Meet Julie Eilber, one of our newest WeAllSew Experts.On her blog, JetSetSewing.com, she shares the pleasures and pitfalls of working with vintage patterns, reconstructing Chanel-style jackets, and creating copies of garments by designers such as Charles James, Elsa Schiaparelli, Madame Vionnet and Claire McCardell.
Take a trip back in time with us this week, the third of our five-part Indie Garment Pattern Company Tour with SeamstressErin, as we explore vintage-inspired and reproduction patterns.
Take a peek at the pretty scarf Jo made from part of her vintage handkerchief collection, and enter to win the Indygo Junction e-pattern PLUS a $25 gift certificate for more.
Antique quilting meets modern method. We all cherish hand-quilted antiques but we don’t always have the time to honor this wonderful tradition. Luckily, there is a faster way! Recreate the traditional look of bluework with a hand-look stitch on your sewing machine. Revive tradition and create the heirlooms of tomorrow.
A timeless classic for a new generation. Combining simple construction with a fresh cotton print, this vintage-inspired pattern is the perfect template for your little one’s summer wardrobe. Your little girl will grow up, but the fond memories of making something this special for her will never grow old.
Entredeux means “between two” in French. It is a narrow strip of batiste with tiny square holes down the center of the strip. I love to use it between two seams and when joining lace to fabric. Gives the dainty vintage effect I love!