Tuesday, 30 September 2014

1950's Sewing - Sundress Bodice

Sundress Bodice
35-37″/89-94cm

This dainty little bodice pattern can easily be attached to a gathered dirndl sjirt
Kindly Created By Vera Venus

Sunday, 28 September 2014

1940's Knitting - Knitted Head Wrap

Appologies for the lack of posts, I though I had scheduled up more than I clearly had, oops!
Anyway I am back now with another doozy of a pattern, this time for a cute as a button head wrap!


Knitted Head Wrap

This nifty little pattern was designed by the talented Miss Cherry from She Knits in Pearls its a simple pattern which will be quick to knit, meaning that you will have plenty of time to make one of theses in every colour!

Thursday, 11 September 2014

1940's Sewing - Hepburn Trousers

1940's Style Hepburn Trouser Pattern
Size 8-18 UK
"Inspired by the timeless style of Katharine Hepburn, our simple wide-cut trousers, in sizes 8-18, are designed to flatter and lengthen the legs. They can be dressed up or down depending on your fabric choice and with two variations to choose from, with or without pockets, this is a great project to improve your trouser-making skills!"
Free Pattern courtesy of UK biased Love Sewing Magazine


Saturday, 6 September 2014

1960's Knitting - Dionne

1960's Style Dionne Fair isle Sweater
Bust 32–34, 36–38, 40-42, 44-46 Inches

Pattern Written in English, Dutch, German & French!!

"Knit this ladies short sleeved sweater with geometric block detail and peter pan collar. A design by Lisa Richardson using our wonderful dry handle cotton yarn, Cotton Glace (cotton), this knitting pattern is suitable for the average knitter."

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Friday, 5 September 2014

1950's Knitting - Scottie Dog Childs Jacket & Beret

1950's Style Scottie Dog Jacket and Beret
1-2, 2-3, 3-4, 4-5

Pattern Written in English, Dutch, German & French!!

"Knit this round neck, button up cardigan, a design from the Rowan archive originally featured in Classic Babies.  Designed by Martin Storey using Baby Merino Silk DK, a luxury machine washable yarn designed specifically for babies (merino superwash wool and tussah silk), this cardi has a cute Scottie dog motif. Why not knit the matching beret?"

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Thursday, 4 September 2014

1950's Knitting - Floral Freida Cardigan

1950's Style Floral Freida Cardigan
Bust 32–34, 36–38, 40-42, 44-46 Inches

Pattern Written in English, Dutch, German & French!!

"Knit this ladies short sleeved cardigan a design by Martin Storey using the gorgeous yarn Mohair Haze (super kid mohair and extra fine merino wool.) This cardigan is adorned with a floral  intarsia pattern and has contrasting moss stitch edgings."

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Wednesday, 3 September 2014

1930's Knitting - Yvonne

1930's Style Yvonne Fair isle Sweater
Bust 32–34, 36–38, 40-42, 44-46 Inches

Pattern Written in English, Dutch, German & French!!

"Knit this ladies boat neck sweater, a design by Grace Melville using the stunning combination of Mohair Haze (super kid mohair and extra fine merino wool) and Fine Art (merino wool, kid mohair and silk.) This pretty sweater has a geometric mosaic design knitted using the fair isle technique and contrasting stripes."

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Tuesday, 2 September 2014

1950's Style - Lace Collar

Lace Collar
Bust 30-32, 34-36, 38-40, 40-42, 44-46 inches

Lovely lace collar created and shared by Debbie Bliss

Monday, 1 September 2014

Saturday, 30 August 2014

1950's Knitting - Move Over Darling Cardigan

1950's Style Move Over Darling Cardigan
Bust 32–34, 36–38 Inches

This cardigan has more than meets the eye. The effortless shape proves that simple can be best with ribbing, 3/4 length sleeves and lovely neckline. No seams mean no sewing and a very smooth outline.

Kindly Shared by Love Knitting

Friday, 29 August 2014

1930's Knitting - Wheat Stitch Top

Wheat Stitch Top In Two Lengths
Bust 32–34, 36–38, 40-42 Inches

This sweet little pattern would make a lovely 1930's style blouse knitted in the shorter size!

"The Wendy Wheat Stitch top is perfect summer elegance, knitted in DK cotton yarn, with lacy ears of wheat for a gorgeous summer meadow look!"

Kindly Shared by Love Knitting

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

1940's Knitting - Fitted Jacket

1940's Style Fitted Jacket
Bust 32–34, 36–38, 40-42, 44-46 Inches

"Fancy knitting something different from your regular jumper? This stylish jacket knitted up in chunky yarn will come in handy for cool evenings and will add a touch of 1940's class to any outfit!"

Kindly Shared by Love Knitting