And now, the sequel to Mr. Boogedy, Bride of Boogedy! There were some cast changes made in the sequel, but the movie is still great! This time around, Jennifer Davis is played by Tammy Lauren, Aurie is played by Joshua Rudoy and Leonard Frey plays Walter Witherspoon. Eugene Levy joins the cast as the dastardly … Continue reading Bride of Boogedy, 1987
Watching Mr. Boogedy around Halloween was pretty much a tradition for my sisters and I. My parents recorded it onto VHS with our VCR (remember VCR's? I still own one and watch VHS tapes on it!) back in the late 1980's and my sisters and I watched it more times than I can count. It's … Continue reading Mr. Boogedy, 1986
I have another PDF sewing pattern from Garments for Girls by Celestine Leontine Schmit for you guys today! This one is teaches us how to draft our own 1919-style Middy blouses! This PDF is in two parts, so click here to download part one and here for part two! I hope you enjoy playing with … Continue reading Free 1919 Self-Drafted Middy Blouse Sewing Pattern, adapted from Garments for Girls by Celestine Leontine Schmit
One of my favourite Old Time Radio broadcasts, I've listened to War of the Worlds more times than I can count. I enjoy everything about this broadcast, from the actual program itself to the history surrounding it (including the alleged mass panic). And I find it so amazing that Orson Welles directed War of The … Continue reading War of the Worlds, Orson Welles, October 30th, 1938
Today's interview is with Deirdre, the wonderful owner of Vintage Pattern Lending Library! She's an incredibly sweet and talented woman and I'm so thankful that she agreed to let me interview her. 🙂 I hope you all enjoy this interview with the very awesome woman who is keeping the doors of the Vintage Pattern Lending … Continue reading Interview with Deirdre, Owner of Vintage Pattern Lending Library!
My Halloween print Coco dress is unfortunately not going very well. First I inserted puffed sleeves like I had wanted to, but they made the dress look like a nightmarish 1980's party dress, so I removed them and tried 3/4 length sleeves instead which thankfully looked much better. BUT after trying it on for about … Continue reading McCall’s 6904, circa 1963 and an update on the Halloween Coco
Last week, we learned about tailoring in Lesson Fourteen: Making a Jacket or Coat from Dulcie Godlove Donovan's "The Mode in Dress and Home," published in 1935. This week, we will learn to complete our outfits with some swanky 1930's accessories, in Lesson Fifteen: Completeness with Accessories! (Click to enlarge and read pages) Well, this … Continue reading Let’s Take 1930’s Home Economics Together! Chapter Fifteen: Completeness with Accessories
I've been reading through Jane Chapman's Girl's Book of Sewing, from 1950 and in it she tells you how to make your own open back halter, which I thought you guys might really like to do, so I made that part of the chapter into a free PDF to share with you! Just click here … Continue reading Make Your Own Easy 1950’s Halter Top!
Way back in August I posted about buying my first underbust corset from CorsetDeal and said I might write a review, well that day has come! I wanted to wait a decent amount of time and get a lot of wear out of it first before giving my impressions, then life got in the way … Continue reading Underbust Corset and Corsetdeal.com Review
The Brit Chic Collection was released about a month ago, but I've only just seen these patterns and had to post about them! I love this entire collection and wish I could sew every single pattern in the exact same fabrics they used for the samples! I love all the patterns in this collection, but … Continue reading BurdaStyle’s Brit Chic Collection