And the winner is…

Well, I’m here to announce the lucky winner from my vintage sewing pattern giveaway with The Vintage Pattern Shop. So drumroll please… Well done to… Please email me at traineehousewife@gmail.com and get picking which sewing pattern you would like! I can’t wait to see what you make!  Meanwhile, I’ve made up a second Molly Top. I love it, it’s so simple and quick to make (even … Continue reading And the winner is…

Stash Busting – Fabric Gift Wrap

Check out your chance to win a vintage sewing pattern – Here! Hands up fellow sewers, dressmakers and crafters who else is guilty of a HUGE fabric scrap pile?! In a bid to do my bit in not being wasteful, at the end of each project I dutifully collect any ‘useable’ scraps and scurry them away into my scraps bag… Which is almost bursting to the … Continue reading Stash Busting – Fabric Gift Wrap

20% Off & a Giveaway from The Vintage Pattern Company – Exciting Exclusive! 

Update! Extended for one week – Closing date now Wednesday 22nd February 2017 I have a very exciting surprise for you all… The lovely Sonny from The Vintage Pattern Shop has given all Trainee Housewife readers a huge 20% off at her shop! And if that isn’t enough, she has also gifted a sewing pattern for one lucky reader! So it’s time to have a little … Continue reading 20% Off & a Giveaway from The Vintage Pattern Company – Exciting Exclusive! 

*Drumroll Please* And The Winner Is… 

Congratulations to Fiona Foskett on winning the Vintage Sewing Pattern giveaway sponsored by my new Etsy shop, Caravan Haberdashery. I will be in touch to get your pattern on its way to you and look forward to hopefully seeing what you make! In the view to being non-biased, I used the app Pickster to enter all the name of the entrants and then it picked … Continue reading *Drumroll Please* And The Winner Is… 

On the Sewing Table – Giveaway in Last Post

So I took what I learnt from Me Made May and have been on the mission to make some simple sews. I’ve made a simple top so far which is patiently waiting for a sunny day to photograph it but has already had some ware. On my sewing table at the minute though, is this circle skirt. I got it at the Simplicity Blog Meet … Continue reading On the Sewing Table – Giveaway in Last Post

One Year Birthday Giveaway!! Win a Vintage Sewing Pattern! Style 2077

So I thought my blog birthday and the launch of Caravan Haberdashery was perfect time to celebrate with a little giveaway. I love this vintage 1977 pattern and it could be yours! It will look perfect as a summer maxi dress and will take you right through to winter as a Christmas party dress. It is a size 14, bust 92cm or 36″. Part of what … Continue reading One Year Birthday Giveaway!! Win a Vintage Sewing Pattern! Style 2077