Welcome to the Bambers Blog
Home2010

December 2010

Back in the summer, we decided to have a day out. A day at the races seemed a good idea, so we headed off to Haydock race course. It was a lovely day out which we all enjoyed. [caption id="attachment_260" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="It made a nice change to be 'out and about' in

Read More

[caption id="attachment_236" align="alignleft" width="300"] Everyone was very impressed, and their were quite a few 'sales' on the day.[/caption] Earlier in the year we hosted a Janome Horizon Test Drive Day. Heidi, from Janome UK, came along to show all those that attended just how good this new model really is. [caption id="attachment_238" align="alignnone"

Read More

Vintage Pattern Sizes Size: Measurement 1940's 1970's 1990's 12 bust 30"/76.5cm 34"/86.5cm 34"/86.5cm 12 waist 25"/63.5cm 25 1/2"/ 65cm 26 1/2"/67.5cm 12 hip 33"/84cm 36"/91.5cm 36"/91.5cm 14 bust 32"/81.5cm 36"/91.5cm 36"/91.5cm 14 waist 26"/66cm 27"/68.5cm 28"/71cm 14 hip 35"/89cm 38"/96.5cm 38"/96.5cm 16 bust 34"/86.5cm 38"/96.5cm 38"/96.5cm 16 waist 28"/71cm 29"/74cm 30"/76.5cm 16 hip 37"/94cm 40"/101.5cm 40"/101.5cm This information was put together by Emily, and comes from Simplicity patterns of the different vintages. The metric conversions are mine. Buying patterns of whatever vintage should always be done by measurement rather than size: now you see why! Body Measurements The following table shows the standard

Read More