Thursday, 28 January 2016

Vintage Pledge 2016

I've pledged again! I thoroughly enjoyed last year's pledge of sewing 3 vintage patterns so I've made the same pledge this year. Well, slightly different as I actually said '...at least 3 patterns...' so there's a bit of leeway!


I really like browsing through the sewing patterns in Etsy and Ebay and love coming across patterns that I remember my mum having in her sewing collection in the 1970s. Last year's surprise for me was finding sewing patterns I had bought and made in the 1980s. And I still liked them enough to buy them and sew them up again - here's one pattern I made twice here and here. I still can't quite face 1990s patterns and styles though!

Have you signed up for this year's Vintage Pledge?

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  1. Glad you're joining in again this year, Joyce! Loved your 1980s tops last year (as did some of the other judges too!)

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  2. Thanks Kerry, I'm really looking forward to hunting out some other vintage gems! I bought one pattern last year that didn't get past the muslin stage but I want to have another go at it. There's a story behind that pattern too!

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  3. Fabulous! Thanks for joining in again :o)

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    1. Thanks Marie, I'm really looking forward to it again this year...and I have to confess I've already been browsing through Ebay and bought a vintage pattern. Can't wait to sew it up!

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