Sewing Vintage with Tara Moss
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  • Welcome to Sewing Vintage!

    7,051 views 4 months ago
    Welcome to Sewing Vintage, where you can learn to sew custom vintage style clothing even as a newbie, following tutorials and expert advice on how to choose a pattern to suit you, grade a pattern, use your sewing machine, hand sew, do hems, mend clothing, bone a bodice, put in zips, button holes and more.

    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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    • A Journey Into Steampunk - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 1 week ago
      • 762 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.

      • 3 weeks ago
      • 1,344 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...
    • Season Two is coming soon! - Duration: 85 seconds.

      • 4 weeks ago
      • 478 views
      This is a quick hello to let you know that 'Season Two' of Sewing Vintage is coming to you soon! We are excited to bring fresh episodes to you from next week, starting with an interview with sewing...
    • Ep 9. How to Put in a Zipper - the Easy Way - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 2 months ago
      • 1,105 views
      Putting in a zipper can be intimidating for newbies like myself, but in this episode Loretta Maurencig from Bluebelle Vintage Clothing shows me a quick and easy way to put in a zip. This skill is i...
    • Ep. 8 How to Hand Sew a Hem + Viewer Mail! - Duration: 8 minutes, 6 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 843 views
      In this episode, Kerrie Hay from Bernina teaches me how to beautifully hand sew a hem, using a herringbone stitch. The near invisible finish is just gorgeous!

      Please subscribe and leave your comme...
    • Ep 7. How to Sew on a Button - Duration: 6 minutes, 56 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 915 views
      Finally, I learn how to sew a button on the proper way! I've been doing it all wrong.

      I hope you enjoy this episode as I continue to learn with Kerrie from Bernina Australia in my vintage caravan ...
    • Ep 6. Mending a Hook and Eye - Duration: 7 minutes, 12 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 1,000 views
      Not all sewing involves a machine, and my hand sewing skills seriously need work. For this episode, I show Bernina's educator Kerrie Hay my vintage caravan 'Betty', and she shows me how to mend the...
    • Ep 5. How to Self Lace a Corset - Duration: 6 minutes, 3 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 4,792 views
      After the last three episodes of Sewing Vintage chronicled my 30 hour journey sewing a custom fitted corset, it is perhaps unsurprising that I've been asked how to wear one. In this episode I demon...
    • Ep 4. Sewing Diary - Making a Corset, Day 3 + Viewer Mail! - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 3 months ago
      • 1,602 views
      We finish our underbust corsets! Plus, we have viewer mail....

      For this third sewing diary, we finish an underbust corset in a course with corset maker and couture designer Lowana O'Shea of Vanyan...
    • Ep 3. Sewing Diary - Making a Corset, Day 2 - Duration: 7 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 1,422 views
      For this second sewing diary, we follow the journey as I make an underbust corset in a course with corset maker and couture designer Lowana O'Shea of Vanyanis. http://vanyanis.com Featuring my sewi...
    • Ep 2. Sewing Diary - Making a Corset, Day 1 - Duration: 9 minutes, 27 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 3,760 views
      I am a sewing newbie, but I like to throw myself in the deep end. For this first sewing diary, we follow the journey as I make an underbust corset in a course with corset maker and couture designer...
    • Ep 1. Getting to Know Your Machine - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 4 months ago
      • 3,455 views
      In Episode 1, Getting to Know Your Machine, we look at some basic sewing tips, how the sewing machine works - including upper and lower threading, the 'heart of the machine', changing presser feet,...
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