Welcome to RetroSewing. Making the most of sewing patterns for clothes, costumes, pets, dolls, and home sewing. Commercial sewing patterns & creating some too. All while taking Inspiration from the past and using found materials whenever possible.
INTRODUCTION TO RETROSEWING
My name is Pam, and with a little help from my friends, we hope to make sewing with patterns a little easier, and with a little retro style.
Releasing another batch of videos and tutorials soon. They're short, fun, to the point and will walk you through the pattern. . FREE SEWING INSTRUCTIONS
Step-by-step directions and eye-popping photos go alongside each sewing-video. With the photos, detailed instructions, and the video, creating your master piece will be easier than ever.
Check out 'SEWING PROJECTS' to get started creating something marvelous.
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Join the hundreds of other RetroSewing fans who have already Subscribed to ""FREE SEWING PROJECTS" When you subscribe you'll be notified by email the day the new sewing videos, tutorials, and projects are released. Some easy and some intermediate, but all FREE. We're getting creative and using what we have when possible. Using recycled fabrics, sheets, tablecloths, doilies, lace, discarded clothing, scrap, just about anything. Here are a couple of our new sewing videos in progress:
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Here's a popular sewing video produced by RetroSewing back in 2010.
Check out this fun short "Make Poodle Skirt" video (above), and when your done check out the page that goes with it. Make Poodle Skirt You'll find photos and a step-by-step tutorial along with accessories and shoes for a retro look. GET READY FOR SOME SEWING!
Your home could be a valuable source of gorgeous fabric, trim, buttons, jewels, zippers and more. Check closets, garage, attic, etc for sheets, tablecloths, discarded clothes and anything else you can find. As an outdated garment, their useful life was over. As the raw materials for your next project, they live on and on.
DEFINITION OF RETRO
Wikipedia’s definition of, "What is Retro":
Retro is a term used to describe, denote or classify culturally outdated or aged trends, modes, or fashions, from the overall postmodern past, but have since that time become functionally or superficially the norm once again. The use of "retro" style iconography and imagery interjected into post-modern art, advertising, mass media, etc. has occurred from around the time of the industrial revolution to present day.
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