Welcome to Sew Style Vintage, your keepsake project book celebrating the joys of stitching the styles of bygone eras. Step back in time with us, taking a fashion journey from the 1920s right through to the 1980s, and discover a wealth of inspiration for stitching the glamour of old. Start tonight with one of the gorgeous Vogue® Patterns included in your pack, or turn to our project section for a collection of retro ideas. Add a touch of 1940s and 1950s style to your wardrobe with your two patterns. Within these pages you’ll find tips and tricks for stitching these as well as a whole host of fabric ideas. These are classic looks, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be worn with today’s trends, too, so turn to page 50 for all the styling inspiration you’ll need.
Once you’ve read all about the history of the hat, had your 50s tea party, and consulted vintage bloggers for expert advice, there’s a collection of stitchy projects that embody all things retro – whip up some fifties flair with a Monte Carlo skirt, or wrap up in style with the tartan cape. The accessories you choose can complete your ensemble, so check out an effortlessly elegant fur stole, stylish denim bag and a very retro headband, too.
Whether you’ve got a spare hour or a whole day to indulge your hobby, this handy tome will have you covered. Grab some fabric, raid your stash and get stitching vintage lovelies to wear and wow.