Links

Knitting Links

Great resource for original vintage knitting patterns: http://www.freevintageknitting.com/

More ‘historical’ knitting patterns: http://www.tudorlinks.com/treasury/worktable/index.html

The Victoria&Albert Museum’s amazing collection of 1940s knitting patterns: http://www.vam.ac.uk/users/node/1744

Not free, but Wool And the Gang designs are certainly one of my major knitting inspirations at the moment: http://www.woolandthegang.com/

Sewing Links

Still my number 1 site for sewing patterns: http://www.burdastyle.com

This blogger posts some great free patterns: https://selfishseamstress.wordpress.com/downloads/

Rather expensive, but very stylish patterns: http://byhandlondon.com/

The rising star of sewing patterns: http://shop.tillyandthebuttons.com/

Also expensive, but very beautiful designs by this Finnish company: http://www.namedclothing.com/

An social network site for sewers with a handy pattern search directory https://thefoldline.com/

Bag Making Links

Instructions for making a vintage backpack (and much more about bag making!) on: http://bagntell.wordpress.com/2011/09/07/old-school-backpack/

Pattern for a messenger bag: https://wkdesigner.wordpress.com/2009/08/17/push-the-envelope/

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