1970s vintage gingham skirt sleeve alterations

This shirt had a long body but relatively short sleeves with cuffs, so we shortened the sleeves to shorter, almost capped sleeves, and shortened the back so the shirt itself could be worn in a 1950s manner.

1910’s Antique Blouse patch repairs

This fine crepe blouse dating from probably the 1910s had two small holes, one under each shoulder. Using careful hand-stitching, we managed to patch both.

Mens 1970s shirt collar reshape

Vintage Americana 1970s shirt had a time typical enormous collar, which needed to be scaled down. We removed the collar tips and reshaped it.

Vintage 1930s waistcoat with inserted sleeves

Probably 1920s waistcoat which our client wished sleeves inserted into. She brought an orange silk velvet and wanted a loose fit with a simple elasticated cuff.