Good Things Come in Threes: A Trio of Sewing Books!

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!

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And the Winner of the Mrs. Depew Vintage Giveaway is….

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….

Interview With Jennie of Sense & Sensibility Patterns!

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!

Let’s Take 1930’s Home Economics Together! Chapter Nineteen

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