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A 17th century Drawnwork Jacket with Silver Spangles

My Next Insanity A Drawn-work Linen Jacket with Silver Spangles Okay…   Now I’ve really gone off the deep end.   You may have read my page on needlelace.   All my friends embroider, but I’m really bad at it.   But in needlelace, I’ve finally found something that appeals to my meticulous nature without actually being embroidery (which for some...

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Golden Age of Travel prequel — vintage hiking wear for men

So what will Bob be wearing on Kass' vintage walking holiday? Find out!

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Golden Age of Travel Birthday prequel — vintage hiking headwear

When battling the elements in vintage dress on the English downs, what do you wear on your head? Check it out!

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Golden Age of Travel Birthday prequel — vintage hiking footwear

What do you wear on your feet when hiking in vintage togs? Read this and find out!

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Golden Age of Travel Birthday prequel — early 20th century outdoor wear — Part 2

What do you wear in the unpredictable English autumn? Read on and find out!

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Golden Age of Travel Birthday prequel — early 20th century outdoor wear — Part 1

What does one wear on an early 20th century walking holiday? Check our blog and find out!

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Golden Age of Travel Birthday prequel — a 1930s hiking holiday

Kass is planning on a "test" vintage holiday this October. Read on to see exactly what it is...

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Golden Age of Travel Dream Birthday REDUX

Remember Kass's Dream Birthday Trip? Read and find out what happened!

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Your First Garb — Getting Started

An article of how-tos for the beginning seamstress. How to make your first garb.

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Check out this instructional video for how to assemble our Downloadable Patterns.  It's easy!

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Out of Office 22 July through 2 August

We will be out of the office from 22 July until 2 August. During this time, we will continue to process orders and answer your emails and phone calls as best we can. If you need something before Monday the 5th, please order before midnight on Saturday the 20th. See you in August!

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Tropical Storm Chantal

TS Chantal is in town and may affect shipping times. Please be aware that there may be unforseen delays with your order during the week of 8 July. We will ship your orders as soon as humanly possible.

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Summertime

Summer is here and what a lovely time to spruce up your wardrobe with our lovely vintage 1920s, 1930s and 1940s patterns. Have a look: Click here.

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Golden Age of Travel — Unbiased Bias

Wherein Kass shows how to make a bias-cut 1930s dress without sewing anything on the bias.

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Golden Age of Travel — 1920s underwear

The Golden Age of Travel blog returns with a discussion of the myths about the ideal 1920s figure and 1920s underwear -- what to wear under your flapper dress!

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Golden Age of Travel Dream Birthday — Wardrobe Planning Week Five

Week Five.  I still need: 11 10 formal evening gowns 4 2 semi-formal dinner dresses 15 14 day dresses or ensembles 3 suits But you know what we haven’t done?  Coats!  This is no Caribbean cruise, RH fans.  Crossing the North Atlantic on a ship that averages 26 knots requires a coat.  And the wardrobe I’m building requires something special.  So...

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