Kate Catchpole's Profile

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Hello everyone and welcome to Purls of the Past! I am currently a university student working towards a degree in Mathematics, although I would love to spend my life crafting for a living.

I have a deep love of history and old things, which is what inspired me to create Purls of the Past. There is just something about vintage pieces, their beauty and elegance, that really appeals to me. My patterns are all based on actual styles from the vintage eras, with my own personal style mixed in.

I don't have a favourite era, since I love many elements from so many different ones. I find the 20's, 30's, 40's, 50's are all highly inspirational, but I also love the Victorian and Edwardian eras.

I try to keep my pattern prices as low as possible in order to lower the final cost of your project. I believe…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 19
  • Joined January 2, 2011

Favorite materials

paper, yarn, lace, fabric, vintage textiles, buttons, felt, ribbon

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About

Hello everyone and welcome to Purls of the Past! I am currently a university student working towards a degree in Mathematics, although I would love to spend my life crafting for a living.

I have a deep love of history and old things, which is what inspired me to create Purls of the Past. There is just something about vintage pieces, their beauty and elegance, that really appeals to me. My patterns are all based on actual styles from the vintage eras, with my own personal style mixed in.

I don't have a favourite era, since I love many elements from so many different ones. I find the 20's, 30's, 40's, 50's are all highly inspirational, but I also love the Victorian and Edwardian eras.

I try to keep my pattern prices as low as possible in order to lower the final cost of your project. I believe crafting your own clothing/accessories should allow you to be thrifty as well incredibly stylish and unique.

The Purls of the Past blog: http://purlsofthepast.blogspot.ca/
My other blog: http://vintageinamodernworld.blogspot.com/

(I used to use an account under the name TheSilverSwan)

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