Showing posts from January, 2017

Simplicity Pattern Catalog, June 1946

Jan 20, 2017 5 comments

I promised I would show snaps from the other 1940s Simplicity pattern catalog I recently purchased, so here we go! Last time , I sha...

Sacque-spiration - Robes a la Francaise to Admire

Jan 17, 2017 5 comments

Hi! We are currently stitching along on our most complex book project, the 1760s sacque. While we can't show you the whole big crazy thi...

Simplicity Pattern Catalog, August 1940

Jan 6, 2017 18 comments

Simplicity Pattern Catalog, August 1940 About a month ago I acquired my first vintage counter book - you know, the big pattern catalogs ...

The "State of the Book" Address - Updates and Progress

Jan 3, 2017 12 comments

Well it's been a couple months now since we announced the writing of our 18th century sewing book , which now has an official title: &qu...

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