Welcome to Sew 1965

Sew1965 specialises in handmade pinafore dresses using vintage - style and Liberty print fabrics. Each dress is lined and custom-made, ready to be worn and enjoyed.

Since starting in 2014, I have found my business slowly taking off – I was nominated as Fledgling Business 2015 by Country Living magazine, sell in two gift shops and am collaborating with Taylor’d Bundles - a bespoke maternity gift service. Most recently, popular X Factor contestant Dianna Vickers found my dresses through Instagram and asked me to design one especially for her.

I enjoy nothing more than going into my craft room, choosing pretty fabrics and seeing the transformation of pattern to dress before my eyes.

Please do get in touch with any questions or order enquiries, or even to say hello – I do like a good email!

Victoria Fillingham


Featured News Articles

Hilda 12-18 Months

Sew1965 is busy getting ready for the Craft Fair on Saturday in Egham. Hilda' has just been completed to add to the stock, 12-18 months. Don't you think this is so cute? A lovely soft tweed effect, perfect for Autumn.

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Fairs and Fayres!

I really do have some lovely friends! They have been keeping me informed of forthcoming craft fairs/fayres in the lead up to Christmas (yes, that word!). Some are called Craft Fairs and others are called Craft Fayres - does anyone know...

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Welcome to Eliza

Today, Sew1965, introduced Eliza. A very pretty handmade pinafore dress made of the cutest retro fabric. When I saw this fabric in the shop it was very reminiscent of a dress that one of my aunts wore back in the 1970's - hippy chic! Age...

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Remnant House, Harrogate

I have just returned from a fabulous week away in North Yorkshire. Apart from spending most of my time eating (Wensleydale Dairy in Hawes and Bettys Tea Rooms in Harrogate to name just two!) I also got to visit The Remnant House in...

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