seasoned seamstress I knew full well to put it away for the day lest I take my hissy mood out on the make …. which I must confess I have done before. Outcome, everything goes even further south.

May get a bit done tomorrow but my priority is a private lesson with 2 utterly delightful ladies who have little ones who have dwarfism. This brings such challenges for them as they want for the gorgeous little ones to be dressed snazzily but off the shelf just doesn’t work. Whilst they learn tomorrow, I too shall be learning not having yet had the opportunity to teach this specialist area. I am expecting it to be fascinating as I so want to be able to pass some skills along that will in turn allow these devoted Mum’s to use their creative juices for there little loved ones.

Look forward to telling you all more about that at another time.

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. CurlsnSkirls
    Oct 02, 2013 @ 14:30:30

    Can’t wait to see how you get on with these patterns – love handbags & hats! And best wishes for your lessons today with these special ladies. Know you will be able to teach them how to sew for their loved ones!
    xxx del

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  2. Sinead Julia
    Oct 03, 2013 @ 00:23:16

    I wish i was talented like you are! I am a huge vintage lover ( a large portion of my blog is dedicated to vintage fashion) but i cant sew at all! Good luck!

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    • oursewingpatch
      Oct 03, 2013 @ 07:59:00

      We all have our special talents Sinead, looks to me like you too are an artist. Me a fabric artist, you ana rtist in capturing a moment, a breath with your camera. So lets agree, we are both talented 🙂

      Reply

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