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Vintage & Newer Sewing Patterns for a Modern World
Vintage & Newer Sewing Patterns for a Modern World

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Facings - A Primer for Finishing
Perhaps dread is too strong of a term but when it comes to facings, avoidance is usually the route many a seamstress takes. In reality, facings do not have to be such a hurdle and the difference between a faced neckline or armhole and one that is folded ove...

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Summer will be fast upon us!  My girls are counting down the days and I need things for them to do :)
Have kids that will be home for winter break? Here are 50 Free Activities for Children! 
http://thegraphicsfairy.com/free-activities-for-children/


#hometalktuesday   #children   #activities  
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Wedding Bridesmaid DRESS PATTERN Cocktail Evening Gown Cut-Out Back Strapless Backless Bust 36 to 44 Simplicity 4876 Women's Sewing Patterns

SIMPLICITY 4876 MISSES EVENING DRESS IN 2 LENGTHS & SHRUG JACKET: Perfect for weddings, prom, evenings out on the town!

#WeddingDress #Weddings #CocktailDress #EveningGown #BridesmaidDress 
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https://www.etsy.com/listing/189899100/1930s-dress-pattern-cocktail-dress-day

1930s DRESS PATTERN Cocktail Dress Day Evening Dress 30s Wedding Gown Fit & Flare Dress Bust 32 Vogue 8046 Women's Vintage Sewing Patterns

VOGUE 8046 MISSES DRESS: Blouse has shaped square neck-line, is gathered below epaulet shoulders. Short or long sleeves cut in one with epaulet shoulders. Four-piece skirt, floor length or shorter, joins blouse under ribbon girdle or novelty belt. Copyright: 1930s to early 40s

#Vogue #VoguePatterns #1930s #1930sFashions #1930sDress #DesignRewindFashions #Sewing
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This is incredible!
A Rare Irish Book, Circa 1830s

I've seen many a rare book over the years - many travel books with great fold-out maps; art books with tipped-in plates, even sculpted books and miniature classics the size of matchbooks.

This is genuinely something I have never seen. It's unique and fascinating, and it's a real treasure.

Rare needlework instruction book; includes cloth samples of sewing, darning, embroidery, knitting and miniature clothing. Kildare Place, Dublin, Ireland (circa 1830s).

#needlepoint   #rarebooks   #darning   #sewing   #embroidery   #clothing   #books   #booklovers   #bookcollectors   #ireland  

via/ http://coldmourningrosary.tumblr.com/post/77106718560
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https://www.etsy.com/listing/189526598/1940s-womens-dress-pattern-shoulder

1940s WOMEN'S Draped Cocktail DRESS - Draped Sleeves and Pockets Simplicity 2087 at Design Rewind Fashions on Etsy Vintage & Newer Sewing Patterns

#Dress   #1940s   #1940sstyle   #1940sdress   #Sewing   #SewingPatterns   #designrewindfashions   #cocktaildress  
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1930s DRESS PATTERN Cocktail Day Evening Dress Gathered Shoulder Bodice Fit & Flare Skirt McCall 8894 Womens Vintage Sewing Patterns

#1930s #VintageDressPattern #1930sDress #SewingPattern #Vintage Pattern #1930sEveningDress #DesignRewindFashions #McCalls #1930sFashions
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