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Free Patterns

 For all of my fellow frugal crafters out there, I've collected a bunch of vintage or vintage-inspired free sewing, knitting and crochet patterns for you! I find new patterns all the time so this list will be updated constantly, so do check back! If you posted a free pattern to share that isn't listed here, please leave a link in a comment below.  Also check out my Pinterest board, "Sew Vintage" for more beautiful free vintage sewing patterns.

free sewing pattern 1940s vintage hat and purse pdf download
Free PDF Sewing pattern

Sewing Patterns

Sailor Pants, Skirt or Shorts
Cropped Cape
Waist-length cape
1950's petticoat
sailor shorts
50's style swing dress
JJ frilly blouse
vintage-inspired swimsuit
sleeveless 1950's couture summer dress
basic A-line skirt (full length but easily shortened)
Madeline mini bloomers
Peasant blouse PDF
2 playsuit/romper patterns
1930's blouse from Sewing Vintage
1930's Pajama top from Sew Vera Venus
1950's style high waist panties from Sew Vera Venus
1940's French Knicker/Tap Pants Pattern and Sew-along from Sew Vera Venus

Sewing Tutorials 
Circle Skirt from an old tablecloth 
gathered fabric belt from lemon squeezy home
Circle skirt
Faux Fur Stole
Burlesque bustle skirt
Gathered skirt with knit waistband
Mexican Peasant Blouse Dress
vintage felt mittens, glasses case and stocking case from tipnut
basic peasant blouse
Make a Playsuit from Capri Pants
make do and mend ideas from Knit for Victory
make a 1940's music belt from Knit for Victory
How to make a playsuit from a dress by They'd Have Called Me "The Bar Nothing"

Crochet Patterns 

1940's perky snood
1945 loop-the-loop snood
1940's wimple, snood and turbans from A Rarer Borealis
1945 two color snood
glamorous striped turban pattern (I made this one, very easy to do!)
1940's rosie-style head scarf (scroll down to the bottom)
elegant vintage butterfly gloves and hat
18 crochet patterns for 1940's style ladies shoes and slippers
flirty jewel sweater
sparkle sweater sizes 12, 16 and 20 buttons up with short sleeves
Crochet slip on sweater sizes 12, 14, 16 with long sleeves
1940's easy crochet shrug
1920's Irish Lace Edging 
umbrella cover, bun snood and spats from Knit for Victory
grandmother's pattern book- lots of vintage knit and crochet patterns

Knitting Patterns
1930's and 1940's free knit and crochet patterns at Faded Spendour
1930's "3 Hour Sweater" pattern
30's-50's  patterns from Vintage Chic
free vintage
30's-50's w from vintagepurls
 Subversive Lesbian Anarchic Femme
A Rarer Borealis