The Old Sewn

Melbourne, Australia · 24 Sales


The Old Sewn

Melbourne, Australia 24 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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Shop policies

Last updated on February 10, 2011
Welcome to The Old Sewn!

Here you will find vintage items in 3 main categories:

1/ Vintage sewing patterns, from 1940s to 1980s.

2/ Vintage knitting and crochet patterns, in PDF format, so no postage costs.

3/ Vintage clothing

If you are purchasing multiple item, please convo me for a more accurate shipping cost.

If you are looking for something in particular, please feel free to convo me, and I will see what I have available in my growing collection.

I also have another etsy shop Sew Classic, which sells handmade baby items and homewares. Do check it out.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
Payment must be made within 5 business days from purchase, unless otherwise arranged.
I accept payment by Paypal.
I aim to ship within 5 business days from receiving payments, in normal circumstances, this would be earlier. If the item is custom made, please allow for more time. If you require fast shipment, please contact me prior to purchase.

I am in Australia.
If shipping within Australia, I post by regular mail.
If shipping internationally, I post by Air Mail, which may take 6 working days or more.
If you need special shipping arrangement, please contact me.

If you are purchasing multiple items, please contact me for a more accurate shipping cost prior to making the purchase.

Buyers are responsible for any duties and customs charges that may be incurred.
Refunds and Exchanges
Refund will only be given if the item is faulty or not as described and that the item is returned to us in its original conditions. No refund will be given for non-fitting, change of mind, colour, or damage during postage. Postage and handling charges are not refundable. Buyer is to bear any costs of returning the item.

The PDF patterns are non-refundable, due to the nature of the products. However, if you are dissatisfied due to any reasons, do contact me, and we will work out a solution.
Additional policies and FAQs
I describe the items to the best of my abilities. If you are in doubt about anything, please contact me to enquire.

Please note, the items I am selling are vintage, so would have normal wear and tear over the years. Please do not expect them to be in excellent condition, unless otherwise stated.

When purchasing PDF patterns, please note the condition of use as stated in the listing.

If you are using the patterns that I sell in this shop to make the suggested item. I do not guarantee the quality of the instructions or the pattern pieces, and therefore, cannot guarantee that you could successfully make the same item as suggested.

If there is any other major issue with the item, we are willing to discuss and resolve the issue.

Please leave feedback if you are happy with our product and service.