Sewing Vintage with Tara Moss
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  • Welcome to Sewing Vintage!

    23,084 views 1 year ago
    Welcome to Sewing Vintage, where you can learn to sew custom vintage style clothing even as a newbie! Follow tutorials on dressmaking, doing hems, putting in zips and more, and get inspired by interviews with experts, from Bernina's Kerrie Hay to sewing superstar Gertie and award-winning costume designer Marion Boyce.

    I hope you enjoy this intro to the series, including an explanation of why I sew and why I use the term 'sewist'!

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    • Inside My Wardrobe + My Makes This Year! - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 9 months ago
      • 9,506 views
      It's been a great first year of Sewing Vintage, and this sewing newbie has learned so much. For this end of year episode, I'll show you what's inside my wardrobe (a request first put forward by vie...
    • Cosplay Champion Henchwench! - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 10 months ago
      • 1,149 views
      Though it's often it the props and special effects that get the most attention, sewing is the basis of nearly every cosplay outfit. We chat with Clare McCutcheon AKA Henchwench of Henchwench Cospla...
    • Tara Moss Interviews Marion Boyce, Part 2 - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 10 months ago
      • 1,982 views
      Award-winning costume designer Marion Boyce is known for her widely acclaimed work on Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, The Dressmaker and more. In part 2 of our interview, we chat about The Dressmak...
    • Tara Moss interviews Costume Designer Marion Boyce - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 11 months ago
      • 3,030 views
      We recently had the pleasure of taking the vintage caravan down to Melbourne to meet with award-winning costume designer Marion Boyce, known for her widely acclaimed work on Miss Fisher's Murder My...
    • Sewing Vintage Goes To Japan - Tokyo! - Duration: 8 minutes, 50 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 3,423 views
      Vintage gems, cat cafes, Tokyo Disney, Nippori Fabric Town, Harajuku and more... We hope you enjoy the Part 2 highlights from our trip to Japan, exploring Tokyo's vintage, fabrics and 'super kawaii...
    • Sewing Vintage Goes To Japan, Part 1 - Duration: 6 minutes, 51 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 3,289 views
      We hope you enjoy the Part 1 highlights from our trip to Japan, visiting Hiroshima, Miyajima Island, 'Bunny Island' and Kyoto. Please subscribe and let us know your thoughts in the comments. Stay t...
    • How to Lace Up a New Corset - Duration: 6 minutes, 18 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 5,547 views
      I finally finished my third corset! That makes this a good time to demonstrate how to lace up a corset from scratch in the popular 'bunny ears' or 'rabbit ears' configuration, when your corset eith...
    • Darning A Vintage Jacket - Duration: 7 minutes, 52 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 2,453 views
      This week vintage aficionado and young designer Scott Bradley shows us how he can darn the tear in a vintage 1930s jacket using needle and thread. Be sure to check out Part 1, our episode from last...
    • Talking Vintage Menswear - Duration: 16 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 4,148 views
      Ever wish men wore the beautiful clothes of the 1930s and 40s again, like Humphrey Bogart, Cary Grant and Fred Astaire? In this episode we talk vintage menswear, old school elegance, John Flügel an...
    • How To Change A Needle - Duration: 4 minutes, 53 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 929 views
      Is your sewing machine sounding a little 'thunky' or not moving easily through your fabric? It could be time to change your needle. In this simple little tutorial I demonstrate how to change a need...
    • A Journey Into Steampunk - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 6,146 views
      In this episode we explore a different vintage, dialling the time machine back – or is it forward? – to visit the Steampunk NZ festival, where we meet steampunk designer Michelle Webb, who suffered...
    • An interview with Gertie! - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 7,235 views
      Welcome to Season 2 of Sewing Vintage! For this ep, we are thrilled to chat with sewing star Gretchen Hirsch, known as Gertie, about sewing inspiration, vintage styles, her new fabric range and the...
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