Are you like me and think that the 1980′s sweaters and cardigans were more comfortable to wear? Of course if you are of a certain age the answer will almost certainly be yes.
Here are a few from the Marshall Cavendish range which you can purchase from Henrietta’s at
New in and selling fast a selection of 1940′s knitting patterns
All these items have been SOLD
Fair Isle Beret & Bag - bestway-knitting-pattern-ladies-fair-isle-beret-and-bag
Just listed is this fabulous vintage crochet pattern for a long line waistcoat I’m sure this would turn a few heads this Summer!
And the model on the crochet pattern below is Shakira Caine the wife of actor Michael Caine.
Visit my auctions (all buy it now) for knitting & sewing patterns, buttons & buckles and much more
All my auctions at ebid are buy-it-now or snap-it-up so there is no need to worry about losing that item to the highest bidder.
At the end of April Royal Mail bring into effect new postal prices for example small packets from 0g – 750g will be £2.70 first class and £2.20 second class (UK). This is bad news for small packet sellers!
So i have decided to allow all my buyers to accumulate items up to 2 months which can then be paid for in one transaction. Saving You the buyer postage & packing costs and me paypal fees and packaging costs.
I sell vintage buttons, buckles, knitting patterns, sewing patterns and other related items. I also sell inherited items from various family members. So please bear in my that most of my items are vintage or second-hand.
Lots of lovely new vintage ladies sewing patterns at my store Henrietta’s patterns – grab them now before they all go – make them in whatever fabric you like don’t let the fashion police dictate to you.
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An estimated 1 – 2 Billon will be watching the Royal wedding ~ will you be one of them? I certainly will.
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Here in the U.K. its the hottest April for 40 years! So here is a selection of dresses to make for the April Heatwave:-
Only at Henrietta’s Buttons
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I also combine postage and packing too.
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Always popular are glass buttons, here are a few of my favourites which are for sale at my store Henrietta’s Buttons and Patterns
These lovely vintage buttons can be used to jazz up a vintage sweater, jumper or cardigan, they could be used to create unique pieces of jewellery or they would make the perfect Xmas gift for the Button Collector.
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Are your hands getting cold? yes of course they are because Winter is upon us. Why not knit a pair of warm mittens or gloves.
Find these wonderful glove patterns and more at
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Come and choose a vintage knitting pattern from my store at Specialistauctions and knit a jumper in the style and colour that you like!
So come and splash your cash on a vintage knitting pattern at Henrietta’s Buttons and Patterns store
This lovely stripy Lady’s Sweater can be knit in mohair and wool all you need is 14oz – 16oz of wool. The garment will fit 34″ – 38″ Bust, It can be knit in 3 sizes. Available at Henrietta’s
Perhaps you could choose Halloween colours?
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Now is the time to dig out those gloves, scraves and chunky knit jumpers, the temperature has dropped dramatically in the last few days, condensation on the windows first thing in the morning and many of us will have probably switched the central heating on for the first time this year.
At Henrietta’s buttons i have a selection of vintage knitting patterns for gloves and mittens etc.
At my store – Henrietta’s Buttons I have an abundance of vintage treasures, including buttons made from many different materials. Today i would like to show you a set of lovely 1940′s lucite or perspex buttons, a lovely deep pink/red colour surrounding a clear honeycomb bubble centre. The buttons have brass loop shanks, these buttons are ideal for many different vintage projects.
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Yes i know this magazine is written in French but it has fabulous vintage fashion drawings on the front and back covers as well as inside. These magazines are ideal for fashion students,who will be amazed at the detail, the colours, the drawings.
I have several of these late 40′s magazines for sale featuring stylish late 1940′s coats ideal for the Fall.
To buy these vintage magazines please click here
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