Do you call the 70's vintage? There aren't too many photos of me in clothes I made myself. I used to hate people asking me did I sew my outfit? I always pretended I didn't. Before I wore my sewn clothes I always washed them so they they looked worn...Crazy really, but I think I equated home sewn clothes with being poor 'you couldn't afford to buy shop bought ones' also I hated the attention!
Myself with the children is one of my favourite pic's...Of course I avoid the sun now, but in those days you were always in it we didn't know any better...
Gosh how did I turn those skinny straps? I did everything properly back them with no overlocker either and everything was sewn on my Bernina 730.
|I sewed, the two sundresses, plus my jacket, and|
the maroon one too. It was a knock-off of
a store bought one.
|The gingham bikini and dress I sewed lasted a very|
long time. It's was still being worn a couple of