Julie Eilber

Location: Boston and Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts

Hobbies: Traveling, skiing, and collecting vintage sewing patterns

Favorite Type of Sewing: Recreating classic garments from designer sewing patterns. I have a huge collection of original patterns from the 1930s through the 70s. I enjoy using vintage and haute sewing techniques when I make them.


Julie is a writer and garment sewing enthusiast known for recreating designer garments from the 1930s through the 70s. 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. An avid traveler, Julie gives her readers a sneak peek at fabric stores and fashion exhibits around the world. She lives with her husband and son in Boston’s Back Bay and Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts.You can find Julie on Instagram and Facebook and Twitter.