We have put together some information below, including Fabrics and Supplies featured in the episode (or similar) along with Tips, Techniques and other resources to get your creativity flowing.
Challenge 1 - Walk Away Dress
In 1952, Butterick Pattern Co released pattern #6015, and dubbed it the ‘walk-away’ dress, because it was so easy you could “Start it after breakfast… walk-away in it for luncheon!”.
Tips for marking and cutting fabrics from Tilly & the Buttons.
Sewing Tips for Vintage Enthuisiasts
Walk away dress
Top 10 reasons to buy a Vintage Sewing Machine
Video on How To Use a Bias Binding Foot
Ice Cream Fabric
Here are some great cutting tips for beginners.
Tips for sewing darts
Challenge 2 - Make Do and Mend
You should wear curtains
TUTORIAL: HOW TO SEW DARTS
Video - How To Sew A Classic Waistband
Challenge 3 - Sheer Fabric Blouse
Man's shirt to a blouse
How To: Sew the Easy Kimono short sleeved Dress Pattern
Sewing With Sheers
Tips for sewing with sheer fabrics and how to finish those seams & hems.
We love this sheer, loose fitting batwing blouse tutorial
Lots of lovely sheer fabrics available here
And of course you will need all of your Sewing Essentials which are used regularly in sewing, ranging from repair patches, marking & measuring equipment, machine accessories, scissors, pins & needles and more.
We offer a huge selection of zips including Concealed, Open End , Closed End and Chunky
We also have a great choice of Buttons and Ribbons , Interfacings , Threads , Cotton Seam & Bias Bindings and Elastics