Dive into My Capsule Wardrobe: Vintage Dreaming, our new eBook!

Meet Vintage Dreaming, the latest addition to our Capsule Wardrobe eBook collection!

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This eBook embraces our love of vintage style with a collection of five gorgeous sewing patterns inspired by past eras, from the 1930s to the 1960s. You'll be able to sew some stunning vintage-inspired pieces that you can mix-and-match to create lots of different looks.

There's something for every skill level in our Vintage Dreaming eBook. Each pattern can be made simpler or more challenging depending on which version you choose, so while the dresses are aimed at intermediate sewers, the skirt-only options can easily be tackled by a beginner. There are several options for each design, plus the Marilyn and Miriam patterns have interchangeable bodices and skirts, giving you a total of over twenty possible variations!

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All the patterns are available in sizes UK 6-30, split into two separate blocks:
sizes 6-20 are drafted for a B cup, sizes 18-30 for a D cup.

Let's meet the patterns:

Marilyn Dress/Blouse
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Inspired by the ultimate icon, Marilyn Monroe, this revere dress is a classic 1950s style. Mix and match the skirts with the Miriam Set to choose the shape that suits you best. We fell in love with this revere bodice so much that we decided to also adapt it into a blouse to wear with separates. You can also make the skirt on its own for a quick make that’s perfect for beginners. And it has pockets!

Miriam Set: Dress & Jacket
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Named after the incredibly stylish character Mrs Maisel (the Marvellous Mrs MaiseI), this cute jacket and dress set can be worn together or separately, perfect for special occasions. The dress is waisted and comes with the option of pairing it with a pleated or darted straight skirt or with the fuller Marilyn skirt, giving you so many options. The straight skirt can also be made on its own and worn with the Vera Blouse.

Vera Dress/Blouse
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Vera can look totally Twiggy or like something straight out of the Great Gatsby. Thanks to countless neckline and sleeve variations, you can make it the perfect design for you. It also looks beautiful as a blouse, worn with the skirts and trousers.

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Rita Trousers
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For the rockabilly lovers amongst you, these capri style pants are a must-have. Close-fitting with a super flattering raised back, the Rita trousers have so many interesting details, from the waistband to the hem. Wear them with the Vera Blouse or the Marilyn Blouse for different looks.

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Vivienne Coat
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This coat was designed for all the Betty Draper-style (Mad Men) lovers out there. It works beautifully with all of the designs in this book, especially the Marilyn Dress. Vivienne is just the right shape and length to compliment the fit and flare look we love so much. Choose to make it with or without welt pockets and with a tie belt or a simple back belt.

Take a sneak peek inside:

All the patterns come with fully-illustrated step-by-step instructions, along with an abundance of sewing and fitting tips plus fabric inspiration. Take a good look inside the eBook here.

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Sewing & Fitting Help
As always, we wanted to offer you some extra support alongside this new release, so we've created some new tutorials on Stitch School, our online sewing classroom, to help you achieve the best possible result. We also combed through our Stitch School back catalogue to compile a list of all the tutorials you might find useful when working on our Vintage Dreaming eBook. Find out more in this blog post.

What is an eBook and who is it for?
An eBook is a digital book, designed to be viewed on a computer, laptop or tablet. Much like a PDF pattern, once your order is placed you will automatically receive your eBook, and all the patterns, by email. No waiting for the postman!

Can I buy a printed copy of the eBook?
The eBook itself is a digital-only product, but we can print the patterns for you with our A0 copyshop printer. If you don't like assembling patterns at home, let us do the work!

Choose to have the whole pattern collection printed in your size range (or both size ranges!) from the Vintage Dreaming product page, or order your choice of patterns separately using this guide to select the number of pages you need, and the information that you need to tell us.

More Vintage Dreaming content:

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Let Lisa talk you through the eBook in our YouTube vlog and have a look at our Vintage Dreaming board on Pinterest for inspiration.

We can't wait to see what you make with these patterns, make sure you use the eBook hashtag when posting on Instagram: #soivintagedreaming.

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