Tag Archives for vintage patterns

Enid Gilchrist

I found these in a second hand shop (Scroungers on High Street, Northcote if you are local) recently. They are Enid Gilchrist pattern books. Take look inside.  Aren’t they wonderful? Enid Gilchrist wrote a series of popular pattern books for … Continue reading

11. October 2013 by Rebecca
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Auntie Eadie’s Teacosy

Isn’t it a beauty! The Auntie Eadie of my late, dear, next door neighbour crocheted this cosy in the fifties or sixities.  Auntie Eadie was not afraid of colour! My dear next door neighbour gave it to me when she … Continue reading

04. September 2013 by Rebecca
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Frock no more

In my past life, before I had kids, I used to love a good frock up.  I would make a new dress for a special occasion or just in the hope of a special occasion. I made this one just before … Continue reading

28. May 2013 by Rebecca
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A fine pair of trousers are finished

I am done! Hems are sewn. The belt has a buckle.  All the fastenings are attached.  And I love my new trousers.  Here they are. Disclaimer: Although this is a vintage style pattern, I make no claims for authentic construction. … Continue reading

12. September 2012 by Rebecca
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A fine pair of trousers

This is the first post. Let us begin as if you and I have always been here. I will tell you about a fine pair of trousers I am making. This is the first thing I have sewn for myself … Continue reading

03. September 2012 by Rebecca
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