I love creating purses using all vintage materials and trims. I grab lace, lace collars, old ribbons, buttons, vintage jewelry, vintage tea towels and tablecloths, and anything interesting that would be made into a purse. I see purses everywhere! I've just begun to alter clothing with the same trims and love the outcome! I especially enjoy hand sewing so much of it.
My sewing interests are:
garment, home decor
My sewing machine(s):
I was lucky enough to purchase a Singer Curve model for 1/2 it's regular price and am very very happy with having such a nice machine! For me it's like having a Cadillac!
I am interested in patterns such as:
I don't use patterns all the time and when I do I'm not particular if they have what I'm looking for. I usually alter then anyway.
"Thank you Cynthia! Susan, I did not use a pattern, I had a top that I cut the lace upper bodice and sleeve off of, I took a vintage half slip for the body and just layered laces starting at the bottom working upward. It was all…"
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