Vintage Sewing Patterns

How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Dress Pattern for Your Big Day in the UK

If you’re planning a wedding in the UK, choosing the perfect dress pattern for your big day is an important part of creating that perfect look. With so many options available to brides-to-be from vintage tea length dresses to A-line gowns or figure hugging fishtail shapes, it can be daunting picking out just one style. To help make sure you make the right decision for your dream wedding, we’ve put together this comprehensive guide to finding the wedding dress [...]


A Comprehensive Guide to Vintage Sewing Patterns: Everything You Need to Know About Vintage Sewing Patterns

What are Vintage Sewing Patterns and How Do They Differ From Modern Patterns? Vintage sewing patterns are a great way to add a unique and special touch to your wardrobe. They are based on the designs of clothing from earlier times and can be used to create something timeless and stylish. Vintage sewing patterns differ from modern patterns in terms of style, size, shape, material, and technique. They often require more time and skill than modern patterns due to their [...]

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The Perks of Using Vintage Sewing Patterns

Years ago, the only way to get your hands on vintage sewing patterns was to go to old bookstores or try your luck at garage sales. With the growing popularity of everything old-school, it’s now easier than ever to find antique patterns. Sewing with the authentic vintage pattern is a delightful experience and a great approach to reconstructing the past’s distinctive details and flattering patterns. They do, however, appear and read very differently than the commercial patterns we use today. As [...]


Vintage Sewing Patterns – Newly Listed

At The Vintage Pattern Shop, in the pursuit of finding our fashion loving customers the most beautiful vintage patterns, we have an ever changing collection available. We know that sometimes you may be looking for specific vintage patterns for sale. We have therefore created a brand-new page to bring to your attention all of the newly listed vintage sewing patterns for sale on our website. The pursuit of fashion, new and old creates an obsession all of its own.  Even [...]


The History of Fashion

History has been defined as the study or record of past events, particularly those in human affairs. What about the history of fashion? We can study where the fashion world has been in the same way, but in order to make sense of it, to understand the journey of fashion, we must recognise that it is human affairs that has directly influenced where fashion has been and where it continues to go.  Rather than fashion being the leader of [...]

Transform Your Wardrobe the Vintage Way

Vintage Sewing Patterns: Transform Your Wardrobe the Vintage Way

There’s something so romantic about vintage fashion and the way it can bring glimpses of a lost time into the present day. Luckily for the fashion geeks among us, none of the killer looks from the past are ever entirely lost! Vintage styles are always coming back into fashion to the point where certain prints such as floral and gingham have become timeless statements in the fashion world.