To celebrate the new home of Katie Writes Stuff, I’m sharing my first sewing vlog and some tips to encourage you to have a go at vlogging yourself.
In the latest instalment of Take Me Back Tuesdays, we have a look at why the Royal School of Needlework thought dressmaking was so important in wartime. It’s probably not what you think!
Welcome to Take Me Back Tuesdays where we venture into the past as revealed by knitting and sewing books. We’re starting with a look at men’s knitwear fashion of the 1960s in the form of Patons Knitting Book 689.
Remember when I urged you to let your friends and family know you collect things? Well here’s another example of how amazing that can be!
You never know what you’re going to get when you open up a crochet pattern book from the seventies.
Op shops are the best shops of all because they have the ability to surprise you and present you with treasures when you least expect it.
It’s a very handy thing indeed to have friends and family who know you collect old patterns.
There’s a fine line between the best of vintage and the craziest. No-one ever said anything about paying any attention to it, though.
One lovely weekend, I set out to find a treasure.
When you’ve decided that new things aren’t for you, anything old literally has to become new again.