Hi, I'm Cathy, The Curious Tinker. I like to sew and make vintage dresses. This is my diary of stuff and things about sewing and fashion, nostalgia and thrifting. Some musings on life and the constant frustration of time are very likely; mostly though, it's little windows into my creative processes and some pretty pictures Enjoy!

Vintage Skirt make-over

Regular customer, and long time vintage wearing enthusiast, Zoe came to me with a project recently. She was rummaging in a vintage shop and came across an [ugly] skirt that no-one wanted

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Happy Anniversary Sue & Ray

Sue was unwittingly responsible for the final nudge required for me to actually start my business.
Her advertisement simply read ‘Do you make vintage style clothes?’ to which I replied, ‘Yes, I do, what are you looking for?’…

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