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Sewing projects – full-skirted 1950s dress

Princess Pin Curls: I have always wanted an original Fifties full-skirted cotton day dress in a beautiful  floral pattern. My ideal would be a Horrockses frock, crisp cheerful cotton pattern in a soft...
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How to use a pattern sheet

If there’s one thing Jennfier Knox loves more than wearing vintage it’s making her own clothes using vintage patterns. Here she has a fantastic guide on how to use a pattern sheet to re-create your...
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How to make a vintage brooch wedding bouquet

Ana Durdevic, a graphic designer and illustrator from Denmark made her very own wedding bouquet out of vintage brooches for her wedding in Ribe (Denmark) in November 2011. Here she shares a fantastic...
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How to make a “Let’s Go To Vegas” cardigan

This fab tutorial on how to give a cardigan a Las Vegas spin comes from brilliant vintage blogger Charlotte over at Tuppence Ha'Penny. Here she shows us how to applique a cardigan with playing cards. You...
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Make do and mend a vintage dress into a maxi skirt

Vintage and charity shops are full of dresses with unflattering cuts. As long as you like the fabric though, they are still worth buying as our resident revamper, Lucy Housman, has come up with a pattern to...
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Get creative – reinvent your vintage

With the recession attempting to upset our seasonal wardrobe updates, it’s time to get creative with the clothes we already have. Laura Terry has five top tips to reinvent your clothes and help get your...
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The Vintage Librarian reviews – Revive!

This week our lovely Vintage Librarian Claire Pursglove is reviewing a book about turning odd bits of fabric into decorative soft furnishings. Did she get into the make do and mend spirit?...