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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.

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.