I buy a lot of my vintage (and sometimes not-so-vintage) books from Thriftbooks, and because of that, I had earned a coupon from them awhile back that was close-ish to expiring, so what with the coupon and the holidays coming up, I decided to treat myself to a couple of sewing books, which are now … Continue reading Good Things Come in Threes: A Trio of Sewing Books!
This 1930's British Pathé video is awesome and full of funny wise cracks and I just had to share it with you all! I hope you enjoy it! 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPyEq6CqyyM
So many gorgeous dresses in this late 1930's British Pathe video! I'm positively green with envy! I hope you all enjoy this video, it sure is packed with inspiration for making vintage clothes! 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dg2rBFSJUWo
More from Jane Chapman's Girl's Book of Sewing! Learn how to make a cute, simple 1950's apron. There isn't really a pattern, so you need to draft one yourself, but it's a quick, cute and easy project that would make a really adorable gift! 🙂 Just click here to download!
With the help of the mystical, magical random number generator at random.org, we have a winner for the Mrs. Depew Vintage Giveaway! Yay! Drum roll if you please, Mister Hipster Cat! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=042b-1L7jFE And the winner is Lacey! Congratulations, you lucky gal, I'm so happy for you! I'll be contacting you by email soon! I hope you … Continue reading And the Winner of the Mrs. Depew Vintage Giveaway is….
Wow, watching this lady whipping up a gorgeous 1940's dress is so awesome! She definitely makes it look easy! I hope you all enjoy this sweet British Pathé video. 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QsMYjeNJhU
I love Joni Mitchell, her music is so beautiful, so emotionally powerful and she really takes you on the most amazing little journeys through her songs. Blue is my favourite Joni Mitchell album and this is one of the songs from it that always makes me stop whatever I'm doing the moment it comes on … Continue reading River by Joni Mitchell, 1971
Today I'm interviewing Jennie from Sense & Sensibility Patterns! Jennie is such an awesome, interesting and talented woman, it's been such a blast talking to her and getting to know her, I hope you all enjoy this interview as much as I have! Tell us about your business, Sense & Sensibility Patterns! I offer historical … Continue reading Interview With Jennie of Sense & Sensibility Patterns!
Last week, we started Unit Six and learned about caring for the home in Lesson Eighteen: The Home Itself from Dulcie Godlove Donovan's "The Mode in Dress and Home," published in 1935. This week, we will learn about finances, in Lesson Nineteen: Successful Living on the Family's Income. (Click to enlarge and read pages) I … Continue reading Let’s Take 1930’s Home Economics Together! Chapter Nineteen
There's only two days left to enter the Mrs. Depew Vintage giveaway, so don't forget to enter here, if you haven't already! The contest ends this Sunday night at 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time. Good luck everyone!