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Vintage Patterns – Use Or Abuse?

I had an interesting conversation with a colleague today, who was asking about my vintage Vogue 5098. I described some of the work around fitting and adjusting this 1960s pattern to a 2015 body. Not only was I pulling the pattern … Continue reading

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Pinning Down History

I’m working with a vintage pattern right now. When I took it out of the envelope and carefully peeled it open, I found several rusted pins still in the pattern pieces, plus pencil marks, random cuts and brittle, yellow shards … Continue reading

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