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Jip Hartog
Vintage, 1930s, 1940s, history, sewing, cooking, knitting, crochet, cats, fabric
Vintage, 1930s, 1940s, history, sewing, cooking, knitting, crochet, cats, fabric
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What I have been up to lately - week 28 -
Hello dear readers, I´m back after a long time of not writing on my blog and a lot of stress. This time I will introduce a new kind of post called "What I have been up to lately" and I will try to post this every 1-2 weeks. Since a long time I have been wan...

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Confession time
Okay. I'm terrible at planning things ahead.    When I decided to join the SFC-Challenge, I was sure I'd be able to create a dress from start to finish in two weeks. But then, I got a lot of homework. And a few days ago I became ill. I have a terrible cold ...

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My ''Spring For Cotton''- dress
After much doubt about wether to join or not to join this sewing challenge, I decided to do it after all, even it could cause some sewing stress. I want to sew more for myself and I feel like this could be a great first step in the right direction. A little...

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We have a winner!
With the help of a name-pick-generator website, I picked the name of the winner of this giveaway ... Congratulations Susy! Please send me an email with your address information. Thanks to the rest of you who entered this giveaway, and don't forget that I al...

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Changes
A lot has changed since I last wrote. And a lot has not. Yet.  Fist of all, I passed my first exam! It was not nearly as hard as I expected it to be, and it gave me lots of sewing-confidence as well. This is something that was/is still lacking in other part...

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Exam time
5 days. Just FIVE days and I have my very first exam. I'm nervous and learning/reading all the time, I really want to pass.  The exam consists of these parts: - drawing 2 sewing patterns one for children and one for adults on 1/3 scale (3 hours in total) ...

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Vacation homework : 1940s overalls
At the moment I am enjoying my spring vacation at my boyfriends house, I love to be with him for longer than just a weekend ! He has to work almost every day and in that time I can do my homework.  source My teacher wanted me and the other students to sew a...

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A really nice Giveaway !
If you like vintage/repro sewing patterns, you should really check out this page. There is a giveaway and you can win a sewing pattern of your choice, as long as it has a $30 value. I'd love to win the 1940s blouse pattern ! Speaking about  Giveaways, only ...

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A new garter belt
Today, I decided to sew a garter belt for myself. My old one is not in a wearable condition and I had to make a new one. And now I finally did !     Making this was so easy. I made a pattern of my old garter belt and somehow managed to sew it together. It i...
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