So today i begged my husband to take me to another vintage shop but the biggest one so far. Again no 1940s clothes but loads of handbags. I'm starting to realise any 40s originals are like gold dust and im going have to stick to pictures for inspiration.
One find was an amazing original "Singer " sewing machine for £70...hand operated obviously but seen as my very basic second hand electric machine is broken , i was nearly tempted to buy the vintage version! I've posted a picture on the blog as is indeed an object of beauty.
The question is then do i pick a picture and make my own pattern ( help!) or try and buy an original 1940s pattern. I'm going to turn my efforts to sourcing a pattern