Laughing, setting up a sewing machine

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Bianca with her hands on the table, above a sewing pattern.

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Red t-shirt, pointing at pulling due to needing a full bust adjustment

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Collection of pattern designs, available from three new independent sewing pattern companies

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Simplicity 8252, completed vintage and pinup dress| @vintageontap

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Vintage on Tap at her work desk, wearing a tropical self sewn dress

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Sewing Pattern Envelope scan of a dress from 1955 with two collar options. Envelope back scan is overlaid on the top.

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Learning how to sew can be challenging. Learn what the most common problems you'll experience are and how to overcome them.

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