Wednesday, 22 April 2009

Pattern for Smartness 1948 - Simplicity Video

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I couldn't help myself............I had to share this find from youtube.
Enjoy! ;)
Part (1)
Part (2)

19 comments:

ClaireOKC said...

Oh dear - this is beyond words....I just can't tell you how I've been after that "Know How" look all my life, and now thankfully you have finally described it perfectly. Oh Yeah, I want that soundtrack too!

Pardon me now while I go skipping to the nut house!!!!

How 'bout those notches....I think I cut those things out once like that and that was the end of that!

Absolutely amazing!!

Lindsay T said...

Omigosh, are these for real?!

gwensews said...

Priceless! Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Anne e le manine d'oro said...

This is surreal !!!!!!!!!

mrsv83 said...

I'm almost old enough to remember this type of video. Thank you so much for sharing. I try to tell my daughter about how things used to be, but you "just had to be there."

Faye Lewis said...

Interesting, I enjoyed them!

Nikki said...

A delightful yesteryear movie. I enjoy your blog a lot, and as a new sewer I'll be back again soon for all the good info. Thank you Ann :)

Cafe Couture said...

I loved these two videos - delightful!

Rose said...

Thanks for sharing. What a hoot these videos are!

Rhoto said...

Oh,my!! HOW we've streamlined things now--without losing good fit and a well-made garment, eh!!
THANKS for sharing!!
Rhonda in Montreal (PR)

Marie-Noëlle said...

Thank You Ann for sharing
I can't resist adding these to my blog too.
Hope you don't mine.I will mention I've seen it on here first

meredithp said...

The first one especially is a hoot! Pretty good advice in both, but what is this "basting" they refer to? :-)

Love the Featherweight!

Tany said...

These are awesome, Ann! Thank you so much for sharing!

paco peralta said...

ahhh ... I love these videos are as small films and are well acclimated. thanks for finding and for showing. greetings and happy Sunday, Paco

Claire said...

Thank you for posting these videos. I enjoyed the walk back through time.

Aminat said...

Thank you , and thank you for sharing this... Have a wonderful week

Vicki said...

How wonderful! Just love the voice, music, the whole thing. Now I just need to make something so I can look gay too! :))

Cennetta said...

Viewing these was so much fun. Thanks and Happy Sewing!
C

Marty's Little Corner said...

Thanks for sharing these, Ann. While I wasn't even a gleam in my parents' eyes at that time, it does bring back memories of my great aunts & grandmother's sewing process. It also reminded me of watching my beloved MIL sew. She was a stickler for rules. She claimed that I always sewed with "a red hot needle & a burning thread". I think that was her way of telling me to slow down some.