Tag: vintage

Tattoo Inspired Embroidered Heart Brooch

Tattoo-Inspired Embroidered Heart Brooch

This striking embroidered heart brooch designed by Louise Scott, is based on an old school vintage tattoo flash. It’s a fab quick-to-stitch project that would be a perfect gift for a friend. All you need is some felt, thread and stuffing and some simple hand stitches! TO MAKE THIS EMBROIDERED HEART BROOCH, YOU WILL NEED……

Vintage Teacup Greetings Card Project

Know someone that enjoys afternoon tea, vintage crockery and appreciates handmade papercraft? (Who doesn’t?!) Then whip them up this vintage teacup greetings card, designed by Prudence Rogers. This greetings card can be made for virtually any occasion — a birthday, an invitation, or just a Friday afternoon. You Will Need: Vintage Teacup Card Pattern Stiff…

Modern Vintage Gifts | Sneak Peek!

Modern Vintage Gifts is the fabulous new book by Helen Philipps, which brings traditional patchwork and sewing crafts bang up to date with beautiful fabrics and innovative ideas. Showcasing an irresistible collection of modern vintage gifts to sew and give, you won’t be able to resist crafting these goodies for every special occasion… Whether you are looking to create…

How to Make Vintage Style Place Cards

These place cards or name badges designed by Jennifer Grace provide an elegant way for guests to get to know each other at any party or wedding gathering. They make great place cards for the party table. You Will Need: Patterned paper Scraps of vintage style floral fabrics White card Brown ink pad Small letter…

Six Fun Ways to Repurpose Vintage Handkerchiefs

Whilst focusing on all things pretty vintage, we thought we’d share with you some fun ideas on how to repurpose vintage fabric / handkerchiefs. Nothing can fill a sewer’s afternoon more creatively than sitting around with a pile of vintage handkerchiefs and thinking up ways to repurpose them! From this Handy Hanky Apron and the gorgeous Bride’s…

Free Crochet Granny Square Pattern

This week we’re giving away a crochet pattern for a flower granny square from lovely new book, Vintage Style Crochet Projects. Perfect for adding a pretty vintage touch to your home, this free crochet granny square pattern uses DMC Natura Just Cotton to create a beautiful vintage flower cushion, blanket or throw. Pretty Vintage Crochet Granny Square …

This week we’re loving… Pretty Vintage Style

This week we are loving all things pretty and vintage and have set out on a mission to help you create timeless, vintage style projects that are as pretty as they are practical! Below, we have put together a delightful array of vintage products, books and projects that will appeal to anyone attracted to pretty vintage treasures…