Do the fashions of past decades inspire you to want to make your own clothes? A good starting point may be this book, The Vintage Pattern Selector: The Sewer's Guide to Choosing and Using Retro Styles?
We have featured a few vintage sewing boxes in the past, but the majority, whilst often cheap, are usually of a construction that reflects that. That isn't the case with this 1960s Danish walnut sewing box.
The current boom in crafting and sewing certainly isn't passing John Lewis by, with a host of accessories available from the retailer. That happens to include these Vintage Rose crafting boxes and bags.
This is interesting. Like many people, we have, in the past, spent a lot of time browsing car boots and eBay for vintage dress patterns, ideally in unopened condition. You would guess Simplicity have realised this happens and jumped in with the Simplicity Retro range.