#vintagepledge · Advance American Pattern A106 · Sewing · Style 1225

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Not as late as the Great Prophet Zarquon – but a little close to the wire for my liking.  Here we have not one but two makes to round off my Vintage Pledge year.  The first is a pattern re-visit:     In something indestructible in the way that only a mystery-man-made can be.     I… Continue reading Wait! Wait! I have one or two last things to show you!

Advance American Pattern A106 · New Look 6111 · Sewing · Simplicity 9192

Pattern and Pieces

Growing up, time spent with my grandparents, my Nanny*, my Great Aunt and her mother, my Nan, always meant games. Mostly these games required pen and paper, packs of cards or empty paper cake cases. However, if my Great Aunt was involved, the games would always be elaborate affairs.  There were rules, explanations and very… Continue reading Pattern and Pieces

#vintagepledge · Advance American Pattern A106 · Sewing

Advance American Pattern A106 #VintagePledge

Tick, tock, another equinox and in the needlepoint of the native British hedgerow spring has started with the bright white stars of the blackthorn blossom. Misleadingly there’s still a fair nip in the air so I’ve been working on a long-sleeved thing. A long-sleeved, vintage thing. How much work in a long-sleeved shirt? A lot. A… Continue reading Advance American Pattern A106 #VintagePledge