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Read the latest news, updates and inspirational stories about my vintage couture journey, my love for flowers and my home baked high teas.
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My latest fashion illustrations of two ladies wearing vintage inspired ballgowns. Peony rose Duchess satin or vintage rose silk chiffon. Which is your favourite?
Love Love Love … a little prayer to help us get through 2020!
From pin stitching to insertion lace and tambour embroidery. What more could a fashionable Edwardian lady want? Lace! Take a look at my Edwardian inspired blouse coming to life with Guipure lace trim!
I share insights on designing a Victorian inspired waistcoat on the mannequin and my recommended fabrics.
Illustrating my own fashion designs and the designs of iconic vintage fashion designers is a joy! See my latest work from The Vintage Couturiere Atelier! Share your favourites in the comments!
I love taking a vintage inspired high tea at home on a Sunday afternoon. Scones are one of my favourite home bakes to make for high tea. Take a look at my delightful serving of sweet scones with strawberry jam and cream!
Insertion lace and pin tucks embellish a blouse beautifully, especially an Edwardian inspired one! Take a look at my Edwardian inspired couture blouse project!
I hope these pictures bring you a little joy during these difficult times. Love, Olivia Torma The Vintage Couturiere. 13 April 2020
If you love sewing or just curious about how pin tucks are sewn you'll be pleased to see this post! I love sewing the most detailed stitches. In haute couture this is a must, especially when it comes to sewing and embellishing fine expensive fabrics. Pin tucks are no...
Take a look behind the scenes of my journey sewing pin tucks for an Edwardian inspired blouse! Pin tucks are not the easiest textile manipulation technique to master. See how mine turned out!
The Vintage Couturiere is looking for volunteer models to collaborate with. We need models for fittings and photography to showcase our work. Register your interest. Conditions Apply.
It’s my mission as The Vintage Couturière to restore and resize vintage Vogue couture patterns for the 21st century woman so she can enjoy nostalgic guilt free fashion in a sustainable way. Read why.
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