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Sewing Kits: 30 Ideas Every Sewing Hobbyist Will Love

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I have actually been doing much more mending and altering lately. Quite rewarding, I must say.

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#5007 1950s Object d'Art Dress

This 1950s vintage sewing pattern for an eye-catching dress features a bodice inset with externally stitched darts. The straight-ish skirt has a kick pleat.

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54 Retro Free Vintage Sewing Patterns

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Size shouldn't matter! It is just a number. And remember, size had changed throughout history (in sewing patterns), so even though you might be a '12' in modern clothing, in 1940s-1950s patterns, you would be a '16-18'. Accept and love your body for the amazing things it can do.

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Guide to Vintage Sleeves*You can find the Guide to Vintage Collars and Necklines here. Here’s a good reference infographic for sleeves found on vintage garments. You can find the Guide to Vintage Sleeves at Adored Vintage here. More Fashion...

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A day spent sewing. A young woman with a sewing machine c. 1925. Most likely an advertisement because photos would not have been wasted on the daily mundane household tasks. Yet I marvel at the beautiful things made with such a simple machine and time.

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